Keeping your root password similar in all of your ESXi hosts, is one of the virtual environment key methods to control and maintain large environments. It will make it easier to connect directly to a host in case of vCenter failure, access SSH for troubleshooting and control it from DCUI. There is a great one-liner by Kelvin […]
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Removing storage devices (Datastores + RDMs) can be tricky task for the VI admin. He will have to: Map the datastores / RDMs in use (maybe with PowerCLI scripts, EMC VSI, or other storage plugins) Delete / Remove the specific devices from virtual environment side (Delete datastore, Remove RDM from VM) Detach the devices from […]
Recently I wanted to configure a wireless printer in a university’s dorms room, which only have wired network. In order to do this change “stealthy”, I needed to use the smallest possible router with USB connection. TP-Link WR703N is a small router being sold in China, and is capable of OpenWRT firmware. Beware: TL-WR702N is […]
Few weeks ago we had an issue with freezing VM, and the only way of getting out of it was to perform hard reset to the VM. The procedure is well known – right click on the VM > Power > Reset. The command took quite a while to actually initiate the reset. I really […]
On enterprise companies, you might find a vCenter managing few DNS zones (a.serv.corp, b.serv.corp etc.). There might be a situation where there are few vCenters, each manages a different domain. Keeping track on HP iLO* IPs is easier when you register the iLO IP in the DNS, and use “ilo” as a prefix to each server […]