HOW TO TEST PORTS FOR FRAME ERRORS – BROCADE

By | September 13th, 2016|Brocade, Knowledgebase|

Displaying a summary of port errors for a switch Connect to the switch and log in as admin. Enter the portErrShow command. switch:admin> porterrshow (output truncated) The portErrShow command output provides one output line per port. Refer to Table 20 for a description of the error types. Table 20 Error summary description Error type Description [...]

CISCO VPN – REASON 442 FAILED TO ENABLE VIRTUAL ADAPTER

By | September 5th, 2016|Cisco, Knowledgebase|

If you see the following screen with a message saying: “ Secure VPN Connection terminated locally by the Client. Reason 442: Failed to enable Virtual Adapter”.

HOW TO ADD LINUX CENTOS7 TO WINDOWS DOMAIN

By | August 3rd, 2016|Knowledgebase, Linux|

Before we join the system to a domain we need to install some prerequisites. command     #yum install realmd samba samba-common oddjob oddjob-mkhomedir sssd ntpdate ntp Then enable the ntp services and sync the time with the DC clock, failing to do so may result in some of the later commands to fail. command    # systemctl enable [...]

HOW TO FIND THE IQN OF ESXi SERVER

By | July 30th, 2016|Knowledgebase, VMWare|

Here is a short procedure of how to find the IQN of ESXi server

OVF Deployment Canceled by user

By | April 13th, 2016|Knowledgebase, VMWare|

Description of the problem: After export of a OVF template, the template does not import. It generates error message: OVF Deployment Canceled by user. Solution: 1. Open the OVF export folder and delete the .mf file 2. Open the .OVF file with a text editor and look for the following line: <rasd:ResourceSubType>vmware.cdrom.iso</rasd:ResourceSubType> Change it to: [...]

HOW TO RE-IMAGE VNX UNIFIED

By | April 6th, 2016|EMC, Knowledgebase|

This is a detailed procedure of how to re-image / re-install a VNX UNIFIED system. In my case I did it on a VNX5500.

HOW TO WIPE OFF | HOW TO RE-IMAGE EMC DATA DOMAIN

By | February 12th, 2016|EMC, Knowledgebase|

1. create bootable media, either a USB thumbdrive, or bootable CD using BCWipe or whatever other application you choose. 2. attach bootable media via USB 3. boot Data Domain with a keyboard and monitor attached directly to it. The moment you see the first text on the screen, start tapping the F2 key. 4. It [...]

EMC CX3-80 DIMM REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE

By | December 11th, 2015|EMC, Knowledgebase|

1. Disable array from call home (Depending on the FLARE version there 3 methods, Method 1 is preffered) 1.1. Method 1 - From Navisphere Manager > Monitors tab > Right click on SPA > Select DISABLE/ENABLE RESPONSES >Select Disable Responses and set time period of 30-40 minutes. Repeat for SPB 1.2. Method 2 - From [...]