Monitor ESXi Free using SNMP

This content is 3 years old.ESXi 4.1 and 5.0¬†Enable SNMP SSH to host and edit the SNMP.XML file: vi /etc/vmware/snmp.xml Make the following changes: <config> <snmpSettings> <enable>true</enable> <communities>public</communities> <targets>192.168.1.100@public</targets> </snmpSettings> </config> Restart management agents with the following command: /etc/init.d/hostd restart On ESXi 5.1 and 5.5 enable SNMP SSH to host and run the following command: … Read moreMonitor ESXi Free using SNMP

VMWare ESX 4.1 Upgrade to ESXi 5.0 Checklist

This content is 5 years old.I’m starting to plan for an upgrade of VMWare ESX 4.1 U1 to ESXi 5.0 and since ESXi 5.0 makes this possible to do an in place upgrade, I’m hoping things will go smoothly for my environment. Here’s a checklist/pre-requisite for upgrade. Upgrade vCenter Server (vCenter Server 4 does not … Read moreVMWare ESX 4.1 Upgrade to ESXi 5.0 Checklist