VMware vCSA on dvSwitch: Don't let your ship run ashore - use an ephemeral port



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    VMware provides its clients with multiple useful features and tools, one of them being vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). It is a preconfigured Linux virtual machine, designed specifically for the running VMware vCenter Server. Admittedly, that makes your life a lot easier, which is why you would not want to lose a connection to a virtual machine. However, that is what happens when your VMware hypervisor is configured with a Distributed Switch (dvSwitch).

    Read the article by Paolo Valsecchi, a System Engineer, to find out what you should do if the vCSA connected to dvSwitch is inaccessible after restoration.