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Fixing VMware ESX cannot synchronize host

In the process of upgrading some ESXi hosts, I had one host that showed an error as follows. vmware esx cannot synchronize host To resolve this issue, resynchronize the password with the vCenter Server database. To resynchronize the password with the vCenter Server database: Right-click the ESXi host and click Disconnect. Reconnect the host and enter…

Change Mac Software Update Server to a local server

If you are not using Client Management, use the defaults command in Terminal to point unmanaged client computers to a Software Update server. You must be an administrator to use the defaults command. On the unmanaged client, open Terminal enter the following command: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate CatalogURL http://su.example.com:8088/index.sucatalog Substitute your Software Update Server’s fully…

Data Rate Conversion Table

The following table shows the conversion of data rates between Kilobytes per second (KBps) and Megabits per second (Mbps). To compute the Mbps, multiply KBps times 0.008192. Kilobits (Kbps) Bits (bps) Megabits (Mbps) Bytes (Bps) Kilobytes (KBps) Megabytes (MBps) 28 28,000 0.028 3,500 3.41 0.00334 30 30,000 0.03 3,750 3.66 0.00358 56 56,000 0.056 7,000…