ESXi 5.1 has the ability to show allowed VLANs on physical NICs (vmnic). By default this option is not enabled on NICs. We have to enable explicitly and gather the VLAN details. Please find the script below which will help you to enable the VLAN STATS on the NICs which have the LINK status UP.
Here is the script to generate the list of All VMS, VMs with RDMs and VMs without RDMs in a cluster.
Xsigo released the latest host driver ‘5.2.1-ESX’ http://www.xsigo.com/support/auth/_downloads/_files/docs/521-GA/Release_Notes_V521_ESXi-50_RevA_080312.pdf for ESXi 5 and ESXi 5 Update 1. Release notes for driver has details about the process for injecting the driver into ESXi image manually. There are few steps missing in it which will create problems for the first time VMware PowerCLI users. We’ve written a script to ease your task.
1. Download and install VMware PowerCLI 5.0 – https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?downloadGroup=PCLI50&productId=229.
In recent past, one of the hosts in Data-centre PSODed with the following Stack Trace. <snip> VMware ESX 4.1.0 [Releasebuild-502767 X86_64] #PF Exception 14 in world 4217:helperNN-N IP 0xnnnnnnnnnnnn addr 0xd8 …. 0xnnnnnnnnnnnn:[0xnnnnnnnnnnnn]VFileFilterReconnectWork@esx:nover+0x67 0xnnnnnnnnnnnn:[0xnnnnnnnnnnnn]WorkInvoke@vmkernel:nover+0x2b 0xnnnnnnnnnnnn:[0xnnnnnnnnnnnn]helpFunc@vmkernel:nover+0x53e </snip> As mentioned in the KB 2009452 … Continue reading
By default there is no NTP client installed in vSphere Management Assistannt 5.0. This post contais the steps for installing and configuring NTP client in vMA 5.0. Login to the vMA admin portal from browser and configure the proxy if … Continue reading