Problems with vmware-cmd and cron? Try this solution.

If you do a Google search for Virtual Machine backup utilities, you’ll notice LOTS of people are having weird issues, like “only the first virtual machine gets backed up, but it doesn’t get restarted either”, or “When I run it by hand over SSH, it works!”. People, the problem there is that cron is just […]

Solution to vmware server and bus identification

You ever wanted to add a hard disk to a vmware virtual machine using /dev/disk/by-path/* ? Then you know vmware will say it can’t identify the bus type. Do you want a QUICK workaround, which is WAY better than patching the tools using vmgbd? Well, then just do this ~ # ln -sf /dev/disk /dev/sd […]