Posts tagged: Vmware

ESXi and Nutanix post configuration using PowerCLI

For years I’ve been using kickstart for the installation and configuration of VMware ESXi. Who doesn’t know William Lam kickstart blogs? Using kickstart, I can do a fully unattended installation and configuration of ESXi. But, when using an HCI solution like Nutanix, host are pre-installed (foundation) with VMware ESXi, and the Nutanix CVM runs (as […]

Wednesday October 10th, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

VMworld 2018 US: My thoughts

It’s has been almost a week since VMworld 2018 US. And I have to say, what a week! I’ve spoken to so many people. Old friend made some new friend, and spoke to a lot of vendors on the Solution Exchange. In my opinion, this VMworld was great! Not because of all the new exciting […]

Monday September 3rd, 2018 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Installing View Composer on vCenter

First some Theory!! With the View Compsor on vCenter your able to create and deploy linked clone desktops. A linked clone desktop are multiple dekstops create from one Baes VM, called the parent. The link is indirect because the first time one or more desktop clones are created, a uniquely identified copy of the parent […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2009 in , , | No Comments »

VirtualCenter permissions for Vmware View

To use vCenter with View Manager, administrator must have the appropiate permissions in order to carry out certain operations in vCenter. These permissions are granted through a role in vCenter. Here a overview of the permissions: In vCenter go to the Administration Tab and Add a new Role. Let’s give the Role the name “View […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2009 in , | No Comments »

Create a Database and DSN for Linked Clone Desktops

In this example where going to create a database instance and DSN for VMware View Composer on the standard database who is created during the installation of vCenter. Add a linked clone desktop database instance to SQL Server 2005 Download and install SQL Server Management Studio Expres from Microsoft. On the vCenter host: Start | […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2009 in , , | 4 Comments »