Download of external hard drive in the data store
I need to move a virtual machine from one host to another host to a desktop, both running ESXi 4.1. I copied the file from the virtual machine to an external hard drive from the source host using the browser of data store. Is it possible to connect the drive external hard directly on the host target via USB and download the file to the virtual machine in the local data store on the host?
I know that I can just use the broswer data store and download them to the local network via a laptop running the vSphere client connected directly to the host (rather than the server of vC. If I was logged on the vC server must run traffic over the Wan to the Vc and then back to the host of Management Office?). I'd rather do it directly from the outside in the host.
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Unfortunately not. You can use a tool such as Veeam fastSCP to transfer. It is faster than the browser data store, and it's free. http://Veeam.com
Yesterday, I created this post: http://communities.VMware.com/message/2135813
With your help, we managed to find the only way to install ESXi to ISO image to USB external hard drive is to be attached to the machine near her and run the Setup from there, cannot be done directly.
Today, we need your help in the next step, as it seems.
We have a Dell r.620 physical machine with VMware ESXi 5.0 installed U1. We have an external hard drive with the operating system installation ISO images, software backup and a little more.
The question is - how to copy the data from the external USB connected directly to the ESXi host to the data store local disk on the host.
Yes, we know that we can do in the way that connect us to the machine on the same location and copy it into the data from there store. But we would do it directly. And we don't very well see by ourselves or using Google Uncle again.
Poor ability to research, or is not possible?
Thank you very much for your help!
The court to do is to use the Datastorebrowser or WinSCP
ESXi itself can only read the Fat16 drives - so what looks like the short path is the long way ;-)
I got ESX 4.1 installed on the Dell server, and I have 3 virtual machines on a data store.
I added a new 500 GB scsi hard drive to the server,
and I need to add it to the datasore or create a new...
How can I see this new hard drive? and add it to the data store?
Waiting for your help.
Oracle system engineer
That's all I can help you. These instructions are based on the Perc 5 / i controller, which I think you have on our system. You have not specified the server so I just assumed that this is so.
1. unscrew the hot spare that you just made. Follow this link from Dell.
2 follow the link for the installation of virtual disks - http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/storage/RAID/PERC5/en/UG/HTML/chapterh.htm#wp1069357
This link has three steps to void, skip the step on "spare parts of designate hot."
a. create the virtual disks and select virtual disk options. -Online steps to create another disk group and add the new disk to the disk group.
(b) designate the drives hot spares (optional). =>, YOU CAN SKIP THIS STEP
c. initialize virtual disks. -online must do. just do not initialize the incorrect disk.
After the step #2 c, you should be able to access the drive in ESXi or command-line (list of nmp esxcli devices).
And no, you cannot add this manaully until do you step #2 above which is to define the disk group, creating virtual disks and initialize the virtual disk.
BOUGHT NEW COMPUTER WINDOWS 10, CHANGED ITUNES MEDIA LOCATION FOR EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. THE MUSIC DOES NOT APPEAR ON ITUNES.
Changing the iTunes media folder location setting affects only where new additions to your library will be stored. To use a disk external drive to store your library complete (and assuming that you have access to the original data of the library on an old computer) you must copy the iTunes folder, by default in C:\Users\username\Music, on the external drive - structure library and its records should be like this:
The hold button SHIFT DOWN when you start iTunes and when you see this message:
Click choose a library... then find and select the iTunes Library.itl in iTunes on your external drive folder.
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I want to thank the person who answered my question about the HD crashed I saved all my data and window xp. My next question is, how and where can I reinstall external hard drive for the new HD to the computer? Should I send it to drive c or where? I'm not strong when it comes to computers. I know just enough to get me in trouble. Thank you.
You will need to use a full copy of Windows XP. Should be a sticker with the product key on the side of your desk or below if it is a laptop.
Once you have this drive, you can reinstall Windows XP. After you have installed all the software and drivers, you will be able to transfer all your data to the new HARD drive.
If you don't have a copy of Windows XP, you can probably get a copy of the recovery from the manufacturing of computer media. Just to provide the model and serial number and they should sent it.
Hi I have a laptop Windows 8, I don't know too plug I bought last year I recently bought a samsung 3 TB external hard drive I plugged it in and it was recognized tried to transfer files (photos and music) he transferred a little then kept showing error e/s even when I clicked ignore it just kept showing for the next photo , so I unplugged and ive not touched since ive then connected again today to have another shot at it but it does not even appear in the my computer part now ive red somewhere else on this site to go into Device Manager and I can see the mass with a yellow triangle storage device small as he said he could on the subject , I was reading I uninstalled and plugged the hard drive on and when I plug it then settling again, nothing appears when I go back into Device Manager it is there once again with the yellow triangle, thanks in advance if anyone can give me advice.
Thanks for the reply.
Have you tried to uninstall and reinstall the USB controller drivers?
If so, have you installed latest drivers from the motherboard chipset?
Follow the steps below and check if it works:
1 download the drivers for external hard drive from the following link and check.
2. click on the link to the HP Web site below to download the latest drivers. Search for drivers related to USB / external peripheral.
Click scan now.
3. If you have a third party security/firewall software installed, you need to change settings or disable it temporarily.
NOTE: Antivirus software can help protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you should not disable your antivirus software. If you need to disable temporarily to install other software / update, you must reactivate as soon as you are finished. If you are connected to the
Internet or network so that your antivirus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.I hope this helps. Back to us for assistance.
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This backup after pressing F11 is a HP backup option, not a Microsoft option.
I suggest that you contact HP or ask their Support Forums.
It's the normal advice I'd give to record data; but we have no idea of the State of your hard drive.
Saving your files:
You can remove the hard drive and put it in a hard drive USB enclosure > plug it into another computer > and try to read and copy your data in this way.
Or, you can download Knoppix > make a bootdisk to > start your system with it (IF your material is all work) > and copy your data from the hard drive like that.
See you soon.
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I'm quite confused, because I thought that it would save. I plan on Snow Leopard update to El Capitan, but if something is wrong or I don't like, I'm afraid that I won't be able to restore all my personal files - but only the applications that are on my Macintosh HD.
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Have you checked for an update of the CCC?
Have you considered Time machine? You can restore from that.
Try using disk/restore to copy the data to a new location. Please note that this will reformat the destination partition.
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