Just a few minutes ago I received the really sad tweet that Tripwire has decided to discontinue the vWire product. Tripwire has been highly successful in security and compliance and wants to focus all of their efforts on this in 2010. To read more, click here. I’m very sad to hear this news for a […]
Licensing virtual machines: Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise or Datacenter edition?
Licensing remains a difficult problem in today’s virtual infrastructure. Some things are easy to understand and some are not. After visiting a session on Microsoft licensing one day, I heard a number of new things that I wanted to share with you. I will give you a few definitions used in Microsoft licensing and a […]
DutchVMUG Live blog: Eric Sloof Managing vSphere with the virtualization EcoShell
Next on stage, Eric Sloof. Virtualization EcoShell contains a lot of pre defined filters to show you for example age of snapshots, VMs that are ballooning, etc. EcoShell is free, you can easily add your own powerpacks and create your own scripts to manage your virtual infrastructure in the way best suited for you. The […]
About ESXi lockdown mode
When you build your virtual infrastructure with only ESXi hosts that you also lock down for security reasons, you might be in for a little surprise when you want to get your VI up and running again after major maintenance or a failure. First thing to do after the virtual infrastructure has been down, is […]
BUG? VMware View4 and User Access Control using PCoIP
When chatting with Alan Renouf about a PowerShell script, I wanted to run my PowerShell editor (which I run in a VMware View4 VDI session) under administrative rights. So I right clicked the editor, select â€œRun as Administratorâ€ and then my session locked.