vShield Manager ssl certificate problem caused vSphere client and web connection to vShield manager to fail

vShield Manager ssl certificate problem caused vSphere client and web connection to vShield manager to fail

After a ssl certificate change on vShield manager I found that the connection to the webserver and vSphere clients connection to vShield would not work. On closer inspection I found that the certificate I used was not the correct one and…

vCloud Console shows as disconnected

The Story: I needed to change the secondary DNS settings in the vCloud Director 5.1 virtual machine (Red hat 6.2). A network service restart was required for the settings to take effect. After this I noticed that the vCloud consoles would not connect and…

How to change the ESX Admins domain group to a different domain group for root access – ESX 5.1

How to change the ESX Admins domain group to a different domain group for root access – ESX 5.1

In an effort to change the domain group that is granted root access in an ESXi host that is added to a windows domain I went searching for advanced settings in an ESXi 5.1 host. I found that the Config.HostAgent.plugins.hostsvc.esxAdminsGroup…