Cannot stage patch to ESXi host

When you try to stage patches or re mediate ESXi host you get this error- cannot stage patch to ESXi host. Also if you stage some selected patches it may…

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Could not connect to one or more vcenter server system 443/sdk VCSA 6.7

When you login to vCenter web client you do not see any inventory under Hosts & clusters. Also after login you will see error message- could not connect to https://vcenter.fqdn.domain:443/sdk…

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Fail to retrieve CIM memory Using Get-VMHostHardware PowerCli cmdlet

While retrieving hardware model information from VM Host using Get-VMHostHardware PowerCli cmdlet you may get error “Failed to retrieve CIM memory” This happens if you are working with ESXi 6.5…

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The host returns esxupdate error codes: -1, Check the update manager log files and esxupdate log files

Problem Description: When you scan ESXi servers from Update Manager you receive error “esxupdate error codes: -1” If you check update manager log you will see something like this “VIBs…

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vSphere HA agent cannot be installed or configured

vSphere HA agent cannot be installed or configured When you manually put ESXi server in maintenance mode it may fail to join HA after coming out of maintenance mode. Even…

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Virtual IP in Clustered Environment Stops Responding

Virtual IP in clustered environment stops responding Problem Description: All of a sudden you may stop getting the ping response from virtual IP used in the clustered environment. It generally…

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Static IP assignment to VM may fail

Static IP assignment to VM may fail.   Problem Description: If you change your VM from DHCP to static IP, it may fail to respond you on static IP although…

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Microsoft runtime DLL installer failed to complete the installation – VMware Tools

VMware Tools – Microsoft runtime DLL installer failed to complete the installation. Problem Description: You may be able to install VMware tools on some windows machine and encounter “Microsoft Runtime…

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