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Connect to the iSCSI array1
Now that you have the initiator software installed, you need to tell it where to look for mountable volumes. Start the initiator configuration by going to the Control Panel and choosing the iSCSI Initiator option. From the initiator, choose the Discovery tab, shown .
The iSCSI initiator’s Discovery tab.
On the Discovery tab, click the Add button under the Target Portals box. This will open the Add Target Portal dialog box, shown .
The Add Target Portal dialog box.
In the Add Target Portal dialog box, provide the name or IP address of your iSCSI array. The default communication port for iSCSI traffic is 3260. Unless you have changed your port, leave this as is. If you have configured CHAP security or are using IPSec for communication between your client and the array, click on the Advanced button and make necessary configuration changes. The Advanced Settings dialog box
Advanced options for connecting to your iSCSI array.
Back on the Add Target Portal, click the OK button to make the initial connection to the iSCSI array. Note that, at this point, you’re not connecting to an actual volume, but only to the array in general.
The target portal has been added to the initiator.
First, we will install the AD LDS Instance: 1. Create and AD LDS instance by clicking Start -> Administrative Tools -> Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services Setup Wizard. The Setup Wizard appears. 2. Click Next . The Setup Options dialog box appears. For the sake of this guide, a unique instance will be the primary focus. I will have a separate post regarding AD LDS replication at some point in the near future. 3. Select A unique instance . 4. Click Next and the Instance Name dialog box appears. The instance name will help you identify and differentiate it from other instances that you may have installed on the same end point. The instance name will be listed in the data directory for the instance as well as in the Add or Remove Programs snap-in. 5. Enter a unique instance name, for example IDG. 6. Click Next to display the Ports configuration dialog box. 7. Leave ports at their default values unless you have conflicts with the default values. 8. Click N
Steps to configure the vCenter Server to generate SNMP traps: A.In the Home page of vSphere Client B.Select vCenter Server Settings C.Select SNMP configuration D.Enable one of the SNMP receivers E. Provide the details for : Receiver URL : Provide the host name of the Management Server (target SNMP server / monitoring tool) which will be connected to the VMware vCenter Server. (VMware vCenter Server sends the SNMP traps to this Management Server) Configure port 162 as the SNMP port. Community String: Provide community string (default string is "public") SNMP versions v1/v2/v3 are supported That is all that is needed for the configuration. Now you need to configure alarm for generating SNMP traps in the vCenter server. When ever there is a change in the environment ( host state change, VM state change ,etc) the trigger will be generated and send an alert to the monitoring server. Configure the Alarms After you have setup the external SNMP server, v
This post is related to the issue what we faced today when we replaced the SSL certificates in our setup. When I launched the web-client and access the update manager tab, I get the message "interface com.vmware.vim.binding.integrity.VcIntegrity is not visible from class loader" I started off by restarting the VMWare vSphere Update Manager Service for the affected vCSA: 1. Log into vCenter using the email@example.com account. 2. Home - System Configuration - Services - Restart This did not resolve my issue... And we tried restarting all the services by SSH/Console into the affected server and run the following commands: service-control --stop --all service-control --start --all Still no luck. Make sure the certs are applied and it gets reflected in the config file. ( verify if the thumbprint matches) root@homelab71 [ /usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin ]# pwd /usr/lib/vmware-updatemgr/bin root@ho