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 ..
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 ..