Blog Archives for category ESXi

Poweroff the VMware ESXi hypervisor

ESXi CLI Enter Maintenance Mode vim-cmd hostsvc/maintenance_mode_enter ESXi CLI Exit Maintenance Mode vim-cmd hostsvc/maintenance_mode_exit ESXi CLI Reboot the host reboot… Continue reading »

VMware ESXi start host from cli

Start you VMware ESXi hosts from the commandline ESXi 5.x To power on a virtual machine from the command line:… Continue reading »

Backup ESX(i) to a USB drive with MKSBackup

SETUP MKSBackup with a USB drive Don’t forget to backup your current situation before you try this free backup solution…. Continue reading »

Setup a FTP server for MKSBackup

Setup a FTP server for MKSBackup and connect it to the USB drive. MKSBackup has a built-in FTP server but… Continue reading »

Update MKS Backup on Windows

MKS Backup is a free VMWARE ESX(i) backup solution based on GhettoVCB. To update the package do the following. 1…. Continue reading »