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How to build a Windows 10 vSphere Template

I really do like templates.  I can very easily create a working – and yet customized how I like – virtual machine in a very short amount of time   And with no decisions or configuration to worry about.  I

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How to build a Windows 2016 VMware Template

This is a template outline I have used several times and am very happy with it.  It should work great for you and if not then let me know.  I did this with vSphere 6.0 U2a and Windows 2016.  I

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Newsletter: April 16, 2016

Hi everyone, I hope this finds everyone enjoying the weekend?  And in particular after a nice week I hope. I had another week in the lab and taking it easy (not really so much) and it turned out a pretty

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Not able to deploy Windows 7 from vSphere Template successfully – damnit!

Some time ago I had an issue where I needed to provide access to my boss into my lab.  No big deal – just entitle him to a View pool.  But it did not work. It ended up stuck forever

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How to create a Linux VMware Template

Hi there, This has been very painful and frustrating.  So I am very happy I figured it out and can share it with you!  I hope that this helps you avoid the fuss I had. Things to gather You will

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How to build a Windows 7 VMware Template

I really do like templates.  I can very easily create a working – and yet customized how I like – virtual machine in a very short amount of time   And with no decisions or configuration to worry about.  I

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How to build a Windows 2012 R2 VMware Template

This is a template outline I have used several times and am very happy with it.  It should work great for you and if not then let me know.  I did this with vSphere 5.5 U1 and Windows 2012 R2. 

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