30September, 2020

vRealize Operations VM Uptime in Hours

vRealize Operations VM Uptime in Hours

vRealize Operations, (or vROps for short) is good at showing views and reports of virtual machine uptime in seconds but requires a little work to get these figures to display meaningful values. Usually, the super metrics can help but can get complicated. In the following video, I demonstrate how to get the VM uptime displayed […]

19August, 2020

NSX-T – Services

Service Router Physical Infrastructure connectivity NAT DHCP Load Balancer VPN Gateway Bridging Service Interface Metadata Proxy for Openstack The appliances where the centralised services or SR instances are hosted are called Edge nodes. An Edge node is the appliance that provide connectivity to the physical infrastructure. Configuring NAT In NSX-T, you can configure the NAT on both Tier-0 […]

14August, 2020

[400] An error occurred while sending an authentication request to the vCenter Single Sign-On server

[400] An error occurred while sending an authentication request to the vCenter Single Sign-On server

Whilst trying to access my vCenter 7 externally using a forwarding rule on my firewall, the following error message appeared: [400] An error occurred while sending an authentication request to the vCenter Single Sign-On server – An error occurred when processing metadata during vCenter Single Sign-On setup: the service provider validation failed. Verify that the […]