VMware: Patching an standalone ESXi Host

Hi

More »

Advertisment to support michlstechblog.info

ESXi: Expand datastore from command line

Hi,

sometimes the vSphere Client does not determine when an underlying Volume is expanded. So you cannot expand the datastore by the WebGUI or vSphere Client.

But the command line way is still possible 🙂 These are the steps:

More »

VMware ESXi: A (incomplete) list of host commands Part 5

Hi,

some more commands…

Capture Network Packets on the a physical interface
More »

VMware: Windows Guest VM does not boot due to Error 0xc000186 ntoskrnl.exe

Hi,

in some circumstances a Windows guest VM does not boot and stops with Error:

  • Stoperror: 0xc000186
  • Boot critical file C:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe is corrupt.

 
More »

ESXi: Cannot start VM. Invalid MAC address specified. 12:34:6:78:90:12 is not an allowed static Ethernet address

Hi,

VMware vSphere does only allow to set MAC Addresses from the Range 00:50:56:00:00:00 up to 00:50:56:3f:ff:ff. You can set a static MAC out of this range but cannot start the virtual machine. The typical error message is:

Invalid MAC address specified. 12:34:6:78:90:12 is not an allowed static Ethernet address. It conflicts with VMware reserved MACs.
More »

Original Theme by Schiy · Powered by WordPress