Month: November 2009

Virtualization, vSphere (ESX 4.0)

VMWARE ESX 4.0 Update 1 released What’s New The following information provides highlights of some of the enhancements available in this release of VMware ESX: VMware View 4.0 support – This release adds support for VMware View 4.0, a solution built specifically for delivering desktops as a managed service from the protocol to the platform. Windows 7 and Windows 2008 …


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ESXi 4.0, Windows Server 2008 R2

Vmware Vsphere 4.0 ESXi 2008 R2 Server hanging

I recently experienced a problem when i was deploying 2008 R2 Servers on a VMWARE Vsphere ESXi 4.0 platform the server would hang after a few minutes of use. The problem to resolve this was to change the NIC type: After doing this no lock ups experienced 🙂

Active Directory, Windows Server 2008 R2

Forest Functional Levels

Windows Server 2000 The Windows 2000 forest functional level provides all Active Directory Domain Services features that are available in Windows 2000 Server. If you have domain controllers running later versions of Windows Server, some advanced features will not be available on those domain controllers while this forest is at the Windows 2000 functional level. …