VMware vSphere – cannot increase VM disk size, greyed out

You turn off your virtual machine, right-click it and pick “Edit settings”. You want add few GBs to your current disk, but it is greyed out and you cant change it. If you are in this scenario, the solution is probably very easy. Make sure you dont use snapshots, delete them. After that it should be possible to increase disk size as you are used … Continue reading VMware vSphere – cannot increase VM disk size, greyed out

Virtual ethernet card “Network adapter 1” is not supported – SOLVED

Another day, another VMware problem. I am trying to migrate VM through vCenter (6.7) and the compatibility check produces following warning: Virtual ethernet card “Network adapter 1” is not supported. “This is not a limitation of the host in general, but of the virtual machine’s configured guest OS on the selected host.” If you ignore the warning, the migration will take place as usual. But … Continue reading Virtual ethernet card “Network adapter 1” is not supported – SOLVED

RBD Health Alarm in vSphere Client – what’s up with that?

My vSphere Client freaked me out with red warning saying “RBD Health Alarm“. This was a new one for me so I tried to search the internet for clues. I found out it has something to do with Autodeployment, which I have no experience with. I clicked on “Menu” and then on “Auto Deploy“. On the “Software Depots” tab I found error message which was … Continue reading RBD Health Alarm in vSphere Client – what’s up with that?

Remove Firewall rules from vCenter Server Appliance 6.7

I am completely stupid, I fiddled with firewall settings of VCSA and now I am locked out. What do I do? Don’t worry, it can be fixed. But first, we need to get in. Since you are locked out of the web interface, you will need to use the Shell. Log in to the host, where the VCSA virtual machine resides and open up the … Continue reading Remove Firewall rules from vCenter Server Appliance 6.7