Installing NIC drivers via CD/DVD onto ESXi 4.1

A good summary document that tackles how to install Emulex NIC card drivers from a CD/DVD onto the free version of ESXi. Thanks to Matthew Scicluna 🙂 https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B133ZFctNVtsak54SWN2dWVLY1k

Tip: Adding pre-existing storage to VMWare ESXi

Scenario VMWare ESXi is being used in conjunction with external storage (IBM SAN). We needed to upload VMWare images and virtual disks from one ESXi server to the external storage. Then, we needed to “mount” the same storage without losing the pre-existing data. Maybe counter-intuitively, using the “add storage” option in the vmware configuration page … Continue reading Tip: Adding pre-existing storage to VMWare ESXi