Archive for July, 2014

Restart ESXi management agent

ESXi 5.x /etc/init.d/hostd restart /etc/init.d/vpxa restart ESXi 4.x /etc/init.d/hostd restart service vmware-vpxa restart ESX: service mgmt-vmware restart service vmware-vpxa restart

Linux open files limit

System-wide file descriptors limits: View: cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max Set: sysctl -w fs.file-max=100000 Set persistently: vi /etc/sysctl.conf fs.file-max = 100000 then run sysctl -p User level file descriptors limits: View: su – httpd $ ulimit -Hn $ ulimit -Sn Set: vi /etc/security/limits.conf httpd soft nofile 4096 httpd hard nofile 10240

Force dismount VMware tools

First post in two years, been incredibly busy and blogging always sinks to the bottom of the list! If VMware tools installer has been mounted to a VM for too long you may experience a scenario where you are unable to unmount it no matter how many times you click end or run dismount-tools. To […]