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vCenter 5 Database Move: Update the tomcat DB pointer

Ran into a weird issue the other day and was totally perplexed.  I moved a vCenter database from one SQL server to another, as I have done numerous times before without issue, but this time something else cropped up.  The old SQL server kept receiveing login attempts from…

vSphere Customization Specification Manager Bug

I've been working at a client the past few weeks and one of my tasks was to begin the process of upgrading their infrastructure to vSphere 5.  As we all know, the first step is to upgrade vCenter.  So I walked through the upgrade across all…

NFS Large Disk Support in vSphere

I've run into this issue with a couple customers the past couple weeks, and there isn't anything definitive out there that I could find, so I thought I'd write about it.  These customers have a need for disks in a VM larger than…

HDS Release VMware SRA v2

HDS slipped version 2 of their SRA adapter for Site Recovery Manager out onto VMware's download site.  I'm sure there will be an announcement next week at SNW.  You can find it here: http://www.vmware.com/downloads/…

Storage VMotion GUI

I ran across this sweet Virtual Center plugin while doing some VMware work the other day.  It's very simple to use and I didn't have any problems or bugs with it. The link to the SVMotion plugin: Clicky The link to the author's…