Using vim-cmd To Power On Virtual Machines

When you have a lab it is very wise to have a UPS that will protect you in case of a power shortage, this is because a power shortage can bring everything down. When everything is 100% virtualized, DHCP , … Read More

Update VMware Tools via Windows System Tray

Those that use windows platform may inquire why they are unable to update an out of date VMware tools installation using the VMware tools applet in the system tray. When you click on the Update Tools button either produces an … Read More

Creating vCloud Director Transfer Server Storage on NFS

We are going to learn how to instantiate vCloud Director Transfer Storage on an NFS export which is where all scalable VCD implementations in production are supposed to reside. The process is pretty straightforward but can be difficult to remember … Read More

7 Things You Should Know about Windows 2012 R2 Licensing on VMware

Microsoft has yet again adjusted the licensing policy regarding the availability of windows server 2012R2 in combination with virtualization and cloud environments. There are a lot of questions regarding how they should license windows server products with virtualization technologies and … Read More

VMware Fusion 6.0.2 Update Released

VMware have just released a maintainance update (6.0.2) for their Mac based Fusion product. This minor update addresses a number of bug fixes to the recently released Fusion 6.X virtualization product. Those running nfusion 6.X then the next time you … Read More

New Book: VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director

Those who plan to implement VMware vCloud Director , will want to put their hands on this book by Simon Gallagher “VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director”. This book can be of help for those are or want to … Read More

Mastering VMware vSphere Book Updated for vSphere 5.5

Good news for those interested in vSphere, VMsphere vSphere author, blgogger and all-round aficionado, Scott Lowe is releasing an update to his highly popular” Mastering VMwrae vSphere “book. In this release he is joined by fellow blogger nick Marshall in … Read More

Managing Amazon EC2 VMs from the vSphere client

Automation and mulitplatformsupport is gaining more and more popularity. We already a multihypervisor management tool from VMware for Hyper-V and VMware. From vCloud Automation Center you can create workloads in AWS and many more. Amazon has now come up with … Read More

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Update 2

There are some new features in the new VMware released some days back a vCenter Server 5.1 update 2 build 1473063. This update enables the customization for windows 8.1, windows 2012 R2 and SLES 11 SP3 and many more. Additionally … Read More

Nakivo backup & replication v4.0 released

Nakivo announced the release of their fourth version for backup & replication. Nakivo backup & replication is build for handling virtual infrastructures and is certified by VMware. The product works agent less and is meant for both onsite and offsite … Read More