Determine the power status of a virtual machine on an ESX or ESXi host (1003737)

 

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Starting an ESX VM from command line

Sometimes you need to be able to start a VM (Virtual Machine) from the command line. For example when you are experiencing problems with the Virtual Center VM and you don’t have a client with the right tools available (like while standing behind the console of the ESX(i) server in a datacenter). Continue reading

Dell CS24 ESXi 5.5 Install Stuck “Relocating modules and starting up the kernel…”

I recently upgraded my ESXi boxes from ESXi 5.1 to 5.5, and while I had no issues when installing ESXi 5.1 originally, I did happen to run into a few hiccups with 5.5. The issues were mainly on my Dell CS24-SC servers, but I had no issues with my PowerEdge 1950 GII or 2950 GII servers. Continue reading