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11 Nov

HTTP install of ESX Server 3.5 from Mac OS X Leopard

ESX Server 3.5 just wouldn’t install from my SATA DVD drive cause my motherboard doesn’t have a standard controller known to ESX.  I bypassed this by installing ESX 3.5 from a temporary web server. Luckily, a Macbook can whip up a web server in a few clicks. Just go to System Preferences – Sharing, and [...]

09 Nov

Fugu for SCP to ESXi

* Be sure to enable SSH in ESXi first. Unlike Windows, the Mac doesn’t really have a nice SCP client like WinSCP.  So we are left with the commandline or Fugu. For those afraid of the unix command line, you can also use Fugu to scp files to and from the ESXi server. Use the [...]

09 Nov

SCP to ESXi in Mac OS X

Here’s how you copy files to the datastore on your ESXi server from a Mac. Let’s say you want to copy an ISO file to your datastore on your ESXi server so you can install an OS with it. Open up a Terminal window and type: scp WinXP.iso root@192.168.1.33:/vmfs/volumes/vmstore/ISO This will do just that.  I [...]

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