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How to Fix vCenter 5.5 upgrade to 6.0 VCSServiceManager failed with error code 1603?

I decided to upgrade my home lab's vcenter 5.5 to 6.0 few days ago and what I thought would be a straight forward process...

VMware vSphere 5.1 Upgrade Guide

VMware vSphere 5.1 is now available for download. This vSphere Upgrade guide describes how to upgrade VMware vSphereâ„¢ to version 5.1. To learn how...
VMware workstation VM ownership error

Taking Ownership of VM fails, VM appears to be in use, stuck in state...

While working in Vmware workstation, I lost connectivity to a LUN where I'm hosting virtual machines for workstation. As it turns out, the VMs were...

How to fix “System logging is not configured on host” warning message

When deploying new standalone host within vCenter or in a cluster, VMware vSphere gives you a warning message about system logging not configured on...

Turn off Network redundancy message when configuring VMware HA/DRS

In my lab, when configuring VMware vSphere 5 HA/DRS in vCenter Server, you see the message under the "summary" tab in vSphere Client: Configuration issues:...

VMware: Unable to migrate VM, missing snapshot file and out of space Error

The error in the headline is right out of snapshot hell. If you have virtual machines (VMs) with large memory requirements, you probably know...

Invalid configuration for device 4 Error When Cloning or vMotion a Virtual Machine

When performing vMotion on a Virtual Machine (VM) or a template on vDS (virtual distributed switch) configuration, you may come across this error: Invalid configuration...

Enable SSH in Nexus 1000v Virtual Supervisor Module (VSM)

For those users who have Cisco Nexus 1000v VSM deployed (distributed switch), if SSH fails to enable during provisioning or you are unable to...

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