This how-to will describe how to convert and move a Parallels Desktop Virtual Machine (VM) to a VMware vSphere ESXi 7.x server utilizing VMware Fusion on MacOS.
Category: Mac OS X
This article will show you how to deploy the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 from the Mac OS, using the now native VCSA installer for Mac, which is located on the VCSA install media.
About the DNS cache OS X keeps a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server. Sometimes it might be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you might need to do this if you are a network or server administrator and an […]
Sometimes the list of shared computers on the network will not refresh within Finder. To fix this issue, re-launch the Finder, from the dock. You can do this by: – Hold down the Alt key and right-click on the Finder icon in the dock. The pop-up menu should include Relaunch as the last item. Click […]
OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion Use the following Terminal command to reset the DNS cache in OS X v10.9.5 and earlier: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
I needed to make a bootable Mavericks install drive using a USB flash drive. I followed option 1 from the below site and it worked perfectly! http://www.macworld.com/article/2056561/how-to-make-a-bootable-mavericks-install-drive.html Copied here for future reference: Option 1: Use createinstallmedia Hidden inside the Mavericks installer is a Unix program calledcreateinstallmedia, provided by Apple for creating a bootable Mavericks installer. […]
Flushing the DNS on Mac OS X Lion is quite simple. Just follow the below steps: OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion Use the following Terminal command to reset the DNS cache in OS X v10.9.5 and earlier: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
This quick how-to will show you how to make a bootable USB stick from a downloaded ISO file using an Apple Mac OS X. Note: this procedure requires an .img file that you will be required to create from the .iso file you download. TIP: Drag and Drop a file from Finder to Terminal to […]
Apple’s KB article on how to setup the “root” user for OS X Mountain Lion. It’s very similar to “Lion”, but different 😉 http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11331?viewlocale=en_US
Here’s an excellent write-up for setting up SSH access using private keys to connect to other Linux/Unix servers without having to enter a password. http://smbjorklund.no/ssh-login-without-password-using-os-x Copied here for reference. Tired of typing passwords to SSH servers you often access? Well get used to it! Passwords provide a high level of security, but but it have […]