RTFM Education – Virtualization, VMware, Citrix:

March, 2006


March 25, 2006  11:00 AM

New P2P/V2V/V2P/P2V/ Solution Found

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

A forum member put me on to a new P2V (and other directions) solution. I’ve got an eval copy and will be running tests in April. Here’s the usual blurb: “DDChanger is used to change the installed disk device drivers in Windows. The program installs drivers in an offline (not running)...

March 25, 2006  10:57 AM

Real-Time Replication for ESX Server: a Sneak Peek at esxReplicator

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

The news staff at Virtual Strategy Magazine interview David Bieneman, CEO of Vizioncore about esxReplicator Link: http://www.virtual-strategy.com/article/articleview/1591/1/


March 17, 2006  1:28 AM

VMware KB Articles of the Week

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

This week I have been working on a whitepaper covering how to covert a VirtualCenter Access Database (MDB) into a SQL database. The whitepaper isn’t quite ready and is undergoing community testing. I found these articles useful on MDB management generally


March 17, 2006  1:25 AM

Ulimate-P2V Cool Tools

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

I came across a couple cool tools and add-ins that you might find useful inconjunction with a BartPE CD or an Ultimate-P2V disk. They are all hosted at the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows (UBCD4W) Firstly, they have a installer which adds a tons of network and storage adapter drivers to a standard...


March 16, 2006  6:43 AM

Securing Your Terminal/Citrix Servers with The Security Configuration Wizard

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Terminal/Citrix environments by their very nature allow interactive access to their servers. Interactive access to a server also happens to be the Valhalla in hackerland. Seems like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place, right? There’s only one thing to do: secure...


March 14, 2006  6:09 AM

New VMware Whitepaper: Providing LUN Security

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

VMware ESX Server provides strong security and performance isolation for virtual machine storage. Each virtual machine sees only the virtual disks that have been presented to its virtual SCSI adapters. Virtual machines cannot see the physical Fibre Channel HBAs on the ESX Server host on which they...


March 13, 2006  6:48 AM

Microsoft Releases Virtualisation/Licensing White Paper

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

Well, what more can I say Microsoft Whitepaper on its licensing stance when it comes to virtual machines Link: Click here


March 4, 2006  1:00 AM

VMware announces Technical Solutions Exchange (TSX) April 2006

MikeLaverick MikeLaverick Profile: MikeLaverick

“VMware is proud to present the 4th EMEA Technical Symposium to take place at Disney’s Hotel New York Convention Centre in Paris on Thurs 27th and Fri 28th April 2006. This event is open to all customer and channel partner VCPs or those undertaking technical training on our products and is...


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