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 +# Hypervisor
  
 +## VMware ESXi
 +
 +### ESXi SMART
 +
 +[[http://​kb.vmware.com/​selfservice/​microsites/​search.do?​language=en_US&​cmd=displayKC&​externalId=2040405|ESXi S.M.A.R.T. health monitoring for hard drives]]
 +
 +[[http://​www.hdsentinel.com/​smart/​index.php|How does S.M.A.R.T. function of hard disks Work?]]
 +
 +### Reset ESXI License
 +
 +1) services.sh restart
 +
 +2) rm -r /​etc/​vmware/​license.cfg
 +
 +3) cp /​etc/​vmware/​.#​license.cfg /​etc/​vmware/​license.cfg
 +
 +4) /​etc/​init.d/​vpxa restart
 +
 +5) services.sh restart
 +
 +References:
 +  * [[http://​community.spiceworks.com/​topic/​259939-esxi-evaluation-license-renewal|ESXi evaluation license renewal]]
 +
 +### Force Shutdown ESXi Guest
 +[[http://​kb.vmware.com/​selfservice/​microsites/​search.do?​language=en_US&​cmd=displayKC&​externalId=1014165|force shutdown esxi guest]]
 +
 +## VMware Fusion
 +
 +### VMware Fusion tools, Share Folders, and Debian Linux
 +1) Virtual Machine > Install VMware Tools.
 +
 +2) Mount the CD
 +
 +<​code>​sudo mount /dev/cdrom /​media/​cdrom</​code>​
 +
 +(make sure there aren't any other cd's attached to the VM)
 +
 +3) Copy the VMware Tools tar file
 +
 +<​code>​cp /​media/​cdrom/​VMwareTools-<​xxxx>​.tar.gz ~</​code>​
 +
 +4) Untar
 +
 +<​code>​tar zxpf ~/​VMwareTools-<​xxxx>​.tar.gz</​code>​
 +
 +5) Unmount the CD
 +
 +<​code>​sudo umount /​media/​cdrom</​code>​
 +
 +6) Install the VMware Tools and reboot
 +
 +<​code>​cd vmware-tools-distrib</​code>​
 +<​code>​sudo ./​vmware-install.pl</​code>​
 +<​code>​sudo shutdown -r now</​code>​
 +
 +7) Install Open VM Tools
 +
 +<​code>​sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools</​code>​
 +
 +8) Mount the host share
 +<​code>​sudo mkdir /​mnt/​hgfs</​code>​
 +<​code>​sudo mount -t vmhgfs .host:/ /​mnt/​hgfs</​code>​
 +
 +9) Make the host shares mount on boot
 +<​code>​sudo nano /​etc/​fstab</​code>​
 +Add the following line:
 +<​code>​.host:/ ​   /​mnt/​hgfs ​   vmhgfs ​   defaults,​ttl=5,​uid=1000,​gid=1000 0 0</​code>​
 +<​code>​sudo shutdown -r now</​code>​
 +
 +References:
 +  * [[http://​superuser.com/​questions/​588304/​no-mnt-hgfs-in-ubuntu-guest-under-vmware-fusion|No /mnt/hgfs in Ubuntu guest under VMWare Fusion]]
 +  * [[http://​askubuntu.com/​questions/​29284/​how-do-i-mount-shared-folders-in-ubuntu-using-vmware-tools|How do I mount shared folders in Ubuntu using VMware tools?]]
 +  * [[https://​www.vmware.com/​support/​ws55/​doc/​ws_newguest_tools_linux.html#​wp1127177|Installing VMware Tools from the Command Line with the Tar Installer]]
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