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vSphere Replication Unable to obtain SSL certificate – Bad Server Response

Working on upgrading our vCloud Air TMM lab today, I came across an interesting error that had me baffled for quite some time. I was upgrading the vSphere Replication Appliance from version 5.8 to version 6.0 and everything went smoothly.  After logging out and clearing the cache for the web browser (as documented here), I came across a new field that needs to be configured for the vSphere Replication Appliance to work.  Its the LookupService Address.  This didn’t exist in the previous version, but easy I thought.  Lets enter the vCenter server FQDN and away we go. vSphere Replication Unable to obtain SSL certificate Then I received the error: Unable to obtain SSL certificate: Bad server response; is a LookupService listening on the given address? If you perform a quick google, you are reffered to this KB article, but DNS wasn’t the problem, I could ping both the long FQDN […]

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vCloud Air vSphere client update

vCloud Air vSphere Client update released

Today VMware released the vCloud Air vSphere Client update version 1.5.1.  This release doesn’t have any new features, but does fix some issues that have been found in the previous version. The issues resolved that this release resolve are: Certificate requirement While establishing an SSL connection to vCloud Air, the plug-in verifies the SSL certificate of the site. As part of the installation process, you must download the certificate from https://vchs.vmware.com and add it to the trusted keystore of the vSphere Web Client. If you do not add the certificate, you will be unable to register your vCloud Air account with the plug-in or connect to vCloud Air. Internationalization The plug-in now accepts non-ASCII characters in text fields and displays names with non-ASCII characters correctly. Smaller package size The plug-in package size has been reduced significantly, to approximately 10 MB. To read the full release notes follow: https://www.vmware.com/support/hybridcloud/doc/vcaplugin_151_rel_notes.html Please remember when […]

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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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