This error appeared out of the blue on a vDisk maintenance patch day after the scheduled auto-update was set to start. I was given notice by a colleague that the latest vDisk had failed and thus was not updated. Upon further investigation, turns out that when the update VM was set to boot, it pulls … Continue reading Citrix PVS 7.x : No servers available for disk
Some of you may have seen on Twitter that I was the lucky, insanely lucky, winner of the VMworld 2015 PernixData Force Awakens Homelab. Winning it was so shocking, I stared at the Tweetdeck 'notification' column for a good 5 minutes in disbelief but low and behold, it was true! I've always been a huge … Continue reading Homelab of Doom – Thanks to PernixData
Enterprise team shot this issue up to me today which I hadn't seen before. There was a hung VDI VM in our Xen Server 6.5 farm that refused to boot. Every time it would attempt to power up, it would fail with the error of "VDI Not Available." Typically this occurs if a VM hangs … Continue reading Citrix Xen Server 6.x Error: VDI Not Available
Quick post about an awesome, new VMware Fling that was released somewhat recently. I'm a little late to the party but I haven't needed to deploy a new host since its release until today. If you haven't heard, VMware Flings are small applications built by the VMware engineers that aren't officially supported immediately but can … Continue reading vSphere Thick Client? I don’t need no stinkin’ thick client!