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Saving your VCSA with Ephemeral Port Groups

After a recent outage a customer was unable to bring their VCSA back online. A quick investigation showed that while the VCSA was powered on after the host failure, the virtual NIC was disconnected. The customer simply logged into the host and edited the settings for the NIC to get things back online: Not quite. […]

Guest VM Network Unstable due to Guest Introspection

There are many reasons a guest VM can have an unstable network connection. Here, I’ll detail one of the lesser know causes. This issue was previously unknown but is now listed as a known issue with the versions of VMware Tools current as of the time of this writing. It’s a well-known and well-documented practice […]