Prevent the incrementing of eth devices on Linux systems after guest customization of a cloned VM

sam.aaron/ December 3, 2015/ HowTo, Linux/ 0 comments

I’ve ran into this issue before and found the following article written by Chris Greene from Orchestration.io. After the guest customization process runs on cloned VMs in some VMware products, you may notice that on your Linux systems the eth device number gets incremented. For example, when the system is first built, the first eth device will be eth0. If

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Project: Home Lab v4.0 – The Home Lab goes MOBILE!!

sam.aaron/ October 7, 2015/ Daily, Home Lab, Projects/ 0 comments

Woot! Ok, that was cheesy, I know. However, my home lab has undergone significant improvement, redirection, and an overall evolution. And that calls for celebration! So Woot it up! Over the last two years, I went from individual rack mounted Dell PowerEdge 1950s and Synology storage, to a four blade Dell c6100 Cloud Server chassis, to rented COLO Space from

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Change of the Guard

sam.aaron/ August 3, 2014/ Daily/ 0 comments

I’m excited to post this. As of May 27, 2014, I am now an official employee of VMware!! I know…. why has it taken me this long to post about it. Well, for one, I’ve been really busy. Between transitioning from the old job to all of the things you have to learn/do for the new one, plus going on

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ESXi BIOS Power Settings Best Practice

sam.aaron/ February 5, 2014/ Daily, ESX, ESXi, VMware/ 1 comments

There is a movement to change the best practice regarding the bios power settings on an ESXi host. In the past, you would set the power settings in the BIOS to max and be done with it. You did this because previous versions of vSphere did not work well with the various C-States of the processor (ie., When the workload

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