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Client is not authenticated to VMware Inventory Service after VCSA Upgrade to 6

by layuso • November 4, 2015

Had this issue today after upgrading from VCSA 5.5 U3 to 6.6 U1A. How was the VCSA setup before? DNS servers configured to Prod DNS Time configured to AD servers (automatic when you join the domain from the VAMI) AD configured Symptoms: Logging into vCenter Server completes successfully with Administrator@vsphere.local AD Users that used to […]


Why am I writing anything at all?

by layuso • November 1, 2015

As I was getting started in virtualization, I noticed a heavy reoccurrence of a few people sharing information, fixes and know-how on topics that I was searching. People like @anthonyspiteri, @DuncanYB, @lamw, @FrankDenneman to name a few, providing technical deep-dives about the things I was trying to deploy. I was handed the resources to build an […]


Write Until My Fingers Fall Off

by layuso • November 1, 2015

After reading @kylog‘s blog post about the topics he is going to write for the #vDM30in30 challenge. I thought I might share of topics as well, before November hits and I need to get writing! So what is #vDM30in30? Its a blogging challenge where you write 30 posts in 30 days. So, while trying to […]


Virtualization, the way the industry sees it. Part 1

by layuso • September 17, 2015

First off, I won’t claim to speak on behalf of the entire industry… this is going to have a VMware bias. With that in mind, lets move forward. So… in my last post (Virtualization, the way the school teaches it…) I talked about desktop virtualization apps. This is really where it all started. In the […]


Virtualization, the way the school teaches it…

by layuso • September 17, 2015

In schools, when a student that is working towards a degree in IT, MIS, IST or anything of the like… typically the virtualization method of choice by the teachers is to use Virtualbox or some other desktop virtualization software. These tools are great for building up an operating system and testing it, without actually installing it […]