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VMware KB: Backing up and restoring ESXi configuration using the vSphere Command-Line Interface and vSphere PowerCLI

Here is some great information about backing up and restoring ESXi host configurations. Great for taking backups before updating. The host profiles after restoring were all compliant too. vicfg-cfgbackup.pl –server=ESXi_host_IP_address –username=root -s output_file_name Where ESXi_host_IP_address is the IP address of the ESXi host and output_file_name…Continue readingVMware KB: Backing up and restoring ESXi configuration using the vSphere Command-Line Interface and vSphere PowerCLI

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“Cannot configure or query coredump partition” error while trying to create host profile

While trying to create a host profile on one of our ESXi hosts, we came across this error: Cannot configure or query coredump partition These hosts are all booted using a USB key (to maximize available direct attached storage space) so perhaps this was why the…Continue reading“Cannot configure or query coredump partition” error while trying to create host profile

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