26 novembre 2013

[Release] ESXi-Customizer-PS version 2.0

I just released a new major version of my ESXi-Customizer-PS PowerCLI script that greatly simplifies and automates the process of creating fully patched and customized ESXi 5.x installation ISOs using the ImageBuilder snapin.What's new: A new operational mode (-update) allows to update a locally existing ESXi Offline bundle with the latest patch level from the VMware Online depot. This way you can easily bring a vendor supplied ESXi installation ISO (like the HP Customized ISO) to the most recent ESXi patch level. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2013

How to install integration services when the virtual machine is not running

We’ve been talking to a lot of people about deploying integration services (integration components) lately.  As it turns out, they’re pretty easy to patch offline with existing Hyper-V tools. First, why would you update integration services on a not-running (offline) VM? Offline VM servicing is valuable for VM templates places that create new VMs frequently since it allows you to keep VM templates up-to-date.  While this post targets exclusively integration service updates, the same update approach applies to many updates... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2009

Gérer les mises à jour sur vos machines virtuelles en mode offline avec SCVMM 2008 R2 et Offline Virtual Machine Servicing

Pour réaliser cela, vous connaissez certainement l’outil Solution Accelerator Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool, et bien la version 2.1 avec le support de System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 est à présent disponible. Pour rappel ce Solution Accelerator fournit des outils automatisés et des conseils permettant de mettre à jour efficacement des machines virtuelles hors connexion. C’est disponible ici... [Lire la suite]
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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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