Category: VMWARE

Disk Performance

The easiest way to see if your disks are causing performance problems is to look at read and write delays on each physical disk. This can be done as follows: Start Performance Monitor. Navigate to Monitoring Tools, Performance Monitor. Click the Add button. Navigate to the PhysicalDisk counter group and expand it. Add the Avg. Disk sec/Read and Avg. Disk sec/Write counters for the disk instances you’re concerned about, as the following figure shows. Click […]

VMware ESXi 6.0 host fails to detect local disk after patching

This happen today while patching Banner. VMware ESXi 6.0 host fails to detect local disk after patching https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2120539 I had to revert Banner Warsaw ESXI server after trying to update it today. Reverting to a previous version of ESXi https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1033604 ———————— From VMware Support You can update the host to the latest 6.0 U2 version by downloading the HP custom ISO here https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/details?downloadGroup=OEM-ESXI60U2-HPE&productId=491 and you can then create a baseline using this ISO to update […]

Updating to EXI 4.1 TO UPDATE 1

1.  Download patch zip file to datastore 2.   Put into maintance mode from web console 3.   login into server with ssh (allow by going to system console and allowing it.) 4.  change to datastore directory cd /vmfs/volumes/4ddb8c02-28331701-9d5d-001ec94d9951 # 3.     # esxupdate –bundle update-from-esxi4.1-4.1_update01.zip update