Configuring Promiscuous Mode in VMware Workstation
CentOS6:enable EPEL repositoryyum -y install open-vm-toolsservice vmtoolsd startCentOS7:yum -y install open-vm-toolssystemctl start vmtoolsdUbuntu 14.04:aptitude updateaptitude -y install open-vm-tool
Deploy VCSA 6 using VMware Workstation 11
Here are the steps to deploy the VCSA 6 using VMware Workstation 11:Step 1 - Download the VCSA 6 which is available as an ISOStep 2 - Extract the contents of the ISO and add the .ova extension to foll
To enable ssh root login using password in ESXi 5.5
1. press Alt+F1 to enter local shell in DCUI2. vi /etc/ssh/sshd_configPasswordAuthentication yes3. /etc/init.d/SSH restart4. press Alt+F2 to return DCUI
Quick Tip: Marking an HDD as SSD or SSD as HDD in ESXi
Before you begin, you will need to identifythe storage device in which you wish to mark as an SSD or HDD. Use thefollowing ESXCLI command to do so:esxcli storage core device listIn the screenshot abov
Emulating an SSD Virtual Disk in Nested ESXi like VMware Fusion, Workstation and Player
So the solution is actually quite simpleand it is just an advanced setting in the Virtual Machine's configuration file(VMX) which can also be appended to using either the vSphere Web Client,vSphere C#
VLAN Tagging VST, EST & VGT on VMWare vSphere
VLAN Tagging in ESX (VST,EST & VGT)I am getting lot of questions on different types of VLAN tagging and how it works and how to configure it and they are even wondering that there is n
here is your one line magical command that will wipe that disk clean:
#PartedUtil mklabel /dev/disks/<disk id> msdos
Below is an example of how it looked like in my environment.
How to move vApp between clusters
Caution: I’ve only tried this in a lab environment, be careful with production environments.
Although you can clone a vApp, the problem is…this will cost you a lot of time. A quicker wa
Storage vMotion does not rename files?
A while back I posted that 5.0 U2 re-introduced the renaming behavior for VM file names. I was just informed by our excellent Support Team that unfortunately the release notes missed something cruc
How to use vSphere Image Builder to create a custom ISO
With the release of vSphere 5 VMware included the ability to roll your own ISO files to include 3rd party drives and CIM providers. This is handy if you have a build that requires drivers that are n
For virtualization hypervisor platforms and management tools:
Updates/upgrades to OS, application, database or hardware
Addition/modification of objects
New/modified users, groups, and roles
Mark an SSD in your virtualized vSphere lab
In my lab I have a bunch of virtualized ESXi hosts. Those hosts have multiple disks and I want to mark one of those disks as SSD. To keep things simple I set things up as follows. Just to point out,
Upgrading your vCenter Server Appliance from version 5.0 to 5.1
So, we’re assuming you have your vCenter Appliance 5.0 running. First thing you need to do is download the new 5.1 appliance OVA file from MyVMware and deploy it in your infrastructure (
10 Tweaks You Should Make to vSphere, Post-Installation
For the most part, I live in a world of default configurations. There are, however a number of small tweaks that I do to ESXi hosts after they have been installed to customize my configuration.
You will get this error:
Failed to connect to VMware Lookup Service.
SSL certificate verification failed.
after you changed VCSA hostname.
To solve it:
1. Go to http://<vcenter ip address o
Granting AD Accounts Administrative Access to vCenter SSO
Adding AD Accounts or Groups to SSO Admins
You’ll need access to the SSO local admin account, which is admin@System-Domain. I had to get used to memorizing the name of this account
Storage DRS Recommendation
It is recommended to set Storage DRS to “Manual” in all cases so that migrations must be approved and the administrator is aware of the impact.
Storage DRS Automation Leve
DCUI in Colour – Putty SSH
1. ssh to esxi host
2. issue below command before dcui
3. run "dcui"
Metrics and Thresholds
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