Virtualization

Physical to Virtual Conversion of Linux Servers with VMware Converter BootCD

with 6 Comments by Tom Finnis

Although VMware Converter 4 now has Linux support there are still a number of limitations to what servers you will be able to convert. Written for Windows people, this guide by VMware Pro Tom Finnis explains how to use the Converter BootCD to convert any physical server to a virtual image, and how to resolve the problems you're likely to encounter without needing advanced Linux skills.

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    Exclude VMware Virtual Adapters from Vista/2008 Network Awareness and Windows Firewall

    with 7 Comments by Daniel Petri

    I've been using VMware Workstation to run my virtual machines on my Vista laptop. After being installed, VMware Workstation creates several virtual network adapters which are simply dummy adapters for VMware’s host bridging, which in turn allows the virtual machine to access the host machine’s network. While I like this product very much, one of… Read More

    Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 is RTM

    by Daniel Petri

    3 years after the acquisition of Connectix, Microsoft finally releases an enterprise class management tool for Virtual Server: Virtual Machine Manager 2007, included in System Center management family. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager provide a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center that enables increased physical server utilization and centralized management of virtual… Read More