Category Archives: ESXi vSphere 4.*

VMware ESXi 4.1, Patch Release ESXi410-201204001

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Details Release Date: April 26, 2012 Download Filename ESXi410-201204001.zip Build 659051 Download Size 217.7 MB Host Reboot Required: Yes Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required: Yes Bulletin ID Classification Knowledge Base Article ESXi410-201204401-SG Security KB 2013069 ESXi410-201204402-BG Critical KB 2013070 …

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Viewing Active Snapshots in a list

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You will require VMware PowerCLi installated on your machine for this. It is a simple download. 1. Open the VMware vSphere PowerCLi from your start menu. 2. Type Connect-VIServer “vCenter-server-name”and press enter. 3. You are now connected to the vCenter …

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vSphere Client Copy and Paste to VM

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Clipboard Copy and Paste option is disabled in vSphere Client 4.1 Symptoms •Cannot copy and paste from the virtual machine remote console to the system in which the vSphere client is installed •The Copy and Paste options are disabled in …

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ESXi Host update commands with vCLI

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___________________________________________________ ESXi 5.0 and newer, local with SSH ___________________________________________________ esxcli software vib update -d “/vmfs/volumes/Datastore/ESXi510-201310001.zip” ___________________________________________________ ESXi 5.0 and newer remote ___________________________________________________ esxcli –server=10.10.10.10 –username=root software vib update –depot=/vmfs/volumes/datastore1/ESXi500-201109001.zip ___________________________________________________ ESXi 4.1 and older ___________________________________________________ http://www.vmadmin.co.uk/index.php Updating a standalone ESXi host with vSphere …

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Back-up ESXi

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1. Install the Dell Customized image posted @ the Dell Support website where the issue is seen 2. Booted into ESXi ( First boot ) 3. Then perform the configuration changes like changing password, creating a vSwitch etc 4. Install …

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