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Fix Vmware ESXi vMotion Fails at 14% and error ESX hosts were not able...

We recently deployed 5-6 new hosts in one of our production Vmware ESXi clusters in order to migrate VMs off older hosts and upgrade...
VMware workstation VM ownership error

Taking Ownership of VM fails, VM appears to be in use, stuck in state...

While working in Vmware workstation, I lost connectivity to a LUN where I'm hosting virtual machines for workstation. As it turns out, the VMs were...

VMware vSphere 5.1 Upgrade Guide

VMware vSphere 5.1 is now available for download. This vSphere Upgrade guide describes how to upgrade VMware vSphereâ„¢ to version 5.1. To learn how...

Exchange 2010: External email fails Delivery to a Distribution List Email Address

In your exchange server setup, you have the ability to create distribution lists or distribution groups as they are commonly known in Exchange Management...

VMware vConverter: A fatal error occurred Message

While I was trying to convert an existing Virtual Machine (VM), I experienced a small issue with the vConverter wizard. If you try to...

Debug and Optimize vBulletin with Config Constants

If you use vBulletin forum software, you probably know what a wonderful piece of code it is and type of features, enhancements it offers...

vSphere Client: Call “Service Instance Retrieve Content” for object “Service Instance”

If you are new to vmware and are using vSphere client to connect to newly deployed ESXi server, you may see an error message...

Installing Drivers for Additional NICs in VMware ESXi Server

This is a how-to guide on installing additional drivers for network adapters for which vmware ESXi may not install drivers during installation. During our initial setup of the new Dell PowerEdge R710 servers, we ran into issue where ESXi 4.0 U1 did not detect the 2 Intel Gigabit Quad Port ET NICs that the each server came with.

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