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How to upgrade ESXi through CLI

How to upgrade ESXi through CLI

Step 1: Enable SSH through the web client and connect to your ESXi host. Step 2: Enter the following command to enable the firewall rule for web traffic. Step 3: Run this command to see the VMware online depot and the different profiles you can upgrade from. Note: you can also change ESXi-7.0 to other versions, such as […]

Add Windows server 2022 to AutoVM

Download and deploy the Windows 2022 template from LAB into your VCenter.Go to the AutoVM admin area, and go to “Template > list templates”Click on create button, and enter the fields below: Name: Windows 2022 64Username: administratorPassword: 123QWEqweClue: windows_2022_64Icon: windowsStatus: Active Click on Save and go to “Template > List scripts”Click on Create button and […]

Change windows template DNS

If you want to change the default windows DNS after installation, go to Templates > Scripts in the AutoVM admin area, and edit the windows script. In the content field, add these two commands below right after the following command: new commands:

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The security breach on the old AutoVM

The security breach on the old AutoVM

In January 2020, the free version of AutoVM was released on GitHub repositories and had been under development for two years. But, due to the unauthorized activity of some people (who are still trying to sell our free software against the GPL license), our team decided to stop the free project, and we have started […]

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Add Windows server 2022 to AutoVM

Add Windows server 2022 to AutoVM

Download and deploy the Windows 2022 template from LAB into your VCenter.Go to the AutoVM admin area, and go to “Template > list templates”Click on create button, and enter the fields below: Name: Windows 2022 64Username: administratorPassword: 123QWEqweClue: windows_2022_64Icon: windowsStatus: Active Click on Save and go to “Template > List scripts”Click on Create button and […]

Change windows template DNS

Change windows template DNS

If you want to change the default windows DNS after installation, go to Templates > Scripts in the AutoVM admin area, and edit the windows script. In the content field, add these two commands below right after the following command: new commands:

Add FreeBSD to AutoVM

Add FreeBSD to AutoVM

Download and deploy the FreeBSD template from LAB into your VCenter.Go to the AutoVM admin area, click on “System > Settings > List Icons” and click on the create button. On the Name field, enter: FreebsdOn the Address field, enter: http://file.autovm.net/autovm/os/freebsd.png Click on Save and go to “Template > list templates”Click on create button, and […]

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How to upgrade ESXi through CLI

How to upgrade ESXi through CLI

Step 1: Enable SSH through the web client and connect to your ESXi host. Step 2: Enter the following command to enable the firewall rule for web traffic. Step 3: Run this command to see the VMware online depot and the different profiles you can upgrade from. Note: you can also change ESXi-7.0 to other versions, such as […]

HowTo: reset vCenter 7 VCSA password or unlock account

HowTo: reset vCenter 7 VCSA password or unlock account

Step 1 Take a snapshot of the VM and proceed with forcing a reboot. Once the photon OS splash screen is showing, quickly press “e” to reveal the Grub boot menu. Move the cursor to the end of the line starting with “linux” and ending with “$systemd_cmdline” Enter “rw init=/bin/bash” at the end of the […]

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