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 🙂

Virtual Machine Musings

Recently at work we were given a .OVA file to play around and test with. Turns out OVA stands for "Open Virtual Appliance" and is basically a file that allows for easy deployment of pre-packaged Virtual Machines (VMs). I had three options to run this OVA: 1. Use a pre-existing installation of the free VMWare … Continue reading Virtual Machine Musings