Setup vCenter as Subordinate CA and Replace Host Certificates

Updated – 3/23/22:   Added some notes to regarding Certificate Chain Ordering after working working with a customer using a certificate exported directly from the Microsoft Certificate Management Console. I was trying to replace the self-signed certificates in my vSphere environment – for both the vCenter Server Appliance and the ESXi…

VMware vSphere Upgrade Planning

It’s that time – VMworld has come and gone.  Now there are new ideas and new releases that need explored.    No better time to start your VMware vSphere Upgrade Planning! Taking the time to plan your upgrade can lead to better results.  This can lead to less hassle and stress…

Back up the vCenter Server Appliance

Update: If you are running vCenter Server 7 and need to configure VCSA Backups – checkout my Backing Up vCenter Server 7 video on Youtube! Now that you have migrated to the vCenter Server Appliance (or VCSA), you should start exploring some of the features included in the 6.5 version…