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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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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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