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VMware: Start a rescan for new/dead devices and volumes on ESXi from command line

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the command for triggering a rescan for new or dead volumes, devices or pathes use
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VMware: Unmount a datastore/volume from an ESXi Server at command line

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these steps describe the steps to unmount an datastore from an ESXi host. If you tried it with the GUI and you got an error:

The resource ‘my_esxdatastore’ is in use. Cannot unmount volume ‘esxdatastore_F00’ because “One or more virtual machines are still registered on it”.
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VMware: Export the vCenter VMCA_ROOT_CERT certificate

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in the default configuration the ESXi host gets a TLS certificate from the vCenter signed bei the VMCA_ROOT_CERT certificate.
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VMware: Renew an ESXi host certificate by PowerCli

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these are the steps to renew a ESXi Host certificate signed by the vCenter VMCA by PowerCli.
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vSphere: ESXi TPM attestation failed

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if you got an error TPM Attestation failed, Message: Internal failure.
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