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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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More on Windows 2012 Templates - answers!

Hello everyone, I have written on Win2K12 and templates before.  Templates in vSphere are very powerful and important but have started to get complicated in Windows 2008 and frustrating in Windows 2012.  The reason for this is that I like

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Update on Win2K12 templates - not what I expected!

Hi all, Sorry about this whole situation - I am not impressed.  But I think I have figured it out.  Deploying Win2K12 from template is tricky, and I thought I found out a way to do it and it was

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