On your VM host you need to initiate installing the VMware tools into your guest. Once this has been done the remaining steps are carried out on the guest OS. As root you need to mount the VMware Tools virtual CD-Rom image #mount /dev/cdrom /mnt
Here I am going to explain how to stop and start VM’s that are ruuning under ESXi 4.0 server, first you have to enable SSH on the server. Once you have enabled SSH, connect to the ESXi server using putty or your prefered SSH client.
Requirements: You have to have direct access to console 1.) While you are at the console hit ALT + F1 2.) Type in ” unsupported ” and hit Enter 3.) Go ahead and type the root password 4.) Go and edit the /etc/inetd.conf file type : vi /etc/inetd.conf 5.) Uncoment […]