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How to know what ESX version is running on your VM

William Vera

May 8, 2014 2:12 pm

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This article describes how to discover the ESX version when we have only access to the VM guest. When troubleshooting issues, I sometimes need to know the ESX version when my VM’s are running, but in the classic scenario where we don’t have any type of privileges, it is pretty hard to get that information. …

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Troubleshooting SLES VM Memory Issues

William Vera

April 23, 2014 8:40 am

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This document describes how to troubleshoot SLES Virtual Machine’s memory issues quickly to get ahead of problems and avoid bigger issues. When we use a lot of VM’s it’s pretty hard to monitor their health in the ESX level. If we are lucky maybe we have access to vSphere to see the status. Yes I …

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Compiling the Linux Kernel, the SUSE way

William Vera

September 4, 2013 9:37 am

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How to compile the kernel manually, SUSE style!

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BASH Debugging – Quick Tips

William Vera

April 22, 2013 9:43 am

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Here is a brief guide to the basics of BASH debugging. Tuck this away for future reference.

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Running “crash” to analyze dump data on SLES11

William Vera

April 16, 2013 3:56 pm

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Crash is a powerful tool that will analyze core dumps after crashing, to help you with troubleshooting or forensics analysis. Happy debugging!

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Monitoring TCP connections easier and faster in SLES

William Vera

April 4, 2013 10:33 am

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Parsing netstat output has always been a pain because of the large amount of data that is available. Sometimes I need some information more than others, but I almost always want to quickly see the total number and type of connection I have. Here’s how I do it.

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