October 9, 2014 asvignesh
VMware vCenter 5.1 and before the default behavior was to allow all domain admins to login and administrate your ESXi hosts. Once the 5.5 vCenter installed if you try and connect using a domain account you will get the error :The vSphere Client could not connect to “FQDN / IP”. You do not have permission to login to the server: FQDN / IP   To get domain credentials to work you need to login to the VMware vSphere Web Client and setup the relevant permissions. So how to login to vCenter using web client if domain users are not allowed?…
September 19, 2014 asvignesh
Setup iSCSI Initiator iSCSI Initiator is by default installed in Windows 7. You can access it  from Control Panel or Administrative Tools Click on iSCSI Initiator   If the service is not running it will prompt to start the service,Click Yes     Set the Ip of your iSCSI Target server, To create a iSCSI Target server in Ubuntu refer : http://blog.asvignesh.in/setup-iscsi-target-server-in-ubuntu/ Click Quick Connect Select the IP and click Connect Now the IP will show as connected in the Targets, Select Volumes and Devices tab Click Auto Configure Click Ok to close the iSCSI initiator properties Initialize and Format…
April 14, 2014 asvignesh 2Comment
VMware Vcenter 5.1 and before the default behaviour was to allow all domain admins to login and administrate your ESXi hosts. Once the 5.5 vCenter installed if you try and connect using a domain account you will get the error :The vSphere Client could not connect to “FQDN / IP”. You do not have permission to login to the server: FQDN / IP   To get domain credentials to work you need to login to the VMware vSphere Web Client and setup the relevant permissions. So how to login to vCenter using web client if domain users are not allowed?…
January 24, 2014 asvignesh
While adding a pool in VMware Horizon View Administrator, you may come across the situation where you get an error “unable to retrieve information from Active Directory for domain null” The domain field drop-down may be empty and you cannot browse the container of your active directory using the “Browse..” button. This happens when you did not add your domain by authenticating using domain admin credentials during configuring the View Composer settings. To fix that In the VMware Horizon View Administrator Dashboard Under View Configuration drop-down, select servers Select your Vcenter server and click edit Select Edit under “View Composer Server…