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Virtualization EcoShell

Virtualization EcoShell For those of you who manage a VMware environment this FREE tool is a must. It’s all written on top of Microsoft’s PowerShell and is eventually going to be built right into PowerGUI. Very very cool. Download here

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

How To Build an ISA 2004/2006 VMware Lab Environment

So I needed to build an ISA lab to test the firewall client so that I can start controlling outbound FTP through AD groups.  Rather than doing this in PROD I decided to build this in a VMware Workstation environment.  This link below is a great resource and did the job. Click here.

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

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