Monthly Archives: March 2021

ESXi local datastores missing after ESXi upgrade 6.7 to 7.0

After upgrading to 7.0 the system datastore was missing (attached via SATA).  Related to this article https://jc-lan.org/2017/02/01/poor-performance-in-esxi-6-5-with-jetway-jnf9g-qm77/ I had previously disabled the built in AHCI driver of ESXi due to poor performance.  Enabling it again followed by a reboot of … Continue reading

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Upgrade from ESXi 6.7 to 7.0 via command line (ssh)

This guide is for upgrading ESXi via the command line. For this guide I upgraded from 6.7.0 Update 3 (Build 16075168) to 7.0.0 (Build 15843807) Steps: Set firewall esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient Search for the … Continue reading

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Change Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Connection from Public to Private

One liner via PowerShell (run as administrator) Change Ethernet 1 as appropriate based on what is shown in Network and Sharing Center Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias “Ethernet 1” -NetworkCategory Private

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