Updating EXSi

Running out of space when updating EXSi, follow the steps in the link below: ESXI 6.7 update: No space left on device

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Installing SSL Certificate on Edgerouter

You can refer to the following site: https://www.stevejenkins.com/blog/2015/10/install-an-ssl-certificate-on-a-ubiquiti-edgemax-edgerouter/ Key Step: 1) Merge the contents of your key and certificate file into a .pem filecat hostname_example_com.key hostname_example_com.crt > server.pem2) Backup the existing .pem filecp /etc/lighttpd/server.pem /root/server.pem.bak3) Copy the .pem file to the Web Server Directorycp /root/server.pem /etc/lighttpd/server.pem4) Reboot and Testkill -SIGINT $(cat /var/run/lighttpd.pid)/usr/sbin/lighttpd -f /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf

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Replacing ESXi Certificates

The replacement can be done via the Shell by going to the following directory, /etc/vmware/ssl. Rename/replace the existing certificates: rui.crt rui.key Restart the host or restart the management agent using /etc/init.d/hostd restart

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Updating EXSI – The easy way

This is the easiest way that is available to follow to update the EXSI instance. The link as follows: https://tinkertry.com/easy-update-to-latest-esxi

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ASUS Router – Adding a valid cert

When using the HTTPS login of the router, it would utilise a self-signed cert. To have a valid cert from sites like Let’s Encrypt, you can install it using the following command from the following link: https://berwari.net/blog/2018/01/02/installing-ssl-certificate-on-your-asus-router/Updated using this link https://www.snbforums.com/threads/create-and-install-a-root-ca-and-self-signed-ssl-certificate.39424/ The key parts of the commands: 1. Cleanup of existing pem files cd /etc… Continue reading ASUS Router – Adding a valid cert

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Exploring Home Lab

I have been exploring different options for running a server to host VMs. What I have found as options are: VMware vSphere Hypervisor Proxmox Citrix Hypervisor KVM Xen unraid I chose VMware vSphere Hypervisor as I found that it has the most common hardware support and the amount of information online is much more extensive,… Continue reading Exploring Home Lab

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