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Install SSL Cert on vSphere Client 6.7

I'd like to install SSL Cert on vSphere Client 6.7. I tried with Let's Encrypt using this method, but I can't add a DNS record. I can't use preferred-challenges=http with Certbot either because the ...
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Enabling Multiple user shell access on the VM from Vsphere 5.1

I have created an ESXI user and enabled shell access in Vshere 5.1 so I can login with the user remotely from Putty. But I get access denied error on entering the ESXI user credentials. Can Someone ...
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Vsphere client 6.0.0.9103891: Index out of range when deploying OVA

I'm starting to go crazy. Every time I try to deploy an OVA, my vSphere client crashes with an index out of range error. Others have successfully deployed the same OVA to the same ESX server with the ...
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How to update vSphere inventory remotely after resizing disk with vmkfstools?

after successfully resized a disk with : vmkfstools --datacenter x --vihost esx42 --server vc1.example.com --username me \ -X 25G -d eagerzeroedthick /vmfs/volumes/FOOBAR/FOOBAR.vmdk Now, how can I ...
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Powering up CentOS deployed OVF displays guest operating system not supported

I've exported an OVF template from a working CentOS 6 VM. My cluster is on VMware ESXi 6.5. To test if the export was ok, I decided to import back in by doing "Deploy OVF template..." After ...
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Remove license from unavailable/down/deleted ESXi host [closed]

I need to remove/unassign a paid license from an ESXi host (6.5) that is not anymore used. As this host became unresponsive, the hosting company removed it completely, and I cannot access to the ESXi ...
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CIP fails to load during vCenter installation - repeated errors

I am trying to install VCSA 6.0 U3b. I have a Windows 7 64 bit machine running the latest version of Chrome. The CIP needs to be installed in order to run the setup. I've installed and I've explicitly ...
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Recover VM deleted from Inventory on vCenter

I accidentally removed a VM from the Inventory on vCenter. Fortunately, I did not delete the files, so the VM is still on the datastore. How do I put it back to the inventory? I could just rebuild it ...
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vSphere 5.5 Data Storage Recovery from deleted VM

I have deleted one of my VMs but without detaching or making a snapshot of the storage attached to it. Is it possible to assign the same storage to a new VM? I was running CentOS 7 on the old one. In ...
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ESXi 6.5 vsphere client

I was looking for the proper vSphere client for a new installation of a standalone ESXi 6.5 host. I read that native vSphere client is no longer available and that a web client is the replacement. ...
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Cannot log into vSphere Client from VM within same host

I log into the esxi host with vsphere 5.5 just fine. I then select my server 2008 R2 vm and login through the console. Once I get in the server, where I have vsphere client installed, I try to ...
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how can i create cluster in vsphere 5.5? [closed]

how can I open the cluster creating interface! this is what just was showed with me: my interface
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ESXi vSphere client, ssh, web gui all stops accepting the password, but I can login to the physical machine

Version is ESXi 6. (Sorry I didn't mention that) I am unable to log back into my web gui, ssh, and client. They all keep saying it's the incorrect password when I know it is the right password. I ...
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Changes to columns displayed in the vSphere Client do not persist after restarting the client

I'm using the latest VMware vSphere Client, and I'm having an issue where changes I made to the columns view in the client aren't preserved. VMware described this issue in kb 1030614 (link‌). The ...
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ESXi network setup for VMs which connect to the Internet through PfSense [closed]

Using ESXi v6 with the following setup: One standard Switch: vSwitch0 vSwitch0 has one uplink physical adapter (Internet connected, and this is the only physical adapter) vSwitch0 VM Network has 3 ...
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VSphere connect guest os to internet

Having a VSphere 6 host which is installed on machine in our private network. VSphere 6 host IP is 192.68.0.40. Our getaway router to Internet is on 192.168.0.1. I can connect to VSphere 6 host from ...
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vSphere client cant connect to ESXi 5.5. Connection timeout

vSphere client cant connect to ESXi 5.5. System error message: Call "ServiceInstance.RetrieveContent" for object "ServiceInstance" on Server failed. The request failed because the remote server took ...
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Finding correct IOPS to set limit with ESXi 5.5u2 and vSphere

We're running an ESXi 5.5u2 hypervisor that has a mirror of 2 15k SAS drives with a couple of VMs inside and we noticed some services become briefly unreachable if another VM is using all the IO. So ...
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How to disable Ctrl-Alt-Delete to reboot the VM hosted in a Vmware Esx Server?

