Tag Archives: ESXi 5.0

vSphere Tip To Toe: Reset ESXi root user password “Lost r00t o_0?”

Hello again my friends, this time I came across a customer who seemed to be completely blunt about the root password that he have set on his ESXi servers. As you may know previously we were able to reboot into single user mode and do the magic there. Since ESXi implies security well its not… Read More »

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vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: Upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.1 (HP’s iLO3 Style)

Well, we’re upfront again and we have something to update after working hours =). Without any further delay, mainly I’m going to state on how to upgrade your vCenter installation along with its components but when it comes to ESXi upgrade I actually used a pretty cool feature that is found on HP’s servers within… Read More »

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vSphere 5.0 Tip to Toe: Basic ESXi 5.0 Configuration

Commencing from where we left, now that our ESXi 5.0 hypervisor is up and running we’ll need to do some initial configuration before we can connect to it using the vSphere Client. 1- Go to your console, and press F2 this will prompt you to for root user’s authentication, once you’ve authenticated you’ll have to… Read More »

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vSphere 5.0 Tip to Toe: Installing ESXi 5.0

As most of creatures that dwell in this web-universe we’ll start it simple and clean, in this series I will be trying to fillfull and comprehensive self-teaching course on vSphere 5.0 in it’s technical aspects using on hand screenshots and tips. I know most of you might like to see a video of all of… Read More »

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