To enable VMware ESXi 4.0 SSH (Windows Putty) access: At physical console press ALT+F1. VMware ESXi banner will appear. There is no prompt on the screen, but type ‘unsupported’ and press Enter. Now at password prompt type root password. You are logged in Linux console. Type: vi /etc/inetd.conf Locate line with commented SSH – ‘#ssh […]
By default ESXi does not support console. To enable it you must be at physical terminal (screen & keyboard). Press ALT+F1 and type “unsupported”. Then at the Password prompt type root password. You are in. Tested on ESXi 4.0 @ Dell PowerEdge 2950.
Recently I wrote about async calls in PHP. In the provided example from w-shadow.com there is one thing missing – User agent string. Changing User agent string to something unique is handy, when analyzing log file. You can see, if someone is messing with your hidden asynchronous PHP script. Here is an example, that uses […]