Keep an eye out for this one early next year. I’ve been tech reviewing it since the beginning, and can tell you it’s something that you’ll want to keep next to your pillow at night. Ok, so maybe I’m the only one who does that, but it is nonetheless a good read. (I may even[…]
We’ve all been there. VM appears to run slow, users complaining about a service that’s been virtualized, etc. First thought, oh must be a VMware problem, let’s call them. Wrong. Stop and think for a minute. Most such issues are due to a poor configuration, poor set of setup choices or simply not understanding what is going on! […]
As a demonstration of the power of VIX, I’ve chosen to show you how to change IP addresses of a Windows VM. You may want to buckle up for this. First, grab the VIX API installable from VMware’s site. In this case we’ll be using the Windows version (because that is the VM I happen[…]
Hey Folks, So I’m new to these parts. I work with Cody, and will be posting my experiences and world in the virtualization wonderland that is our work life. To start with I’m going to focus on update manager for large environments, and then move onto other projects as they come up. I’ve just recently[…]
So this will need further investigation on my part. On the surface it looks really cool: “The VIX API allows development of scripts and programs to automate operations in guest virtual machines.” Read that again. Now process. Automate operations IN the guest VM. Go here for the release notes.
Photo by JoaquinFuentes Some of you will be disappointed to find out, that at the end of this, there will be only something so very mundane that you will question why I’m doing this, and my sanity! Again, post all your guesses in the comments.