Category Archive for: ‘Vmware’

Adaptec Raidstatus script for ESXi


As promised in my previous post i made a (Powershell) script which can be automated to run as a scheduled task. The script is build to run once a day. It sends an email if there is an error in the controller or one of the (logical) drive’s. On friday it always sends an email so you will know the …

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Monitor Adaptec 3405 health on VMware ESXi 5.x


For my work i had to install a supermicro server with ESXi 5.1. This server had a adaptec 3405 raid card which works fine with ESXi 5.x but you can’t see the health status of the array(s) in the VSphere Client. After a lot of messing around with esxi drivers i did not get this to work. There is however …

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Install VMware Server 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 or higher


Today i’ve decided to upgrade my server from Ubuntu 9.10 Server (64bit) to 10.04 LTS. After the upgrade Vmware server (2.0.1) wasn’t working anymore. This is usually fixed by running (it rebuilds the modules). Unfortunately the script generated build errors: make[2]: *** [/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only/linux/driver.o] Error 1 make[1]: *** [_module_/tmp/vmware-config1/vmmon-only] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-26-server’ make: *** [vmmon.ko] Error 2 …

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