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VMware ESXi

VMware ESXi on Intel NUC

Upgrading ESXi

  1. Shutdown VMs
  2. Enable SSH and Maintenance mode
  3. Shutdown ESXi host and backup USB to disk image
  4. Start ESXi host and run upgrade:
[esxi1:~] esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient
[esxi1:~] esxcli software profile update --dry-run -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml -p <profile>
[esxi1:~] esxcli software profile update -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml -p <profile>
[esxi1:~] esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e false -r httpClient
[esxi1:~] reboot
Host Upgrade Date ESXi Version Profile
esxi1 21.11.2020 ESXi 7.0 Update 1b ESXi-7.0U1b-17168206-standard

Proxmox

Hardware

PINS

USB PIN Desc Color
1 Power Probably Red
2 Data Who knowns
3 Data Who knowns
4 Ground Probably Black
CHASSIS FAN PIN Desc
1 Ground
2 Power
3 Sense
4 PWM (optional)

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