How to Power off Unresponsive Virtual Machine on VMware ESXi 4.1

In the situation you are experiencing a virtual machine is unresponsive and cannot be stopped or cannot be powered off gracefully using the using the vSphere Client on VMware ESXi 4.1, you should proceed to use command line option to kill it. Please note that forcibly powering off a virtual machine might result in guest … Read more

How to Power on a virtual machine from the command line on VMware ESXi 4.1

Assumed that the esxi host cannot be managed from vCenter Server or from vSphere Client due to some reasons such as host not responding but you still can established putty session to that host. You still can power on the virtual machine using vim-cmd command. This steps has been tested on esxi 4.1 and require … Read more