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Enable SNMP on ESX

Has to be done from the cli, config is stored in here:

/etc/vmware/snmp.xml file

esxcli system snmp get                              See the current config

1. By default the service is stopped, can start in GUI or CLI… 182 more words


A linux type sar -n DEV for ESXi 6

I have been looking a lot at ESX performance and today I was looking at network stats. I can get network data in two second samples from esxtop however parsing of the data is cumbersome. 559 more words


ESX disconnected from vCenter

One of my esx 5.5 u3 hosts was disconnected from vCenter. The VMs were still running but reconnecting it to vCenter would result in an  62 more words


Accessing a USB Datastore on ESX 6.7

With vSphere 6.7 now available I have set about rebuilding my home lab which is running on vSphere 6.5. I could upgrade but as its my lab, I prefer to simply rebuild it. 194 more words

Vsphere 6.7

From TMA President Ivan Spector: Register Now for ESX 2018

Passionate security professionals will convene in Nashville this June for ESX 2018. TMA President Ivan Spector invites you to join us there — register before April 22 to take advantage of early bird rates! 27 more words

Rename ESX Disk vmdk

Renaming ESX Disk

Connect to ESX on SSH

CD /vmfs/volumes/<folder>

vmkfstools -E source.vmdk destination.vmdk


Error: vCenter Support Assistant 6.5: This type of network adapter is not supported by {0}Other Linux (64-bit)

Came across an error today on my VM when installing a Linux-based vRouter.

Error says: “This type of network adapter is not supported by {0}Other Linux (64-bit)” 89 more words