Setting up ESXi - After setting up the server to enable the SSH using the following directions:
1. At the console of the ESXi host, press ALT-F1 to access the console window.
2. Enter unsupported in the console and then press Enter. You will not see the text you type in.
3. If you typed in unsupported correctly, you will see the Tech Support Mode warning and a password prompt. Enter the password for the root login.
4. You should then see the prompt of ~ #. Edit the file inetd.conf (enter the command vi /etc/inetd.conf).
5. Find the line that begins with #ssh and remove the #. Then save the file. If you're new to using vi, then move the cursor down to #ssh line and then press the Insert key. Move the cursor over one space and then hit backspace to delete the #. Then press ESC and type in q to save the file and exit vi. If you make a mistake, you can press the ESC key and then type it :q! to quit vi without saving the file.
6. You can either restart your host or run ps | grep inetd to determine the process ID for the inetd process. The output of the command will be something like 1299 1299 busybox inetd, and the process ID is 1299. Then run kill -HUP <proccess_id> (kill -HUP 1299 in this example) and you'll then be able to access the host via SSH.
7. log in from remote ssh root@IP_ADDRESS
create the file under "boot" folder wpa_supplicant.conf country=GB ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev u...
I came across another complete Cacti ISO yesterday and began working with it. I was very impressed with everything that is comes with and ho...
Recently I was working with a customer and our Professional Services people as we were doing an upgrade. If you want to view the console ove...
I recently setup a Brocade SAN Switch for zones in an HP C7000 Blade Enclosure. I thought I would run through all of the steps. Step 1. T...