Expand Virtual Machine Hard Drive in Vmware GSX server and virtual server

In order to expand virtual machine hard drive follow the steps below. Shut down virtual machine Use the Vmware expand command vmware-vdiskmanager -x 10Gb or the GUI utility of Virtual Disk Factory http://petruska.stardock.net/software/VMware.html#DiskFactory Expand disk using utility Restart virtual machine Install partition software (http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q=partition+software&btnG=Google+Search&meta=) Resize partition. We used Partition Manager 8.0 from Paragon software.

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VMware GSX error “The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file”

Virtual machine posted dialog: E:Virtual MachinesServer_Name.vmx Operation on file “.Server_Name.vmdk.REDO_a03860” failed (The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file). Pressing Retry will attempt the operation again. Pressing Abort will terminate this session. Pressing Continue will forward the error to the guest operating system.   Error Message: Virtual… Continue reading VMware GSX error “The process cannot access the file because another process has locked a portion of the file”

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Cisco Aironet AP1242 Access Point default password

If you lost the manual for the Cisco Aironet AP1240 Cisco Aironet AP1242 Access Point default password If you lost the manual for the Cisco Aironet AP1240 series then the default password for the Cisco Aironet AP1242 is Cisco

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Change Squid Proxy Listening Port

When installing Squid Proxy server sometimes there is a need to change the squid server Listening proxy port number. By default Squid server listen on port 3128. When there is a need to change the listening port follow this document. Log into Squid Server Go to /etc/squid/squid.conf use Vim editor to change the port number… Continue reading Change Squid Proxy Listening Port

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How to change the VMware ESX server IP address

To change the IP address of Vmware ESX server Console follow the steps: Turn on ESX server Press Alt+F1 Login to Esx server as administrator Type ifconfig to check the current IP address. esxcfg-vswif -i x.x.x.x vswif0 Example esxcfg-vswif -i 10.0.1.3 vswif0

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Cisco Commands List Part 1

Setting the router commands Show version – shows router version  Enable – enter privilege EXEC configuration mode. Configure terminal – enter global configuration mode Config t – enter config mode Hostname – name the device Enable secret – set password Router – tells the router which protocol to use (e.g. router  RIP – router configuration… Continue reading Cisco Commands List Part 1

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How To Convert VMware GSX Server VM To ESX Server VM

As Vmware ESX Server become more popular and VMware GSX server in no longer supported by Vmware you might going to need to upgrade your virtual environment to much robust and advanced product. Most organization today making the switch to VMware ESX server, however once making the move and installing VMware ESX server moving your… Continue reading How To Convert VMware GSX Server VM To ESX Server VM