Like many others I have jumped on the VMware bandwagon. We are hosting all of our data on an Equalogic SAN and need a "gracefull" way to shut down the VMs and the SAN if the battery backups reach a certain level. (similar to what PowerChute did for physical windows boxes). Has anyone out there run into this issue or have a possible solution?
The APC software installs in the vMA.
The software is called PowerChute Network Shutdown v3.0.0 for VMWare ESXi
this is the link to the free download
Teach the user how to convert virtaul disk file formats and how to rename virtual machine files on datastores.
Open vSphere Web Client: Review VM disk settings: Migrate VM to new datastore with a thick provisioned (lazy zeroed) disk format: Rename a…