“Cannot change the host configuration” error message when adding disk storage to a VMware vSphere ESXi Host

Tying to add a new local datastore and got the following error: This is quite a common error and most likely the cause is the disk(s) already has partition data  that VMware does not understand. To fix this error, first make a note of the disk ID, which will be …


Install Vmware PowerCLI

PowerCLI is really easy to install now. From an Administrative Powershell window just enter:

Minimum Powershell Version must be v3.   Offline Install of PowerCLI Accessing the PowerCLI Modules We’re now ready to download the PowerCLI modules. This task will require a system with internet access. This section has …