Join Rick Crisci for an in-depth discussion in this video Demo: Verify host networking, part of VMware vSphere 6.5 Essential Training Part 2.
- [Instructor] In this video,…we'll learn how to reset the ESXi Management Agents…and we'll also learn the purpose of what they're used for.…So ESXi Host Management Agents run on our ESXi Hosts…and these are what allow the host to synchronize its status…with vCenter.…So vCenter needs to be aware of many things…happening on the ESXi Host…and if you suddenly lose the ability to manage your host…through the center or something along those lines,…you might actually need to restart these management agents.…
Think of them like a service that runs on the ESXi Host…that at times may need to get restarted…for troubleshooting purposes.…And there's a couple different ways…that you can restart these services.…Now the most common way is to use the…direct console user interface, or DCUI, to restart services.…That's the simplest way…and probably the most frequently used.…But you can also do it via the command line.…
So here are a couple of commands that you can issue…to restart hostd and vpxa on your ESXi Host.…And if you take a look at Knowledge Base article 1003490,…
- Configuring vMotion and Storage vMotion
- vSphere High Availability (HA)
- Setting DRS rules and automation levels
- Fault tolerance
- DRS data protection
- Troubleshooting vSphere
- Monitoring vSphere
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Administer Availability
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3. Troubleshooting vSphere 6.x
4. Monitoring vSphere 6.x
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