August 11, 2022

Shrinking VMDK Virtual Disk Size on VMWare ESXi

In this article we will show how to reduce the size of a virtual disk (vmdk) file of the virtual machine running on VMWare ESXi. Unlike […]
September 23, 2021

How to Deploy an Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) on ESXi

In this article we’ll teach you how to Deploy an Open Virtual Appliance (OVA) on ESXi. Before starting, ensure the following are provisioned and configured: Configure […]
September 21, 2021

How to Share Files With a Virtual Machine

Virtual machines are isolated containers, so the guest operating system in the virtual machine doesn’t have access to your computer’s file system. You’ll have to set up […]
March 3, 2021

Difference between OVA and OVF

So thought I’d start blogging a bit more regarding stuff I have to keep explaining to colleagues. Recently a colleague asked me to explain the difference […]
December 4, 2020

How to Transfer Files to a VMware ESXi 6.5 Host Using Windows

This tutorial will show you the easiest way to transfer files between a local Windows 10 machine and a VMware ESXi 6.5 Host. Introduction One of […]
December 4, 2020

Backup and restore esxi host configuration

In some situations you might need to backup or restore configuration of your ESXi host. This can be done with several tools, you can use tools […]