March, 2012

Adding a local user to vCenter Virtual Appliance

March 7, 2012 Jordansphere VMware

It appears that the VC 5.o appliance doesn’t ship with any method of adding a local user via the vSphere client. As my customers deployment only required a couple of local users setting up a NIS or an AD server was pointless. Therefore to add a local user: 1) SSH to vCenter appliance 2) Add […]

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Setting up VMware Tools in Centos

March 1, 2012 Jordansphere VMware

I always forget how to do this and end up Googling for the answer. You may be doing the same right now. The following example is on vSphere 5 with a Centos 6.x guest OS but I assume it will work with RHEL as well. 1) Initiate the VMware Tools installer (Guest -> Install/Upgrade VMware […]

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