ESXi: Silent installation by UEFI HTTP boot

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this post describes the silently installing of a ESXi server by a UEFI HTTP remote boot.
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Linux: Add a user with a disabled password

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these commands adds a user with a disabled password:
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vSphere: Add identity source Active Directory over LDAP

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the often used Active Directory source “Active Directory (Integrated Windows Authentication)” is from VMware marked as deprecated.

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Office 365: Change Update source

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current config can be shown (not edited) at

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\ClickToRun\Configuration
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\common\officeupdate

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vCenter: Installing of a custom certificate failed

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a customer had the problem that he couldn’t install a custom certificate, reset all ceritifcates etc. with the vCenter certificate manager /usr/lib/vmware-vmca/bin/certificate-manager.

He had canceled a previous attempt and from now on an error
Certificate Manager tool do not support vCenter HA systems
occured although he hasn’t enabled vCenter HA.

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