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Certificate error on VMware View android client.

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After installing an SSL certificate on a View Security server we could access the view portal and security server without any SSL certificate errors. at least that’s what we thought. With common browsers (like IE 8 and 9) and View …

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How to change a requested SSL Certificate voor VMware View

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A couple of days ago a customer asked me to install a 3rd party SSL certificate on their VMware view 4.6 security server. With help of the following website https://www.digicert.com/easy-csr/keytool.htm i created and upload the CSR for Tomcat / Java keystore (.jks). After …

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Thinapp packages 4.5 upgrade to 4.6.1 or higher when using View 5 agent with smart card options installed

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Relink ThinApp 4.5 packages for use with View 5 + PCoIP + Smartcard options installed. If you happen to run into a customer with some 4.5 or older ThinApp packages, you will have some issues when you installed the VMware …

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Changing the name of an ESX host

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Symptoms name-resolution-esx  service-console-hostname Purpose This article provides steps to change the name of a VMware ESX host. Resolution To rename a VMware ESX host: If the ESX host is part of a Cluster, remove it from the cluster. If the …

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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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ESX console commands

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ESX Host in maintenance zetten: vimsh -n -e /hostsvc/maintenance_mode_enter ESX Host uit maintenance halen: vimsh -n -e /hostsvc/maintenance_mode_exit ESX versie opvragen: vmware -v ESX Host update command: esxupdate –bundle=upgrade-from-esx4.0-to-4.1-update01-348481.zip update ESX VM starten via command: o Login to the service …

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Script back-up vCenter DB

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Open command prompt. cd\ osql -E -D “VMware VirtualCenter” backup database VIM_VCDB to disk = ‘c:\tijdelijk\VIM_VCDB.bak’ go exit