Hello all, I talked about using the vC Support Assistant before. I think it is a great tool. It makes it easier to start and update SR's and supply logs as necessary. Yesterday, in my monthly report from it I saw there was an update. See below what I saw in my email. The first … Continue reading Upgrading vCenter Support Assistant
Month: May 2014
Postbox - new email starts here!
Hello all, A quick note before I head out into the mountains for an amazing wine dinner with my wife. Quite looking forward to it. But I wanted to share that I have decided to move away from the Mail that is part of OSX to a new mail client. After some searching around and … Continue reading Postbox - new email starts here!
Making BgInfo work in Windows 2012 / Windows 2016
This is the way I make BgInfo work in Windows 2012 (and even Windows 7 too). It is a little different than in the past but I still need my BgInfo info screen displayed so this is what I figured out. Follow the steps! You need BgInfo from here. I recently reused this article with … Continue reading Making BgInfo work in Windows 2012 / Windows 2016
Newsletter: May 25, 2014
Hello all, I am home and very happy indeed to be here! As much as I like working in our HQ, and the things I can accomplish there in person are key, it is very nice indeed to return home. Not only my wife, and the great life we have, but also the lab and … Continue reading Newsletter: May 25, 2014
sysprep executed properly only three times - what’s up about that?
Hi all, In my template article I talk about doing sysprep before you turn the VM into a template. I got a tweet from Josh Cohen that said sysprep can only be used three times before it will error out. Since I expect this Win2K12 template to last a long time this is a real … Continue reading sysprep executed properly only three times - what’s up about that?
Newsletter: May 18, 2014
Hello all, I have had a pretty good - and hard - week at the HQ. Our product is taking shape and that is quite exciting. I had a purchase approved so we are going to build out a realistic customer type lab and so that is quite exciting indeed. I have some good stuff … Continue reading Newsletter: May 18, 2014
Newsletter: May 10, 2014
Hello all, A week at home is always good. Back on the road on Monday but only for two weeks this time. I had a lot of time in the lab this week - our product has reached a point where I am having fun using it - bug hunt time and thinking about best … Continue reading Newsletter: May 10, 2014
How to grow a virtual machine disk bigger?
Hello there, I was talking with a customer very recently who used a very old and less than ideal method to grow a virtual machine disk. I realized that something I have done for a long time and take for granted that everyone knows is not actually known by everyone. So here we are and … Continue reading How to grow a virtual machine disk bigger?
Newsletter: May 4, 2014
Hello everyone, I was three weeks at HQ this trip and it was very busy indeed. So a lot of things to deal with when I get home. First was to check out the new hardwood floor I had arranged to be done - accidentally - while I was gone. Very cool it was! But … Continue reading Newsletter: May 4, 2014
How do product managers get new feature ideas for their product?
People have asked me about where new features come from and it is not what you expect so I thought I would write this article. I have found many developers and customers who are curious about were features come from and in fact what a product manger is so I hope that this helps. I … Continue reading How do product managers get new feature ideas for their product?