Category Archives: VMware

VMware Workstation, ESXi

VMware: Set MAC Address of a kernel interface with PowerCli

Hi,

the New-VMHostNetworkAdapter offers the ability to set the MAC address while adding a new kernel interface. But this has a limitation. It always only a MAC within a range 00:50:56:00:00:00 – 00:50:56:3F:FF:FF.

If you try it even though you will get an error:

New-VMHostNetworkAdapter The MAC address is invalid or is not in the valid range 00:50:56:00:00:00 - 00:50:56:3F:FF:FF.

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VMware vSphere: HTML5 Webclient returns 503 Service Unavailable (Failed to connect to endpoint)

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last week I upgraded an vSphere instance from vSphere 6 to vSphere 6.7.
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VMware Workstation: Generate a new selfsigned SSL/TLS certificate

Hi,

the VMware Workstation does not provide a program or script to generate a new pair of key and selfsigned certificate.

If’ve written a batch file which builds a new one. The scripts assumes that the Workstation is installed in the default folder C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation and uses the openssl command delivered with the program.

Adjust the Countryname, State, etc. to your own needs. Config is based on the VMware Docs.

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VMware: Setup HTML5 Client for vSphere 6.0 with vCenter on Windows

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these are there the steps to setup the new HTML5 Client within an vSphere 6 environment.

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VMware: Patching an standalone ESXi Host

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