Category: vSphere 6.0

Planning the upgrade to vSphere 6

Upgrades bring unease to the minds of lots of vAdmins and a major version upgrade can particularly cause trepidation. With the right planning, testing and implementation, it can be an uneventful experience – an upgrade from any older version of vSphere to 6.0 is no different. In this post, I’ll run through planning the upgrade […]

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My VCP6-DCV delta beta experience

This morning I wrote my VCP6.0 delta beta test. I have taken a few beta tests in the past and didn’t expect this one to be much different. It was different and way below the standard I’d expect from VMware now that they’ve been putting in so much effort into certifications lately. Here’s more. Start […]

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Error Code 11. Error Message: An attempt was made to load a program with an incorrect format.

During my initial attempts to replace the VMCA Root certificate with one issued by the Root Certification Authority, I got this error: I went through the log file mentioned in the above picture and discovered the issue. Honestly though, VMware, please make error more descriptive so troubleshooting’s easier? I mean “Error Code 11, program with […]

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Replace VMCA Root certificate with a CA signed certificate

There’s no doubt VMware have poured in significant effort into simplifying the certificates side of things. In comes a batch file located in \Program Files\VMware\vCenter Server\vmcad called certificate-manager.bat. I wont go into details of the contents of the files and what options you need to choose, all that is contained in various VMware kb articles […]

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