Category Archives: Virtualisation

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VMware Workstation: Downloaded ovf template does not boot: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

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Error description: You have downloaded a virtual machine from a vSphere instance via ovf export and it won’t start due to:

Bluscreen: SYSTEM THREAD EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED

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VMWare vSphere: Update VCSA Appliance from command line

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I will show you how you can update a VCSA Appliance from command line rather then from webfrontend.

I assume you have configured a proxy server when you do not have a direct internet connection.

Login to the appliance at the console or by ssh.
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VMware vSphere: Copy files to the VCSA (Linux) Appliance

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each user who migrated their Windows based vCenter Servers to the Linux based VCSA Appliance have the save problem. How can I copy files (for example certificates) to and from the VCSA.

The vSphere VCSA appliance have a builtin ssh daemon. Unfortunately it doesn’t support sftp/scp. If try to connect an
Error: Cannot initialize sftp protocol. occurs.

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VMware: Installing PowerCli from zip

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if you have an system which is not connected to the internet you cannot install PowerCli online .

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VMware: Upgrade VMware tools without reboot

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by default when upgrading the VMware tools of an VM and a reboot is requested the VM autmatically reboots after installation.
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