Category Archives: VMware

Installing OpenSource Storage QuadStor

No need to describe it – google Quadstor to find out more.  Here is a simple way to install on Debian 7 Net Install (64 bit of course):

apt-get install uuid-runtime build-essential sg3-utils apache2 psmisc linux-headers-`uname -r` ntp git sudo vi /etc/ntp.conf service ntp restart cd /root git clone --branch opensource quadstor cd quadstor ./installworld debian7


Installing VMware Tools From Their REPO

First browse to:

And pick your repo

In linux wget and then rpm –Uvh the item

Then you can use the package manager to install vmware-tools-esx-nox or whichever package you want.

Updating ESX Host from CLI

vim-cmd vmsvc/power.shutdown ID

esxcli system maintenanceMode set -e yes

esxcli software vib update –dry-run -d

esxcli software vib install –dry-run -d

esxcli system maintenanceMode set -e no