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ESX 3.5

Unload unnecessary modules from your ESX host.

“Turn off what you do not need” is my motto 🙂 . So, if you are not using the VMFS-2 (which you probably aren’t using since ESX 3.x) and/or NFSClient in you environment than you can safely unload these modules from your ESX host. You can list currently loaded modules with #esxcfg-module –q and if you want to disable the modules mentioned above then: Login to you ESX host as root user First, unload the […]

unhide recovery partition
ESX 3.5

Monitor VMkernel activity with the tail command.

The tail command displays last 10 lines of a file and with the –f (follow) parameter you can see the data appended to it. So, if you want to see what is going on in the vmkernel of your ESX host: Login to you ESX host Type: #tail –f /var/log/vmkernel Watch for new events to appear If you want to terminate the process,  press CTRL + C Nice & simple 🙂 Cheers! – Marek.Z