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By Vladan Seget Tip 26 April 2017

Use the VMware Host Client to manage single ESXi hosts

The VMware Host Client is faster and more secure than the vSphere Flash-based client, but it has yet to reach maturity. Here are some other tools you can use to manage ESXi hosts. Continue Reading


By Vladan Seget Answer 12 April 2017

How do you change ESXi 6.5 host names and DNS configuration?

Admins have options when it comes to changing an ESXi 6.5 host name, but only the vSphere Web Client has full functionality in the latest release. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Tip 13 January 2017

A no-fuss guide to an ESXi 6.5 upgrade

The latest version of VMware vSphere comes with a substantial version upgrade for its core hypervisor platform. Implement an ESXi upgrade by following these steps. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Answer 30 March 2017

How do you upgrade a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5?

Upgrading a stand-alone host to ESXi 6.5 is as easy as downloading the offline bundle update, starting Secure Shell and running a few commands with the ESXi software command tool set. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Tip 28 February 2017

How to use vCenter Server Appliance to upgrade ESXi hosts

You upgraded vCenter to version 6.5; what comes next? Upgrade your ESXi hosts to gain access to new features and functionality by following these steps. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Answer 06 July 2016

How to use esxtop to monitor ESXi storage performance

The esxtop utility provides VMware administrators with valuable performance data, but do you know the most important storage metrics to watch? Continue Reading


By Eric Siebert Tip 27 June 2016

Upgrade ESX to ESXi hosts in seven steps

The upgrade from ESX to ESXi hosts can be difficult; no current tools convert hosts for you and you can't preserve manual configurations. But there are ways to ease the process. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Tip 17 June 2016

Learn how to set up a basic ESXi server in Ravello

Trying to create an ESXi host for the Ravello cloud? Start by obtaining a free trial Ravello account, and then follow these easy steps. Continue Reading


By Marissa Comeau Tip 09 February 2016

A master class in CLIs and ESXi commands

While the vSphere Web Client is useful for managing VMs, it isn't always the most reliable. In this collection of tips we explore how and why you should use CLIs and ESXi commands. Continue Reading


By Stuart Burns Tip 18 March 2016

Using shared disks to set up virtual clusters in ESXi

Thanks to some expert advice, we've come up with some best practices for building a Red Hat-based Linux cluster in an ESXi environment. Continue Reading