Install Dell OpenManage 8.4 VIB on ESXi 6.5

My Dell PowerEdge R220 wasn’t showing me any stats about my server components inside vSphere, even with the Dell Customized ESXi 6.5 ISO. So I took to installing the OpenManage 8.4 VIB, similar to my 8.4 install on 5.5 First, I’m noting that there isn’t a release of the VIB for 6.5 that I can find, so I used Dell OpenManage 8.4 VIB for ESXi 6.0 with success. — UPDATE 4/28/2017: Dell has released OMSA 8.5 and a VIB for ESXi 6.0-6.5. UPDATE 2/28/2017: The 6.5 VIB is available from Dell…

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How to fix Sophos UTM 9.4 install.tar wasn’t found on the installation media

I’ve been deploying Sophos Virtual Appliances recently and so I was presented with a bit of a challenge when the install was failing on physical hardware. Error: install.tar wasn’t found on the installation media. Error: install.tar wasn’t found on the installation media. This happens because during part of the installation process. the USB drive is un-mounted and needs to be mounted again. It also expects to find install.tar at /install/install/install.tar and so we must mount the device to the /install path.   You don’t need to be a wizard to…

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