• Which VMware API should I use for a read-only application?

    I'm looking to write a simple application in C# that polls a vCenter for all of its ESX servers (followed by each ESX server for all of its VMs). Basically, it will collect real-time analytics and put them into a database. This is where I'm stuck: I can't figure out which VMware API to use. Which...

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  • Looking for suggestions on VMware specifications

    Our company is just starting up and we haven't fully invested yet in HW resources to prepare our development and testing environment. One suggestion that came up was to buy a high-end server , install VMware ESX and deploy multiple virtual machines (For database, TFS, etc.). However, we're not sure...

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  • VMware ESX went read only. Is there a way to save my VMs?

    I'm currently using two RAID volumes. RAID 1 is currently running a VMware Kernel console while RAID 5 has VMDKS live. When I'm trying to log into the console, it keeps giving me SCSI errors with no password prompt. But the VMs are actually still running!But I'm thinking if I restart, the Kernel...

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  • How can we tell if we’re running VMware virtual machine?

    We're using a VMware ESX server but we also have Red Hat VMs running on that very same server. We're looking for a way to programatically test if we're running in a VM. Ideally, we'd like to know how to do it from Perl.

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  • Does anyone know if ESX can handle multiple File Manager instances?

    This seems like a pretty straightforward question but can ESX handle multiple File Manager instances with multiple threads? Do I have to queue file tasks first to work in a series?

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  • How do I find Datetime of ESX server in C#?

    How does one find ‘datetime’ of an ESX server in C#? When a VM reboots it normally gets the time of the BIOS time. It is that time that I want to display I as a ‘datetime’ object. Where are things going wrong in this code I am trying to use to make this happen? private DateTime...

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  • Finding hidden file on an ESX server over HTTPS?

    I am trying to use WebClient.DownloadString to get file content from an ESX server. I am using the following URL: something like: https://<ip>/folder/<file-path>?dcPath=ha-datacenter&dsName=<datastore-name> I receive 404 or Not Found error messages from the server. Nothing...

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  • ESX

    How does one setup for ESX?

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  • How to remove a LUNs from ESX in one cluster where the same lun is attached with other cluster too.

    How to remove a LUNs from ESXi 4.1 in one cluster where the same lun is attached with other cluster too? When I removed the datastore from one cluster it give me the option to delete only and when I go ahead it get delete from all other cluters too.Please help to removal of LUNs and I need to...

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  • Snapshot Sizing in ESX

    Does anyone know how much space is needed when trying to recommit snapshots back?  Do you need on your disk the size of the *.vmdk file plus the snapshot file as well?  Or, is there a formula that is used to determine this.  We are trying to figure out if we can recommit some snapshots back...

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  • PSOD with ESX 3.5

    Hello all, I have 2 ESX hosts running 3.5 from time to time, they are giving me a PSOD showing this error in the coredump: COS error : Lost Heartbeat (comm=swapper pid=0 t=29 t0=30 clt=1 I already opened a case with VMware support, but any ideas, what is this all about? or how can it be solved? in...

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  • VMWare ESX installation

    I tried to install ESX on my PC and a HP DL series server. But after the installation the server does not boot. May I please know what is the specific hardware required for ESX to be installed and used.

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  • Failed P2V vmdk files.

    I have tried to P2V a couple of machines but they've failed for a variety of reasons. I hadn't realized it, but the vmdk files weer left on the datastore rather than removed as part of the cleanup. Is it safe just to delete them?

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  • ESX cluster with ESX 4.0U2 and ESXi 4.0U1 nodes

    we have 3 ESXi 4.0U1 nodes two of them are in cluster 1 is stand alone now we have new machine on which we want to isntall ESX 4.0U2 can we build a cluster with the for nodes so to have ESX and ESXi nodes combined

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  • Presenting a data store to Multiple ESX environment

    I have a vSphere 4.0 environment and I have some LUNs from an EMC presented to the hosts in the vShpere environment. I have recently set up another environment with vShpere 4.1 and I would like to know if I can present the same LUNs to the new environment (vSphere 4.1) while they are still...

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  • Vsphere Cluster

    I have 4 ESX hosts,configured with HA and DRS on VMware Vsphere.DRS is configured for fully automation. Each ESX host has 10VM's. When one of the ESX host fails(maybe any reason),  a) will the VM's get rebooted to any of the other 3 hosts(coz of HA) and then DRS will optimize the resources ?  b)...

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  • domino in esx

    once the esx restart we get wrong time in domino and in os also

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  • PIP1 socket file not getting created

    I am trying to connect the VMWare serial console from my ESX host. The steps I followed: 1. Made the changes into the virtual machine properties.       serialport 1: use named pipe       pipe name: /vmfs/volumes/Storage1/vm1/pipe1       near end: server       far end: the virtual...

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  • Does my virtualcenter have to be on a domain to function with View Composer?

    I have a virtual center connected to 2 esx hosts. I have view composer installed on the virtual center machine. Does that machine have to be on a domain for me to enable View Composer in the VMWare connection server?

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  • ESX vSwitch command line question

    Is there a command line way of increasing a vSwitch port count?

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