VMware VCSA Update Manager - Service crashed while starting

If you have used custom certificates and are having problems upgrading VMware VCSA or are having problems trying to perform a backup, you may have a problem with the VMware Update Manager service. VMware's knowledgebase article applies to this issue: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2121689. This  […]

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Disable SSH warning on VMware ESXi

Using esxcli: vim-cmd hostsvc/advopt/update UserVars.SuppressShellWarning long 1 Using the vSphere Client: Select the ESXi host from the Inventory. Click the Configuration tab. Select Advanced Settings in the Software list. Locate UserVars in the left list. Locate UserVars.SuppressShellWarning in  […]

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VMware vCenter Server behind NAT Router

If your vCenter Server is behind a NAT the hosts will drop out after about a minute. To fix this problem you must add a port forward on the router to relay UDP/902 back to the vCenter server and configure the Virtual Center agent on the host to point to the external NAT IP address. VMware Reference:  […]

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