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VMware Compliance Reporting Request

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Hi Experts,

Just received an email that appears to be from vmare …
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VM can be moved to another vSwitch with usb-nic

byeemoon
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Hi I plugged usb-NIC into ESXi6.7. After configuring, I can see the NIC in it. Please see the …
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Virtual machine consolidate during Veeam backup

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Hi, I have a VMware ESXi 6.7 cluster.
It seems that Veeam crashed during a backup of a specific VM.
I …
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Windows Data Center licensing on VMware host

byM M
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So the question is how can you tell if you're VMware host has a Windows DC license? I don't think …
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vCenter, ESXi 7.0 user/password policy questions

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On the vSphere Client page (vCenter Essentials), if I click on the vCenterServer node and click the …
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Error upgrading vcenter from 6.5 to 7, "Certificate validation failed during pre-check"

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Hi,

During step2 of the upgrade I am getting "Certificate validation failed during pre-check".

I see …
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update vcenter with VSAN

3
Hi Guys
just want some clarification on something,

currently running

VMware vCenter Server Appliance
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Swapping out license types from hosts

byM M
2
So we may want to swap out a set of hosts that have Enterprise Plus to Enterprise so we can use …
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Guide on LifeCycle Manager  - vSphere v 7

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Hello, recently updated my ESXi hosts and using SSH but want to learn how to use Lifecycle Manager …
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Error upgrading vcenter from 6.5 to 7, "Appliance (OS) root password is expired".

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Hi,
I am trying to upgrade vcenter from 6.5 to 7.0. The vcsa installer is telling me that my …
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ESXi Perf Monitor - Package 0, 1

byStan J
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I was taking a look at the ESXi Perm Monitor for CPU and noticed that Package 0 was at 92% and …
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Should I use ESXi 6.5 or 6.7 or 7 on IBM x3650m4

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Hello,

I am doing a Small upgrade on a clients server installing some new HDD in an x3650m4

The Server …
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Migrate VMs - Cannot select ESXi host?

5
Hello, just updated one ESXi host (01) and now going to update the 2nd.
However, when I select one of …
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ESXI Patch assistance.

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Hello attempting to patch a ESXI v 7 host using SSH.
I've uploaded the patch to the shared datastore …
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USB 41001 cannot show up in host ESXi6.7

byeemoon
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Hi, Please the below screenshot, which is windows2016 Edit Setting at host ESXi6.7. The USB is …
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Branch Offices: Cloud Printing and VDI Interop with MS Print Server

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The company I joined has 100 or so branch offices connected to the data center via a mix of DMVPN …
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Migrating VM with vMotion resulting in Orphaned VM

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Hi,

I've started seeing an issue where when I hot-migrate a VM from one drive to another even on the …
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Updating ESXi hosts and VCA.

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Hello, couple of questions in regard to updating ESXi v7 with VCA in an offline (no internet …
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Migrate vSphere ESX agent Manger before patching ESXi host?

3
Hello, running ESXi 7 and vCentre. Looking to update an ESXi server but need to migrate the VMs …
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Should I license standalone ESXi host?

3
I have a standalone ESXi host that hosts my VMs that run and store my backups. It is not connected …

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