Headache – VMware Inventory Services – Error Starting Services

look for ds.log in “c:\programdata\vmware\infrastructure\inventory service\logs” [2014-11-07 04:01:00,622 WrapperListener_start_runner FATAL com.vmware.vim.dataservices.WrapperListenerImpl] Error starting service: org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name ‘instanceUUID’ defined in class path resource [server/config/server-config.xml]: Cannot resolve reference to bean ‘store’ while setting bean property ‘targetObject’; nested exception is org.springframework.beans.factory.BeanCreationException: Error creating bean with name ‘storeFactory’ defined in class path resource [server/config/query-server-config.xml]: Invocation […]

headache – VMware Concurrent svMotions Per Datastore Limit

currently when you enter maintenance mode on a datastore, the vcenter will initiate i think 8 svmotions (storage vmotions) which takes quite a toll on our SAN. I’ve been following this thread: http://communities.vmware.com/thread/331892 which pointed me to this blog entry: http://www.boche.net/blog/index.php/2009/01/05/guest-blog-entry-vmotion-performance/ A Cold Migration has a cost of 1 and a Hot Migration aka VMotion […]