A. Mikkelsen

VMware ESX scripts, commands, tools and other nice to know things that will make your virtualization days easier!!!!

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I was looking for articles about time keeping in VMware ESX and stumbled over this one. It was writen i 2005 but after reading it it still much apply today. http://www.vmware.com/pdf/vmware_timekeeping.pdf

The authors behind the book “VMware ESX Server 2.5 Advanced Technical Guide” has made it free for download, because they are working on a new release for ESX 3.x. You can download it for free here.

Edit and add the following to the VMX file : scsi1.present = “TRUE” scsi1.virtualDev = “lsilogic” scsi1.sharedBus = “virtual” disk.locking = “false” scsi1:0.present = “TRUE” scsi1:0.fileName = “Shared.vmdk” Notice that the SCSI target is 1:0 and not 0:1 After this you should be able share the disk between 2 VM’s.

Came accross this article on how to HOT clone a VM. http://smkelly.livejournal.com/66017.html

Ohhh, yes it is.. Take a look at this WhitePaper published by Xtravirt.com Nice job guys. A. Mikkelsen

I found this guide to install VMware Server on Ubuntu 7.04 Haven’t testet it, so i hope it works.. http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_feisty_fawn_vmware_server_howto

1. Download and install Download the Fedora Core 6 CD or DVD image from http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/. If your computers hardware is i686 or i686 capable read this to to bypass a common bug in the Anaconda installer. Specify “linux i686”¬†at the installation boot promt. Disable IPV6 in the Network Device Screen. It can be done manually […]