How to add driver in VMware ESX ISO

How to add driver in VMware ESX ISO .

While installing or upgrading VMware Vsphere servers some time we have to add the drivers in the ISO .which is not available in the  ISO .

In example I have to add Nexus 1000v VEM module in the ESXi 5.5 update 3 ISO . Which required to upgrade my ESXi 5.0 and support current running my Nexus 1000v VSM.

1- we have to get VMware Vsphere 5.5 update 3 bundle as ZIP from VMware website .

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2-  Now create a folder and copy in it . in My Example I am copying in C:\Patch

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VMware vSphere Update Manager logs

VMware vSphere Update Manager logs

Login to vCenter server

Click Start > All Programs > VMware > Generate Update Manager log bundle.

A command prompt appears, displaying the progress of logs being collected.  When the process is complete, the command prompt closes and you see a log bundle on the desktop of the server. The log file for VMware vCenter Update Manager shows as vum-support-xxxxx.zip , where xxxxx represents the user who ran the report, as well as the date and time the report was run.

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EMC networker nsrvadp_save: Unable to find the VM with VM name

EMC networker nsrvadp_save: Unable to find the VM with VM name

Application information attribute VADP_VM_NAME for client “<xyz>” is set to “<xyz.gkhan.in>”.
Trying to connect to the VM using VM name ‘< xyz.gkhan.in >’.
80398:nsrvadp_save: Unable to find the VM with VM name: < xyz.gkhan.in>.
Temporary directory ‘c:\mnt\<xyz>’ for VADP deleted.

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How to Create a 32-Bit DSN for VMware Update Manager

How to Create a 32-Bit DSN for VMware Update Manager

Vmware update manager does not support 64 bit ODBC Connection require 32 bit ODBC DSN.

Run the  32-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder

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How to add multiple network card to vSwitch on ESXi or NIC teaming

How to add multiple network card to vSwitch on ESXi.

Some time we have a requirement for redundant   uplinks or NIC Teaming on ESXi hosts  . For that we must be having minimum two physical Network cards .

1- Select the ESX host and

2- Click on configuration >Networking>vSphere Slandered Switch > Properties

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