Category Archives: Installation

Useful post-installation ESXi installation tip – check your cables :)

Worth running the following as a post install step – particularly for those multiple 1gb hosts you’ll still have lying about 🙂 # watch -n l ‘esxcli network nic list’ A good way of verifying each of your cables is … Continue reading

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ESXi builds and encrypted passwords

Recently one of my co-admins was looking to streamline their esxi build process, was asking about what was required relating to password encryption. Tested by adding the below: %post section of the kickstart: %post –interpreter=bash /usr/sbin/useradd -m -d /home/T1 -p … Continue reading

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