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Adding vSphere

P2000-with-vSphere Initial iSCSI setup of the ESX/ESXi servers Networking for the software initiator Before SAN connectivity can be established a specific network configuration must be in place. To correctly enable connectivity, two VMkernel ports must be created and each configured to use a separate vmnic port. As a best practice, the VMkernel networks for iSCSI […]

VMware ESX VM Resurrection from flat.vmdk file

Recreating a missing .vmdk descriptor file on ESX. Access the ESX command line and navigate to the virtual disk (you can use putty) list the file in Virtual Machines directory: [root@esx03 ONLINEBACKUP]#┬áls -ltr *.vmdk you should see something like -rw——- 1 root root 107374182400 Jul 19 07:32 ONLINEBACKUP-flat.vmdk [root@esx03 ONLINEBACKUP]#┬áless *.vmx | grep -i virtualdev […]

Transferring the FSMO Roles via Ntdsutil

To transfer the FSMO roles by using the Ntdsutil utility, follow these steps: These steps works for transferring roles from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012. Log on to a Windows 2000 Server-based or Windows Server 2003-based member computer or domain controller that is located in the forest where FSMO roles are being transferred. […]