2012

Switch vSphere Client language on Windows 7

    

I installed the VMware vSphere 5 Client in French on my Windows 7 virtual machine. Since I wanted to take screenshots, I had to start it in English. Even when not installed in English, you can still run the English version.

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Upgrade from SOGo 1.3.14 to 2.0.2 on Debian 6.0.2 (Squeeze)

    

Since I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 6, I get weird issues with the SOGo Calendar. Looking at the ChangeLog, it seems it’s time to upgrade. Here are the (really simple) directions to upgrade from SOGo 1.3.14 to 2.0.2 on Debian 6.0.2 (aka Squeeze).

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Running Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V inside ESXi 5.1

    

It is possible to run Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V inside a VMware ESXi 5.1, free edition. Using a “nested” hypervisor is not straight forward. Still it is quite simple.

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Upgrade ESXi from 5.0 to 5.1 without vCenter or Update Manager

    

Following the idea that ESXi can be updated without vCenter or Update Manager , I upgraded my ESXi from 5.0 to 5.1. As I don’t own a vCenter, I did it using the console and esxcli.

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FTP server on MacOS X Lion

    

Can’t remember why, but I needed to transfer files from my MacBook using FTP. There is no way to enable FTP from the System Preferences. But you can enable/disable it from the console: # sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist # netstat -na | grep LISTEN tcp6 0 0 *.21 *.* LISTEN tcp4 0 0 *.21 *.* LISTEN (...) Once enabled, you can log in using the usual user account.

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