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Great OCS 2007 R2 lab setup guide

Go here for an excellent write up with screenshots on deploying OCS 2007 R2 into a hyper-v lab environment. http://tinyurl.com/7yf9fy I got OCS up and running into a production enviornment and love it, next up is connecting to the P BX.

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Yup, jumped on the twitter thing.  Good way to post and get information.  Stop by and follow.

Step By Step: Building a Windows Cluster in VMware Workstation 6.5

I needed to do some testing with Exchange 2003 using a Front-End / Back-End setup.  I found this step-by-step article with screenshots on how to setup the Windows clustering part.  Check it out, it works great.  I added some shared storage and was able to successfully fail one node over to the other and vice … Continue reading

DFS Slowness, caused by VMware Workstation…huh???

It’s been a while since I posted anything here, sorry ’bout that.   I thought I would submit this quick post as it’s been driving me crazy for sometime now.  If you are running a Windows DFS environment and all seems well except on a few machines, check to see if you have VMware Workstation 6.x … Continue reading

Internet TV FREE utility, much like RSS and Tivo

I just discovered this FREE tool the other day.  It’s kinda like Tivo and a RSS reader for Internet video.  There’s some great techie stuff out there.   Take a look, there’s over 4000 channel’s. Download http://www.getmiro.com/ Here’s a great Miro Channel https://miroguide.com/channels/4832

VMware releases PowerShell cmdlets for FREE

Great news from VMware. http://www.vmware.com/sdk/vitk_win/index.html

Yes, VMware ESX 3i is now Free


ESX 3i for Free

Rumor has it that on Monday July 28th, VMware will release ESX 3i for free.  This is a lightweight version of ESX without the RedHat components.  Very cool indeed, especially for home and for labs. http://www.virtualization.info/2008/07/vmware-to-release-esx-3i-for-free-next.html

How To Convert Your Virtual PC’s To VMWare Workstation

Here’s a good article on how to do this.  VERY EASY! http://www.petri.co.il/virtual_import_virtual_server_and_pc_to_vmware.htm

Virtual PC Snapshots…..ugh

I’m going to have to start using VMWare Workstation for the snapshot features.  MS Virtual PC doesn’t have an easy way to do snapshots as VMWare does.  I know…it’s free and VMWare Workstation is 189.00 bucks.  Maybe one day VMWare will make Workstation free.  Let’s hope so.

VMware Workstation 6.0 Released

VMware workstation just released.  You can download here.  What’s new Source http://www.vmware.com New Features in Version 6 Support for High-Speed USB 2.0 Devices Multiple Monitor Support — At the click of a button, the guest can now span monitors and also reflect the monitor topology — meaning that applications, task bars, and so on inside … Continue reading