• Clone a VM in ESXI 5.1

    How can I clone a VM in ESXI 5.1?

    tomb540810 pointsBadges:
  • Mount a external hard drive in ESXi 5.1

    I'm to mount an external hard drive in ESXi 5.1, the system says command not found when you type the mount command. Did this command or process change? I have been searching and cannot find a straight answer.

    tomb540810 pointsBadges:
  • VMware’s ESXi on a laptop?

    I just downloaded VMware's ESXI, but before I get in the business of messing around with my production server I'd like to test it first on my laptop. I wish to know if such a thing is possible and which problems I may run into. I have to stress the fact that I want to do this for testing and...

    Gqt655 pointsBadges:
  • HP Intergrated ESX3i default block size

    Hi, I have recently installed the HP integrated ESX3i. The install created datastores unlike the server version. The problem with this is that it creates a 1mb block size by default, thus limiting the size of your vmdk file in that datastore to 256mb, for file and print servers this is not...

    Marleycrown15 pointsBadges:
  • Can I upgrade to the essential VMware Vsphere ESXi version without reinstalling the hosts?

    I have VMware Vsphere ESXi free version. Can I upgrade it to essential version without reinstalling of hosts? Since VEEAM does not support free ESXi, If I purchase essential version of VMWARE will I be able to use the VEEAM backup official free version? I will appreciate your answer.

    sandeepshah5 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. Please help me out. Siddharth

    Siddharth015 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualizing ESXi software

    How to virtualize ESXi software?

    paymanzox5 pointsBadges:
  • HP Integrated VMWare ESXi

    HP supplies VMWare ESXi pre-integrated with HP utilities for a few HP servers. Does anybody know if that is available as a free download anywhere, or how to create you own? Cheers James

    Arransys20 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    thefun15 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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?

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • 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:

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