B.1. Navigating, Managing, and Monitoring Through the Service Console
Getting around the ESX Service Console is a critical skill for troubleshooting and managing ESX hosts when the traditional graphical tools are not available. The following commands are some of the common commands for moving around a Linux-based operating system. In all of the following examples, the hash sign (#) represents the shell prompt.
Used to change directories.
Example: # cd /vmfs/volumes
Used to list files and folders in the current directory.
Example: # ls
Used to list files and folders in a long format with rights and owners.
Used to list files and folders in a short format.
Used to list files and folders with the ability to scroll.
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