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VMware vSphere Troubleshooting by Muhammad Zeeshan Munir

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Configuring the vSphere management agent

VMware vMA is a SUSE Linux-based virtual appliance that is shipped with vSphere SDK for Perl and vSphere command line interface. You can use vMA to manage your entire vSphere infrastructure from a central service console by executing different service scripts, creating and analyzing log bundles, monitoring performance, and much more. You can also use vSphere VMA to act as a centralized log server to receive logs from all of your vSphere hosts. Let's look at the various configuration parameters of our first VMware power tool, vSphere VMA.

Installation

VMware vMA requires a minimum of 3 GB of disk space and 600 MB of RAM. The Open Virtual Machine Format (OVF) template is based on SUSE Linux 64-bit architecture. ...

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