Category Archives: Virtualization

Install VMware-tools on CentOS 6

Scenario: Install VMware-tools CentOS 6 on VMware ESXi 6

Steps:
– Right click on guest VM.
– Select Install/Upgrade VMware Tools. Note: VMware tools installer will assign as CD/DVD or iso image in the server.
– Login as root access the server or SSH remote to install VMware tools.
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Install VMware-tools CentOS 6 on VMware ESXi 5.1


Procedure:
1. Open a command window in the guest operating system, obtain and import the VMware Packaging Public Keys.
# mkdir /opt/vmtools-key ; cd /opt/vmtools-key
# wget http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub
# wget http://packages.vmware.com/tools/keys/VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-DSA-KEY.pub
# rpm --import VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-RSA-KEY.pub
# rpm --import VMWARE-PACKAGING-GPG-DSA-KEY.pub

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Setup autostart VMs on Citrix XenServer 6.1


Pada versi Citrix XenServer 6.x, kemampuan GUI/XenCenter untuk seting auto-start Virtual Machine pada startup XenServer telah dihapus. Fungsi auto-start telah dihapus karena mengganggu fungsi fitur High Availability(HA)

Setting the XenServer to allow Auto-Start:
1. Gather the UUID’s of the pools you wish to auto-start.
2. To get the list of the pool’s on your XenServer type:
[sourcecode language=”plain”]# xe pool-list[/sourcecode]
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