VMWare: VMWare Workstation Download Links

This article provides direct download links for the trial versions of VMWare Workstation for convenience:   Workstation 10 for Windows – http://www.vmware.com/go/tryworkstation-win Workstation 10 for Linux 32-bit – http://www.vmware.com/go/tryworkstation-linux-32 Workstation 10 for Linux 64-bit – http://www.vmware.com/go/tryworkstation-linux-64  

Checkpoint: Gaia on ESX – “No Hard Drives Have Been Found” Error

  This article describes how to fix the error “No Hard Drives Have Been Found” when installing Checkpoint Gaia on ESX. This is a simple one – I used to work round it by implementing an IDE drive instead of SCSI but actually it’s just due to the SCSI controller…

VMWare: Backup ESXi Host Config Using vCLI

This process uses the vmware command line interface tools to backup your ESXi host configuration – a must have for disaster recovery when your ESXi host has to be rebuilt / cloned etc. The tools from the link below have been tested on all versions of ESXi from 3.5  onwards.…