Some Useful VMWare ESX CLI commands

#Clear current session terminal messages:

#Review shell command history:
vi /var/log/shell.log

#Round robin for EQLOGIC HBA ports:
esxcli storage nmp satp set --default-psp=VMW_PSP_RR --satp=VMW_SATP_EQL ; for i in `esxcli storage nmp device list | grep EQLOGIC|awk '{print $7}'|sed 's/(//g'|sed 's/)//g'` ; do esxcli storage nmp device set -d $i --psp=VMW_PSP_RR ; esxcli storage nmp psp roundrobin deviceconfig set -d $i -I 3 -t iops ; done
esxcfg-advcfg -s 0 /Net/TcpipDefLROEnabled

#Check storage HBA connections
esxcli storage nmp device list

#Restart Management Agents to resolve hung-task issues
/etc/init.d/hostd restart
/etc/init.d/vpxa restart

#Change thin volume to thick:
Browse to the VMDK file >> right-click, inflate >> ssh into ESX host >> check VMID: vim-cmd vmsvc/getallvms >> reload VM: vim-cmd vmsvc/reload Vmid

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