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Converting Virtual Box OVF to VMware ESXi

March 13, 2018 Jordansphere VMware

Problem: I was attempting to deploy the Zabbix 3.4.x appliance consistiing of an OVF and singled VMDK to a UAT vCenter 5.5 deployment. The following error appeared: The OVF package requires unsupported hardware. Details: Line 25: Unsupported hardware family 'virtualbox-2.2'     Solution   Edit the OVF (in my case I used notepad++)   Change […]

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Check the IP Address of iDRAC via ESXi Host

December 7, 2016 Jordansphere ESXi

Problem: Due to a disk failure I was trying to ascertain whether a partciular remote ESXi host had an iDRAC port and what the IP address was   Resolution: To find this: Click the host in question via vSphere Client -> Select Hardware Status -> The  expand the Baseboard Management Controller Sensor  

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PowerCLI Script to Get Number of CPUs, RAM and Provisioned HDD Size

February 25, 2016 Jordansphere VMware

The following script looks at particular folder (finance) on a vCenter Server then for each VM gets the number of CPUs, memory in GB and calculates the combined size of all HDDs. This is then exported to a csv file.   Connect-VIServer -Server {hostname} -User {username} -Password {password} Get-Folder 'Finance' | Get-VM | Sort Name -descending| Select-Object […]

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Extending a VMware VMDK and LVM in CentOS 6

October 15, 2015 Jordansphere Linux

In this example I will be expanding a VMDK on virtual machine running on ESXi 5.5 from 100GB to 220GB. I will then increase the size of LVM in the Centos 6.7 guest to reflect this. Its always prudent to take a clone of the VM and/or ensure everything has been backed up before attempting to extend […]

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List and Remove VIBs from ESXi 5.0 Host

August 13, 2015 Jordansphere vCloud Director

Scenario: I wanted to remove the vcloud director agent from an ESXi host. vCloud director had been removed from the environment so I just wanted to tidy everything up. To do this you need to remove the VIB (VMware Installation Bundle). Firstly, list all the components on the ESXi host # esxcli software vib list […]

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