28 03, 2012

VRMS Configuration issue when installing SRM 5.0

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:07+00:00 March 28th, 2012|SRM, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware, vSphere|0 Comments

Configuration of VRM Server (vSphere Replication Management Server) is one of the steps that one has to perform while installing SRM (Site Recovery Manager) 5.0.  A prerequisite for it is to have a compatible database available and the VRMS appliance deployed in advance.  However, when going through the configuration, one could sometimes see an error message while [...]

25 03, 2012

Windows Installer error when upgrading from vCenter 4.x to 5.0

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:07+00:00 March 25th, 2012|vCenter, Virtualization|2 Comments

When upgrading a vCenter server from version 4.x to 5.0, you may encounter an error: "The Windows installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running windows in safe mode, or if windows installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance." You may genuinely have a broken Windows [...]