Dell EMC Boot Optimized Server Storage-S1 User's Guide

Using CLI commands from ESXi

Follow these procedures to run the command line interface (CLI) commands using the ESXi operating system:
  1. Install ESXi on a host machine.
  2. Use WinSCP or SCP and copy the attached files into the /tmp/ directory.
  3. Log in to an ESXi shell using putty.
  4. Change the directory to cd /tmp.
  5. Run the command, - esxcli software vib install -d /tmp/ to install the offline bundle.
    Successful commands are reported at the command line.
  6. Enter the directory cd /opt/dell/boss/ and run the mvcli (BOSS CLI) utility.
    NOTE: ESXi 6.5 U1 or ESXi 6.0 U3 P06 is the minimum requirement to install the BOSS-S1 CLI utility.

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