First you have to login to SHD using the shd-admin user account.
shd-admin / Password set during installation
After successful login you will see the Collect Logs & Analyze page:
vCenter example: ESXi example: Here you can provide the vCenter or ESXi details so that SHD can trigger a log bundle automatically.
I tried to add my freshly installed rPI 4 running ESXi on ARM to my HomeLab vCenter. It failed with “A general system error occurred: Unable to push signed certificate to host 192.168.0.99”
The root cause is that the rPI has no battery backed RTC therefore the time is out of sync and all certificates are invalid.
Today I have been asked how to create a snapshot directly on the ESXi host using vim-cmd including virtual machine memory.
Quick example from my lab:
Get the VMID of the virtual machine [root@esxi:~] vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms
[table id=3 /]
Create snapshot including memory [root@esxi:~] vim-cmd …
VMware has released a new White paper about ESXi IP storage troubleshooting.
In this paper, we:
• Describe how you can analyze packet traces to identify functional and performance issues in an
ESX IP storage environment.
• Compare packet capture alternatives, and explain why we recommend an inline optical network
If you are logged into an ESXi per SSH you can display details about the build version using 2 simple commands.
vmware -vl cat /etc/vmware/.buildInfo Example output:Using username "root". The time and date of this login have been sent to the system logs. VMware offers supported, powerful system …
The command below will let you check the space that is free on the host for each of the ramdisk mount points. It also shows you the usage of inodes per ramdisk. system visorfs ramdisk list List the RAM disks used by the host. ~ # esxcli system visorfs ramdisk list Ramdisk Name System Include in Coredumps Reserved …