This has been bothering me for a bit. When I do a test failover I see the error above. Here is a screenshot: This is an example out of my lab. I could start and stop the virtual lab in the VAO UI with no issues. I removed / uninstalled everything and tried again. Still … Continue reading Virtual Lab “xray” not found on server “xyz.mine.ca”
Hi there, A busy week in the lab, and it was not all fun. I am working on one problem in the lab that is most frustrating. I hope to have some help with it next week and get if figured out. I did get my vSphere 6.7 upgrade done, and so my article talks … Continue reading Newsletter: July 28, 2018
Hi all, This article covers off the process of my upgrade to vSphere 6.7 in my lab. It is later than you may have suspected due to dependencies in my lab I had to wait to be dealt with. So this process starts with me getting the docs, and the bits (vCenter and ESXi). I … Continue reading My vSphere 6.7 Upgrade - WOW!
Hello all, A full week at home - yahoo! Wait, not quite full, as when I got home last Friday my wife took me out to the mountains on a small holiday and hiking - it was amazing - the weather was good and it is very nice to hike in the mountains. This week … Continue reading Newsletter: July 21, 2018
Hello there, I use Nexenta in my lab, and I really like it. It works well and has a great UI too. There was an update of the Nexenta Fusion management appliance recently. I discovered there was an update by looking at the console, and not by the email distribution. Which should be used to … Continue reading Upgrading Nexenta Fusion to Current (126.96.36.199)
Hello all, We were working in Veeam Availability Orchestrator (VAO) recently and I had an interesting error and a few of us were puzzled by it. So that means it is a good one to share. During a test failover we saw some unusual errors and the test failover failed. The two screenshots above are … Continue reading Virtual Lab: VM has no network adapter error
Hi there, I had some issues recently where a better understanding of network remapping when replicating with Veeam would have been good. Especially since it can impact your virtual lab work as well as a failover when using Veeam Availability Orchestrator (VAO). After all, you would not want your VMs to fail-over when they are … Continue reading Network remapping with Veeam Backup & Replication
Hello all, Another very busy week. No time to work on finishing the upgrade to my lab so no articles on that. I spent the week with customers and learned some interesting Veeam things I did not know so you should see an article about that. I am heading home - yes, writing this in … Continue reading Newsletter: July 14, 2018
Hello all, This is likely going to be out late. I have spent 6 days in a row working in a data center, to do something pretty simple stuff but yet it has not turned out that way. It is important work, and it will impact many of you so I work hard. So not … Continue reading Newsletter: July 1, 2018 - Happy Canada Day!
Hi there, Several people asked me about this recently so I thought I better share my info. When you uninstall VAO, there is still some things left - like the SQL database. So here is my info on doing an uninstall so that it is possible to install VAO again on the VM. If you … Continue reading Clean Up of VAO uninstall