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I'v uploaded a folder named scripts with some scripts in the root of my vSphere 5.0 server like this:


When I reboot the server, this folder is not there anymore. Its like if vSphere restores all it's default folders at each reboot.

How can I manage to keep my scripts folder even after a reboot?

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is /scripts on the local datastore? or did you enable ssh and create it in ESXi's own filesystem? – ThatGraemeGuy Dec 8 '11 at 19:47
on ESXi's own filesystem -__-' – Jonathan Rioux Dec 14 '11 at 19:02
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Sounds like a diskless or stateless deployment, this may shed some light on what you're experiencing. Ideally your scripts should reside in a datastore, not on the root.

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Thanks God, that's what I needed! – Jonathan Rioux Dec 14 '11 at 19:01

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