Run this command to verify the power state of the virtual machine.
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
You can check which VM’s are running on an ESXi server by using the esxcli command from the ESXi shell.
Sometimes I need to get the IP address of a running VM from ESXi SSH. It is pretty straightforward and easy thing to do: Continue reading
You would have come across a lot of instances of hard disk failures of your physical servers. It is necessary to identify the exact disk which is failed on the server. It can be easliy Continue reading
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