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Clone VM without vCenter & Provisioning of first VM via CLI

Please refer to the following guide on how to Clone Virtual Machine (VM) without vCenter Create a Directory for your new VM, for example AVENTIS-VEEAM mkdir /vmfs/volumes/240/AVENTIS-VEEAM Clone a new vmdk file from the VM Template that i had prepared using **vmkfstool -i with -d thin (thin provisioning) – **the based VM is installed with Windows …

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VMware-Upgrading VCSA 5.5 with localhost.localdom hostname to VCSA 6.x

One of the common issues that we are facing during the upgrading of VMware VCSA 5.5 to 6.x was the existing hostname was NOT properly configured in existing VCSA 5.5, most of it are using the default localhost.localdom We have to change the hostname to DNS resolvable FQDN prior performing the upgrade , else we …

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Upgrade VCSA 6.0 to VCSA 6.0 U3

Please refer to the following steps on how to upgrade VMware vCenter Virtual Appliance (VCSA) 6.0 which do NOT have web console acccess (Port 5480) to 6.0 U3 in Command Line SSH to VCSA 6.0 and go to Shell vpxd -v VMware VirtualCenter 6.0.0 build-2656761 Go to https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/patch#search to download VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.0.0.30500-7977753-patch-FP.iso Attached the downloaded IOS …

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