Adding Realtek 8168/8111/8411/8118 based NICs to ESXi 7

Refer here for ESXi 6.5 Step 1: Install ESXi PowerShell ModuleRun PowerShell with elevated privilege (run as administrator) Step 2: Changing the Windows PowerShell Script Execution Policy Step 3: Download ESXi-Customizer-PSGo to Step 4: Run PowerShell script

Create a Database Using MySQL CLI

SSH into your server. Log into MySQL as the root user. Create a new database user: GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON *.* TO ‘db_user’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘P@s$w0rd123!’; NOTE: Be sure to modify db_user with the actual name you would like to give the database user, as well as, P@s$w0rd123! with the password to be given to… Read More »

Troubleshooting Boot Loader Prompt for Nexus 9K

If the system boots and falls into “loader>” prompt. Do the following steps. Step 1: Issue the command dir to check the directory and enter the command:boot nxos.9.2.1.bin ​ Step 2: Once the switch is boot up, set password for Nexus 9K, Step 3: Login to the switch. How to prevent Nexus 9K from dropping into “loader >” promptAs… Read More »

Arista – dealing with inactive routes in BGP

In EOS, BGP implementation normally considers only active routes in RIB for advertisement to its peers. In certain deployments, IGP protocol like OSPF may carry same set of prefixes as BGP (especially if we use OSPF to form iBGP). In addition, routes from OSPF and BGP may be mutually redistributed. As a result, when local… Read More »