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ESXi: Upgrade an standalone ESXi Host from 6.0 to 6.7 from command line




Hi,

this post describes an ESXi Host Upgrade from Version 6.0 to 6.7 with an offline (bundle) zip file. The procedure for other version should be the same.
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PowerCli: Invoke-VMScript fails with “An error occurred while sending the request”

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you want to call some commands in a VM and you got the following error “An error occurred while sending the request”
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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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