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Important ESXi Networking Commands

To get the available virtual switches information on ESXi host :- # esxcfg-vswitch -l [root] esxcfg-vswitch -lSwitch Name Num Ports Used Ports Configured Ports MTU UplinksvSwitch0 6656 4 128 9000 vmnic3 PortGroup Name VLAN ID Used Ports UplinksVM Network 0 0 vmnic3Management Network 4095 1 vmnic3 DVS Name Num Ports Used Ports Configured Ports MTU […]

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How to create VMFS partition on USB device for ESXi 6.x

Plug in the USB device to the ESXi host Make sure that usbarbitrator service is off on the ESXi host so that the host will not use it as Passthrough : # /etc/init.d/usbarbitrator stop Check the usb in core device list : # esxcli storage core device list t10.SanDisk00Cruzer_Blade000000004C530001111202103073    Display Name: Local USB Direct-Access […]