How to allow Shell and SCP access in vCenter 6 Appliance | VIRTUALIZATION BLOG

Few days back. I had installed vCenter 6 appliance and configured it. Today I need to copy Microsoft sysprep files into the vcenter appliance to configure guest customization. But when I tried to c…

Source : How to allow Shell and SCP access in vCenter 6 Appliance | VIRTUALIZATION BLOG

How to allow Shell and SCP access in vCenter 6 Appliance | VIRTUALIZATION BLOG

Top 20 ESXi articles for November 2015 – Support Insider – VMware Blogs

  1. Restarting the Management agents on an ESXi or ESX host
  2. Installing VMware Tools in an Ubuntu virtual machine
  3. Backing up a Changed Block Tracking enabled virtual machine in ESXi 6.0.x returns incorrect changed sectors
  4. Correlating VMware product build numbers to update levels
  5. TCP and UDP Ports required to access VMware vCenter Server, VMware ESXi and ESX hosts, and other network components
  6. Choosing a network adapter for your virtual machine
  7. Download URLs for VMware vSphere Client
  8. VMware support for open-vm-tools
  9. Increasing the size of a virtual disk
  10. Consolidating snapshots in vSphere 5.x/6.0
  11. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi/ESX
  12. Powering off a virtual machine on an ESXi host
  13. Installing patches on an ESXi 5.x/6.x host from the command line
  14. Setting the number of cores per CPU in a virtual machine
  15. Understanding virtual machine snapshots in VMware ESXi and ESX
  16. Troubleshooting virtual machine console and MKS issues in the vSphere Client
  17. General VMware Tools installation instructions
  18. ESXi 6.0 network connectivity is lost with NETDEV WATCHDOG timeouts in the vmkernel.log
  19. Increasing the size of a disk partition
  20. VMware ESXi 6.0, Patch Release ESXi600-201510001

Source : Top 20 ESXi articles for November 2015 – Support Insider – VMware Blogs

Top 20 ESXi articles for November 2015 – Support Insider – VMware Blogs

How to Install VMware VCSA 6.0 – ESX Virtualization

VMware VCSA (vCenter Server appliance) is more robust and more scalable. Details in my post which has the details of vCenter server 6.0 (Windows and Linux versions). While deployment of Windows based vCenter server is probbably more usuall in the enterprise, the VCSA isn’t that popular just yet. The reason is certainly the previous limitations of VCSA, but which now dissapeared (almost).

Source : How to Install VMware VCSA 6.0 – ESX Virtualization

How to Install VMware VCSA 6.0 – ESX Virtualization

Chrome 42 breaks the vSphere Web Client Integration Plugin

Google has been threatening to remove NPAPI (Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface) support for some time now and they’ve tested the waters with version 42 by disabling it. Since theVMware Client Integration Plugin requires NPAPI, administrators now have to enter their credentials manually. Terrible, I know!

suite: http://www.vmspot.com/chrome-42-breaks-the-vsphere-web-client-integration-plugin/

Chrome 42 breaks the vSphere Web Client Integration Plugin

VMware KB: Powering on a virtual machine from the command line when the host cannot be managed using vSphere Client

This article provides steps to power on virtual machines from the command line (either through the ESX host console or through the RCLI/vSphere CLI) if the host cannot be managed from vCenter Server or from the vSphere Client.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1038043

 

VMware KB: Powering on a virtual machine from the command line when the host cannot be managed using vSphere Client