Category: VMware

Using OVF Packages to Create Virtual Machines in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

The Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is a packaging standard from Distributed Management Task Force, Inc., designed to facilitate portability and deployment of virtual appliances. In Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) in System Center 2012, you can use an OVF package to create a virtual machine by using the OVF Import/Export tool. However, as of Virtual Machine…



VMware ESXi Home Lab – Intel NUC 10 (Frost Canyon)

by Andrew Roderos Thanks to : https://andrewroderos.com/vmware-esxi-home-lab-intel-nuc-frost-canyon/ I recently installed VMware ESXi on Intel NUC 10 (Frost Canyon). It will join the existing hosts in my VMware ESXi home lab that I assembled in 2012 and 2016. While these hosts are old, they’re still useful for what they currently do. Eventually, I’m going to repurpose…


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How to Enable Copy and Paste (Folder Sharing) in VMware Workstation

How to Enable Copy and Paste (Folder Sharing) in VMware Workstation By https://www.isumsoft.com/computer/2-ways-enable-copy-paste-work-in-vmware.html If you use a virtual machine to run a different operating system on your computer, you may want to know how to copy text and files from the host to the guest machine and vice versa. This artical describes how to enable copy…




Neat way of installing or updating any VIB using just the ESXi

ESXi Neat way of installing or updating any VIB using just the ESXi Embedded Host Client This page belong to William Lam from https://www.virtuallyghetto.com/ A couple of months back I had tossed out an idea on Twitter asking if others would like to see an automatic update mechanism built into the ESXi Embedded Host Client which…




Free ESXi 6.5 Licence

Free ESXi 6.5 – How to Download and get License Keys Posted by fgrehl on November 16, 2016 Leave a comment (19) Go to comments vSphere 6.5 has been released and as known from previous versions, VMware provides a free version of their Hypervisor ESXi for everyone again. The license key can be created for…




Timekeeping best practices for Windows, including NTP (1318)

Timekeeping best practices for Windows, including NTP (1318) This article provides best practices for achieving accurate timekeeping in Windows guest operating systems. These recommendations include a suggested configuration for time synchronization in the guest and on the host.  Solution For achieving accurate timekeeping in Windows guest operating systems, there are two main issues to consider:…




ESXi Commands List – networking commands

ESXi Commands List – networking commands We have learned some good networking and troubleshooting commands in the first part our post – ESXi Commands List – networking commands. Today, we’ll add some more, and those ones will be especially useful for upgrading and patching ESXi when dealing with firmware version and drivers of your pNICs. In fact,…



How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to ESXi 6.5 using VMware Update Manager

How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to ESXi 6.5 using VMware Update Manager vSphere 6.5 released with excellent new features to improve the security and high availability of critical applications running on the virtual machines. To make use of new vSphere features available with vSphere 6.5, We need to upgrade the vCenter server 6.0 to vCenter…



How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 tp 6.5 via ISO

How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 via ISO By Vladan SEGET | Last Updated: April 5, 201784Shares831 One of the methods of upgrading VMware ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 is via ISO (or CD-Rom). Most of you probably don’t use much CD-ROMs and CDs, but servers, especially in small client’s environments usually don’t have KVM, iPMI,…


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How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 via CLI [On Line]

How to Upgrade ESXi 6.0 to 6.5 via CLI [On Line] This is a follow-up learning post on a post we did recently, where we have upgraded an ESXi host via an ISO image. Today, we’ll learn how to upgrade ESXi 6.0 via Command line interface (CLI). The process of ESXi upgrade has been already documented…


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