VMware

how to delete a vmdk from Vmware esx 4.1 when you are unable to do it.

Today, I walked into an issue about deleting a vmdk file from the datastore of Vmware ESX4.1. “Cannot delete file [DATASTORE] myfile.vmdk” I got to times this issue due i tried to convert a mechanical machine into a virtual one. To solve this issue i found out that you have to kill the process of …

how to delete a vmdk from Vmware esx 4.1 when you are unable to do it. Read More »

The virtual machine debug driver was disabled for this virtual machine message displays in event log

Symptoms Everything with the system appears to be working as expected. The following error appears in the event log: VM debug driver 7.3.3.2 was disabled for this VM Resolution The virtual machine debug driver is not required in an ESX host. The driver is used for record/play functions in Fusion and Workstation products. To prevent …

The virtual machine debug driver was disabled for this virtual machine message displays in event log Read More »

p2v migration good. Issues installation VMware tools

Yesterday I migrated for my first time a hardware server to a virtual server in VMWare Esxi 4.0 update 1. I used theP2V tool to complete this migration. P2V migration went very good no issues. Well the server I was migrating from hardware to virtual was an HP Proliant ML370 G3  server. After the P2V migrationi started the VMware server and i wanted to install the VMware tools. During this installation it took …

p2v migration good. Issues installation VMware tools Read More »