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VMware vSphere: Install and configure Virtual Centre Server 4.0

VMware vCenter Server provides centralized platform to manage virtual infrastructure i.e. ESX Hosts, Virtual Machines, storage and other resources. VMware vCenter Server, formerly VMware vCenter, centrally manages VMware ESX4.0 aka vSphere environments allowing VMware administrator manage and administer the virtual … Continue reading

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VMware vSphere: Products, Price and Features

VMware vSphere is the first cloud computing systems in information technology industry. There is no doubt about ESX’s reliability and performance. With the release of ESX 4.0 aka vSphere, there will be few features inbuilt into ESX 4.0 and rest … Continue reading

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ESX 4.0: tech support mode and command ref

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Just like another Linux operating systems, you can access ESX 4.0 from console. On the console, press ALT+F1 to log on to tech support mode. Another option is to telnet or ssh using putty. You have to know Linux command … Continue reading

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Few tools that are handy while working on virtualization

ISO Image Disk images of ISO 9660 file systems (ISO images) are a common way to electronically transfer the contents of CD-ROMs/DVDs. They often have the filename extension .iso (though not necessarily), and are thus commonly referred to as ISOs. … Continue reading

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Security Banners on the ESX Host Local Console

1. Login into the Vi Client 2. Select the Configuration Tab, and in the Software pane choose Advanced Settings 3. Select the Annotations option, in the corresponding edit field type in your banner such as: WARNING: Do not attempt to … Continue reading

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Security Banners on the ESX Host Local Console

1. Login into the Vi Client 2. Select the Configuration Tab, and in the Software pane choose Advanced Settings 3. Select the Annotations option, in the corresponding edit field type in your banner such as: WARNING: Do not attempt to … Continue reading

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Resetting a lost root password for ESX host

If you are new systems administrator in your organisation and you need to log on the console of ESX Host. Previous systems admin didn’t left any documentation what’s so ever. Here is the way to reset root password. 1. Restart … Continue reading

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