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ESXi Ueful but poorly documented commands

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Unless otherwise stated, assume commands are executed on the ESXi host via SSH

 

List all registered guests

vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms

 

Convert disk from fat to thin

vmkfstools -i <thick_disk_vmdk> -d thin <new_thin_disk.vmdk>

 

Rename / Move disk

vmkfstools -E <old_name.vmdk> <new_name.vmdk>

 

 

 
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Article ID: 111
Category: Virtualisation
Date added: 16-08-2017 17:24:32
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