Category : Virtualisation

Powerchute Network Shutdown – ESXi/vMA install

Powerchute Network Shutdown version 3.0.0 software for ESXi is now free when you purchase a network shutdown management card from the APC website. 1. Download VMA (vSphere Management Assistant) 1. Highlight VM Host> File> Deploy OVF Template> Browse to VMA Folder and Select the OVF> Next> Accept Licence> Next> Keep Default Disk Configuration> Next> Finish

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ESX upgrade guide using putty

01:On a Windows box, download the patch bundle directly from VMware. This will be .zip file. 02:On a Windows box with the vSphere client installed, download and install FastSCP. Create a folder called updates in the var file and copy the upgrade files into the Updates on the ESX host. 03::Obtain local console access, or

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vMA

vMA or virtual management assistant provides a way to manage a ESX(i) host or vCenter server through the command line. Remote commands are vicfg rather than esxcfg like on a local ESX host. Using vicfg allows you to manage ESXi hosts through the command line as direct console access is not available like on ESX.

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