How to Create Additional User on VMware ESXi 4.1 Host

There is easy way to create the additional user on VMware ESXi 4.1 host. This steps also can be apply on ESX 4.0 or ESXi 4.0 or ESX 4.1 host.

Steps :
1. Connect via vSphere client to your ESXi 4.1 server
2. On Local user & Group, Add user
3. Assign to the group.
4. Then go to permission tab
5. To assign a permission to an individual or group of users, add their name to the users and group listed.
6. Add the target user to the role you desire.

How to Resolve mount: mount point /cdrom does not exist

If you install the CentOS in VM ESX/ESXi server with minimum packages without GUI(Graphical User Interface), you have to know more about the linux command. I believe most of the VMware administrators or Linux administrators facing the same problem when trying to install/upgrade VMware  tools on Linux VM guest.  Anyway, there is the simple steps to resolve this problem.

Problem Encountered:

    [root@vmserver ~]# mount /dev/cdrom /cdrom
    mount: mount point /cdrom does not exist
    

Solution:

    [root@vmserver ~]# cd /
    [root@vmserver /]# mkdir cdrom
    [root@vmserver /]# mount /dev/cdrom /cdrom
    [root@vmserver /]# cd /cdrom
    [root@vmserver cdrom]# ls
    manifest.txt  VMwareTools-8.3.2-257589.tar.gz
    [root@vmserver cdrom]# cp VMwareTools-8.3.2-257589.tar.gz /tmp
    [root@vmserver cdrom]# cd /
    [root@vmserver /]# umount cdrom