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Zerto Virtual Manager GUI Session Timeout

By default, Zerto Virtual Manager (ZVM) web interface sessions close after 1800 seconds of idle time, requiring the user to log in again to resume using the client. You can change the timeout value by editing the tweaks.json file. Procedure On the computer where the Zerto Virtual Manager is installed, locate the tweaks.json file under this paht “C:\Program Files\Zerto\Zerto Virtual Replication\Gui” Edit the file to include […]

Storage vMotion fails with Error 195887107

I was moving a virtual machine from one data store to another that I faced with the following error In the VMware documentation, it occurs on the virtual machines that have disks with the multi-writer attribute. While in my environment the virtual machine was not like this, after a bit of Google searching, I found a hint in one of the forums […]

vRealize Log Insight – Windows and Linux Configuration

In the previous posts, I talked about how to install and set up Log Insight. Next, we configured the vSphere environment to send logs to Log Insight. In this post, I am going to talk about how to install the vRealize Log Insight agent on Linux and Windows operating systems to send their logs, and then customize logs so that […]

Disable Time Synchronization for Windows Virtual Machine without Disabling VMware tools

In this article, I want to provide best practices for achieving accurate timekeeping with a domain controller or NTP server in Windows guest operating systems. This recommendation is based on my experience and VMware docs.In a typical domain environment, time is taken from the time server which is a domain controller (PDC Emulator), and while the time synchronization checkbox is […]

SQL Server Backup With Data Domain using DDBoost

Data Domain is a purpose-built backup appliance used by many organizations to store backup data. The Data Domain appliance can be used as a Common Internet File System (CIFS)/Server Message Block (SMB) or Network File System (NFS) file share. Data Domain can also be integrated into various traditional backup applications. This makes it an excellent option for enterprises to use […]

Replace Zerto Certificate By An ADCS Signed Certificate

After installing and configuring the Zerto Virtual Replication in the previous posts, now it is time to secure the Zerto portal in order to get rid of the red warning in the browser about the default self-signed certificate. In our environment, we utilize our internal CA (Active Directory Certificate Services or Windows PKI) in order to issue replacement certificates. Create […]

vRealize Log Insight – vSphere Configuration

In this post we want to quickly configure vSphere to redirect logs to vRealize Log Insight. Now navigate to the web user interface of vRealize Log Insight. https:// log_insight-host/ Where log_insight-host is the IP address or host name of the vRealize Log Insight virtual appliance. Navigate to the Administration tab. From the vSphere Integration page, configure vRealize Log Insight to pull tasks, events, and alerts from vCenter Server instances, and to configure ESXi hosts […]

vRealize Log Insight – Initial Configuration

In the previous post, we fully explained how to deploy vRealize Log Insight. After you deployed the vRealize Log Insight in your environment, you need to do some configuration before it becomes ready for collecting log . if you missed the last post, you can access it by the following link. Now navigate to the web user interface of vRealize Log […]

vRealize Log Insight – Deployment

In this series of articles, we want to talk about an efficient and reliable tool for collecting logs. A tool that can collect logs from virtual infrastructure, physical infrastructure, operating systems, and various devices and help us to gather and aggregate the logs to analyze them. Today, I want to introduce you to the famous VMware product in this field […]

SQL Server On VMware – Best Practices

One of the problems in organizations that implement SQL Server on a virtual machine is the lack of recognition of the virtualization which leads to the non-optimal implementation of this service on the virtual structure and then causes them to face improper performance. In this post, I want to talk briefly about how to design and implement SQL Server in […]