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Add a Virtual machine to the inventory in VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi)

Add a Virtual machine to the inventory in VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi) To add an exiting virtual machine to an inventory, you need to locate files for this virtual machine in the datastore.  In the figure given below, in datastore named ‘datastore1’, there exists a virtual machine of Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. Point to …

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How to install free VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi 5.5) license

How to install free ESXi license  Connect to ESXi 5.5 host using VMware vSphere Client. Click on Configuration tab as shown in figure below:   Clicking on Configuration tab shows configuration options towards Hardware and Software.  Hardware options are shown in top table and Software options are shown beneath it.  Under Software, the first option …

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VMware vSphere 5.5 Hypervisor (Free ESXi) limitations

VMware vSphere 5.5 Hypervisor (Free ESXi) limitations VMware vSphere 5.5 hypervisor free version specifications are as follows: The limitation of 32GB RAM limit per server/host has been removed from the free hypervisor. It supports unlimited number of physical CPUs per host. It supports unlimited number of cores per physical CPU. It supports maximum 8vCPUs per virtual …

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VMWare Workstation powering on virtual machine error: “Failed to lock the file”

VMWare Workstation powering on virtual machine error: “Failed to lock the file” When I powered on a Virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 10, I got this error: “Failed to lock the file”.  The problem occurred when the PC was powered off due to some power issues while the Virtual machine was up and running.  When …

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Download VMWare vSphere Client 5.5 and 5.5 update 1

Download VMWare vSphere Client 5.5 and 5.5 update 1 VMWare vSphere 5.5 can be adminstered remotely using VMWare vSphere Client 5.5.  Once you install vSphere, you can connect to it remotely using vSphere Client. You can download it directly from the following location: Download VMWare vSphere Client 1. VMWare vSphere Cient 5.5.0 2. VMWare vSphere …

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“Device eth0 does not seem to be present” error when we move or clone a CentOS 6.3 virtual machine in vSphere

When we move or clone a CentOS 6.3 Virtual machine made in vSphere5.5, and boot the machine once it is moved/cloned, we get the following error: “Device eth0 does not seem to be present”. This is due the fact that whenever we move or clone a Virtual machine, vSphere changes the MAC Address and CentOS …

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How to install VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.5

How to install VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.5 vSphere Hypervisor 5.5 is available for download.  It can be downloaded from: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/info/slug/datacenter_cloud_infrastructure/vmware_vsphere_hypervisor_esxi/5_5 After you have downloaded the hypervisor, follow the instructions give below to install it. # Burn the downloaded file in a CD/DVD. # Insert the CD and change bios settings towards boot from CD/DVD. # …

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Installation of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2

Installation of CentOS 6.4 in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2 We have seen in our previous post how to Create a CentOS 6.4 Virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 9.0.2. Now we will look into the installation steps of CentOS 6.4 operating system inside VMWare Workstation. In Virtual machine ‘Edit settings’ option, chose CD/DVD option to select the …

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