I have a Linux VM hosted on a Vmware ESx Server5.5, in the production environment. And I need to disable the Ctrl-Alt-Delete option. So that While working on the Console option in the vSphere Client ...
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Datastores Occasionally Disappear on vSphere Client

I'm currently running several virtual servers and connecting to the vCenter using the vSphere Windows client. We're connecting with to a datastore on another server which has a separate folder for ...
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Colocating mystery server [closed]

My employer has tasked me with bringing a server over to a local web hosting facility. The server has vsphere pre-installed with numerous virtual servers installed(5 servers, 3 linux, 2 windows). ...
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“I/O Error Occurred” in vSphere Client 4.1 uploading to datastore

Environment is VMware 4.1, 2 ESXi servers with a iSCSI 6TB datastore with 1.5TB free. ~30 VMs, small load, VMs working well. On the datastore I have an ISOs folder. Typically, I can upload new ...
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VMware Vsphere Monitoring and Alerting Network Outage

I am trying to set up an alert to email out when any of our VMs lose network connectivity. I'm trying the following settings but I do not get any alerts when I kill the network connection. Alarm Type:...
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OS X Mavericks (or Yosemite) on new VM in Vsphere? [closed]

Am I able to install OS X on a VM in VMware VSphere Client? I've already got ESXi 5.5 installed on my testing environment at home on my Dell PowerEdge server with 4 VMs running windows OS's accessing ...
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Windows VM with vSphere - not accessible

I have multiple ESXi hosts that were being managed by vSphere clients running on Windows VM on one of the host itself. Accidently I changed the setting of VNC to be read only and eventually due to ...
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Can't connect to ESXi 5.x with vSphere Client but I can access the ESXi over SSH

Can't connect to ESXi 5.x with vSphere Client but I can access the ESXi over SSH. I'm not use vCenter, i trying connect directly. When i run services.sh restart then all is ok, and i can connect. ...
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Will this work: Manage ESXi host from a guest on the same system?

I have a VMware ESXi 5.5 standalone installation here and thus need the vSphere Client to mange it. Because vCenter is a. Too complicated for just one host b. too expensive. The client is only ...
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ESXi 5 Add an existing lun to datastore without formatting

We have two hosts running VMWare ESXi 5.1.0. Both are connected to a RAID 5 array via iSCSI. The lun is an existing lun with vm on it but it is not reconized by the hosts after the reboot. it is ...
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How to give ESX users view-only access to the vSphere console?

We have a bunch of users that have vSphere and have access the vms on ESX 5.0 server. I'd like to be able to give them access to the vSphere console so they can view what's happening but not interact ...
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ESXI guests not using available CPU resources

I have a VMWare ESXI 5.0.0 (it's a bit old, I know) host with three guest VMs on it. For reasons unknown, the guests will not use much of the availble CPU resources. I have all three guests in a ...
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vSphere - copy virtual machine to external usb hard drive

We have an ESXi server standing somewhere else. I can connect to the server with the vSphere client. There is an external USB hard drive plugged into the server. How can I copy a stopped VM to the ...
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Vsphere 5.5 reset root

I would like to change the root password used to access our virtual environment, I am using the vsphere client (5.5) connecting to a virtual appliance but cannot find where I can change this.
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VM Folders in ESXi 5.1 Hypervisor (free)

