Tuesday, August 25, 2009

How to run VMWare vSphere Client version 4 on Windows 7

1. Edit the VpxClient.exe.config file located in C:\Program Files\Vmware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher folder and make it look like the following:

2. Get .Net system.dll from a non Windows 7 machine and copy it inside %ProgramFiles%\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\lib folder.

3. Create a batch file and add the following lines:
SET DEVPATH=%ProgramFiles%\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\lib
"C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\VpxClient.exe"

Thursday, June 18, 2009

How to export Workstation VMs to ESXi 4.0

Use VMWare converter.
Source type: VMWare Workstation
Target Type: VMWare Infrastructure

How to enter nocheckCPUIDLimit on ESXi 4.0

  1. At the initial bootloader screen (when booting from the ISO), press TAB to edit the boot options
  2. add "nocheckCPUIDLimit" right after
    "vmkernel.gz", so that the first part of the boot options BEFORE the
    first "---" reads: "mboot.c32 vmkernel.gz nocheckCPUIDLimit ---"
  3. Press enter to finish
When ESX is booting from the HD, press Shift+o and type nocheckCPUIDlimit.

How to enable SSH in ESXi 4.0


Fix for broken "Wireless Display Media Viewer" app in Win10 Creator's Update