In the last part for this series I will be focusing on automating the deployment process using PowerCLI and VB script combination.
In part 2 of this series, we have created our new “pagefile” and “OS-W2008” datastore storage profiles.
Today, while installing my DR lab vCenter 5.1.0b (build 947939) server in a simple installation mode, just when the SSO installation part was about to finish, an error message pops-out: I remembered a couple of days ago I performed a Windows Update with the new Internet Explorer 10 included. Although there is no mentioning in the following Microsoft KB regarding IE10, I’ve decided to deploy a new VM and give it a go. Gladly it worked: 1. Open the Registry Editor 2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer 3. Create a new key that is called Styles 4. Create a [Read More]
In part 1 of this series I talked about some of the basic pros and cons in moving the VM swapfile and the guest OS virtual memory to a dedicated datastores. Now, let’s start using some of VMware goodies.
Looking at customer’s various VMware environments, one of the most unusable options is changing the virtual machine swapfile location. Why is that? Well, the obvious answer is that they are just not familiar with it and let’s face it, the most common motto for IT administrators is “if it’s not broken don’t fix it!”
From time to time I find myself hooked to a new online service, game or a technology. It’s been a while since I played a serious game (My good old Red Alert 3 retired) and I’m not a big fan of Facebook games. CloudCred is a new service released by VMware or more like a cloud computing playground.
Hello everyone, For those of you who are not familiar with CloudPhysics it is one of those products that can give your customers that extra boost they need in terms of environment info and Data Center analytics.
Hi there, Last summer in VMworld VMware announced their “Hands on Labs” program which will allow users to take real online labs so i want it to take this baby for a ride.