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– Right click My Computer
– Select Properties from the context menu
– Select the Advanced system  settings
– Click Environment Variables button
– Select Path in the System Variables and click Edit
– Add the following line “;C:Program FilesVMwareVMware VI Remote CLIPerlbin” to the Path variable

– Click Environment Variables
– Under System Variables Click New and enter the below
– Variable New – Pat
– Variable Value “C:Program Files (x86)VMwareVMware vSphere CLIPerlbin”


Restart the command prompt  for the Path to take effect

if stilll error, try to reinstall vShpere CLI


Thanks, CMIIW Smile

How to Install Hyper-V on VMWare ESXi 5.1

Posted: February 11, 2013 in VMWare

In My lab, I tried to Install Hyper-V on VMWare ESXi 5.1

I try to Create Virtual Machine on Hyper-V Success. But, When I Start Virtual Machnine Always error below


For solve this issue, edit VMWare Guest Hyper-V and Add, Use WinSCP for help you edit *.vmx

hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = “FALSE“
mce.enable = “TRUE”
vhv.enable = “TRUE”


CMIIW, Thanks Smile


After upgraded ESXi 4.1 to 5.0, I have promblem above. The VMRC console disconnected…attemping to reconnect using vSphere-Client on Windows 8.  When I try to search, I get sollution for Windows 8 can connect console Guest ESXi 5.0 using VMWare Guest Console. Below link download from VMware Labs


CMIIW, Thanks Smile



Note: The exact procedure differs between versions of Windows. If one procedure below does not work try the other. If neither method works, consult the manual for your version of Windows.

To perform a disk check from the user interface:

  1. Double-click the My Computer icon.
  2. Right-click the entry for your local disk.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Click the Tools tab.
  5. Click Check Now.
  6. Select Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors.
  7. Click Start.

To perform a disk check from a command line:

  1. Open a command prompt. For more information, see Opening a command or shell prompt (1003892).
  2. Type chkdsk c: /r and press Enter.
    Note: If the local disk being scanned is not c: , replace c: with its drive letter.

Note: A scan of the system drive requires that the operating system be rebooted.


Host OS might have shutdown unexpectedly causing a running Virtual Machine to die without saving its state.

1. Go to the virtual machines directory, where VM files are stored on host OS.
3. Check for lock (.lck) folder inside ussually has vmdk.lck, vmem.lck, vmx.lck extensions.

4. Delete the .lck (backup before you delete)

5. After delete, Try to Power On Virtual Machine again


– Shut down the virtual Guest ESXi

– Click Edit Settings (from Guest ESXi)

– Click the Options tab

– Click Advanced / General / Configuration Parameters

– Click Add Row

– For the Name/Value enter: “monitor_control.restrict_backdoor” / “TRUE”


1. Step 1


2. Step 2


1. In here I want to expand the datastore on VMWare ESXi


2. The first you must expand datastore from SAN storage(if you use it).


Check Host from vSphere Command-Line

Posted: March 10, 2012 in VMWare

1. Install vSphere Command-Line

2. If install on windows 2008, Command Line run as Administrator




To enable local TSM from the vSphere Client: