Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

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November, 2010

VMWare Open Virtualization Format Tool

Command line utility that supports import and export of OVF packages. Download Download VMWare Open Virtualization Format Tool here: http://communities.vmware.com/community/vmtn/vsphere/automationtools/ovf You can download this tool for Windows (64-Bit or 32-Bit), Linux (64-Bit or 32-Bit) and Mac OSX. Install chmod +x VMware-ovftool-2.0.1-260188-lin.x86_64.sh ./VMware-ovftool-2.0.1-260188-lin.x86_64.sh Convert OVF to VMX /opt/vmware/ovftool/ovftool /path/to/vm.ovf /path/to/vm.vmx Convert VMX to OVF /opt/vmware/ovftool/ovftool /path/to/vm.vmx […]

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Adding an additional local storage to an existing XENServer

Add the new physical device “/dev/sdb” as second local storage to an existing Citrix XENServer installation: (Note: I use XENServer 5.6) xe sr-create content-type=”local SR” host-uuid=(uuid of your xenserver host) type=(ext or lvm) device-config:device=/dev/sdb shared=false name-label=”Second local storage” The command returns the UUID of your new storage repository (SR). Example: xe sr-create content-type=”local SR” host-uuid=d06d7c86-08af-4f87-9188-bd287daac20b […]

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