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Author: Niels Engelen

Working as a pre-sales with an interest for anything virtual and cloud. Certified as a VMware Certified Professional 4, 5 & 6. Niels also gained the VMware vExpert award (2012-2017) and is an ex-PernixPro.
Find the evil 777 dirs and files

Find the evil 777 dirs and files

Be gone evil directories and files! Be gone! šŸ™‚

Moving locked VM’s in ESXi using SSH

Moving locked VM’s in ESXi using SSH

VMware vSphere is a very nice piece of virtualization software. Sadly there are a few things that can go wrong and I had the “luck” to hit one of those. Waking up on a morning to notice that 4 VM’s are offline because of the ESXi host going down (hardware failure) isn’t something you want to wake up with. The worst news was that it was a new host which hadn’t been added to a cluster yet so no HA…

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RRDtool: 32bit to 64bit?

RRDtool: 32bit to 64bit?

While playing around with creating some statistics from several servers I came to the following problem: [warning]ERROR: This RRD was created on other architecture[/warning] The problem was simple, the file was created on a 32 bit machine and I was trying to access it on a 64 bit machine. The fix for this is quite simple but due to Google being a pain from time to time it took me some time to find the solution. Therefor I’m posting it…

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