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
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!
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
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
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?