Posts Tagged ‘VMware’

Configure VMware Time Sync from the Console

October 14th, 2009 No comments

VMware Tools provides the VMware Toolbox application to configure the time sync option for the guest operating system. This works great with Windows guests or Linux guests using the X11 GUI. However all my Linux guests run without the X11 GUI. If you know the current setting of the time synchronization option you can use one of the following commands. Read more…

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Installing Dell OpenManage on ESXi 4

July 15th, 2009 1 comment

One of the advantages ESX had over ESXi was the ability to install Dell’s OpenManage Server Administrator software in the service console. While reading the VMware ESXi Chronicles blog I came across the following, which made wonder how I was going to manage an ESXi host.

“In the future, ESXi’s superior architecture will be the exclusive focus of VMware’s development efforts.”
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ESX 4 CentOS Guest Showing Udev Unknown Key

July 11th, 2009 1 comment

After installing VMware Tools on a CentOS 5.3 guest hosted on ESX 4 I was receiving the following udev warnings during startup.
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VMware Web Service Not Available

September 26th, 2008 No comments

After upgrading to VMware Server 2, I have sporadically received an error message stating “vmware ServiceNotAvailableException: Web service not available”. There isn’t much information on the cause of this error, but I found disabling IPv6 resolved it for me. Read more…

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