VMware ESXi White Boxes

Asus M4A89GTD PRO / VMware ESXi 5.1.0 Build 799733

  • AMD Phenom II X6 1075T
  • 32 GB Memory (Corsair Vengeance 4 x 8 GB)
  • onBoard SATA
  • onBoard RTL8111E Network Controller
  • 2 x Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
  • 1 x Intel Pro/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter

Asus M4A78T-E BIOS 3406 / VMware ESXi 5.0.0 Build 469512

  • 1 x Intel Pro/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter
  • 2 x Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
  • onBoard SATA
  • Dawicontrol DC-7210 RAID (2 x 1 TB SATAII Raid 1)
  • 16 GB Memory (Corsair Vegeance PC3-12800U)
  • AMD Athlon II X4 620 4x 2.60GHz

Asus M2NPV-VM / M2NPV-MX Beta BIOS 5005 / VMware ESXi 5.1.0 Build 799733

  • AMD Athlon 5050e Dual Core
  • 8 GB Memory
  • Dawicontrol DC-7210 RAID (2 x 1 TB SATAII Raid 1)
  • onBoard SATA
  • onBoard nVidia NForce Network Controller
  • Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
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ESXi 5 Scriptable Power Management Settings Commands

esxcfg-advcfg

# Get the current Active Policy
esxcfg-advcfg –get /Power/CpuPolicy

# Low Power
esxcfg-advcfg -s low /Power/CpuPolicy

# Balanced
esxcfg-advcfg -s dynamic /Power/CpuPolicy

# High Performance
esxcfg-advcfg -s static /Power/CpuPolicy
esxcli
# Get the current Active Policy
esxcli system settings advanced list -o “/Power/CpuPolicy”

# Low Power
esxcli system settings advanced set -o “/Power/CpuPolicy” –string-value “low”

# Balanced
esxcli system settings advanced set -o “/Power/CpuPolicy” –string-value “dynamic”

# High Performance
esxcli system settings advanced set -o “/Power/CpuPolicy” –string-value “Static”

from Linux
ssh root@ESXi-HOSTNAME-OR-IP “esxcli system settings advanced set -o “/Power/CpuPolicy” –string-value “low””

from Windows
plink root@ESXi-HOSTNAME-OR-IP -l root -pw PASSWORD “esxcli system settings advanced set -o “/Power/CpuPolicy” –string-value “low””