TKGI Cluster creation fails with error “1 of 7 pre-start scripts failed. Failed Jobs: pks-nsx-t-prepare-master-vm”

One of the commonly reported issues in TKGI is cluster creation fail with error 1 of 7 pre-start scripts failed. Failed Jobs: pks-nsx-t-prepare-master-vm. In this blog post, we will see more about the issue. Symptoms: Bosh tasks fails with the below error Task 305253 | 02:58:24 | Updating instance master: master/6415b432-ccc2-4faa-89c8-911914cb9d44 (0) (canary) (00:02:16) L... Continue Reading →

Accessing Bosh Director using API

In our last blog post, we saw how to create a read-only client in bosh director which can be used by monitoring or reporting system. In this blog post, we will try to use that user and run some API calls to pull some data from the bosh director. In my lab environment, I have... Continue Reading →

Integration: Harbor with External LDAP

In this blog, we will see how to integrate Harbor with external LDAP.Note: Authentication mode in harbor can only be updated during initial installation. To change this, you will have to re-install the harbor vm. Update Harbor Tile: Login to the operations manager and select the harbor tile Go to settings > Authentication and select... Continue Reading →

How to install Operations Manager v.2.6

VMware Enterprise PKS 1.5 comes with Operations Manager (OpsMan) version 2.6.8 The deployment of the Operations manager 2.6.8 is different from its earlier versions. In this blog post, we will see how to install Operations Manager 2.6. In the older versions, we installed it using username and password. However, it is a little different from... Continue Reading →

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