26 novembre 2013

Installing Razor - Yes the New Version.. Cloud provisionning

This is part 1 of a series of posts on the new version of razor-server 1. Installing Razor - Yes the New Version..2. Razor - DHCP and TFTP3. Installing the Razor client and creating a repository4. Installers, Policies and Tags I assume that some of you are familiar with Razor - the provisioning system that was open sourced by EMC and written partially by Nick Weaver - his post about razor is here.Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) created a great walkthrough on how to deploy a... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2013

SSL Certificate Automation Tool version 1.0.1

Last month we announced a new SSL Certificate Automation tool to help everyone with the implementation of custom certificates. Yesterday, we released the second version of it (version 1.0.1). This is a minor update which aims to simplify the replacement of certificates further by adding Certificate Signing Request (CSR) functionality to the tool. This functionality allows a user to quickly generate certificate requests (and consequently the private keys) for submission to the Certificate Authority.  The CSR... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2013

vCenter Certificate Automation Tool – Now Available

With the release of vCenter 5.1 adding additional certificates into the environment to make communication between components more secure, the process of updating these certificates with customers’ own signed certificates has been a challenge. We are pleased to announce the general availability of vCenter Certificate Automation Tool 1.0. This tool provides an automated mechanism to replace certificates in the following components of the vCenter Server 5.1 management platform:   The tool is available now and can... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Compacting Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012

Recently the “Ask the Core Team” blog did a great post about compacting a dynamically expanding virtual hard disk in Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012. You should check out their full post for the details, but the summary is that you now need to manually mount the virtual hard disks in the management operating system prior to trying to compact it. This is something that we used to do automatically for you – but we had reports of problems when we were attaching and removing virtual hard disks when the system administrator was not... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Thinapp Factory – fixing adding Workpool error / Automatically packaging Application Install to ThinApp!!!!

VMware just released a new fling, a Thinapp workflow automation tool called Thinapp Factory. You can read all about it here and download it:http://labs.vmware.com/flings/thinapp-factory When setting up the Thinapp Factory virtual appliance, pay close attention to the details it is asking you for during the OVF setup. If you do not supply the correct details, when creating a workpool (new clean VM’s to build thinapps on), you may get a 404 error (page not found) or a HTTP Error 500 Internal server error. (see two images below) ... [Lire la suite]