Tech Support Mode has been disabled by the Administrator on ESXi 4.1

Tech Support Mode (TSM) provides a command-line interface that can be used by the administrator to troubleshoot and correct abnormal conditions on VMware ESXi hosts. To access the local TSM: At the main DCUI screen, press ALT+F1 simultaneously. This opens a virtual console window to the host. Provide credentials when prompted.Note: When typing the password,… Read More »

When working in Iomega ix4-200d StorCenter Manager, I occasionally get a “Page cannot be displayed” error, or the page does not show updated information

This is an issue with Internet Explorer’s default caching of web pages. To resolve this issue, set Internet Explorer to always update the page: 1- Open Internet Explorer. 2- Select Tools and then Internet Options. 3- Under Temporary Internet Files, select the Settings button. 4- Set the default action for “Check for newer versions of… Read More »

Installing Debian 7.0 Wheezy in VMware Workstation 9

Debian is the most stable and popular non-commercial Linux distribution. It is maintained by a global community of over 1,200 registered developers dedicated to improving and enhancing its functionality. So, new versions of Debian are released only when they are ready. The package management tools in Debian are so well-developed that even commercial Linux distributions… Read More »

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1 Released

  April 25th, VMware released vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1. This release offers the following improvements: vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 Additional vCenter Server Database Support: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support: Windows 8 Windows Server… Read More »