Configuring NSX-T 3.x Edge Nodes to run on unsupported AMD CPUs

I recently came across an article by William Lam explaining how to get around the CPU limitations of NSX-T 3.0 Edge Nodes and allow you to run it on older hardware. You can find his article on the link below: Obviously doing this is completely unsupported so you absolutely shouldn’t be doing this in your

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Upgrade your VCSA from 6.7U3 to 7 – Part 2

This is part 2 of my “Upgrade your VCSA” instructions, to see part 1 click HERE 1.Click “Continue” to move onto the next stage 2. Stage 2 show now be highlighted, click Next 3. Select what data you need to migrate and upgrade. Copying performance metrics etc is optional. 4. Confirm all the details are

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Upgrade your VCSA from 6.7U3 to 7 – Part 1

There’s no shortage of posts out there explaining how to upgrade your vCenter but seeing as I was upgrading from 6.7U3 to the recently launched 7, I thought I would run through the steps with you all. Note: Before you start the upgrade, please ensure you have done your due diligence and checked the VMware

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vSphere 7 is now GA

Very exciting news for all the virtualisation people out there! vSphere 7 is now GA and available for download. Just log into your MyVMware account and if youre licenced for it, you can download straight away I will be upgrading my lab from 6.7U3 to 7 over the next few days and will be

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PowerCLI Code Capture

For those of us still relatively new to PowerCLI and working towards automating as many robotic tasks as possible, there is a handy tool in vCenter called Code Capture. This has been available since vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.7U2 in the developer centre so its not exactly new but a lot of people don’t realise

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Connect-VIServer “The SSL Connection Could Not be established”

A super quick post about an issue you’re only really likely to see the first time you use PowerCLI on a system. If youre vCenter is using a certificate that’s not trusted by your device you will see the error: “The SSL Connection could not be established, see inner exception” Fortunately, it’s a quick fix

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