#network #vmware #vsphere

Enhanced LACP Support missing in my Distributed Switch 5.5

I have talked about vSphere 5.5 Enhanced LACP Support Design Considerations in a previous article. Without resuming all details of this post, VMware introduced LACP support on vSphere Distributed Switch in vSphere 5.1. LACP controls the bundling of several physical network links together to form a logical channel for increased bandwidth and redundancy purposes. Enhanced LACP Support (LACP v2) on VMware vSphere 5.5 (released in september 2013) introduced a larger set of features to improve dynamic link aggregation flexibility compared with vSphere 5. ...

#psc #sso #vcenter

ERROR_TOO_MANY_NAMES message during vCenter Server 6 Deployment

I deployed vCenter Server Appliance 6 (vCSA) several times last week: I had to use the wizard to be able to control and troubleshoot communications to the existing Platform Services Controller (PSC) on each steps, which I couldn’t do with the integrated command-line installer. I ended up quickly with an error during the deployment: “Firstboot script execution error”. I already had two PSC nodes deployed in HA (behind a load balancer) and I was trying to deploy a vCSA that would connect to them. ...

#api #vrops

Playing with vRealize Operations Manager REST API

There is already a lot of good stuff embedded in vRealize Operations Manager:** **out of the box dashboards, views, reports, dynamic objects grouping (with custom groups), recommendations and so on. Maybe the next natural step is to test and use the REST API? Wait, there is an API available for vROps? :) Now, if you are wondering where is the vROps API documentation because you didn’t find it in the VMware website, don’t panic! ...