Monthly Archives: December 2014

A general system error occurred: internal error: vim.fault.InvalidLogin

A general system error occurred: internal error: vim.fault.InvalidLogin When trying to reconnect a vCenter Managed ESXi Host, you receive the following message A general system error occurred: internal error: vim.fault.InvalidLogin There’s an easy fix to this issue. Note: The following … Continue reading

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Connections and Ports in Esxi 5.x

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Common system management issues in VMware Infrastructure

1003926 Troubleshooting the VMware VirtualCenter Server service when it does not start or fails 1003895 Stopping, starting, or restarting the VirtualCenter Server service 1003928 Troubleshooting the database data source used by VirtualCenter Server 1003971 Determining if a port is in … Continue reading

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Tracking VM Creation and Deletion events using PowerCLI

Below script is used to find the users who created or deleted the VM in the past 7 days. Note: If you want to know the count for longer period then change the value of AddDays. For VM creation Get-VIEvent -MaxSamples ([int]::MaxValue) -Start … Continue reading

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vMotion Count using PowerCLI

Below script can help you to get the count of all vMotion events that has happened in the past 24 hrs. If you want to calculate the count for longer period then change the number AddDays. Get-VIEvent -Entity (Get-VM -Location $_) -MaxSamples … Continue reading

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Tracking SvMotion events with the help of PowerCLI

The Storage vMotion events can be tracked using the below script. You can use this script to the get the count of Storage vMotion events in the past 24 hrs. Get-VIEvent -MaxSamples ([int]::MaxValue) -Start (Get-Date).AddDays(-1) | Where { $_.GetType().Name -eq “TaskEvent” … Continue reading

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