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Disable Flow Control

I was onsite this past weekend doing a vSphere 5.1 turnkey install. The turnkey consisted of a C7000 Blade Chassis, and two ESXi 5.1U3 hosts. With this new installation, the customer was adding to a new 10Gbe environment to his network. There were also a few settings that needed to be made, specifically, disabling Flow […]

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SSH on ESXi

I’ve had to google this too many times. So I figure if I make it a post in my blog, I might retain the information. 1. Go to the ESXi console and press alt+F1 2. Type: unsupported 3. Enter the root password(No prompt, typing is blindly) 4. At the prompt type “vi /etc/inetd.conf” 5. Look […]