Just as I did some days ago, you may face the problem that you’re running out of diskpace on your C:\ drive (system drive) in VMWARE. Expanding the system drive is not as easy as expanding a non-system drive (like D:\, E:\ or whatever partitions you may have in your server :) )
These steps will guide you to expand your C:\ drive easily and without any risk.… Read the rest
When you (try to) delete a snapshot from a virtual machine in VMWare ESX 3.5, the following error may occur:
“Remove Snapshot: Operation Timed Out.”
This error typically occurs after 15 minutes, and only when your “delta”-file is large. I.e. when you’re making many changes on the server, or when you’re running on the snapshot for some weeks.… Read the rest
If you’re trying to find and view the VMWARE ESX version, the easiest way is to export a Report Summary.
From your Infrastructure Client:
- Choose the Inventory View
- Right click your host, and click Report Summary
- Choose a location to save the file
- Open the file with your internet browser.
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On VMWare ESX3, your VM has one or more VMDK files (extension .vmdk) and one or more flat vmdk files (last characters flat.vmdk )
In some cases, you may corrupt, lose or accidentally delete your VMDK files. Your VMDK’s contain metadata for your flat.vmdk files.… Read the rest