August, 2019

Route Commands on ESXi, VCSA, Linux & Windows

August 28, 2019 Jordansphere Linux

Sample route commands    Windows Show routing table route print Add a persistent route ROUTE -p ADD MASK   ESXi Show routing table esxcfg-route -l  Show routing table for specific stack esxcfg-route -l -N (stack name) Add route esxcli network ip route ipv4 add –gateway –network   VCSA Show routing […]


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Cross vCenter-vMotion Fails

August 22, 2019 Jordansphere VMware

Scenario: Site A (source) – vCenter 6.0 U3 – Vmks in vmotion TCP/IP Stack Site B (destination) – VCSA 6.7 U2 – Vmks in vmotion TCP/IP Stack Error Message on destination host: From vpxa.logs on destination host 2019-08-15T12:40:47.088Z cpu57:2346322)WARNING: Migrate: 6189: 1565872539754355 D: Migration considered a failure by the VMX.  It is most likely a timeout, […]


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VCSA Backups Fail

August 22, 2019 Jordansphere VMware

Issue Using FTPS to backup the VCSA 6.7 U2 configuration I got the following error: Error: Structure has a union with a field not required for this case = end_time Resolution Investigating the issue it appears the FTP login was a success and the directories were created successfully but when the process tried to […]


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File System Specific Implementation of LookupAndOpen[file] Failed

August 15, 2019 Jordansphere Veeam

Issue: A Veeam Proxy VM halted during a back up run and powering back on was unsuccessful   Troubleshooting When trying to restart I was presented with the following error and the VM failed to start File system specific implementation of LookupAndOpen[file] failed   Solution Upon further investigation the Veeam Proxy had a Hot-Added disk still attached. I […]


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Vmkping Using vMotion Stack

August 14, 2019 Jordansphere VMware

Issue: I wanted to test connectivity via the vMotion Stack on a vSphere 6.7 host   Syntax   vmkping -I {vmk} -S vmotion {IP} eg vmkping -I vmk1 -S vmotion  


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