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Cold Migrate using openfiler

First we start with download the stable release from openfiler.com. Then I started a new virtual machine.Follow the default setup, accept the warning memory swap. Because it don’t need any more memory. During install assign a static ip-number instead of … Continue reading

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VMWare Podcasts

VM Partner podcasts http://eu.navicast.net/player.php?cs=vmware.css&ch=00201&cat=94

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Esx 2.5 Check Multipath Information

To view your current multipathing configuration, log on to your ESX Server machine as root and enter: vmkmultipath -qThe output lists all known paths to each SAN LUN., The default policy in ESX Server 2.0.1 is fixed and the default … Continue reading

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Esx 2.5 Viewing Storage Processor Port Configuration.

To view storage processors and related ports on the preferred path, log on to your ESX Server machine as root and enter the following command: wwpn.pl -v The output lists the World Wide Port Names (WWPNs) of HBAs on your … Continue reading

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VMware VMDK disk management with ESX, Workstation and Server

Resize your virtual disk Vmware ESX 2.5.4 : Making it bigger: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk Making it smaller: vmkfstools -X disksizeG /vmfs/lunname(vmhba0\:0\:0\:0)/your.vmdk –forceVmware Workstation Workstation: Making it smaller: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –k your.vmdk Making it bigger: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation>vmware-vdiskmanager.exe –x disksizeG your.vmdk … Continue reading

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