ESX Commands – esxcfg-hwiscsi

Next in the order of commands is esxcfg-hwiscsi. This command according to the iSCSI SAN configuration guide will let you set certain settings as required by your SAN on your hardware iSCSI HBA. esxcfg-hwiscsi -h – this is the help. Not a ton there but enough. esxcfg-hwiscsi -l – lists the current settings. esxcfg-hwiscsi -a […]

The Forging of the new Network/VMware/Storage Professional

When I first started out in College I needed a work study job. Since I liked to help people with their computer problems I applied and was hired for a position doing phone and in person support for the University. One of the best things about starting out at a school they don’t mind teaching. […]

From Professional VMware – Virtual Machine Disk Sizing Tool

Cool Sizing spreadsheet I found at Professional VMware “This is a tool that I created a while back to assist in sizing needed disk space in a deployment. Straight forward to use, the totals are calculated as follows: VMDK Size + Ram Size * 1.1 + 12Gb = Total Needed. While the VMDK may be […]

Don’t Delete anything. Ever!

Ok, so after a stressful morning I am writing mainly to tell myself never delete anything, ever again. Anyone else, if you don’t know vmware very well, don’t try to manipulate your vmdk files. Probably should not perform this combo of commands: 1. snapshot2. snapshot3. revert to here.4. extend disk5. extend disk6. extend disk7. Call […]