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Peaceful Coexistence: WDS and Linux PXE Servers

PXE is arguably the best way to install VMware ESXi or Linux and it also enables various Linux-based utilities. See how to configure Windows Deployment Services to coexist with a Linux PXE server. Continue reading

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Taking snapshots of VMware ESX 4 running in a VM

VMware ESX 4 can virtualize itself, and by using a special undocumented configuration setting it is now possible to take snapshots of virtual VMware ESX 4 systems. Continue reading

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VMware vCenter CapacityIQ 1.0.1 for vSphere

VMware vCenter CapacityIQ 1.0.1 is now fully integrated with VMware vSphere. The product deploys quickly as an OVF virtual appliance and the user interface is a vSphere Client plugin. Continue reading

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VMware ESX 4 can even virtualize itself

VMware ESX 4 can run multiple virtual instances of ESX 4 on a single physical server and even allows powering on and VMotion of nested VMs inside virtual ESX (vESX). Perfect for a small VMware vSphere test lab! Continue reading

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