Category Archives: vCenter vSphere 5

Scheduled upgrade/update VMtools with vCenter Update manager 5

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Last weekend scheduled a upgrade/update of VMtools for two 2003 servers (tools from 4.1 to 5.0). The installation of the VMtools completed succesfully, but the reboot did not. The result was a unresponsive windows 2003 server. The servers needed a hard …

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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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