Make bootable pendrive/portable drive

Make bootable pendrive/portable drive Now a days we can create a bootable as pendrive and can easily install the OS on our systems. Below is the process. Order of Execution of Commands follows here :- Run CMD as Administrator DISKPART LIST DISK SELECT DISK 2 [Number of your portable drive] CLEAN CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SELECT…

vMotion fails at 10% with the error

vMotion fails at 10% with the error: Operation timed out When you attempt to use vMotion to migrate a virtual machine, the task fails at 10%. In virtual machine’s vmware.log file, you see these errors:vmx| MigrateStatusFailure: Now in new log file. vmx| MigrateStatusFailure: Timed out waiting for migration start request. In the source ESXi/ESX host’s…

How to reset password for the Vsphere local user

How to reset password for the Vsphere local user – administrator@vsphere.local 1. Log in to the vCenter Server with a domain administrator account. 2. Open an elevated command prompt. 3. Run c:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VMware\CIS\vmdird\vdcadmintool.exe. 4. Press 3 to enter the Reset account password option. 5. When prompted for the Account DN, enter: cn=Administrator,cn=users,dc=vSphere,dc=local 6. A new…

Interview Questions on Vmware

1. What is a Hypervisor? A: It is a program that allows multiple operating systems to share a single hardware host. Each operating system appears to have the host’s processor, memory, and other resources all to itself. However, the hypervisor is actually controlling the host processor and resources, allocating what is needed to each operating system…

New Features in vSphere 6.5

vCenter Migration Tool Improved appliance management Native high availability Native backup and restore HTML5-based vSphere Client Improved Appliance Management VMware vCenter High Availability Improved vSphere Web Client vCSA includes vSphere Update Manager Improved Host Profiles Improved Auto Deploy VMware Tools version now showen in client Security Virtual Machine Encryption Encrypted vMotion Secure Boot Support VM…

vCenter and ESXi upgrade process

vCenter and ESXi upgrade process Pre requisites: Need to take Backup for Vcenter server DB, Host and License part. Download the latest vSphere 5.x and esxi 5.x on vCenter server Procedure: Install a local Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express instance / using an existing supported database go to Simple Install Stop the Virtual Center…