14 August, 2020

[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 […]

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20 January, 2020

Copy Folders Permissions and Roles from vCenter

Copy Folders Permissions and Roles from vCenter During a recent migration of a large environment including hundreds of folders and permissions, there was no way I was going to manually write them out again, especially as the disaster recovery site requires the exact same hierarchy. Below you will find the same script I used to […]

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