VPS issue related Vmware , virtuozzo and KVM

Error message in Vmware clone

December 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

While creating the clone from the current running VM which converted from Physical Server to Virtual Machine using Vmware converter tool version 10,  we are receiving the error message that “Software-ISO” is attached to Virtual Machine and we won’t be able to remove it from the “Edit Settings” option, to resolve the issue we have following two options. 1st) Login into the vSphere client via web browser and edit the VM settings 2nd)  Downloaded the .vmx file (using vSphere client) and change the following values From virtualHW.version = “10” To virtualHW.version = “8” Now upload the  .vmx file back to the VM folder on my VM’S  data store and finally remove the VM from the inventory and reconfigure it. 3rd) Simply open the .vmx file and change the entry From ide1:0.deviceType = “cdrom-image” ide1:0.fileName = “/vmfs/volumes/5438b851-441e953a-b57d-6cae8b2f6230/Software/CentOS-6.5-x86_64-bin-DVD1.iso” To ide1:0.deviceType = “atapi-cdrom” ide1:0.fileName = “emptyBackingString” [...]

Vmware issues Part 1

June 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

In this Vmware issue series, you will receive solution for maximum which is occurs on daily basis,  hope it will help. 1st:  while trying to connect the Virtual Infrastructure Web Access, it’s not opening, in that case simply restart the “Web Access” service from the command line service vmware-webaccess restart The above service will restart the Apache as well as Tomcat service which is used for “Virtual Infrastructure Web Access”. 2nd: You are now able to connect the “VMware Infrastructure Client / vSphere Client” but you are receiving the following errors a: Not able to connect ESXi/ESX to VirtualCenter or vCenter Server b: You are not able to access or connect any ESXi/ESX directly, the connection is timing out To resolve the above issues, run the following command from the shell ( vmware ESX server) service mgmt-vmware restart If above command won’t resolve the issue, than run the following command in the sequence because it could be possible that mgmt-vmware restart command does not restart hostd or script stuck. Stop the restart service and if stuck than kill it using following commands cd /var/run/vmware Now check the vmware pid and watchdog pids ls -l vmware-hostd.PID [...]

Decrease memory usage on cPanel server

October 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

To reduce memory use when idle, you can choose to enable dormant mode. In dormant mode, the service will consume considerably less memory at the cost of a slight delay upon the first connection. This feature is available for each of the services in tweak settings.   You can enable the Dormant services from the WHM >> Server configuration » Tweak Settings  and enable the Dormant services as per your requirement. [...]
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