Installing Ubiquiti Unifi Controller on CentOS 6.x

Upon needing to install a Ubiquiti Unifi controller on a VM recently, I found that they only have official support for Windows and Debian variants. Although I enjoy Debian and the like just fine, I thought I’d give it a go to install the controller on CentOS 6.5. We’ll: Install CentOS Update CentOS Install MongoDB […]


VMware Tools Installation On A XenServer Migrated VM

I recently had a few CentOS machines that were migrated from XenServer to VMWare. There was a curious problem where the /dev/cdrom would not exist to be mounted when the VMWare tools image was mounted to the VM. When attempting to mount the CDROM’s usual location, I would get the error “mount: you must specify […]


Migrating Linux (CentOS 6) from XenServer 6 to VMWare eSXI 5.1

There are many ways to migrate servers in a virtual environment. This has been the easiest for me (not to mention the simplest). The VMWare converter has problems with the way that XenServer modifies the bootloader. In VMWare, create a new virtual server and install a base image on it. Give it an IP address […]