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vCenter 5.1 Timed waiting for vpxa to start

vCenter 5.1 Timed waiting for vpxa to start Recently, i installed vCenter 5.1 in Lab and tried to connect ESXi host with vCenter but got an error “A general system error occurred. Timed waiting for vpxa to start.” I restarted Network Management Agents and re-initiated the host

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Adding ESXi Host to VMware vCenter

Adding ESXi Host to VMware vCenter vCenter Server is installed on a Windows Server or a Linux Server which is a Centralized Management Application that helps to manage ESXi  host and  Virtual Machines centrally at one place. You don’t have to login to different ESXi Host to

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Virtual Machine VMware Tools Not Running (Not Installed)

Virtual Machine VMware Tools Not Running (Not Installed) When you are trying to upgrade VMware Tools, you might encounter an issue Vmware Tools Not Running (Not Installed). If you are encountering the above issue, follow the below procedure which will help you to resolve the

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What files make up a Virtual Machine?

What files make up a Virtual Machine? We do work on Virtual Machines on day-to-day basis and now it’s time to know the file types used by Virtual Machines. .vmx is Virtual Machine’s Configuration .vmsn is Virtual Machine’s running configuration Snapshot taken .log is Virtual Machine’s log files which

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Vsphere ESXI Host Yellow Triangle Warning?

Vsphere ESXI Host Yellow Triangle Warning? Are you seeing yellow triangle warning on ESXi hosts on vCenter? What could be the reason you are seeing those warning? Can these warnings be disabled? The reason you see the yellow triangle/exclamation mark on ESXi host is when you

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VSphere Mac-Address Change?

Change VSphere ESXi Mac-Address Want to change Mac-Address in VSphere ESXi? If yes, below are the easy steps provided to change the Mac-Address. Login to VSphere ESXi Ensure that the Virtual Machine is powered off before you attempt to change the Mac-Address Right Click the

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Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X to 6.X

Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X to 6.X Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X version to 6.X version is an easy task. You can upgrade it using CD/DVD drive or USB flash drive. In our last post, we installed VMware ESXi (https://www.uccollabing.com/2016/05/27/installing-vmware-esxi-on-bare-metal/) in case if you have

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Cisco IP Communicator on Virtual Machine?

Cisco IP Communicator on Virtual Machine? Tried installing Cisco IP Communicator (CIPC) on Virtual Machine but received an error “no compatible audio device” or “There are No Compatible Sound Devices Installed on this Computer”. Relax, there is a solution to this issue which will help