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VMware KB: Installing ESXi 5.x in VMware Workstation

30 November, 2012

VMware KB: Installing ESXi 5.x in VMware Workstation

This article explains how to install VMware ESXi in a virtual machine. Installing ESXi in a virtual machine provides a way to try the product without dedicating hardware to it. A virtual ESXi machine may be useful if you are studying to become a VCP VMware Certified Professional.

VMware KB: Installing ESXi 5.x in VMware Workstation.

Deploying the vCenter Server appliance Back to Basics

13 November, 2012

Back to Basics: Deploying the vCenter Server appliance

A excellent guide over on Yellow-Bricks.com on installing and setting up  the VMWare vCenter appliance – especially in a LAB environment.

Deploying the vCenter Server appliance Back to Basics.

VMware Learning

12 November, 2012

VMware Learning

Lots of VMWare videos on all VMWare’s products. Best of all – its FREE!  🙂

VMware Learning.

 

Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESX/ESXi

7 November, 2012

Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESX/ESXi

Interesting guide on how to troubleshoot VM Power on issues relating to locked files.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=10051