VMware 6.5 to 6.7 Upgrade Workaround for Older CPUs

I have three Dell T110s and wanted to upgrade them from vSphere 6.5 to 6.7. The issue I had was incompatible hardware. Although for what I use it for it should be fine there has been updates on what CPU is currently supported. With newer CPUs there is advanced features that older ones just don't … Continue reading VMware 6.5 to 6.7 Upgrade Workaround for Older CPUs

Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

I have been running VMWare Fusion 11 for sometime now and with macOS Catalina 10.15.x. I received two popups everytime I started a VM. I ignored them and just clicked OK for quite awhile and just didn't look into how to remedy until now. It turns out its associated with extended attributes. It isn't supposed … Continue reading Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

You may run into an issue after setting up your Synology Diskstation for booting Kickstart clients, where the VM won't boot PXE properly. This can also happen if you have a dedicated server acting as you Kickstart server. The issue is by default when you create a VM is want to use "Share with my … Continue reading Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

Install Vmware Tools in Oracle Enterprise Linux

Installing vmware tools via cli in Oracle linux Update linux first yum update yum upgrade mkdir /mnt/cdrom mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom Install required packages yum install gcc yum -y install kernel-uek-devel-`uname -r` yum -y install kernel-uek-headers-`uname -r`  Now untar the tools tar xzvf /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-x.x.x-xxxx.tar.gz -C /tmp/ Now fix the usb drive issue in the vmware tools … Continue reading Install Vmware Tools in Oracle Enterprise Linux