VMWARE ESXi 5

How to recover VMware ESXi root password ?

We should not lose the superuser account on any operating system especially on VMware ESXi.There may be a chance of loosing root password due to system administrator careless or defective keyboard. If you forgot root password of ESXi host ,then there is no way to recover it .VMware does not provide utility or methods to recover the original root password of …

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Heartbleed vulnerability on VMware ESXI 5.5 and Vcenter 5.5

Openssl is an opensource software which  is widely used for implementing the transport layer security like SSL and TSL. Openssl provides a  cryptographic functions and lot of other functions. Almost two years ago ,there is new function injected to openssl version  1.0.1 which is called heartbeat. What the heartbeat  protocol does on openssl ? Heartbeat keep the secure connection alive for …

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How to Configure DRS cluster on ESXi ?

Configuring the DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) cluster is simple task in VMware  if you have already worked on legacy clusters like veritas cluster.In a order to obtain the cluster-level resource management ,you need to create the DRS cluster.  DRS cluster is nothing but a bunch of ESX/ESXi Psychical servers.Once you have added the ESXi or ESX nodes to the cluster, those …

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How to Create Datastore using ISCSI LUNS on VMware?

Once you have configured the ISCSI storage on VMware ESXi, you can start creating  new datastore using those ISCSI LUNS. By default ,the wizard will try to create filesystem type as VMFS5  and this filesystem can be able to support up to 2TB LUNS. If you want that datastore to be accessed across VMware ESX/ESXi version 5.0 and lower , …

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How to Add ISCSI storage to VMware ESXi 5.5 ?

Here we will see how to add the ISCSI storage to the Vmware ESXi 5.5 hosts using VSphere web-client.As you know ISCSI storage is very cheap and many companies are preferred to deploy ISCSI storage for  low and mid range servers. ISCSI can’t match the performance with FC SAN but cost wise its very affordable. Many of vmware administrators is …

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