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VCF On VxRail 3.X – Bring-up Failed to apply default vSAN policy

This is a known issue and documented in the release notes: ‘If bring-up fails when deploying the second Platform Services Controller (psc-2), retrying bring-up will fail with the error Failed to apply default vSAN policy. The cause is that the original deployment of psc-2 was not removed from the vCenter Server inventory.’ Release notes: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Cloud-Foundation/3.10/rn/vmware-cloud-foundation-on-dell-emc-vxrail-18-release-notes.html The workaround as per detailed in […]

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VCF On VXRAIL 4.2 – Walkthrough (Part3: NSX-T EDGE AUTOMATION)

This is the third post in a series of posts covering VCF On VxRail 4.2. The previous posts detailed an example walkthrough covering the process of: Deploying a VxRail Management Workload Domain cluster Deploying VMware CloudBuilder for VxRail Bring-Up of VCF 4.2 Deploying a VI WLD Part 1 & Part 2 Versions used in this example are VCF 4.2 & VxRail 7.0.131. Release Notes: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Cloud-Foundation/4.2/rn/vmware-cloud-foundation-on-dell-emc-vxrail-22-release-notes.html […]

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VCF 4.x – ‘Failed To Assign Role Admin TO ESXi User’

I hit the following issue recently while creating a VCF 4.1 ‘NSX-T VI Workload Domain‘ for a VCF on VxRail solution: Referring to the VMware VCF 4.0.1 Release Notes (extract): VI workload domain creation or expansion operations fail If there is a mismatch between the letter case (upper or lower) of an ESXi host’s FQDN and the FQDN used when […]

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VCF 4.1 ON VXRAIL – REDUCE A CLUSTER (REMOVE NODE)

In a previous post I provided an example walk-through of the process for adding a new host to an existing VCF 4.1 on VxRail ‘VI Workload Domain (WLD)’: https://davidring.ie/2020/12/16/vcf-4-1-on-vxrail-expand-a-cluster-add-node/ In this post I will provide an example walk-through of the process for removing a host from a VCF 4.1 on VxRail ‘VI Workload Domain (WLD)’. There are various reasons you may wish to perform this task […]