Problem I was trying to add my vCenter to my internal AD but I kept keeping the error that vCenter could not connect. ldm client exeption: Error trying to join AD, error code [40075], user [user], domain [domain], orgunit [] Solution First I checked if the domain was reachable via DNS from the vCenter server by connecting via SSH to the vCenter VM and pinging the domain. So there was no issues there, but i thought lets try the command line to see if we can add it like this. so I typed in the commands Shell/opt/likewise/bin/domainjoin-cli join [domain] [user…

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Background So recently I was updating my homelab with ESX 7.0 and a brand spanking new vCenter install. I choose to completely wipe my old homelab on the ESX environment and completely reinstall it. I started with the ESX installation through this manual (https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2004784) and deployed a domain controller on the new VMware host. So when the domain controller was up and running and all was well I started deploying the vCenter appliance using this manual (http://arnaudpain.com/2020/05/26/vmware-vcenter-7-0-install-step-by-step/#sthash.Zk3q8m3p.dpbs). Problem This worked and now I wanted to configure the vCenter. so browsed to the site. After starting the HTML5 client I got…

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