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When converting from Hyper-V to VMware with Zerto you may get a BSOD on boot. This is due to: The virtual machine is not configured to start the proper drivers at initial boot time. The 7B error code indicates an inability to locate the disks Due to Microsoft default SAN policy, the volumes for the virtual machine in the VPG might become offline upon recovery. To fix, run the following …

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How to reset the local SSO admin account on vCenter 6 Windows From an elevated command prompt, run: “%VMWARE_CIS_HOME%\vmdird\vdcadmintool.exe” Choose option 3. Type “administrator@vsphere.local” (or your custom suffix) And copy the new generated password, then login via the webclient to change. If you get the following error “VmDirForceResetPassword failed (5)” then login as the local windows administrator account and retry. This is a known issue. VCSA SSH to the appliance …

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Nesting Hyper-V 2012 R2 under ESXi For a client project, we built out a nested Hyper-V server for replication purposes under VMware, works a treat but you need to make a few tweaks before the Hper-V role will install. Deploy a new 2012 R2 VM, GuessOS as 2012/2012R2 depending on your version, upgrade to VM HW version 10. Remove the VM from the VC inventory, download the .vmx and edit …

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VMRC Console Plug-in Hello! We have moved over to a new Portal platform, based on ManageIQ lots of great features. But for this post we will detail the steps needed in order to view the console of your Virtual Machines ( not required for any other VM management ). You will need to download the latest VMRC plugin from VMware and install ( reboot really is not required ) and this only …

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