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VMware ESXI packet capture

VMware ESXI packet capture

Packet capture for a port : tcpdump-uw -i vmk0 -s 1514 port 123 Increase the verbosity : tcpdump-uw -i vmk0 -s 1514 -vvv View traffic for a host : tcpdump-uw -i vmk0 -s 1514...

Manually Installing vmware remote console plugin

Manually Installing vmware remote console plugin

If you are not able to install vmware remote console plugin, then you can manually install the plugin by navigating to the directory and running the installer:   %programdir%\VMware\VMware Server\tomcat\webapps\ui\plugin\vmware-vmrc-win32-x86

Starting and stopping vmware from linux shell

Starting and stopping vmware from linux shell

View The list of Virtual Machines: vmrun -T server -h https://localhost:8333/sdk -u root -p <password> list Stopping a Virtual Machine: ¬†vmrun -T server -h https://localhost:8333/sdk -u root -p <password> stop “[standard] <host>/host.vmx” Starting A...

Vmware Rescan Hard Drives

Vmware Rescan Hard Drives

ls /sys/class/scsi_host replace the host below with the output of above command. echo “- – -” > /sys/class/scsi_host/host#/scan fdisk -l tail -f /var/log/message

Cloning disk image in Vmware Server via Command

Cloning disk image in Vmware Server via Command

You can clone images in vmware server via command line as : vmkfstools -i source.vmdk destination.vmdk