About this blog…

I am employed by Netnod as head of engineering, research and development and am among other things chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee at ICANN. You can find CV and photos of me at this page.

As I wear so many hats, I find it being necessary to somewhere express my personal view on things. This is the location where that happens. Postings on this blog, or at Facebook, Twitter etc, falls under this policy.

The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Netnod or any other of the organisations I have connections to.

Password recovery on VMWare ESXi 4 – problems with tar

One of my VMWare servers had a master password (to the VMWare console) that I had forgot. I.e. I had forgot to write it down, and not had any need to access the console for a while.

Started to look for a routine for password recovery, but after quite a lot of searching, I found […]