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PowerCLI Basics – Create custom ESXi ISO image

4 March, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here is a quick post on how to create a custom ESXi ISO image using PowerCLI. Cmdlets used and the corresponding reference page: Add-ESXSoftwareDepot New-EsxImageProfile Export-EsxImageProfile First, [...]

PowerCLI Basics – Import Host Profile

18 February, 2014 // 0 Comments

A quick post on how to import a host profile into vCenter Server using vSphere PowerCLI. Here is the link to the cmdlet reference page. Open PowerCLI and connect to you vCenter Server: PowerCLI [...]

ESXCLI Basics: Configure Dump Collector Host

15 January, 2013 // 0 Comments

Another basic command, but may be useful in stateless environments with no local disk usable for a diagnostic partition. Here is a quick how-to. Connect to your host through SSH or open the DCUI. [...]

ESXCLI Basics: Configure Syslog Host

8 January, 2013 // 0 Comments

Another basic command, but essential for health monitoring of your hosts when using a Syslog Server. Here is a quick how-to. Connect to your host through SSH or open the DCUI. Setup the target Syslog [...]

ESXCLI Basics: Setup SNMP on ESXi 5.x

24 December, 2012 // 2 Comments

This is really basics stuff, but here is a quick how to. Connect to your host through SSH or open the DCUI. Setup the target SNMP server, port and community string: # esxcli system snmp set –t [...]
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