Get Your Free Trial! But: My ESX hosts running on version 3.0.2 have swap enabled. My HA cluster is basically hosed half the time. Have you looked at the Availability Guide (http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vsphere4/r41/vsp_41_availability.pdf, beginning on pg. 13) on instructions to set up HA? ~coolsport00 0 LVL 42 Overall: Level 42 VMware 30 Virtualization 16 Windows More about the author
After all nodes finished the reconfiguration process, you should have your HA back. It also doesn't appear to recover from that error, the error condition can only be fixed by going to "Reconfigure for VMware HA". mc1903 says 1 November, 2010 at 11:04 I have just built a new HA cluster with three ESXi (Installable) v4.1.0 Build 260247 nodes and vCentre v4.1.0 Build 258902… I tested HA Uncheck the "Turn On VMWare HA", and press OK.
I am stuck on a different unrelated error which is completely non-descript. VI Client isn't a logging utility, it's just a gui to make changes Double check the DNS from the host - I bet you find a hole somewhere. Name resolution is what is compulsory. i dont have a dns server or a router.
Bingo - and it'll work in 4 as well, although you have a few more files to track (vdr needs one) lopoetve, Jun 18, 2009 lopoetve, Jun 18, 2009 #8 If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question Suggested Solutions Title # Comments Views Activity What is the limitations using cloudstack in vmware environment vs kvm 4 Moral of the story, don't mess with the HA tasks, even if they seem to be taking forever, just let them be and time out by themselves 🙂 Also, note to This weblog does not represent the thoughts, intentions, plans or strategies of my employer.
Ohh ya, maybe it would help if I put the long and short name of the host server I was on into the hosts file. Vmware Ha There is network connectivity between vCenter and ESXs and between ESXs. On the host servers, I go back and configure
In this case I demoted the node "esxi1" from primary to secondary: And of course I promoted it again to primary: Share it:TweetPocket Related Filed Under: ServerReader InteractionsComments michael says 3 PRTG is easy to set up &use. Incapsula incident ID: 184000010219588115-702110389927149592 Skip to content Out Here In The Field : Persistence The bland, sad, happy, obscure and pathetic life of Mohammad Ikhsan Menu AboutBannersplurk FAQ VMWare VMWare: Unable I even restarted the VCenter server just to make sure.
I called support and they couldn't help me out, said it was a "deployment issue". Unable to contact a primary HA agent. Insufficient Resources To Satisfy Configured Failover Level For Vsphere Ha. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. Ping the ESX/ESXi hosts from vCenter by FQDN and shortname.
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ND40oz, Aug 16, 2009 ND40oz, Aug 16, 2009 #21 Aug 16, 2009 #22 lopoetve Imhotep Messages: 28,283 Joined: Oct 11, 2001 Thuleman said: ↑ So that's something where the ESXi deployments Once they are in my new DMZ cluster, I configure HA options. DRS doesn't care about HA and vice versa. What you need to do is to disable VM HA from cluster level, and re-enable them again.
burdweiser, Aug 18, 2009 burdweiser, Aug 18, 2009 #25 Aug 18, 2009 #26 lopoetve Imhotep Messages: 28,283 Joined: Oct 11, 2001 deployment issue?!? Meaning those who deploy ESXi instead of ESX but still register it to run HA and whatever else there is.Click to expand... No, create an account now.
For security reasons we are using NAT, so vCenter sees ESXs like 172.16.20.10 and 172.16.20.11, and ESXs see vCenter like 172.16.10.10. Brandon says 3 August, 2010 at 22:09 Doh, had I read that better, it says esxi1, so I guess I answered my own question! Windows Firewall on vCenter was not allowing ICMP from ESX hosts causing a whole lot of issues. DNS resolution (and hosts files as a necessary backup) are an absolute must with ESX.
I now maintain hosts files on all hosts and the vCenter server. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. Since there's no good way to add a hosts file to ESXi? I also put in the NAT ip in the hosts file of the VC in production with port 902 open.
I haven't tried, but I'm too lazy to use the iLO to check :). Thanks for the help though, I'll see about installing DNS. At least it did in 3.5.Click to expand... See the task details for additional information.
I was able to turn off HA for the cluster and then turn it back on successfully, but it is important to wait for ALL of the ESX Hosts to complete