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Installing VMWare ESXi 5.X on bare metal

Install Vmware ESXI on bare metal VMware ESXi is a bare metal hyper-visor from VMware . ESXi is a software which has to be installed onto physical servers and on top of ESXi, Virtual Machines are installed/configured. Before installing ESXi, you need to follow the compatibility matrix

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Virtual Machine VMware Tools Not Running (Not Installed)

Virtual Machine VMware Tools Not Running (Not Installed) When you are trying to upgrade VMware Tools, you might encounter an issue Vmware Tools Not Running (Not Installed). If you are encountering the above issue, follow the below procedure which will help you to resolve the

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What files make up a Virtual Machine?

What files make up a Virtual Machine? We do work on Virtual Machines on day-to-day basis and now it’s time to know the file types used by Virtual Machines. .vmx is Virtual Machine’s Configuration .vmsn is Virtual Machine’s running configuration Snapshot taken .log is Virtual Machine’s log files which

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Enable SSH on Vsphere ESXi?

Enable SSH on Vsphere ESXi If you are trying to access Vsphere ESXi via SSH and the SSH is not working, verify the following thing in order to enable SSH. Verify if SSH is enabled on Vsphere ESXi (using Console) Launch Vsphere ESXi Console Press

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Installing Vmware Tools using Interactive Method CUCM

Installing Vmware Tools using Interactive Method CUCM Trying to install VMWare Tools using interactive method? Use the below procedure which will help you installing vmware tools in Cisco Unified Communications Manager or Cisco Unity Connection? Configuration in ESXi Login to ESXi host > Locate your

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Choosing VMV7 vs VMV8 OVA Template

What is the difference between VMV7 vs VMV8 OVA Template? Have you ever wondered what is the difference between VMV7 and VMV8 (For example cucm_9.1_vmv7_v1.6.ova and cucm_9.1_vmv8_v1.6.ova? As per my understanding, i found the configurations to be almost similar between VMV7 and VMV8 like Number

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Vsphere ESXI Host Yellow Triangle Warning?

Vsphere ESXI Host Yellow Triangle Warning? Are you seeing yellow triangle warning on ESXi hosts on vCenter? What could be the reason you are seeing those warning? Can these warnings be disabled? The reason you see the yellow triangle/exclamation mark on ESXi host is when you

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Repeated characters when typing in Vmware remote console

Repeated characters when typing in Vmware remote console You might have faced the issue of repeating character when typing in Vmware remote console. You will see unintended keystrokes when you type. For example – If your intention is  to type “Administrator” and when you type it

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vCenter 5.1 Timed waiting for vpxa to start

vCenter 5.1 Timed waiting for vpxa to start Recently, i installed vCenter 5.1 in Lab and tried to connect ESXi host with vCenter but got an error “A general system error occurred. Timed waiting for vpxa to start.” I restarted Network Management Agents and re-initiated the host

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Deploy OVF from Datastore

Deploy OVF from VMware ESXi Datastore If you have followed my last post, by now you must be aware on how to Import OVF file from our Local System/Server or how to Export OVF file to our Local System/Server. If you would like to Deploy