Windows: Internet Explorer set open as default action for a file extension

Hi,

the following steps describe how to  open a file with a specific file extension in Internet Explorer without showing the open/save dialog. In this example a the URL http://myintranethost.local/data/doc.pptm should open the PowerPoint Viewer without any interaction.

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ESXi: No space left on device, ramdisk (root) is full

Hi,

a VMware ESXi becomes unresponsive when the root ramdisk is full.

Symptoms:

  • Can’t move VMs away from an ESXi host (vMotion)
  • vSphere HA is not working
  • ESXi Host does not join the cluster
  • Could not start vpxa daemon


~ #  cat /var/log/vmkwarning.log

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ESXi: Capture Network packets on a vSwitch port

Hi,


ESXi offers some extented methods to capture network packets. Here are some examples.

First of all logon to your ESXi host by ssh.

To capture all traffic on a vmkernel interface use tcpdump-uw.
List all vmkernel interfaces


~ # esxcfg-vmknic -l
Interface  
vmk0    .....   
vmk1    .....   

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