Category Archives: Virtualisation

All about virtualisation. VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, ESXi and vCenter, qemu

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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ESXi: Pass through an USB device to a VM

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ESXi has an option to pass through an host attached USB device to a VM. VMware provides a list of supported USB Devices.
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ESXi: Upgrade an standalone ESXi Host from 6.0 to 6.7 from command line




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this post describes an ESXi Host Upgrade from Version 6.0 to 6.7 with an offline (bundle) zip file. The procedure for other version should be the same.
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PowerCli: Invoke-VMScript fails with “An error occurred while sending the request”

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you want to call some commands in a VM and you got the following error “An error occurred while sending the request”
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