ESXi 7: Unable to Stop Syslog service.

Avert your eyes people, no fix for this one in the post… (yet) I just wanted to inform the community about a little bug / error with the syslog service on vSphere / ESXi 7 which I stumbled on. I started a little thread over at the VMware community forums,...

vRLI & Logstash: Splitting ESXi logs.

With this next post I would like to share my first experiment with Logstash and Docker, while nothing here is rocket science they were both relatively new to me and so I thought to write a little post about it. The the intent / requirement here was to split the logs...

RaspberryPi 4b running a vSAN Witness – My experience

My plan here is not to reinvent the wheel, William Lam has provided lot’s of detail on what’s needed / how to, including a new post on getting Pi OS running! + you will also find the resources you need over at the Flings page. See below some photos, my...

vROPS 8.1+ Custom Rest Plugin for Outbound Setting

So this next post covers my custom rest outbound plugin on vRops 8.1+, as VMware made some improvements to alerting in vRops 8.1 the previous version I had needed to be recompiled and slightly improved. So for those of you which had deployed my solution on a previous...

vCSA – error in vami syslog gui – rsyslog has failed

This is a quick and dirty one… after upgrading my homelab vCenter to 6.7 I noticed that vCenter stopped sending logs to vRLI… When I logged into the VAMI and headed over to syslog section the error below was occurring when I tried to modify / test the...