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Error 1063 vSphere Web Client

I have recently been upgrading all our lab to vSphere 6.0 and have come across an interesting error everytime I login to the vSphere Web Client. Error 1063 vSphere Web Client The error is “An internal error has occured – Error #1063”. I actually migrated my previous version of vCenter 5.5 to vCenter 6.0 using the inbuilt upgrade.  This actually deploys a new vCenter Server Appliance with version 6.0 and migrates all the information from the previous appliance, including all the plugins. I would receive this error everytime I tried to click the Actions menu on any object.  Didn’t matter whether it was a host or a VM, this error always popped up.  Clicking yes never solved it, I couldn’t do anything. Then I started thinking about the upgrade.  I wonder if a plugin that was installed on the previous 5.5 version had been migrated across and was causing a […]

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upgrading vcenter appliance 5.5 to 6.0

Upgrading vCenter Appliance 5.5 to 6.0 – Migration failed error

Today working in our vCloud Air Technical Marketing Lab I was upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.5 to 6.0 and I came across an interesting issue.  Totally by my own creation, but interesting none the less. First of all, I want to thank @anthonyspiteri for his excellent article showing the steps on how to upgrade your vCenter Server Appliance.  Read it here The major difference with this upgrade is that you don’t just update the exisiting vCenter Appliance like in previous versions.  The upgrade wizard actually deploys a whole new appliance and migrates all the data from the previous version.  Its pretty cool and when you configure it correctly, works very well. Upgrading vCenter Appliance 5.5 to 6.0 The error I experienced was about half way through the migration, when it failed with the error “Migration Failed”.  It also failed to download the support bundle logs too. Turns […]

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vSphere beta

Want to participate in VMware vSphere beta? Now is your chance

For the first time, VMware has opened up the vSphere beta to the public.  This is really cool.  Although this is not an actual public beta, VMware wants to get as many members of the public involved to actually try the product and provide feedback. VMware vSphere beta This vSphere Beta will showcase some of the latest features included within vSphere and give you the opportunity to try them out. How to Join the Beta  Navigate to https://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/vsphere-beta and click “JOIN NOW!” button. Log in with your My VMware account.  (Please register for an account if you don’t have one). Once you have an account and are logged in, please accept the Master Software Beta Test Agreement (MSBTA) and Program Rules screens if you have not already done so in the past. After doing this you should be in the vSphere Beta 2 community. Join Today: VMware vSphere Beta Landing Page […]

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