Tag Archives: vCenter

vCenter (VCSA) on vSAN or local disks?

By | January 1, 2019

Recently I had an interesting discussion with my customer about vCenter (already VCSA) location that is not dependent on the central storage system (array) but prepared for high availability and disaster recovery. vCenter is an important VM for VMware Administrators and there would be an impact on infrastructure if it is down (e.g. Horizon View). We focused on… Read More »

FTF 002: vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) fails - ERROR: duplicate key value violates unique constraint pk_vpx_guest_disk

By | June 24, 2017

Today I was informed that there were some logging problems to vCenter Server (VCSA). I did a short investigation via SSH and check if all required services are running and I found out that vpxd is down. I checked  vpxd.log (tail -100 /var/log/vmware/vpxd/vpxd.log) and found that there were some db errors and: Panic: Unrecoverable database error. Shutting down… Read More »