Month: February 2015

Just random stuff - Nothing to see here - Move along...

ESXi Firewall & ESXi Commands

# esxcli network firewall get Default Action: DROP Enabled: true Loaded: true After making changes, backup and regenerate system configuration: # /sbin/auto-backup.sh — /etc/vmware/esx.conf +++ /tmp/auto-backup.4408027//etc/vmware/esx.conf @@ -299,6 +299,8 @@ /firewall/services/vprobeServer/enabled = “false” /firewall/services/WOL/allowedall = “true” /firewall/services/WOL/enabled = “true” +/firewall/services/dynamicruleset/allowedall = “true” +/firewall/services/dynamicruleset/enabled = “true” /firewall/services/vMotion/allowedall = “true” /firewall/services/vMotion/enabled = “true” /firewall/services/snmp/allowedall = “true” Saving…
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Watching ESXi VMware Server Logs

Easy monitoring script for checking ESXi VMware logs: ┬áLog into the ESXi host console via ssh and create a script called “monitorlog.sh” # cd /var/log # vi monitorlog.sh while : do clear echo “Current time: date” tail -10 vmksummary.log|grep heartbeat|tail -1|awk ‘{print $2, $3 ” Uptime: “$4 ” Total VMs: “$5}’ echo “=======================================================” echo echo…
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