Recreate Datastore on local host after adding new storage space which wasn’t seen by vmware vsphere / client

Recreate new datastore on an existing ESX server without reinstalling the server. First move the current servers from the ESX server. This we had to do due probables after adding new harddrives to the raid array and we had expended this RAID set. In VMware we couldn’t add the new data to the existing datastore. … Continue reading Recreate Datastore on local host after adding new storage space which wasn’t seen by vmware vsphere / client

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VMWARE & HP | Trunking settings on VMware server and HP Procurve Switch

How to configure a trunk between a VMware server and a HP Procurve Switch. You can decide by yourself what to configured first. I will explainthe settings for the VMware ESX server first and than I will explain the switch configuration. Vmware ESX Server Login to the VMware VCenter Console. Click on an ESX Server … Continue reading VMWARE & HP | Trunking settings on VMware server and HP Procurve Switch

how to delete a vmdk from Vmware esx 4.1 when you are unable to do it.

Today, I walked into an issue about deleting a vmdk file from the datastore of Vmware ESX4.1. "Cannot delete file [DATASTORE] myfile.vmdk" I got to times this issue due i tried to convert a mechanical machine into a virtual one. To solve this issue i found out that you have to kill the process of … Continue reading how to delete a vmdk from Vmware esx 4.1 when you are unable to do it.