Troubleshooting failing LCM update on VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2

I’m working extensively with SDDC Manager and VMware Cloud Foundation 2.2 (VCF) on VxRack SDDC lately and I encountered this problem trying to execute an LCM (Life Cycle Manager) update: Pending due to failed domain A quick look at System Status > Workflows showed a failed workload domain problem was: that was an old already deleted […]

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Remove PernixFVP: can’t remove device or resource busy

I found myself fighting to unistall PernixFVP VIB on some hosts and I using the command : esxcli software vib remove –maintenance-mode -n “pernixcore-vSphere5.5.0” -f I was getting the following error “Output: rm: can’t remove ‘/tardisks/pernixco.v00′: Device or resource busy’ Daemon wasn’t running: however some processes were still running: Checking the Pernix unistall script at […]

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Invoking Central CLI commands from NSX Manager API

This is going to be a quick post around how to execute NSX Central CLI commands from APIs. I’m a big fan of RTFM so I did. I’m using 6.3 so this is the doc http://pubs.vmware.com/nsx-63/topic/com.vmware.ICbase/PDF/nsx_63_api.pdf  Also note pag. 12 where it says “some methods, for example, the central CLI method, POST /1.0/nsx/cli might required a […]

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