How to access the console on VMWare ESXi 3.5

written by Admin


Posted on 2014-09-30


Problem

I want to access the local console connecting a monitor and keyboard to the server running VMWare ESXi 3.5

Solution

You must start the Tech Support Mode to access the command-line interface.

Press: Alt+F1 and write the word unsupported blindly (the characters will not show up, write carefully).

At the prompt, write your root password.
Done!

Feedback


Leave a Comment:


Search

Categories

android x 1
apache x 1
apple x 4
backup x 2
cygwin x 1
dns x 1
dos x 1
drupal x 3
ftp x 1
iis x 1
imap x 1
linux x 22
mail x 4
mysql x 3
oracle x 1
pop3 x 1
print x 2
proxy x 1
rsync x 1
shell x 8
smtp x 1
squid x 1
ssh x 1
storage x 2
web x 3
windows x 15

Welcome

We need collaboration and a real boost from our community: write us an email for every trick you find!

This website is a sysadmin swiss-knife for every-day Windows, Linux and Mac administration and troubleshooting

Our database grows if YOU send us your tips and trick as soon as you find them every day!