After taking my backup server in use I want to be able to move vm’s around and create copies. Think about a full pfSense backup for instance. After trying a few options, such as manually exporting OVF templates, copying using VEEAM Backup and migrating VMware vCenter Converter Standalone. After using all three, I have found ..
So after a much to long time, I decided to arm myself against Intel’s microcode bug. I was going to update my ESXi instance, running from an USB-stick, to the latest version, ESXi-6.5.0-20180104001-standard (Build 7526125). After finding out that all ESXi updates do not have to be installed incremental I realized i only had to ..
This page describes how to enable hardware passtrough in ESXi (6.5 at the moment of writing this) for storage devices that do not show up are greyed out in the ESXi’s PCI devices list. I have written this specifically for my motherboard but I assume it can be adopted for many different systems. Enable ..
This how-to explains how to automatically shutdown an Ubuntu (16.04lts) instance when an APC Smart-UPS equipped with an AP9617 Network Card. The network card is convenient since i have multiple VM’s running in an ESXi environment these can all be shutdown individually. Installation When using systemd This example assumes you are using a APC Smart-UPS ..