Posts by Michael Bose

How VMware EVC Mode Works: Complete Overview

If you are familiar with the vMotion feature, you probably remember that the recommended practice is to use the same processors on all ESXi servers for VM live migration. If you want to use servers wi ...

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Most Useful ESXCLI and ESXi Shell Commands for Your VMware Environment

VMware provides a powerful and convenient graphical interface for managing ESXi servers – you can use a VMware vSphere Client that is a standalone application on Windows machines for managing ESXi h ...

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How to Set Up VMware Workstation Server: An Expert Guide

VMware Workstation is a great virtualization product that allows you to run multiple virtual machines on Linux and Windows operating systems installed on physical computers. When multiple users need t ...

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How to Run ESXi from a USB Flash Drive

Many of us know that ESXi can be installed not only from a CD disc, but also from a bootable USB flash drive. What’s more, a USB flash drive can be used not only as installation media – ESXi can a ...

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How to Extract Content from VMDK Files: A Step-By-Step Guide

Sometimes a VM cannot be started, however you may need to access the data stored on a virtual disk used by a VM. This situation can happen after the unsuccessful installation of some applications, upd ...

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The Best Way to Reset the ESXi Default Password

Any user who installs the ESXi hypervisor must set the root password, but users and administrators cannot change the ESXi default password if it gets forgotten/lost. This approach may not be the best ...

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VMware Workstation Pro vs VMware Workstation Player: How They Compare

VMware is one of the leaders in the market of virtualization solutions and its products are greatly respected by a high number of users and customers. On top of enterprise grade VMware vSphere product ...

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VirtualBox Network Settings: Complete Guide

In this modern business world, networking is a crucial component of interactive computer operations. It is difficult to imagine how to exchange data between computers without networks in a world where ...

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How to Install Ubuntu on VirtualBox: Detailed Overview

Whether you are looking to try out some software, prepare for migration to Linux from Windows or macOS, test applications, network, or otherwise, you need to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox . Installing ...

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How to Make VirtualBox Full Screen: A Comprehensive Guide

After installing a guest operating system (OS) on VirtualBox, the interface of the guest OS is displayed in a windowed mode by default. Moreover, the size of that window is usually not big, and if you ...

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