Tag: licensing

vSphere Enterprise licensing Plus Throw Back Thursday [2017 Update]!

vSphere Enterprise licensing Plus Throw Back Thursday [2017 Update]!

So the last time I posted about vSphere Enterprise licensing was in 2010!  At the time, Enterprise licenses were not available for net new purchasing.  ... Read More

VMware Enterprise  or Enterprise Plus?

VMware Enterprise or Enterprise Plus?

You may have heard about the coming licensing changes from VMware.  You may have heard about the new vRAM licensing and some of the impacts ... Read More

Citrix Provisioning Services Error : Unexpected MAPI error Occurred

Citrix Provisioning Services Error : Unexpected MAPI error Occurred

Citrix Provisioning Server 5.6 SP1.  While changing the Mode on a vDisk, I received the dubious ‘An unexpected MAPI error occurred” error shown below.  The ... Read More

Terminal Server license server – NOT ACTIVATED!

Terminal Server license server – NOT ACTIVATED!

Written by Aaron Silber: Just ran into an issue where all of a sudden people could not log into the TS Servers any more. When ... Read More

Determine your Office 2010 Version

Determine your Office 2010 Version

Moshe Silber sent over a quick tip: I was having an issue at a client adding an Office 2010 key to an existing installation. They ... Read More

Licensing the Free ESXi

Licensing the Free ESXi

So lots of my clients are beginning to look at Hyper-V and the idea of trying out the free Hypervisor from Microsoft in their development ... Read More

Switching the Citrix Desktop Delivery Controller’s Product Edition (DDC)

Switching the Citrix Desktop Delivery Controller’s Product Edition (DDC)

If you have ever received a licensing error on your Desktop Delivery Controller like the one below, you have most likely selected the wrong Product ... Read More

Released : vDR 1.2 (VMware Data Recovery Appliance)

Released : vDR 1.2 (VMware Data Recovery Appliance)

VMware has released a minor upgrade to their Data Recovery Appliance (vDR).  Even though it is just a .point release, they managed to sneak some ... Read More

vSphere Enterprise. Want Plus with that?

vSphere Enterprise. Want Plus with that?

So there were a bunch of unconfirmed plans last year (2009!) that VMware might be getting rid of the Enterprise edition of vSphere in favor ... Read More

VMware Enterprise licensing rumors

VMware Enterprise licensing rumors

A few of my enterprise customers have been asking me if I know anything about the recent changes in VMware licensing.  Specifically, that VMware was ... Read More