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ESX System Analyzer

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The ESX System Analyzer is a tool designed to help administrators plan a migration from ESX to ESXi. It analyzes the ESX hosts in your environment and, for each host, collects information on factors that pertain to the migration process:
  • Hardware compatibility with ESXi
  • VMs registered on the ESX host, as well as VMs located on the host’s local disk
  • Modifications to the Service Console
    • RPMs which have been added or removed
    • Files which have been added
    • Users and cronjobs which have been added
This tool also provides summary information for the whole existing environment
  • Version of VMware Tools and Virtual Hardware for all VMs
  • Version of Filesystem for all datastores
By having this information, administrators can determine what tasks need to be done prior to the migration. Examples include:
  • Relocate VMs from local datastores to shared datastores
  • Make note of what agent software has been added to the host and obtain the equivalent agentless version
  • Replace cronjobs with equivalent remote scripts written with PowerCLI or vCLI
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The following are the requirements, to run ESX System Analyzer:

  • ESX System Analyzer virtual appliance specifications:
  • 20GB virtual disk
  • 512MB virtual memory
  • 1 vCPU
  • vCenter Server 2.5, 4.0, 4.1, 5.0
  • ESX Hosts 3.5, 4.0, 4.1
  • Username and password for a vCenter Server user with administrator access
  • Root password for all ESX hosts to be analyzed
  • Root SSH enabled on all ESX hosts to be analyzed

The ESX System Analyzer application is compatible with following browsers:
1. Internet Explorer 8
2. Internet Explorer 7
3. Mozilla Firefox 6.0.2
4. Chrome 13.0.782

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Please see the following documents

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