Category Archives: VMware

FTF 005: Replacing default vSphere 6.x certificates with CA signed SSL - my tips

By | May 2, 2018

Recently I have done some projects where replacing default vSphere certificates with CA signed SSL was required. I think some of you remember how managing certificates were hard in prior vSphere releases (especially 5.0/5.1). Fortunately since version 6.0 replacing SSL certificates with custom is easy and straightforward. There are two main options: The VMCA as a Subordinate (or… Read More »

FTF 004: VMware NSX - The Upgrade Version operation failed

By | February 1, 2018

Recently during updating one of NSX environment from version 6.3.3 to 6.3.5 I faced the following error: The Upgrade Version operation failed for the entity with the following message. Cluster/ResourcePool Resources needs to be prepared for network fabric to upgrade edge Edge-xxx I checked a cluster where mentioned EDGE was running (btw. properly, all services worked without issues)… Read More »

What's new and how to one click upgrade to NSX 6.4.x ?

By | May 31, 2018

This month VMware released NSX 6.4.0. This version provides many features, improvements and bug fixes. What's new in NSX 6.4.0? Following Release Notes we can find some interesting features and improvements. In my opinion, the most important: Upgrade Coordinator provides a single portal to simplify the planning and execution of an NSX upgrade.  Upgrade Coordinator provides a complete… Read More »