How to check VMware software version and Build number

How to check VMware software version and  Build number

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In the ESXi/ESX 4.x, ESXi 5.x, and ESXi 6.0 Service Console

Determine the build number and the latest update applied by running the command:

vmware -vl

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VMware default Log locations

VMware default Log locations
To determine the default log locations for VMware products, see the most relevant document.
 
vSphere Suite

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How to upgrade VMware Infrastructure 5.x to 6.0

How to upgrade VMware Infrastructure 5.x to 6.0

I found a good article to upgrade vmware 5.0 to 6.0 infrastructure they have give steps as below .VMware vSphere 6.0 upgrade is performed in a phase manner.

Phase 1: Perform the upgrade of the VMware vCenter Server along with VMware vCenter Update Manager.

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VMware ESXi Customized images from vendor

VMware ESXi Customized images from vendor VMware website

 VMware ESXi customization GUI Tool

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No free port is available in DVportgroup VMware ESXi with Nexus 1000v

No free port is available in DVportgroup VMware ESXi with Nexus 1000v

When you are creating  new virtual machine and trying to add network adapter to the network VLAN and getting error no ports are available . it is because on your  nexus switch vlan port profile has  max-ports: 32  is configured.

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  • Cannot add a virtual machine to the DVPortGroup in the vSphere Client
  • Adding a virtual machine to the DVPortGroup in the vSphere Client fails
  • You see the error:The resource vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPort is not available in vim.dvs.DistributedVirtualPortgroupPortGroupName
    No free port is available in DVportgroup PortGroupName

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How to assign IP address manually vCenter Appliance

How to assign IP address manually vCenter Appliance Login to vCenter Appliance Login as: root Default password is: vmware Execute the following command: /opt/vmware/share/vami/vami_config_net After executing the command, a menu…

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