Tag Archives: ESXi 5.1

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 »


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 »


vSphere 5.x Tip To Toe: vSphere Replication 5.1

Looking into that thing which is called replication, in the past this used to come with SRM and it needed to be deployed but now in the vCloud Suite its also comes in a standalone flavor, in the following I’ll show you how to setup vSphere Replication 5.1 appliance and configure it for replication with… Read More »