5 reasons why ESXi embedded host client is awesome

The ESXi embedded host client is a fling developed by the folks at VMware labs, for accessing ESXi host over a web browser. The UI is built using HTML and is quite fast as compared to the flash based interface which was used by the host client released earlier with version 6.0 or the vSphere web client that is used today to access vCenter over the browser. Personally, I’m a big fan of C# client and never thought that any

How to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter

In this blog post we will see how to manually delete a Plugin/Extension from vCenter. Many a times we will run into issue where there are more than one Orchestrator or vCOPS registered with our vCenter but we are not able to get rid of them. If not got rid of, the previous extensions will hinder the working of present extension which will cause a lot of trouble. What if i tell you there is a way in which you

vSphere 5.5 Basics : Installing ESXi 5.5

In this blog post we will take a look at the steps involved in installing ESXi 5.5. Before we start off with the actual steps, Mount the ESXi 5.5 ISO image onto the server and reboot it so the installer kicks in Now the Installer will be loaded. choose the ESXi 5.5 Standard installer and start installing ESXi 5.5. Once the ESXi Installer is chosen, the Installer loads all the required kernel modules. Wait for all the modules and packages