Tag: vim-cmd

Play with VM snapshots and linked-clones with ESXi command line tools

February 26, 2015
In this article, we will see how to create, commit, revert-to virtual machine snapshots from ESXi command line. We will also talk about the very useful “linked clones” that are related to the snapshot feature. Prerequisites Snapshots Create snapshots Get snapshot(s) list Remove/Commit a snapshot Revert to a snapshot Linked clone Create a linked clone Convert a linked clone to a full clone Prerequisites You only need to have a running VM on the ESXi...
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Nested VMware ESXi with virtualbox - Your first nested-virtual-machine

February 10, 2015
Now that we’ve seen how to create a nested-ESXi on virtualbox, we may need to have some content in order to test commands of procedures. Local datastore Disk creation Disk partition Dummy virtual machine Imported virtual machine Prerequisites Export Import Enable network from nested-VM Add VNC support to VM VM setup for VNC Firewall configuration for VNC Local datastore Disk creation To create a local datastore, you’ll have to add a new virtual disk to...
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