• How do I delete a VMKDUMP folder on VMware ESXI?

    I have a VMware ESXI with four working VM workstations. In the datastore there is a vmkdump folder with a dumpfile holding 120 GB of storage. Thus preventing me from adding any more workstations. How can I go about deleting this folder/file. I have tried to just delete and it give the error " Error...

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  • How do I run GUI tests in remote ESXi Virtual Machine?

    I've been trying to setup automated GUI tests with ESXi VMs using TestComplete. From what I know already, when there's no desktop remote connection to ESXi VM, it's not possible for TestComplete to get screen captures / automate GUI testing.How can I solve this? Do I have to use a third-party...

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  • Is there a reason why we shouldn’t use ESXi?

    One part of our company has 3 identical DL380 G5 servers. One of them is running VMware with one VM on it.We've started the process of migrating them over to be running ESXi. Two of the physical machines will have %99.99 of the time exactly 1 VM (the others will have two).The major advantage we're...

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  • How to find unused disks in VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI?

    Is there a way to use a VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI in conjunction with In VMware ESX/i, to find unused machines/disks? This is a single host that does not share machines or disks with any other host. I looking for a way to isolate and delete a large number of unused files. Can this be...

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  • Moving a VM from one vCenter to another vCenter

    I have two separate vCenters (ESXi) but they can't see each other or communicate as well. I'm able to create a clone of a virtual machine in vCenter 1 but then I would have to move that clone in vCenter 2. Is it possible to copy the clone VM (files) to an external HDD and then move them into the...

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  • vSphere (or something like it) for Linux?

    I want to setup a VM server with a VMware ESXi hypervisor. To use ESXi, I believe you need vSphere to connect and manage your VMs remotely. But I’m working on Linux and as far as I know vSphere is only published for Microsoft Windows. Is there an alternative I could use that provides similar...

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  • vSphere 4.1 Drag-n-Drop Distributed Virtual Switch to a Different Datacenter

    Hello...I have a distributed virtual switch (dVS) which is associated with datacenter A. Just created datacenter B within the same vCenter domain, and would like to copy, move, or drag-n-drop the dVS in datacenter A to the new datacenter B. This would save me the trouble of recreating this dVS,...

    boulders785 pointsBadges:
  • VMware server vs. ESXi

    This is more of a general question I'm looking for the top differences between VMware server and ESXi. Essentially, I'm trying to run a virtual server in the background, as a daemon (Linux OS). Which one would be better?

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  • How to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere?

    Is there an open source protocol to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere? If not, are there any VMware/third party applications that enable a VM Remote console to connect to another vSphere client?

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  • VMware ESXi5.1 host cluster

    Hi, I'm new to VMware I have 2 ESXi standalone host with local datastore and 1 Vcenter physical server. My question: In this environment, can I be able to configure HA and DRS between 2 host with local datastore? What is the minimum requirement for HA and DRs in VMware ESXi 5.1 host? Thank you!

    zidane1820zishan5 pointsBadges:
  • How to copy VM’s from physical server to another

    Hello,New to VM, could someone outline how to copy VM's on an ESXi 4.1 server to a new server with ESXi 5.1 ?The VM's are domain controllers. Thanks for any advice.  

    galaga5 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualisation and CMDB

    Our virtualised server environment consists of VMware ESXi hosts on Cisco UCS blades. In order to assess change impact on our services we would like to build CMDB relationships similar to Datacenter -> Floor -> Rack -> UCS FIC -> UCS chassis -> Blade -> Service Profile -> ESXi...

    JuergenSpecker20 pointsBadges:
  • I am using ESXi and got four machines onto that. Now I want to shift only one virtual machine to client. How?

    Suppose I have four virtual machines onto ESXi. Now from those machines, I want to give one machine to my client so that he can manage it in there own way( installation of OS,etc ). Like in vSphere all machines(complete ESXi) are shifted but I want it restricted.

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  • Vsphere Client VM console problem

    I use IBM notebook and have installed ESXi 5.0 & ESXi 5.1 and vSphere Client 5.0 and 5.1. However, when I create new VM I can't use console. This error message shows up: VMRC console has disconnected attempting to reconnect I have tried installing the client on XP and Windows server 2003 but...

    snakesboys5 pointsBadges:
  • ESX on USB Key

    I just purchased a new HS22 blade with an IBM USB Key with ESX5. Pros/cons of running ESX directly on the USB key vs the SSD in the blade ?

    graybeard523,115 pointsBadges:
  • rename VMware storage adapter

    Added several HBA's to an ESXi host - is there a way to rename them from "vmhba#" to something else, and where is that done? Looked through Vsphere client and couldn't see anything.

    GDow15 pointsBadges:
  • Error in ESXi while creating cluster.

    Hi , I am creating a cluster on on ESXi , but i m reaceeving error on 1 of the host with red triangle saying CMD removed failed. Can anyone help me? thanks

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  • Is live migration included in free VMware ESXi?

    In the free version of VMware ESXi is live migration included? Or do i need to buy the full version?

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • Installation of VMware Tools

    Hi Rick,  I am a newbie in VMware concept. I have ESXi 4.1 installed in the server but while accessing the server thru VSphere Client, the summary page displays VMware Tools not installed. Plz help me out. Siddharth

    Siddharth015 pointsBadges:
  • Making a virtual NAS out of a server

    I have a I couple of rackmount servers that have Raid f drives set up and running ESXi 4.1  I am trying not to purchase a NAS as this is a pretty small scale project.  Anyone have experience using a software solution to make the DAS drives in the servers look like a NAS that both server can...

    Bet5 pointsBadges:

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