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Creating vCloud Networking and Security Edge Gateway error - VSM response (10105)

Earlier today, I went into vCloud Director to add a new Organization Network, only to find both my vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) Edge Gateways had failed. I went to redeploy, but ended up getting this error -

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Upon searching for a solution, I found the following thread on VMware’s communities site - http://communities.vmware.com/thread/426705

The advice in the above thread worked for me, so here it is:

  1. Restart the VirtualCenter Server service on your vCenter Server

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2. Restart the vShield Manager virtual appliance.

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3. Log in to the vShield Manager web UI.

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4. Click Settings & Reports

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5. Click Edit to the right of vCenter Server

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6. Re-enter the vCenter Server admin password and click OK.

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Now, you’ll need to redeploy or create a new vCNS Edge Gateway. To redeploy:

1. Click Edge Gateways under Cloud Resources. Right click your Edge Gateway, then click Re-Deploy.

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To create a new vCNS Edge Gateway:

1. Click Organizations, then select the Organization to which the Edge Gateway will be added. Click the Organization name to open the Organization administration screen.

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2. Click Administration.

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3. Select the Organization vDC, then click the link.

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4. Click Edge Gateways under the Organization vDC

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5. Click the green plus to add a new Edge Gateway.

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6. Select settings appropriate for your deployment (High Availability, Compact vs. Full, etc.) and click Next. Note that if you choose to Configure IP Settings manually, Sub-Allocate IP Pools, or Configure Rate Limits, more will be required than in this guide.

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7. Add any external networks to the Edge Gateway. Click Next when finished.

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8. Name your Edge Gateway, click Next.

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9. Click Finish.

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