Error Connecting To VMware vSphere Update Manager – Database Temporarily Unavailable

After installing the VMware Update Manager plugin you get this error: vSphere Client There was an error connecting to VMware vSphere Update Manager – [xxxx.local:443]. Database temproarily unavailable or has network problems. This is because the VMware vSphere Update Manager Service is set to run as the Local System and this account doesn’t have permission to […]
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Unable To Connect To The MKS Console Access To The Virtual Machine Cannot Be Granted

When trying to connect to the VMware vSphere console you can get the following error: Unable to connect to the MKS: Console access to the virtual machine cannot be granted since the connection limit of 0 has been reached. This can be caused by a number of things and fixed in a few different ways. […]
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How To Migrate From vSphere 4 to vSphere 5

There are a number of different ways to migrate from vSphere 4 to vSphere 5. You could upgrade vCenter server to vSphere 5 then put your hosts into maintenance mode and upgrade your ESXi hosts to ESXi 5, but it’s almost just as easy to rebuild vSphere from scratch. Plus you get the benefit of having […]
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