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Optimizing and securing VMware Environments with Runecast Analyzer – Webinar – Runecast and SJT CONSULTING – November, 26th 2020 at 11am

Hello! Do you want to know how SJT CONSULTING and Runecast Solutions can help you to find and solve hidden risks and potential issues within your VMware environment proactively? We are hosting a webinar together with Stanimir Markov, CEO of Runecast Solutions Ltd., on November, 26th 2020 at 11am. Join us to learn in 30-45 Minutes how we both can help you…

Datensicherung, Feiertage und Wartungsfenster
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Datensicherung, Feiertage und Wartungsfenster

Datensicherung ist wichtig und hat Priorität – da sind wir uns hoffentlich einig. Gut, nachdem das geklärt ist, kann es dennoch vorkommen, dass sich die Prioritäten verschieben. Ist Ostermontag jemand im Büro, um die Sicherungsbänder zu wechseln?Muss denn gesichert werden, wenn Betriebsferien sind und sich an den Daten eh nichts ändert? Eine aktuelle Kundenanforderung der…

ALUA Rule for DataCore
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ALUA Rule for DataCore

When you are using DataCore or other Storage Devices / Vendor for your VMware Environment you should check this out here: ESXi 6.7 hosts with active/passive or ALUA based storage devices may see premature APD events during storage controller fail-over scenarios (67006)https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/67006 To Change the ALUA Rules on ESXi-Server running VMware ESXi 6.5 / 6.7…

ESXi 6.7U3 qfle3 PSOD
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ESXi 6.7U3 qfle3 PSOD

You use Qlogic network card and the qfle driver maybe your ESXi-Host will run into a PSOD. In may case it was the qfle3f driver and the hosts ran serveral times into a PSOD. The version of the driver does not matter in this case. If you the FCoE adapters in hosts then the hosts…

multipath.conf for DataCore and EMC
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multipath.conf for DataCore and EMC

In 2017 I had a customer who uses DataCore as Storage-System (still working great! ;)) and we needed as well to connect not only VMware ESXi Servers to this great Storage-System, no in this Case as well two TSM ISP-Servers with Shared Storage running on SLES 11 SP3/4 (not sure) and with this Post I…

HPE SSD BUG – RPM Installation
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HPE SSD BUG – RPM Installation

I have a customer who is as a lot of them affected by the HPE SAS Solid State Drives Firmware bug, where the Disks will die after 32,768 power-on-hours. More you will find here about the bug. Within this short post I want to show you how to install under SLES 11. At first you…

Administrator@vsphere usage short  hint
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Administrator@vsphere usage short hint

I’ve some customers who are using the local Administrator@vsphere for different things like Backup-User, or Reporting things. From my point of view I can’t recommended this and say please create Service-Users for all different topics. Like one user for Backup – in my example something like: _svc_veeam_bck or for Horizon _svc_vdi. Give the local Administrator a good and secure Password, write it…

Raum ist in der kleinsten Hütte…
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Raum ist in der kleinsten Hütte…

Das zumindest denkt sich Veeam Backup & Replication, wenn es eng wird im Repository – zumindest zu eng für ein weiteres Vollbackup. Bei der klassischen “Forward Incremental” Methode, bestehend aus einer (z.B. wöchentlichen) Vollsicherung und mehreren (täglichen) inkrementellen Sicherungen kann man in einem zu klein dimensionierten Backup Repository schon mal schnell an die Grenzen stossen….