Deploying vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 using vmware provided scripts (Part-3)

{ “__comments”: [ “Sample template to deploy a vCenter Server.” ], “deployment”: { “esx.hostname”:”192.168.2.162″, “esx.datastore”:”datastore1″, “esx.username”:”root”, “esx.password”:”Pa$$word123″, “deployment.network”:”VM Network”, “deployment.option”:”management-tiny”, “appliance.name”:”veevca01″, “appliance.thin.disk.mode”:true }, “vcsa”: { “system”: { “root.password”:”Pa$$word123″, “ssh.enable”:true, “ntp.servers”:”192.168.2.2″, “platform.service.controller”:”veepsc01.test.net” }, “sso”: { “password”:”Pa$$word123″, “domain-name”:”test.local”, “site-name”:”Site1″ }, “networking”: { “ip.family”:”ipv4″, “mode”:”static”, “ip”:”192.168.2.56″, “prefix”:”24″, “gateway”:”192.168.2.1″, “dns.servers”:”192.168.2.2″, “system.name”:”veevca01.test.net” } } }

Deploying vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 using vmware provided scripts (Part-2)

{ “__comments”: [ “Sample template to deploy a external Platform Services Controller.” ], “deployment”: { “esx.hostname”:”192.168.2.162″, “esx.datastore”:”datastore1″, “esx.username”:”root”, “esx.password”:”Pa$$word123″, “deployment.network”:”VM Network”, “deployment.option”:”infrastructure”, “appliance.name”:”veepsc01″, “appliance.thin.disk.mode”:true }, “vcsa”: { “system”: { “root.password”:”Pa$$word123″, “ssh.enable”:true, “ntp.servers”:”192.168.2.2″ }, “sso”: { “password”:”Pa$$word123″, “domain-name”:”test.local”, “site-name”:”Site1″, “first-instance”:true }, “networking”: { “ip.family”:”ipv4″, “mode”:”static”, “ip”:”192.168.2.55″, “prefix”:”24″, “gateway”:”192.168.2.1″, “dns.servers”:”192.168.2.2″, “system.name”:”veepsc01.test.net” } } }   Script for […]

Future of NSX – A Must Watch

Yesterday, I watched the following VMworld 2015 session which talked about the future of NSX along with a live demo showing why NSX is inevitable for our virtual environments. VMworld 2015: NET6639 – Next Horizon for Cloud Networking and Security In this session Guido Appenzeller presents a tech-preview of NSX working with Docker Containers and […]

VCSA 6.0 no more web UI through port 5480

After installing vCenter Server Appliance 6.0, I was trying to login to web UI through port 5480 (https://vCenter6.mytestlab.net:5480) and found out that the web UI is no more available. Earlier in VCSA 5.5, I had used it many times and found it very handy either to check if services are running or to re-configure IP […]

Windows Server 2008 R2 Login error

I created a user account and made it member of “Users” group for some test purpose but when i try to login to the server received the following error message: ‘You cannot log on because the logon method you are using is not allowed on this computer. Please contact your network administrator for more information’ […]

vCenter 6.0 Single Sign-On Users and Groups

If you delete the administrator user in the vsphere.local domain, you can no longer log in to vCenter Single Sign-On unless you have another user with same privileges. Otherwise a reinstall of vCenter Server and its components would be required. So, lets create a second admin user. Add vCenter Single Sign-On User: 1. Login to […]