Migrating from vCloud Director 9.5 with an SQL Database to the vCloud Director 9.7 Appliance

In a previous post I outlined how to migrate your existing vCloud SQL Database over to a PostgreSQL Database. It's not too difficult but you do need to deploy and configure the PostgreSQL server itself first, so there are a few steps involved. Then I thought what about the people that haven't moved over to … Continue reading Migrating from vCloud Director 9.5 with an SQL Database to the vCloud Director 9.7 Appliance

vCenter 6.5 Windows Server to vCenter 6.7 Appliance Migration Guide

For those of you out there running a windows based vCenter 6.5 Server I thought I would put together a guide to help you with your migration to the vCenter 6.7 Appliance. The following post will walk you through migrating your Windows based Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server to two separate 6.7 Appliances. Update … Continue reading vCenter 6.5 Windows Server to vCenter 6.7 Appliance Migration Guide

Renaming Nodes in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 7

Login to vRealize Operations Manager via the admin interface https://vROPS-Server/admin Under System Status select the node and click the Take Offline button The following prompt will appear, enter your reason and click Ok The status will then change to Offline Login to the vRealize Operations Manager as the root user via the console or SSH. … Continue reading Renaming Nodes in VMware vRealize Operations Manager 7