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Moving on

After less than a year, I came to the conclusion that a new opportunity that I came across was to hard to pass up. I really enjoyed my time at Windstream, and was blessed with a great team of people

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Running vSphere 5 VSA in VMware Workstation 8

I do not have a lot of hardware laying around to test new things, so I have to use VMware Workstation to its full extent. I really wanted to test out vSphere 5 and the VSA to see how it worked.

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Windows 7 running from an USB stick

Even though it is not supported by Microsoft I need to give this a try one day. The document on how to do this can be found here:

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OpenFiler iSCSI SAN Network changes

So I have been playing with ESX 4.0 and am using Openfiler for it’s SAN. Best part is, it’s free and it is very simple to setup. There are a few things here and there that need some work but

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Changing the IP-address of a ESX 4.0 host

I’m playing with vSphere 4.0 and am running that on my laptop within VMware workstation. So the configuration that I have is that I have 2 ESX servers and 1 Openfiler as my SAN. Problem is that where ever I

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vSphere 4.0 Client on Windows 7

  There seems to be a compatibility issue between the vSpere 4.0 client and Windows 7. The client will not run and through an error. So there is a work around for this which I found online. I tested it

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vSphere 4.0 in VMware Workstation 6.5.2

  Thanks to the folks over at Xtravirt for providing the documentation on how to do this.

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