Could not connect to VMware Directory Service via LDAP when Deploying New vCenter Appliance



Deploying a brand new vCSA 6.7 appliance results in the following error during the second stage of the deployment.




This problem is almost always caused by DNS resolution. Once you create the appropriate A and … continue

Cisco AnyConnect – VPN Establishment Capability from a Remote Desktop is Disabled

I ran into this issue this morning when attempting to setup a VPN on a Hyper-V virtual machine. After an hour of searching the Google machine and troubleshooting, I came upon this solution. 

Upon installation, AnyConnect pulls down a profile … continue

Active Directory Migration Toolkit – The RPC Server is Unavailable (hr=0x800706ba)

When migrating computer objects using the Active Directory Migration Tool, you may encounter the following error:

In addition, the Migration Log may show the following error:

This is typically caused by a host-side firewall. To resolve this, deploy a GPO … continue

Azure Site Recovery – VMware-to-Azure: Wrong IP address discovered for VM

When replicating virtual machines from VMware to Azure using Site Recovery, you may encounter an issue where the Configuration server discovers the wrong IP address for a VM. This can be caused by stale entries within the infrastructurevms MySQL table … continue

Azure AD Connect Health: Latest Data is not Available in Azure Portal

I recently had to create a new Azure AD Connect server, and found that it was not able to report health status in the Azure Portal. After some troubleshooting/research, I was able to get the health status report working by … continue