Tag Archives: ESX 3.5

VMware CDP returns localhost

In a Cisco network it’s possible to check a connected device using CDP. By default an ESXi server uses the listen setting for CDP. This enables you to see to which switch and port your host is connected in the VI Client. Because we have a Cisco network we decided to also let the hosts […]


VM gone AWOL in ESX

At my current project we’re busy with an Exchange upgrade. Since my laptop is not a member of the domain I have been using a virtual machine hosted on ESX for tasks related to this migration. One morning when trying to connect to the desktop I got an error that the destination host was unreachable.