Archivo de la categoría: vmware

Quick Tip – Allow unsupported CPUs when upgrading to ESXi 7.0

As outlined in the vSphere 7.0 release notes (which everyone should carefully read through before upgrading), the following CPU processors are no longer supported: Intel Family 6, Model = 2C (Westmere-EP) Intel Family 6, Model = 2F (Westmere-EX) To help put things into perspective, these processors were released about 10 years ago! So this should not come… Leer más »

Disable password complexity in ESXi 6.5

After ESXi 6.5 setup is complete, password complexity requirements are enforced for users, esp. root. To change root password to a simple non-complex password by disabling password complexity requirements temporarily use following steps: SSH to host vi /etc/pam.d/passwd Comment first (requisite) and second (sufficient) lines Copy sufficient line and remove use_auth_ok. Leave this edited line… Leer más »

Increasing Disk Space in CentOS using LVM

Increasing Disk Space in CentOS using LVM By SecaGuy On 13 July 2011 · 1 Comment LVM (Logical Volume Manager) is a tool in Linux which can help you manage disk drives and partition. Usually it being used in server/computer whereby you can easily re-size the partition, creating snapshots backup, combined all hard disk to… Leer más »

Enable SSH esxi 4

ESXi 40 does ship with the ability to run SSH, but this is disabled by default (and is not supported). If you just need to access the console of ESXi, then you only need to perform steps 1 – 3.

Link Aggregation VMWARE ESXi

Networking – 802.1q Trunking and 802.3ad Link Aggregation using Cisco Switches Resources – ESX and ESXi Server Ok so your server probably has more than one physical NIC, by default most have two built in. You may have been wondering what is the best network configuration for ESX/ESXi Servers. How many physical NICs to use,… Leer más »

Enable SSH ESXi

ESXi 3.5 does ship with the ability to run SSH, but this is disabled by default (and is not supported). 1) At the console of the ESXi host, press ALT-F1 to access the console window. 2) Enter unsupported in the console and then press Enter. You will not see the text you type in. 3)… Leer más »