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Upgrade vSphere ESXi 4.0 to 4.1 with vCLI

This article will show you the steps needed to upgrade your vSphere ESXi 4.0 server to the current latest version 4.1. Software downloads needed to complete this task: VMware vSphere CLI ( vSphere CLI 4.1 ) VMware vSphere upgrade patch ( upgrade ZIP from ESXi 4.0 ) or ( upgrade ZIP from ESXi 3.5 ) After you downloaded the vSphere …

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Configure your time / NTP server on ESXi

The correct time is essential to your ESXi server, you will need it for a variety of reasons (syslog, iscsi authentication and Security) and your Virtual Clients. A NTP server is the right service for job. It’s allready builtin, you just need to enable it.

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No sound in ESX / ESXi through RDP

Working on vmware is great, but it gets even better when you have some sounds. A straight out the box install gives you a error on the sound card. The audio Service is not running No audio Devices are installed It took me some to figure out this problem, but at the end … it was really simple. Let’s make …

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VMware converter: remove hidden Ghost networkcard (nic)

If you convert a physical machine to a virtual machine you’ll probably give it the same ip as it used to have. But when you try to modify the ip address in the TCP/IP settings of your vmware nic you’ll get the error that there is an existing NIC with the same IP address settings. This is where your search …

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Windows 7 BETA in ESXi but no NIC

I finally got myself together and downloaded a beta version of Windows 7 … everybody seems to fall in love with so lets test it. The installation went very smooth, just the way an admin likes it. Not much questions to answer, just a few clicks and it installs itself. Then it reboots and the login screen appears … you …

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Fastfcp 3.0 for ESX / ESXi

Version 3.0 is here, now with support for ESXi. Even without changing the ssh setting ! Features and Benefits   Single console Multiple Windows, Linux, ESX and ESXi servers file management in a single console without re-entering logins and passwords, and automated sudo for ESX and Linux servers to save even more of your time. Flexible file management FastSCP allows …

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