Category Archives: VmWare

Mounting vmfs Formatted Disks to Windows Machine

I used java based code to mount vmfs disk as read only. All extra information and usage details can be found at this website. I have java installed at “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java” I have downloaded java code and copied in “C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin” in vmfs_r95 folder. Now you can run java code by executing following:

ESXi 5.0 ISCSI Network and Multipath I/O

Before starting ISCSI configuration we need to create two VMkernel ports in a Virtual Switch at least two network adapters. Host > Configuration > Networking > Add Networking In this switch create two ISCSI VMkernel Ports and assign ip adresses. (For each network adapters create one VMkernel port.)  

Making ESXi 5.0 USB Pendrive

It is possible to copy Esxi 5.0 installation cd content to USB pendrive in order to install Esxi 5.0. Also you can boot from this pendrive and install ESXi 5.0 on it. Prepareation in windows OS: First format USB drive with FAT 32. Make this USB drive bootable using *syslinux.exe version 3.86 Usage: If USB… Read More »