VMware : How to resolve a vSphere TPM error on VxRAIL

A TPM (Trusted Platform Module) is a computer chip/microcontroller that can securely store artifacts used to authenticate the platform and since version 6.7 vSphere support TPM 2.0.

If you have a host on you VxRAIL cluster with an alert in vCenter stating TPM 2.0 device detected, the steps below must be performed on each affected node to resolve this error (one at the time):

Before you start, place the host into Maintenance Mode in vCenter using Ensure Accessibilty.

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VMware : How to factory reset a VxRail node

If you think your node is not running properly as it should be, or you simply need to move a node from one cluster to another,  it might be a good opportunity to perform a factory reset of your host.

Follow the directions below to perform a factory reset in VxRail node:

Enjoy!