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Upgrade ESXi 5.5 to ESXi 5.5 U1 using HP image fails

Before i start an upgrade i usually run two commands just to verify what build number my ESXi host currently uses and what image my ESXi host currently uses: vmware -v – shows the build number  esxcli software profile get – shows the image name and in my case the result before the upgrade was: …

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VMware Tools for Nested ESXi released

Running nested ESXi hosts is great for development, education, test and training purposes and i have used it for many years in e.g. vSphere, VMware Workstation, VMware Fusion and vCloud Director (vCD). One thing that has been a pain while running nested ESXi hosts over the years has been the shut down process. This was …

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