Configure an NFS Datastore From the CLI – VCDX Prep

Like the last post, this one also hails from objective 1.1 of the VCDX Blueprint, and is part of my exam prep. Task: Configure an NFS Datastore using command line tools. Solution: [root@ProfessionalVMware root]# esxcfg-nas esxcfg-nas <options> [<label>] -a|–add                Add a new NASc filesystem to /vmfs volumes.                          Requires –host and –share options.                         Use[…]

Setting the ESX 3.5 Multi-Pathing Policy From the CLI

This one is taken from the first objective in the VMware Enterprise Admin Exam Blueprint. Specifically from the skills section: – Perform advanced multi-pathing configuration — Configure multi-pathing policy — Configure round-robin behavior using command-line tools After logging into the host via SSH, and getting to root, this can be done with the “esxcfg-mpath” command.[…]