Category: VMware Administration and Backup

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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How to Install VirtualBox Extension Pack on Windows and MacOS

The previous blog post of our VirtualBox series covered VirtualBox update. After updating VirtualBox, it is recommended to update VirtualBox Extension Pack on a host machine and VirtualBox Guest Addi ...

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NSX-v vs NSX-T: Comprehensive Comparison

Virtualization has made revolutionary changes in the way datacenters are built. The majority of modern datacenters use hardware virtualization and deploy physical servers as hypervisors to run virtual ...

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Building VMware Home Lab: Complete How-To

VMware is one of the best virtualization platforms in the world, popular among IT specialists due to its ability to provide high speed operations, reliability, scalability, security and convenience. T ...

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How to Convert Hyper-V to VMware VM

VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V are both hardware virtualization platforms, but on some occasions, you might need to convert a Hyper-V virtual machine (VM) for use with VMware. VMware provides se ...

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Free VMware ESXi: Restrictions and Limitations

VMware is one of the market leaders of virtualization solutions and VMware ESXi is a well-known type 1 hypervisor that is highly respected by IT specialists. More and more people as well as companies ...

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How to Install Kali Linux on VMware VM

Kali is a free Debian-based Linux distribution intended for penetration testing. The first version of Kali Linux was released in 2013 as the rebuild of BackTrack Linux – a previous well-known distri ...

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VMware vSphere Client 6.7: Should You Upgrade?

VMware vSphere is currently one of the most popular virtualization platforms, which is partly attributed to its constant development of new features and enhancing of existing functionality. Its latest ...

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