Log Locations of all VMware Products

In this post I tried consolidating all the VMware product’s log location for handy use. vCenter vCenter 6.0 vSphere Profile-Driven Storage Inventory service vSphere Web Client service vCenter Single Sign-On 5.1 vCenter Single Sign-On 5.5 VMware Converter vCloud Director vShield Manager vShield Edge  vCloud Usage Meter vCloud Connector  vCenter Operations vRealize Automation Suite 6.x vCenter Orchestrator  

Usage Meter 3.2 Import data fails

Look at the old post for How to upgrade UM to 3.2 . In this post I will cover the error faced while upgrade. When I was  importing the data from old appliance, I got below error Connection closed by remote host To dig this error in detail, I trid to ssh to old appliance [code]ssh root@old-appliance-ip[/code]

vCloud Startup Issue

vCD service fails to start for numerous reasons, if you understand what exactly it requires to start the vCD service then you may resolve the issues. I tried explaining what happens when you start the vCloud director services. Below is the workflow that I understood from my experience Start-up Flow: vCloud Director uses JAVA OSGI,

vCloud Director Troubleshooting.

I started working with vCloud director from its initial release (vCloud 1.0) and I was thinking to write an article about the vCloud director troubleshooting for very long time but finally vCloud director(vCD) is going to die oops..I.e it is getting better and better , have a look at below articles   http://longwhiteclouds.com/2013/12/07/vmware-vcloud-director-is-dead-long-live-vcloud-director/  http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2057589