Category : ESXi

Create a folder C:\Esxibuild Download to C:\Esxibuild VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) 6.7U3b Bundle (not the ISO). https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=ESXI67U3B&productId=742 Download the Realtek Drivers: https://vibsdepot.v-front.de/wiki/index.php/List_of_currently_available_ESXi_packages (For this one, I used the net55-r8168-8.045a-napi-offline_bundle) Here is what the files look like: Download and install the VMware PowerCLI https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?productId=614&downloadGroup=PCLI650R1 Open powershell. Got to the folder C:\Esxibuild in PS. Add the VMware ..

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Log Files: /var/log/auth.log – All events related to authentication for the system. In addition to the above, every Virtual Machine hosted on ESXi will have corresponding VM log files called vmware.log recording events related to machine activity, system failures, hardware changes, migrations, status and so on. To view the log file, SSH to the ESXi ..

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Install the opem-vm-tools: # yum install open-vm-tools Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: repos.dfw.quadranet.com * epel: mirrors.develooper.com * extras: mirror.chpc.utah.edu * updates: mirror.chpc.utah.edu Resolving Dependencies –> Running transaction check —> Package open-vm-tools.x86_64 0:10.1.5-3.el7 will be installed –> Processing Dependency: xmlsec1-openssl for package: open-vm-tools-10.1.5-3.el7.x86_64 –> Processing Dependency: pciutils for package: open-vm-tools-10.1.5-3.el7.x86_64 ..

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Tools and utilities is available on ESXi, – busybox executable ~ # /usr/lib/vmware/busybox/bin/busybox –list [ [[ addgroup adduser ash awk basename cat chgrp chmod chown chvt cksum clear cp crond cut date dd delgroup deluser diff dirname dnsdomainname du echo egrep eject env expr false fdisk fgrep find getty grep groups gunzip gzip halt head ..

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Set up the backups: http://wiki.r1soft.com/display/ServerBackup/Documentation Connect your NAS to your master VM. All other VM’s will connect to the master to backup there. Your VM’s will need to connect to your private network so each VM will need two NIC’s. The SAN is attached to the hypervisor (ESXi) and then you can add a virtual ..

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