I realized I needed to do some upgrades in my lab. I have Win2K8 R2, Win2K12 R2 and Win2K16. I like the sound of Project Honolulu (now Admin Center) and it needs Win2K12 and later. But also I just want to have less version diversity the lab - so Win2K16 wherever I can. But upgrades … Continue reading Tidbits on Windows Updates in my lab
Hello all, I hope that this finds everyone enjoying the weekend? A good week too I hope. Things were busy here and we had really a lot of snow, and cold this week. Not really typical for us. I have a number of articles from this week: Host info report, Setting up a new vSphere … Continue reading Newsletter: February 10, 2018
Happy Canada Day! Today Canada is 150 years old. It has come a long way. But, to put it into perspective, I slept in a B&B in Holland where the building was more than 600 years old. I visited a mud fort in Morocco that was 1400 years old. So Canada is in fact 150 … Continue reading Newsletter: July 1, 2017
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 also used the vSphere Web Client as you will see in the screenshots. I will … Continue reading How to build a Windows 2016 VMware Template
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 …..