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Rick Vanover


December 7, 2007  7:53 PM

VMware ESX console commands: esxcfg-info



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Linux, Rick Vanover, VI3, VMware ESX

VMware ESX has many commands on the console that you can use to get detailed information on the status or configuration of many elements of your installation. Recently I had an opportunity to run esxcfg-info on the console (or can be run in the same fashion over SSH) and really liked...

November 27, 2007  6:43 PM

Use Virtual Infrastructure Client with Caution on Vista



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Microsoft Windows, Rick Vanover, VI3, VMware ESX, Windows Computing

The Virtual Infrastructure Client used to manage your VMWare ESX hosts may not perform all tasks correctly when running on Windows Vista. There are a handful of issues reported from users in the VMWare communities board such as "Object...


November 13, 2007  7:26 PM

How to Install VMWare Tools Through Windows Group Policy



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover, Virtualization, VMware ESX, Windows Computing

With all of the migration strategies available to the virtualization host administrators, it is easy to overlook the guest operating system details. When it comes to upgrading or installing VMWare Tools, the idea of touching every server interactively is not very appealing. For a Windows guest...


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