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Configure ESXi Autostart to streamline host patching

By Vladan Seget 29 Nov 2017

Enabling ESXi Autostart can save you time and effort when managing VMs. Learn how to configure Autostart VMs in VMware host settings to make patching hosts easier. Read More

Use ESXi host logs to troubleshoot an unexpected reboot

By Vladan Seget 27 Oct 2017

When your ESXi host abruptly reboots, you can use logs to track the potential causes, whether they be planned, environmental or hardware-related. Read More

Recover an ESXi root password for stand-alone and vCenter hosts

By Stuart Burns 25 Oct 2017

A forgotten ESXi root password can stop you in your tracks. Avoid dodgy quick fixes and learn the proper way to recover a root password for vCenter-connected and stand-alone hosts. Read More

How do you use VMware ESXi logs to troubleshoot your host?

By Vladan Seget 24 Oct 2017

With access to logs, you can troubleshoot your ESXi host and track issues as they crop up. You can access your logs via the console or a web browser with only a few simple steps. Read More

Manage ESXi updates to keep your environment running securely

By Vladan Seget 25 Sep 2017

It's in an administrator's best interest to regularly check for ESXi updates and patches to make sure his system runs the most up-to-date version of the hypervisor. Read More

Use the Rufus utility to create a bootable VMware ESXi installer

By Vladan Seget 24 Jul 2017

Rufus -- short for Reliable USB Formatting Utility -- is a free Windows tool that can create a bootable VMware ESXi installer and a custom installation package in mere minutes. Read More

How does VMware secure boot protect VMs and ESXi hosts?

By Vladan Seget 07 Jun 2017

New to vSphere 6.5, the secure boot feature protects VMs and ESXi hosts from viruses, malware and spyware -- and enabling it is as easy as checking off a box. Read More

How do you configure ESXi time sync through the vSphere Web Client?

By Vladan Seget 16 May 2017

Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Read More

A no-fuss guide to an ESXi 6.5 upgrade

By Stuart Burns 13 Jan 2017

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. Read More

How does ESXi secure boot improve vSphere security?

By Stephen J. Bigelow 28 Apr 2017

VMware vSphere 6.5 takes an extra security step, building on UEFI secure boot with added cryptographic validation to all ESXi components. Read More