Running VERDE (CM/MC/VDI) on a vSphere - VMWARE ESX server

Running VERDE (CM/MC/VDI) on a vSphere - VMWARE ESX server

Product Line:  VERDE
The ESX server is capable of doing nested virtualization, so it's possible to run VERDE
servers that run VDI sessions on this ESX host. You must enable the "vhv.enable=TRUE"
flag in the .vmx file to take advantage of this functionality.

File Name:  <ImageName>.vmx

Look at the last line.  You will need to download the following file from each new instance, add the line and upload back to the ESX server.


.encoding = "UTF-8"
config.version = "8"
virtualHW.version = "8"
nvram = "VERDEOS-7.2-138.nvram"
pciBridge0.present = "TRUE"
svga.present = "TRUE"
pciBridge4.present = "TRUE"
pciBridge4.virtualDev = "pcieRootPort"
pciBridge4.functions = "8"
pciBridge5.present = "TRUE"
pciBridge5.virtualDev = "pcieRootPort"
pciBridge5.functions = "8"
pciBridge6.present = "TRUE"
pciBridge6.virtualDev = "pcieRootPort"
pciBridge6.functions = "8"
pciBridge7.present = "TRUE"
pciBridge7.virtualDev = "pcieRootPort"
pciBridge7.functions = "8"
vmci0.present = "TRUE"
hpet0.present = "TRUE"
displayName = "VERDEOS-7.2-138"
extendedConfigFile = "VERDEOS-7.2-138.vmxf"
virtualHW.productCompatibility = "hosted"
memSize = "16384"
sched.cpu.units = "mhz"
powerType.powerOff = "soft"
powerType.suspend = "hard"
powerType.reset = "soft"
scsi0.virtualDev = "lsilogic"
scsi0.present = "TRUE"
ide1:0.startConnected = "FALSE"
ide1:0.deviceType = "cdrom-image"
ide1:0.fileName = "/vmfs/volumes/542f0060-c6a2f95c-5189-00259095c938/ISO/VERDE_GA/VERDEOS-6.4.1.3003-rel.24697-x86_64.iso"
ide1:0.present = "TRUE"
floppy0.startConnected = "FALSE"
floppy0.clientDevice = "TRUE"
floppy0.fileName = "vmware-null-remote-floppy"
ethernet0.virtualDev = "vmxnet3"
ethernet0.networkName = "VM Network"
ethernet0.addressType = "generated"
ethernet0.present = "TRUE"
scsi0:0.deviceType = "scsi-hardDisk"
scsi0:0.fileName = "VERDEOS-7.2-138.vmdk"
scsi0:0.present = "TRUE"
guestOS = "centos-64"
toolScripts.afterPowerOn = "TRUE"
toolScripts.afterResume = "TRUE"
toolScripts.beforeSuspend = "TRUE"
toolScripts.beforePowerOff = "TRUE"
uuid.bios = "56 4d f4 0f 71 60 28 e6-3a 43 ce 1e be 6b e7 19"
uuid.location = "56 4d f4 0f 71 60 28 e6-3a 43 ce 1e be 6b e7 19"
vc.uuid = "52 14 c0 d4 f2 6f 22 b7-1c 90 39 ef 53 62 d6 60"
chipset.onlineStandby = "FALSE"
sched.cpu.min = "0"
sched.cpu.shares = "normal"
sched.mem.min = "0"
sched.mem.minSize = "0"
sched.mem.shares = "normal"
sched.swap.derivedName = "/vmfs/volumes/552e84dc-4d7e6694-d0a4-00259095c938/VERDEOS-7.2-138/VERDEOS-7.2-138-209cc243.vswp"
replay.supported = "FALSE"
replay.filename = ""
scsi0:0.redo = ""
pciBridge0.pciSlotNumber = "17"
pciBridge4.pciSlotNumber = "21"
pciBridge5.pciSlotNumber = "22"
pciBridge6.pciSlotNumber = "23"
pciBridge7.pciSlotNumber = "24"
scsi0.pciSlotNumber = "16"
ethernet0.pciSlotNumber = "160"
vmci0.pciSlotNumber = "32"
ethernet0.generatedAddress = "00:0c:29:6b:e7:19"
ethernet0.generatedAddressOffset = "0"
vmci0.id = "-1100224743"
hostCPUID.0 = "0000000d756e65476c65746e49656e69"
hostCPUID.1 = "000206d70020080017bee3ffbfebfbff"
hostCPUID.80000001 = "0000000000000000000000012c100800"
guestCPUID.0 = "0000000d756e65476c65746e49656e69"
guestCPUID.1 = "000206d700010800969822230fabfbff"
guestCPUID.80000001 = "00000000000000000000000128100800"
userCPUID.0 = "0000000d756e65476c65746e49656e69"
userCPUID.1 = "000206d700200800169822230fabfbff"
userCPUID.80000001 = "00000000000000000000000128100800"
evcCompatibilityMode = "FALSE"
vmotion.checkpointFBSize = "4194304"
cleanShutdown = "FALSE"
softPowerOff = "FALSE"
ide1:0.allowGuestConnectionControl = "TRUE"
tools.remindInstall = "TRUE"
vhv.enable = "TRUE"
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