Batch file to Suspend, Backup and Start a VM under VMWare workstation

To backup a VM running under VMware Workstation, you have to manually shutdown or suspend the VM, manually run a backup and then manually restart the VM. I hate manual labor! So I set out to fix the problem the best Continue reading Batch file to Suspend, Backup and Start a VM under VMWare workstation

Add QNAP NFS Share to ESXi as a Datastore

Adding an NFS (Network File System) datastore to an ESXi server is easy.  In this note, I’ll be using a QNAP TS 209 PRO NAS drive, but most NAS drives have similar configurations.  I don’t recommend using as a storage Continue reading Add QNAP NFS Share to ESXi as a Datastore