Tag Archives: ESXi

Mental note on Windows 7 under ESXi 4.0

For the last year or so I’ve been running windows 7 under ESXi and due to a few issues I’ve had to re-install more than once.  Each time I go through the install process I seem to bump into a … Continue reading

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Storm’s downtime and automated ESXi snapshots

I posted to the mailing list last week that Storm was going to be down for a while due to hardware problems.  I’ve fixed the issues and Storm has been running the last few days without any other problems.  From … Continue reading

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Preserving partitions when adding datastores to ESXi

I was recently building out a new ESXi box and bought a Seagate Barracuda 1.5Tb SATA 2 drive to use as the datastore as well as to backup some data from a laptop who’s hard drive was acting up. The … Continue reading

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ESXi 4.0 – Management Methods

Be it at work or at home, I spend a lot of time in virtual environments consisting mostly of ESXi (3.5 and 4.0.) As part of the psych0tic network I run storm.psych0tik.net, an ESXi 4.0 box that’s currently running our IRC as well as the psych0tik GSProxy. Managing these environments is a task in itself, and I’ve found that no one tool gives me all of the functionality that I need. In this post, I go through some free methods I use to manage my ESXi 4.0 host and guests. Continue reading

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