Mass upgrade of VMware Tools in Linux guests

Installing and/or upgrading VMware tools has always been a bit more complicated for Linux guests than for Windows guests.  After the installation of the package binaries, the vmware-config-tools.pl script must be run to configure the tools for your environment.  This script has to be run from the console, which is a pain when you’ve got…

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I’m Feeling Groovy

A few months ago I posted an update, with a section near the bottom titled “RoR (Ruby on Rails) and other next generations frameworks."  And in that section I made the statement …   About two years ago I was introduced to Ruby on Rails and since then, most of my development work has been…

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UPDATE: Connections and Ports in ESX and ESXi

Mr. Dudley Smith has updated his PDF diagram with some minor corrections and additions.  Get the latest, most up-to-date version here (click the graphic) … He also updated “the brain” which can be found at it’s new home http://webbrain.com/brainpage/brain/89EFA582-2C35-F6A2-9ED1-7AD4810266C2/.  Make sure you update your bookmark accordingly.

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Confessions of a Virtualization-aholic

The editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine recently asked me if I would be interested in committing to a regular monthly column for them.  After thinking about it for a few days, I agreed and my first article in the series was published on Monday.  The title of the column is going to be “Confessions of…

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