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HowTo: Configure RedHat for ISCSI SAN Access

Install iSCSI Initiator Utils, Install Device Mapper Multipath and lsscsi # sudo yum install iscsi-initiator-utils # sudo yum install device-mapper-multipath # sudo yum install install lsscsi Find the name of the initiator server in the file /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi. In this example, the name of the server is iqn. # cat /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi InitiatorName=iqn.1994-05.com.redhat:46bf8e2794f Let’s change the initiator […]

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HowTo: Fix VMware Tools Services Failure after Upgrading Linux Kernel

After upgrading the kernel on a Red Hat server, we see the following vmware-tools services fail to start: Checking acpi hot plug [ OK ] Starting VMware Tools services in the virtual machine: Switching to guest configuration: [ OK ] VM communication interface: [FAILED] VM communication interface socket family: [FAILED] Guest operating system daemon: [ […]

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