VMware Configuration Files

VMware products have a set of configuration files which are active at computer, user and guest level. The location of these files differs depending on the product and host operating system. This post lists the names and locations for reference. ESXi Configuration Files DICT --- CONFIGURATION <path to vmx file> DICT --- USER DEFAULTS ~/.vmware/config ...

VMware vCSA Hacks

There are some aspects of the new vCSA 6.0 system that are a little annoying if you want to investigate the structure and functioning of the appliance. For example the console size is quite small if logging in directly to the appliance. Another issue is that bash is not the default shell for root but ...

Rename files with Find

Recently I needed to rename a large number of files to remove a secondary extension. I found the following example on the web and re-posted here so I do not lose it again! Shell find . -iname "*.liquid" -exec bash -c 'mv "$0" "${0%\.liquid}.php"' {} \; 1 find . -iname "*.liquid" -exec bash -c 'mv ...