Top 20 ESXi 5.x issues

Source: http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2014/03/top-20-esxi-5-x-issues.html http://www.virtualizationsoftware.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Solving-the-Five-Most-Common-VMware-Virtual-Machine-Issues-FINAL.pdf ESXi 5.x host experiences a purple diagnostic screen mentioning E1000PollRxRing and E1000DevRx (2059053) Unable to delete the virtual machine snapshot due to locked files (2017072) Installing async drivers on ESXi 5.0, 5.1, and 5.5 (2005205) Collecting diagnostic information for VMware ESX/ESXi using the vSphere Client (653) Determining Network/Storage firmware and driver version… Read More Top 20 ESXi 5.x issues

Enable ETH0 on VMWare Cent OS and install VMWare tools

https://communities.vmware.com/message/2174524 #dhclient eth0 -v Installing VMware tools on Centos 6 via yum create the file /etc/yum.repos.d/vmware.repo and we place this text in it: [vmware-tools] name=VMware Tools for Red Hat Enterprise Linux $releasever – $basearch baseurl=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/esx/latest/rhel6/$basearch enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub If we installed previously VMware tools via the local vSphere, we will need to remove them using /usr/bin/vmware/vmware-uninstall-tools.pl… Read More Enable ETH0 on VMWare Cent OS and install VMWare tools