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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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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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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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Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X to 6.X

Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X to 6.X Upgrading VMware ESXi from 5.X version to 6.X version is an easy task. You can upgrade it using CD/DVD drive or USB flash drive. In our last post, we installed VMware ESXi (https://www.uccollabing.com/2016/05/27/installing-vmware-esxi-on-bare-metal/) in case if you have

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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

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Adding ESXi Host to VMware vCenter

Adding ESXi Host to VMware vCenter vCenter Server is installed on a Windows Server or a Linux Server which is a Centralized Management Application that helps to manage ESXi  host and  Virtual Machines centrally at one place. You don’t have to login to different ESXi Host to

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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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How to export and import OVF from VSphere ESXi?

How to export and import OVF from VSphere ESXi? Many of us has come across Exporting of Virtual Machines to a Server/Local Disk or Importing of Virtual Machines from a Server/Local Disk/ Datastore (Datastore will be covered in the next post). We will discuss the

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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