Tag Archives: vCenter

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

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 »

vCenter is down - impact on VMware infrastructure.

Over the past few months, I have seen posts or been asked what happens when vCenter is down. Everybody probably knows that vCenter is a heart of VMware infrastructure installed as Appliance (VCSA) or Windows machine. The main vCenter features are as follows: Central management of VMware environments - allows you to manage VM's across multiple VMware hosts… Read More »