Simple way to create Anti-affinity rule

There was a request from the application teams to separate the virtual machines to make sure they should not be on the same ESXi host. Infact, this ask from the application vendor as a recommendation to fix the VM performance issues. What is Anti-affinity rule in VMware? An anti-affinity rule specifies that the members of … Read more

vROps VM NBU snapshot failing

In our environment Netbackup throwed an error and when I looked at the VM, vROps VM NBU snapshot failing. We have vRealize Operations Manager version 7.0.3 and it is a virtual server. It is getting backup using Vertias Netbackup software. I looked at the VM events and found the below error: vROps VM NBU snapshot … Read more

VM lost its ping response and went into inaccessible state ESXi 7.0.3

I’ve noticed this issue on one of the ESXi host “VM lost its ping response and went into inaccessible state ESXi 7.0.3“. On the VM side, under “Power” options, only “Hard stop” is enabled and the rest of the options are greyed out. Virtual server lost its ping response. However, ESXi host has ping response. … Read more

The Update option values operation failed error on vCenter 6.5

The Update option values operation failed error on vCenter 6.5

I’ve received that above said error message or warning in the vCenter 6.5 when I’m trying to configure the scratch volume for a ESXi host. The Update option values operation failed for the entity with the following error message – A specified parameter was not correct. Let me give you an insight what actually I’m … Read more

Network adaptor disappeared from a Windows 2012 virtual server

Network adapter disappeared from a Windows 2012 virtual server

One of the application team has reported that, Windows 2012 server was in hung state and unable to connect. Then, I’ve tried to connect Windows 2012 server via remote desktop and I was able to get in with my active directory credentials. Some time later, they asked me reboot the virtual server and I did … Read more