August, 2018

In Order to Perform This Operation a Successful Bind Must Be Completed on the Connection

August 23, 2018 Jordansphere vCloud Director

Problem When trying to connect vCloud Director 9.1 to Active Directory I was presented with the following error when trying to test LDAP Settings LDAP_SEARCH_ERROR  – [LDAP: error code 1 – 000004DC: LdapErr: DSID-0C090A22, comment: In order to perform this operation a successful bind must be completed on the connection., data 0, v3839   Resolution Ensure you […]

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Syncing Active Directory Time with NTP Server

August 20, 2018 Jordansphere Windows

Problem The Domain Controllers (Windows 2016) were around ~20 seconds out of sync.  I wanted to sync it with uk.pool.ntp.org   Solution 1) Find the PDC On a host on the domain run the following command: NETDOM QUERY FSMO   2) Log into the PDC server (normally primary DC) On a command line with elevated permissions: w32tm […]

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vSphere HA – Cannot find a network adapter for the vCenter Server management (NIC0) on the vCenter Server Appliance

August 16, 2018 Jordansphere VMware

Problem While trying to deploy vCenter HA the following error occurred: Cannot find a network adapter for the vCenter Server management (NIC0) on the vCenter Server Appliance guest OS. Once available, the first guest OS network adapter will be selected. Used Edit VM Settings to add a network adapter   Caveat VCHA was previously installed […]

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Set VMware Multipathing via PowerCLI

August 6, 2018 Jordansphere VMware

Query I wanted to apply ROUND ROBIN multipathing and set IOPS to 10 (as recommended by the vendors best practices) on each datastore in my cluster using a PowerCLI command.   Command First of all you can check the current multipathing Get-Cluster {ENTER-CLUSTER-NAME} | get-vmhost | get-scsilun -CanonicalName "Naa*"   Then we can alter that […]

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vCenter Unable to Connect to AD Server

August 1, 2018 Jordansphere VMware

Problem I attempted to log into VCSA 6.5 (with external PSC) with my domain credentials but was rejected. It soon became apparent that the VCSA was no longer connected to the AD domain. I tried to manually connect it via the GUI but received the following error: The name of the identity source does not match the existing Integrated […]

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