Tag: vsphere

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. Just run: “C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\Launcher\VpxClient.exe” -locale en_US Worth a post? Source: VMware KB: Changing the language used…

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Monitoring VMware vCenter Appliance with SNMP

VMware provides a vCenter (Linux) Appliance since vSphere 5. Unfortunately, the one shipping with 5.0 was a bit low on features. I am giving a try on v5.1 and it is far better. Except that SNMP in not enabled… I’ll keep the quick&dirty directions here. The source link is already quite complete.

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