I encoutered the ESXi error ‘[Errno 28] No space left on device’ while doing a cmd-line upgrade.
It is possible to update a free ESXi server directly.
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Today I learned that with iSCSI you should set proper NICs to the iSCSI vmk’s.
Today I had an issue with ESXi 4.1 and Etherchannel.
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Recently I wondered which hardware I am using in a remote root server. A friend of mine came up with the following command:
This even works on ESX 3.5 Hosts. You see really detailled which hardware is in the box.
Today I have made 2 scripts which ease ESX 3.5 patch management for me.
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Get CDP Neighbor info (http://communities.vmware.com/thread/153320):
esxcfg-info -n | less
NIC Teaming for Cisco Switches:
On ESX set “Route based on ip hash” (http://blog.scottlowe.org/2008/09/05/setting-vmware-esx-vswitch-load-balancing-policy-via-cli/):
vmware-vim-cmd /hostsvc/net/vswitch_setpolicy --nicteaming-policy=loadbalance_ip vSwitch1
Add nic to Team:
esxcfg-vswitch -L vmnic1 vSwitch1