Author Archives: james

The upgrade contains the following set of conflicting VIBs – vSphere 6.5 upgrade

The upgrade contains the following set of conflicting VIBs: HUAWEI_bootbank_hio_2.0.0.42-1OEM.550.0.0.1331820 First, enable SSH on the host that has the above error when updating. Then SSH into the host and run the following commands: esxcli software vib list | grep HUAWEI esxcli software vib remove -n hio reboot The VIB has been removed.

Add an image from the disk of a specific VM – PRISM Central 5.5

AHV Image services behavior has changed in AOS / Prism Central 5.5. The image service behavior depends on whether a cluster (also known as Prism Element) is registered to Prism Central. If the Prism Element (PE) cluster is newly created and has never been registered with a Prism Central instance all image operations will be… Read More »

Change VCSA Hostname

After reading the title of this blog I’m sure you’re thinking to yourself, “It is not possible to change the VCSA hostname.  You have to re-install.”  That is also what I have been told and all the VMware documentation has pointed to this.  Well, it was not totally true.  Here is your warning.  Don’t do it!  I would… Read More »

NPX take 1

Over the past couple of months, I have been lacking in my blogs.  At first, I was writing an NPX design with a colleague, then I decided that I needed to write my NPX on a design that I had completed without any outside help.  So now, it is time to start writing again. Let’s start with… Read More »

How to delete Nutanix AFS

I have been asked a couple times this week about how would you remove AFS from a cluster.  To be honest it is really easy. To delete a file server: Caution: Deleting a File Server VM (FSVM) can result in data loss. Be sure that you archive or back up data stored on a FSVM before you… Read More »