Zabbix Agent Not Starting with Error 1067

Problem A newly installed zabbix agent (4.4.x) was installed on a Windows 2016 server using an automated script. The error was showing   Windows could not start the Zabbix Agent service on Local Computer Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly   Troubleshooting i tried to run the command in the foreground    "C:\Progra~1\Zabbix-Agent\zabbix_agentd.exe" -f –config "C:\Progra~1\Zabbix-Agent\zabbix_agentd.conf" And Read More…

Route Commands on ESXi, VCSA, Linux & Windows

Sample route commands    Windows Show routing table route print Add a persistent route ROUTE -p ADD 10.10.129.0 MASK 255.255.255.0 10.5.72.254   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 10.5.72.254 –network 10.10.129.0/24   VCSA Show routing Read More…

VCSA Backups Fail

Issue Using FTPS to backup the VCSA 6.7 U2 configuration I got the following error: Error: Structure com.vmware.appliance.recovery.backup.job.details.info 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 Read More…

Syncing Active Directory Time with NTP Server

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 Read More…

Install Zabbix Agent on Windows

In this post I will be deployig Zabbix Agent (3.4.6) onto a Windows 2012 R2 system   1. Download the Zabbix agent on the target machine. The .zip file can be downloaded directly from the Zabbix website. 2.  Unzip the download to c:\Zabbix 3.  Copy C:\Zabbix\confzabbix_agentd.win.conf to c:\Zabbix\zabbix_agentd.conf 4. Edit zabbix_agentd.conf Server=127.0.0.1,{Zabbix_Monitoring_server} Hostname={your_server_name} 4. Install Read More…

SSL VPN-Plus Client Fails to Connect

After upgrading from vShield Edge 5.5.4 -> NSX Edge 6.2.4 -> then converting to Advanced Gateway in a vCloud Director (8.20) environment all of my SSL VPN connections failed to establish. The following appeared:   "Error: Connection to gateway failed. Please contact your administrator for SSL VPN-Plus gateway settings."   Looking at the version it appeared I Read More…