Tag: XenServer

PSA: VENOM Exploit on Citrix XenServer

PSA: VENOM Exploit on Citrix XenServer

I’ve had some clients ask about a new exploit making it’s way around security desks lately.  It’s called VENOM and it leverages a buffer overrun ... Read More

XenServer to VMware Jingle [to the tune of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air]

XenServer to VMware Jingle [to the tune of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air]

I’m currently on a project converting from XenServer hosts over to VMware vSphere and while doing some routine research, ran across this clever (although nerdy) lyric ... Read More

2010 – A Look Back

2010 – A Look Back

So the end of the year is coming up quick so I figured I would start on the obligatory year-end review.  A chance to look ... Read More

Dude, Where’s My VM? I have no Idea. :(

Dude, Where’s My VM? I have no Idea. :(

Recently got an email from a friend who had (not by his doing) stepped into an environment where Virtual Machines had literally sprung up across ... Read More

RANT: VMDKs or VHDs ; Why do I have to Choose?!?

RANT: VMDKs or VHDs ; Why do I have to Choose?!?

Virtual Disks.  They are single file containers that hold entire file systems within them (think of the Galaxy Marbles in Men in Black!)  Operating systems ... Read More

Vizioncore’s vProducts (vOptimizer, vRanger & vReplicator) rundown

Vizioncore’s vProducts (vOptimizer, vRanger & vReplicator) rundown

This week Steve Koff from Vizioncore came by our offices to give us a rundown of the vProduct line. :-)  For those not familiar with ... Read More

The Great Debate : Citrix vs. VMware

The Great Debate : Citrix vs. VMware

If the Blogosphere was a campaign trail, then ‘The Thilla in California’ would have been the first primetime debate!  And Chris Wolf did a great ... Read More

Great XenServer Cheat Sheet (Poster Size) from UK’s 360 Information Security (360IS)

Great XenServer Cheat Sheet (Poster Size) from UK’s 360 Information Security (360IS)

If you are running XenServer in your environment, this is a MUST HAVE on your Cubicle Wall! Everything you ever wanted to know about XenServer ... Read More

New Hypervisor Feature Comparison Chart by Citrix

New Hypervisor Feature Comparison Chart by Citrix

  Not sure what to make of it (Except that an ESX4 vs.. XenServer 5 chart will look DRAMATICALLY different).  I do also disagree with ... Read More

ESX Console Tab in VirtualCenter

ESX Console Tab in VirtualCenter

Have you seen the Console Tab in VirtualCenter? This is a great little plug in by the folks who brought you Storage vMotion GUI.  You ... Read More