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Error during deployment of vCenter Server Appliance or Platform Services Controller following error

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Scenario: You try to install the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) or Platform Services Controller but receive an error during the installation. After correcting the problem during installation you attempt to re-install the appliance but receive the following error message: Virtual Machine Already Exists As of the […]


Error: Supplied System Name is not valid during vCenter Server Appliance 6 installation

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert During the installation of of the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.0 or the Platform Services Controller (PSC) Appliance 6.0, you receive the following message: Firstboot script execution Error. And/or The supplied System Name [name] is not valid VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) and Platform Services Controller […]


Failed to start the virtual machine (error-18)

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert Recently an administrative error caused several host to lose access to datastores hosting virtual machines.  While in this particular scenario it was human error, switch, HBA, cabling or storage failures could also cause a host to lose access to storage. Once the problem was corrected, and host […]


vCenter Active Directory SSO Error – Cannot load users for the selected domain

Jonathan Frappier Virtxpert During a recent vCenter deployment using the VCSA I ran into an error I hadn’t run into before with the VCSA (or vCenter/SSO on Windows for that matter).  After an error free install and setup wizard, I logged in to vCenter as administrator@vsphere.local to set my roles […]