Category Archives: VMWare

NIC loads issue from restored VM


Issue: when try to restore Linux VM (or physical machine with dissimilar NIC) from another host ESX server, guest (VM) server NIC card may not be activated due to mismatch of network card MAC address in destination host. Following error … Continue reading

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Unable to install vClient on Windows 8


This is an issue since Vmware release vClient 5.1 that it unable to download .net framework 3.5 from Microsoft site during vClient installation on windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 . Note: Windows 8 got preinstalled with .net framework 4.5 … Continue reading

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Rename vmdk file


The vSphere Client (including vSphere latest client as of today) does not allow renaming of VMDK’s using the GUI. using the GUI. 1. Veeam FastSCP or Veeam Backup 2. Storage vMotion 3. Cold Storage vMotion I find copy and renaming … Continue reading

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