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Recreating a missing virtual disk (VMDK) header / descriptor file for VMware ESX

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tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.vmware.com/kbtv/2009/12/recreating-a-missing-virtual-disk-vmdk-header-descriptor-file-for-vmware-esx.html’; This video provides steps for recreating a missing VMDK descriptor file for VMware ESX. You may need to do this if you receive a "file not found error" when powering on a VMware virtual machine. Read the full KB article: Recreating a missing virtual disk (VMDK) header/descriptor file (1002511). Read more...

How to setup a Shared Recovery Site in VMware Site Recovery Manager

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tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.vmware.com/kbtv/2009/12/how-to-setup-a-shared-recovery-site-in-vmware-site-recovery-manager.html’; This video provides a detailed overview of deploying VMware Site Recovery Manager with the Shared Recovery Site feature. Read the full KB article: Setting up the Shared Recovery Site feature in VMware Site Recovery Manager 4.0 (1014640). Read more...

How to increase the amount of RAM assigned to the VMware ESX service console

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tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.vmware.com/kbtv/2009/12/how-to-increase-the-amount-of-ram-assigned-to-the-vmware-esx-service-console.html’; This video covers the steps for increasing the amount of RAM assigned to the VMware ESX service console using the vSphere Client. Read the full KB article: Increasing the amount of RAM assigned to the ESX Server service console (1003501). Read more...

How to configure networking from the VMware ESX service console command line

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tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.vmware.com/kbtv/2009/12/how-to-configure-networking-from-the-vmware-esx-service-console-command-line.html’; This video provides steps for configuring networking in ESX using the command line from a remote console. The video provides the commands for creating a vSwitch, portgroup, and vswif. Read the full KB article: Configuring networking from the ESX service console command line (1000258). Read more...

How to restart management agents on a VMware ESXi host

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tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.vmware.com/kbtv/2009/12/how-to-restart-management-agents-on-a-vmware-esxi-host.html’; This video provides steps for restarting the management agents on an ESXi host.   Read the full KB article: Restarting the Management agents on an ESX or ESXi Server (1003490). Read more...