Configuring SNMP Traps for ESX 3.5 and ESX 4.0

Problem: To generate virtual machine and environmental traps from ESX 3.5 and ESX 4.0 hosts, you must configure and enable the embedded SNMP agent. You cannot use the Net-SNMP-based agent to generate these traps, although it can receive GET transactions and generate other types of traps. Solution: To enable SNMP on ESX Server version 3.5: […]

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VMware KB: Disabling the HotAdd/HotPlug capability in ESXi 5.x and ESXi/ESX 4.x virtual machines

This fixed an issue with Server 2008 having the nic start up slow Symptoms NICs and SCSI controllers appear as removable devices. The Safely Remove Hardware option for the virtual hardware appears in the Windows System Tray. When using VMware View, you notice that View desktops that have persistent disks are disconnecting. Purpose This article provides information […]

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Server 2012 Migration Links

DHCP Migration http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2013/04/29/step-by-step-migration-of-dhcp-from-windows-server-2003-to-windows-server-2012.aspx FSMO CLI – http://www.petri.co.il/transferring_fsmo_roles.htm GUI – http://www.elmajdal.net/win2k8/Transferring_FSMO_Roles_in_Windows_Server_2008.aspx Domain Migration Check list http://danstechnotes.blogspot.com/2009/04/2003-to-2008-domain-controller.html Microsoft Migration Step by Step 2003 to 2012 http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2014/04/02/step-by-step-active-directory-migration-from-windows-server-2003-to-windows-server-2012.aspx

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Transferring FSMO Roles

To Transfer the Domain Naming Master Role: Open the Active Directory Domains and Trusts snap-in from the Administrative Tools folder. If you are NOT logged onto the target domain controller, in the snap-in, right-click the icon next to Active Directory Domains and Trusts and press Connect to Domain Controller. Select the domain controller that will […]

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