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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: Installing ESXi on HP ProLiant DL360e Server with RAID Controller B120i

Scenario: New HP ProLiant server Gen8 with B120i RAID controller, logical drive created on a RAID 1 array Installing from a stock ISO, I came up against the error that “one or more disks have the same UUID” – this was after installing successfully and rebooting. Using the boot parameter…

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.…