Creating a local disk VMFS manually:

If the VMFS creation on the local disk fails through the GUI, we can create it via command line as a workaround. Putty into your ... Read More

Next Generation of Citrix Certifications

Next Generation of Citrix Certifications

Great – More test to take.  This was sent to me by Aaron Silber. Introducing the Next Generation of Citrix Certifications posted in Citrix Education ... Read More

Nice Uptime!

Nice Uptime!

Here’s something you don’t see everyday! 455 days of continuous UPTIME!  Ran across this server at a client today running ESX 2.5.2.  Unfortunately I am ... Read More

Time for a new Server? I’ll take TWO!

When crafting VMware solutions for clients, I always stress the importance of buying HOST servers in at least pairs.  This guarantees that every server will ... Read More

Setting Full Hardware Acceleration with VBS in a POST P2V script.

Setting Full Hardware Acceleration with VBS in a POST P2V script.

Here is another useful bit of code script that I came across surfing the big bad internet.  Dim RegValueData Set objReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\.rootdefault:StdRegProv") objReg.GetStringValue &H80000002,"HARDWAREDEVICEMAPVIDEO","DeviceVideo0",RegValueData objReg.SetDWORDValue &H80000002,Right(RegValueData, ... Read More

Using ISOs to transfer files to Virtual Machines. [The EASY way!]

Using ISOs to transfer files to Virtual Machines. [The EASY way!]

I love being able to use ISOs with my Virtual Machines.  In addition to that, I love using LOCALLY stored ISOs from my laptop with ... Read More

Extending the BARTPE Fix-VMSCSI some more!

Extending the BARTPE Fix-VMSCSI some more!

More updates to extend the FIX-VMSCSI plug-in.  This new collection supports : IBM ServeRAID 4Mx/4Lx/5i/6M/6i/7k Windows 2003 IBM ServeRAID 8K/8i/8s Windows 2003   Download the ... Read More

Post P2V Batch file information to Automate Cleanups

Post P2V Batch file information to Automate Cleanups

I’ve been busy doing A LOT of P2V conversions lately and decided to look into automating some of it!  Found these great links to scripting ... Read More

Annoying Security Warnings – Importing certificates in Vista

Annoying Security Warnings – Importing certificates in Vista

So you have connected to your VirtualCenter server or ESX host and got a big fat annoying Security Warning.  Once or twice is fine but ... Read More

Joining the Social Networking Revolution/Bandwagon!

Joining the Social Networking Revolution/Bandwagon!

Intrigued by VMware’s very helpful VMworld 2008 twitter feed and inspired by the likes of Aaron Delp and Duncan Epping, I’ll toss my entries out ... Read More