08 juillet 2013

Be carefull with VMware SSO Master password bug

This week I installed a fresh vSphere 5.1 Update 1 environment and I wanted to configure it will real world certificates to get rid of all those “Do you really really reeeeeally accept this insecure website” messages. Using the VMware SSL Certificate Automation Tool I generated all the new certificates and then started changing the certificate on the VMware SSO server. When doing this, you’ll be asked for the Master password. Since I learned a while ago in a very painful way that the Admin@System-domain password is not equal to... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2009

Working around the pass through limitations of the Hyper-V VSS Writer

While the Hyper-V VSS writer provides backup admins significant flexibility in their ability to back up VMs in an application-consistent way while running backup applications in the physical machine, it does have a prominent limitation when it comes to VMs with pass-through storage. The VSS Writer excludes pass-through storage from the set of items to be backed up for a VM. Here I am using the term “pass-through” rather loosely, to include local storage which may be configured directly on the virtual machine (which may be iSCSI... [Lire la suite]
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