Is there any way to create folders for my VMs on ESXi Hypervisor 5.1? I can create folders for my VMs on my licensed ESXi hosts with vCenter. The closest I can get on ESXi Hypervisor is to create ...
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VMware ESXI 5, adding a new physical SSD and use in Host Cache Configuration

I have a DLL R515, and i just added an SSD to it. In vSphere, if i go to Configuration -> Storage Adapters -> and my "Dell PERC H700 Integrated" controller i see that there is a new row which says ...
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Root user can not login to vsphere client - but can login to ssh and web gui

I have VMware Vsphere appliance installed (5.1.0a) I can access the web interface and login with root user and my password but if I want to login with the vsphere client, I get wrong username and ...
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Is there a faster way to deploy an OVA template?

I need to deploy vSphere Server Appliance 5.1. I have vSphere Client running locally and my internet upload is capped at 3 Mbps. It says it's going to take about 200 minutes to upload. When selecting ...
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Is there a lightweight way to provide only console access to VMware vSphere hosted machines?

We would like to provide console only access to certain machines hosted on vSphere, as if they were sitting in front of a physical machine. How would one set the permissions to achieve this goal with ...
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vSphere SDK- How to Create user in Guest OS?

I am using vSphere 5 java SDK for provision vmware. I could able to create Linux vmware. But I want to create users inside the newly created Guest vmware? Is there any API to create users?
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Remove old vCenter servers from VMWare vSphere Client login window

After changing our vCenter servers recently, the old vCenter server is still listed in the VMWare vSphere Client login dialog in the IP Address / Name: drop down. Is there a way to remove the old/...
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Linux: How to Press Sysreq Key in VNC/Vsphere Client?

I'm using a Vsphere client on Windows XP over a VNC link (Vinagre) from an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop running WindowMaker. It all works pretty well, but I can't find any way to press the Magic SysReq key (...
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access ESXi from another PC

On my PC I have installed ESXi (WMware Workstation) & vSphere Client. I want to connect from my laptop to the ESXi Server. Can anyone help me out? I tried (in vSphere Client) to Add Networking -> ...
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Upload a https-link to a DataStore

I have a direct link to a 4GB file. How can I download it to a DataStore at vSphere 4? (without downloading it to my computer) Thanks in advance
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Help! vSphere 4.1 cloned VM from template keeps the same name as the seed VM!

IT just setup vCenter 4.1 for my team. Using vSphere client, I: Created a VM (name: A) Cloned to a template Deployed a VM (name: B) from the template, checked the option to name the computer name ...
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vSphere Client time zone problem

How to adjust time zone in vSphere client which is connected to vCenter server? I know ESXi runs in UTC, but there is also UTC in performance charts, I need local time.
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vSphere iPad Client performance graph scale?

The vSphere client for the iPad is brilliant, however I'm having a bit of trouble determining the X-axis scale for the graphs. What kind of time frame is that over? 5 minutes? 10 minutes? 1 hour? I'...
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How to change hostname of VM?

I am using vSphere Hypervisor 4.1.0 and vSphere Client and from the vSphere Client, if you go to the Summary tab of a VM, how do you change the Host name in the General box? I am stumped. I heard ...
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Is there a vSphere client for Linux, or will there be? [closed]

I have searched every corner of the internet (well, I searched really hard...) for a proper vSphere client for Linux, but it seems that the answer is the same everytime: VMWare tells users to use ...
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Why is VMware vSphere Client hanging at the console?

When I use the vSphere Client (against an ESXi 4.1 server) it hangs a lot. It's always at the same place - using the console on a VM. The console stops responding - and a lot of times, the management ...
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Can't connect to ESXi with vSphere Client

after changing IPs on of the ESXi hypervisor (without setting to maintenance mode), I can't access the vCenter Server with vSphere anymore. But I can access the ESXi over SSH. So, the IP is correct, ...
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When trying to copy a virtual disk in VMware vSphere client, I get an errror

I'm pretty new to all the VMware world, so this is probably mainly a question about the right set of documentation to look at. I'm trying to clone/copy a VM that I installed on an ESXi installation. ...