24 janvier 2011

Another reason to virtualize (and an appeal for aid)

The last couple of days have been very strange and stressful for me.  The reason for this is that my home town – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia – is currently being flooded.  Thankfully all of my family is safe at this point in time – but it has been a very tense process as we have been following the news remotely and periodically trying to get in contact with different family members to find out what is happening. While everyone is safe – my fathers business is not.  My father (Wayne Armstrong – though we all call... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2010

Secret Commands for Emergency Maintenance from the ESXi4 Console

Anyone who has installed VMware's ESXi4 hypervisor (if you haven't then get an idea of what you are missing with my article on how to setup your own ESXi4 server will be aware that the options for maintenance at the server itself are somewhat limited. In fact its just a one page menu: For setting up your ESXi4 server you don't even need to go that far in fact, since you can just point your vSphere Client at the IP assigned to the server by DHCP and do everything afterwards from there. So why should you even bother to attach a... [Lire la suite]
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