Hi there, Working on my Win2K16 VMware template. Been a bit painful. I installed VMware Tools and restarted but still saw this in the vSphere Web Client. Odd. I checked the running services and there was only one and it was something about alias. I knew I installed the tools and restarted so WTF. Nothing … Continue reading VMware Tools Not Installed on Windows 2016, but …..
Month: November 2016
Newsletter: November 26, 2016
Hello everyone, I hope that everyone had a great week? Some of you had Thanksgiving, and I hope it went very well. From some of the tweets I saw you have eaten very well indeed. For a number of years in a previous job I was able to have Canadian Thanksgiving at home and an … Continue reading Newsletter: November 26, 2016
No software bundles visible when using Firmware Update wizard
I have Dell OpenManage installed in my test lab, getting ready to move it into my production lab. Once it was working, using my article, I thought I would just confirms it works, confirm my article, and be ready to move it to production. And it didn’t work. I am fond of this software, and … Continue reading No software bundles visible when using Firmware Update wizard
Why can’t I access my View environment?
I use View to access my lab when traveling. It normally works very well indeed. I have used it from very far distances and customers can never notice any latency. This is due to the PCoIP protocol that was specifically designed for this. I wanted to demo something for a customer recently, and I could … Continue reading Why can’t I access my View environment?
Veeam login screen for vSphere Web Client
I need to say thanks first for William figuring this all out! You can find out what he has done around this here. Some great examples. Then my co-worker did this for himself. His graphic is not sized right for me however. What am I talking about? So if you would like to have a … Continue reading Veeam login screen for vSphere Web Client
Moving to my new Mac
Hi all, I have - as you may recall - bought a new Mac laptop to replace my old MacBook Air. I got one of the 15" MacBook Pro that were recently announced. It has one headphone jack, and four Thunderbolt 3 / USB Type-C ports. So it is a little different. This will be … Continue reading Moving to my new Mac
Newsletter: November 19, 2016
Hello all, I had a good week - particularly since I was able to talk with customers about Veeam. I even got to do a session at a vForum - in Houston - and it was pretty fun too. It was good to talk with people about Veeam 9.5 as it is a big release … Continue reading Newsletter: November 19, 2016
How to backup / restore encrypted VMs in vSphere 6.5
Update - 5/25/17 - it has taken me longer than I had hopped but I have figured this out, and in fact an writen a Veeam technical white paper on it. When I am done and things are good - and the paper published - I will 'mark' myself done below. Michael Hi all, This … Continue reading How to backup / restore encrypted VMs in vSphere 6.5
Upgrading my View desktop from Win7 to Win10
Hi all, I was not sure how well this was going to go. Seemed like no one else has upgraded their View desktop from Win7 to Win 10. But I thought it was time for me to to it. In the past, I did it like I had done at customers - a new pool, … Continue reading Upgrading my View desktop from Win7 to Win10
Newsletter: November 12, 2016
Hello all, I had an interesting week, lots of stuff in the lab, and with building videos and presentations. Some of that will be continued next week. Next week I also head out to the vForum in Houston. Quite looking forward to it - I will be talking about tips and tricks with Veeam. Hope … Continue reading Newsletter: November 12, 2016