23 novembre 2008

56,000 Seat Production Exchange 2007 Deployment:

An interesting case study on virtualizing Exchange. Some interesting experiences on performance. General picture is - you can do it but don’t under spec the VM, and make sure you have enough physical resources to do it. I think we are moving away from the “low-hanging fruit” conservatism of the last couple of years… http://www.mikedipetrillo.com/mikedvirtualization/2008/10/56000-seat-prod.html http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=630
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23 novembre 2008

Offline VM Patchin Free Tool

http://tendam.wordpress.com/2008/11/09/offline-updating-your-vms-fast-and-free/ A colleague showed me a tool for offline updating windows clients and servers. It’s called the c’t offline update tool. Just start the tool and download the patches for your platform en create a iso file with the tool. Move this iso file to your vmware iso datastore and connect your vm’s and run the tool to update the vm’s. This is a very quick method to update your vm’s when you have not installed updates for a long time. Download the tool here: ... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2008

SRM-in-a-box PDF Guide

Ten Dam of www.tendam.info has written a guide of how to SRM working all within VMware Workstation, using NetApp running a virtual machine. No mean feat! http://tendam.wordpress.com/2008/11/18/srm-in-a-box-final-release-the-complete-setup SRM = Site Recovery Manager, la solution d'automatisation de PRA de VMWare http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/?p=639
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