A seemingly minor point that for non-ESXi users can effectively lock you out of remotely logging into your ESX hosts Service Console is buried away in the “NOTES” section of VMware’s vSphere 4.1 upgrade guide. It took me a while to work out why I was no longer able to login with my account via …
VMware have been touting all over twitter today about an issue but not actually informing us what it was, there have been rather cryptic warning about about a Issue with ESX U2 and VDI, now these warning have been going out since early morning UK time and it is now 8pm UK time and finally:
Well you have been playing with your console and finally got fedup of typing su – root to get to those esxcfg commands, well you can automate it to do so you need to configure sudo
What the sudo command allows is to let a standard user execute a command as root or another user, as specified in the /etc/sudoers (the config file that defines or list of who can run what) file.
“STOP PRESS” – I was just about to post this and this little nugget appears on VMwareKB Well it has finally happened after what has seemed an age since the release of vSphere in May. View 4 has finally arrived, but wait! have you noticed one of the pre-reqs, View required vSphere 4 U1 so …
Well, as stated on www.rtfm.co.uk, we Notherners are not to be outdone by the recent launch of an Irish and Scottish User Group – We have finally risen to the challenge and struck out on our own, those that remember my attempting to start this over the previous years may well wonder why my name …
Now before I start, this is not my nugget, I have just added to the process. So thanks must go to the scripting god that is William Lam. WARNING: do not do this without Testing first It is common knowledge that FT (Fault Tolerance) is a feature that comes with vCenter and you will not …