ESXi: Restarting Management Agents

I have seem to come across a re-occuring problem with ESXi 4.0, the management agents. Especially on one host which seems to flicker in and out of connectivity with the slightest of reconfigurations. At times I feel like I need to take my ESXi host by the hand and comfort it, “It’s okay, you don’t…

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vSphere Client Caching

vExpert Guest Post: Jason Boche Are you a full time VI Administrator? Managing a large environment with several vCenter Servers? Is providing vSphere Client connection parameters on a regular basis giving you Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Following are a few tips which may help you out by reducing the amount of data entry you have to…

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ESX 4.0 Scripted Installation

This morning I performed my first scripted installation.  For reference this is the script template that I used and it worked like a charm.  For obvious reasons I’ve left out my info, IPs, passwords, etc.  I think you will get the gist of it though. accepteula keyboard us auth –enablemd5 –enableshadow # Canonical drive names:…

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