Check for Thick Provisioned Disk Space in VMWare

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If you want to run a check against your VMWare infrastructure for virtual machines that have thick provisioned disks, you can use VMWare PowerCLI to do this quickly and easily. Our step by step guide below will show you what you need to do to bring back the results that you need. Check for Thick … Read more

VMWare ESX 6.0 Serial Number Activation

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If you have setup VMWare ESX you will find that it defaults to the evaluation version giving you 60 days unlimited use. But, how to do you apply your serial number? We have created a quick video below to help you with this easy process: When using this in a lab environment, you could use … Read more

vSphere Web Client – Export Virtual Machine Information

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If you are using VMWare version 6 or above and want a full export list of all your machines on it, then you can quickly and easily export all this information using the web interface. Instructions Login to your VMWare Web Client and then click into Hosts and Clusters: Then click on the VMs tab … Read more

VMWare ESX Serial Number Activation

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If you have set up VMWare ESX you will find that it defaults to the evaluation version giving you 60 days unlimited use. But, how to do you apply your serial number? We have created a quick video below to help you with this easy process: When using this in a lab environment, you could … Read more

VMWare ESXi 5.5 – Adding RealTek and Atheros Network Card Drivers – Version 2.0

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We have been trying to set up a new virtual host using VMWare ESXi 5.5.0 Update 1 with an Atheros AR8161 network card. As this is one of the unsupported network cards, it kept failing upon the bootup setup process – as expected of course. As most of you will know, you can “inject” network … Read more