How to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter

In this blog post we will see how to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter. Many a times we will run into issue where there are more than one Orchestrator or vCOPS registered with our vCenter but we are not able to get rid of them. If not got rid of, the previous extensions will hinder the working of present extension which will cause a lot of trouble. What if i tell you there is a way in which you

How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 2

In my previous post  How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 1 we saw how to deploy the vCenter support Assistant Appliance. In this second part we will see how to configure the support assistant to get integrated with vCenter so it can start collecting the d=information and do its thang ( Proactive monitoring). After successful deployment of the Appliance you will have to  browser to http://<vCenter-support-Assistance-ip> which in our case is http://192.168.10.63/   Log-in into the Appliance with

How To Install and Configure vCenter Support Assistant -Part 1

VMware vCenter Support Assistant is a free vSphere Web Client plug-in. It provides you with proactive support, by collecting support bundles on а regular basis, analyzing your environment and sending you alerts and recommended fixes for potentially emerging problems. vCenter Support Assistant provides you an easy-to-use, time-saving application for filing and managing support requests, and for generating and uploading vSphere and vCenter Server support bundles and other files. VMware vCenter Support Assistant is available as a VA (virtual appliance) In

vCenter Support Assistant 5.5 Released

vCenter Support assistant 5.5 was realeased by VMware Yesterday 29th January, 2014. This support assistant is one of those should have tools in VMware environments. It accelerates the support process and also provides proactive alerting about the things that might go wrong with your environment. Its is a free vSphere Web Client plug-in that can collect support bundles on а regular basis, analyzing your environment and sending you alerts and recommended fixes for potentially emerging problems. Imagine how easier it