VMware View: useful links

While preparing my first View projects coming in the next months, I collected some links in this dedicated page. List is going to be updated, extended and modified in the future, so come back here from time to time to check.   Licensing: How to license Microsoft Windows 7 for VMware View deployments by Edwin Weijdema […]

Add drivers to ESXi 4.1

I needed recently to prepare an HO Proliant DL360 G6 for one of my customers. The server had the usual on-board network card by broadcom, and it was added a quad-port HP NC365T, based on Intel chipset 82580 MAC. Unfortunately, even the last ESXi 4.1 U1 was able to detect the network card using the […]

Dell Management Plug-In for VMware vCenter

Some times ago I read an excellent article by Enrico Signoretti titled “I server sono tutti uguali” (“servers are all equal”, only in italian). I agree with his conclusions: today server components makers are few and every server use some of them, cpu ram and boards are standardized, and basically all maintenance services are good. […]

VMware Labs Inventory Snapshot

VMware labs released a new tool that really impressed me. Its’ called Inventory Snapshot, and allows you to create a complete snapshot of a vsphere datacenter, or a part of it, and then rebuild it. With this tool we can select a datacenter and export in a PowerCLI script all its configurations (datacenter, cluster, hosts, […]