General SSLEngine problem

Problem description: It generally happens when the Java program that you are running is unable to trust the SSL certificate assigned to the application URL. Reason could be- you are…

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Location not available D:\ is not accessible Access denied D drive Windows 10

You get the error “Location not available” Access denied, when you try to access any drive except C: on your Windows 10 machine Even if you take ownership of drive…

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Cannot stage patch to ESXi host

When you try to stage patches or re mediate ESXi host you get this error- cannot stage patch to ESXi host. Also if you stage some selected patches it may…

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Could not connect to one or more vcenter server system 443/sdk VCSA 6.7

When you login to vCenter web client you do not see any inventory under Hosts & clusters. Also after login you will see error message- could not connect to https://vcenter.fqdn.domain:443/sdk…

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Ethernet Authentication Failed

Problem Description: When you see network properties you may find red question mark on Ethernet connection with message “Authentication Failed” This issue occurs because your Windows machine is either trying…

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Windows 10 unable to join domain

Problem Description : Windows 10 unable to join domain Solution: When you invoke a script to join Windows 10 machine to domain, the domain joining process may fail. Assuming you…

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Error kerberos auth failure for principal when you run win_ping from Ansible to Windows

Problem Description: When you run win_ping from Ansible tower against Windows server and use domain credentials you get “Kerberos auth failure for principal” error. There could be multiple reasons behind…

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Max retries exceeded with url: /wsman

Problem Description: When you run WIN_PING from Ansible tower against Windows server, you get the error certificate verify failed or max retries exceeded. It happens because the Windows WINRM certificate…

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Fail to retrieve CIM memory Using Get-VMHostHardware PowerCli cmdlet

While retrieving hardware model information from VM Host using Get-VMHostHardware PowerCli cmdlet you may get error “Failed to retrieve CIM memory” This happens if you are working with ESXi 6.5…

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The host returns esxupdate error codes: -1, Check the update manager log files and esxupdate log files

Problem Description: Part A. When you scan ESXi servers from Update Manager you receive error “esxupdate error codes: -1” If you check update manager log you will see something like…

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