26 juillet 2013

Using ImageBuilder to make custom ESXi ISO

On a previous post, I’ve write on how build custom ESXi ISO with 3rd part tools. Those tools are not mentioned by VMware so probably are not supported. But you need a custom ISO in order to install ESXi on a host where the network drivers are missing (storage could be not an issue if you install it on a USB/Flash card). The other solutions are use a vendor related custom ISO or the embedded version that probably already include the right drivers. But in order to build your custom ISO you could use the same... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2013

Building a driver library in VMware Horizon Mirage

Here’s a guest post by Robert Tindall who explains the process one would go through to build a driver Library in Horizon Mirage. This is commonly done when working with Horizon Mirage Base Layers, Restores, and Reverting to snapshots. the following guides you through the process of extracting drivers from the manufacture and gives examples of how you can logically structure your device drivers folders for that manufacture, Model, OS Type etc. To add a driver to your driver library, we suggest you download the driver from... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2011

How to Build a Hyper-V Cluster Using the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target v3.3

Just over a week ago – we released the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target for free (details here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2011/04/04/microsoft-iscsi-software-target-3-3-for-windows-server-2008-r2-available-for-public-download.aspx). When I found out about this, I thought: “Cool! I should try that out, setup a cluster and blog all about it!”. So I created three virtual machines and then spent the weekend playing Civilization V and working on a pine-wood derby car with my son… That did not turn out the way I planned (I... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2011

Windows 8 Bêta passe en Build 7922

Le site nous confirme que Microsoft a validé une nouvelle Build de Windows 8. Le système d'exploitation ne s'appelle pas encore officiellement comme cela, mais par mesure de simplicité nous le nommerons ainsi. Windows 8 vient donc de passe en Build 7922. Elle a été compilée le 02 Février comme en atteste son numéro de version : 6.2.7922.0.winmain_win8m2.110202-1840 . Les builds que nous connaissions jusquà présent : 6.2.7918.0.winmain_win8m2.110126-1827 ... [Lire la suite]
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