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Restart ESXi management service

Now and again ESXi (or ESX) may stop you connecting via the remote management interface. If you have ssh enabled (emergency back door) this should kickstart everything back into touch. — ./sbin/ restart This does NOT restart any VM’s and so should be safe on a production server, middle of the day etc, etc. Easy…

Lost VM connection?

One issue I’ve had recently is random drops between client and ESX vSphere server VM’s.    On inspection the ARP table was dropping the MAC of the client (strangely on that MAC, the other VMs and other network neighbours are fine??) Quick fix : netsh interface ipv4 add neighbors  “Local Area Connection” <client ip> <mac…

Run as a different user (for x-domain)

Runas /user:<domain>\<user> /netonly “command.exe” (net only is vital if there is no trust relationship between the two networks) Or use the shell extension provided by SysInternals for interactive authentication cheap essay writing service

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