Upload patches/bundles (a ZIP file named something like ESXi500-201109001.zip) to a datastore visible to the ESXi server that you want to update. Not all bundles requires the server to be in maintenance mode, but some do. I recommend that you migrate any running machines away and enter maintenance mode. Now SSH into you’re ESXi server … [Read more…]
Login to your VMware server through SSH and backup the existing configuration file: cp /etc/vmware/snmp.xml /etc/vmware/snmp.xml.org Edit the snmp configuration file and set enable to true and communities to public or the community name you want to use: vi /etc/vmware/snmp.xml Then restart the SNMP service /sbin/services.sh restart.
My virtual Windows 7 with 12GB of disk space, did not have enough free space for iTunes and my music. The VirtualBox GUI does not support disk-expansion and I couldn’t find any clues in the FAQ. Luckily I found this article, which describes the problem and a solution. Create a new disk with the required … [Read more…]