Newsletter: December 4, 2016

Hi all, I am sitting in the lobby in my hotel in Vegas to start this.  Room not ready.  And due to various things I am starting very late on this newsletter.  I am in town for the Gartner DC

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VMware Tools Not Installed on Windows 2016, but …..

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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