Category Archives: vSphere ESXi

How to – Increase VMFS datastore with vSphere Web Client

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By | 4 May 2017

A quick article to see how to increase VMFS datastore with vSphere Web Client. In a previous article, we had seen how to increase the capacity of a disk within a virtual machine. Today we will see how to increase the size of a datastore, in order to add VM or increase the size of these.… Read More »

How to – Install VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 3 step-by-step

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By | 2 May 2017

In this article I’ll speak about “How to install VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 3” ! For this “How to” I’ve install an ESXi on Dell Blade server with iDRAC. How to install VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 3 ? In the first step, you must download the latest update of VMware ESXi (the last release at… Read More »

How to – Deploy an ova step-by-step via vSphere Client

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By | 27 April 2017

In this article, I’ll explain step-by-step how to deploy an OVA via vSphere Client. To begins, what is an OVA ? An OVA (Open Virtual Appliance) is a compressed file that contains a pre-parameterized virtual machine. If you replace the .ova extension with .rar for example, and you make an extract from the archive and… Read More »

How to – Create, Manage and Deploy VMware virtual machine Template step-by-step

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By | 25 April 2017

Hi guys ! In this article, I explain step-by-step, with pictures, how to create, manage and deploy virtual machine template. This article was write in 3 steps : Create your template Create a custom specs (answer file) Deploy your template Are you ready ? Let’s go ! How to create, manage and deploy virtual machine template… Read More »

Error – Unsupported and/or invalid disk type 7

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By | 13 April 2017

When setting up my lab, I wanted to recover a number of virtual machines that power on my old server. I encountered an error “Unsupported or invalid disk type 7” when I started these machines because they were created with VMware Workstation! To correct this problem, you will have to convert the disk “* .vmdk”… Read More »