vCenter Server Appliance Service fails after upgrading ESXi hosts to 5.0 U1 Veeam backups now fail


You’ve just upgraded your ESXi hosts from 5.0 to 5.0 U1. They updated fine and there are no issues with the VMs. However, you have noticed that your Veeam backups have started to fail.

Further investigation shows the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) service is not running.

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How to configure the VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance

Previously I explained How to install the VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance. Today we’ll look at configuring the VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance.

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How to install the VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance

The VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) VM, preconfigured so you don’t have to install a single thing extra…well, apart from the VM itself!

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