Control your VMs using ESXi CLI

For this to work you need to have SSH access enabled! List the Inventory: vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms The first column is the <vmid> needed for below commands. Check the power state of the virtual machine: vim-cmd vmsvc/power.getstate <vmid> Power-on the VM: vim-cmd vmsvc/power.on <vmid> Reboot the VM: vim-cmd vmsvc/power.reboot <vmid> This command shows all available VM options: vim-cmd vmsvc […]

Resolving repeating keys problem in vSphere Console

This problem is pretty annoying. You enter one letter in the vSphere console and it's repearing X times. You can resolve this problem in 2 ways: First of all power down your VM. 1. Manually: Edit your vmx file and add this line at the end:  keyboard.typematicMinDelay = "2000000" 2. In vSphere: Right click on […]