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ESXi: Silent Installation by iPXE HTTP boot

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this post describes the silently installing of a ESXi server by a iPXE HTTP remote boot.
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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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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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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: 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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