12 Sep 2008

Video: Configure ESX Server networking via the ESX Service Console

This video demonstrates the steps to configure an ESX server's network configuration via the service console. Commentry will follow soon.


Commands used in this video:



 esxcfg-vswitch -l List the current virtual switch  configuration
 esxcfg-vswitch -a Create a new virtual switch  
 esxcfg-vswitch -A Create a new portgroup on a specified virtual switch 
 esxcfg-vswif -l List the current configured service console ports 
 esxcfg-vmknic -l List the current configured VMKernel ports 
 esxcfg-vmknic -a Create a new VMkernel port for use with VMotion/iSCSI/NFS 
 esxcfg-nics -l List all physical nics in the ESX Server system 
 vmware-vim-cmd /hostsvc/vmotion/vnic_set Set the VNIC for use with VMotion 

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