VMware View Composer – Unable to open firewall

How to Open Firewall on VMware View Composer? When you install VMware View Composer 2.5 that comes with VMware View 4.5, you experience the following 2 types of errors: VMware View Composer – Unable to open firewall VMware View Composer – Unable to close firewall That is, if you have turned off the Windows Dedicated […]

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How to enable SSH access to VMware ESXi

From the new VMware users we often hear the question of how to enable access via SSH to the server console, VMware ESXi (this mode is called Remote Tech Support Mode). I must say that the server console: VMware ESXi is built on a BusyBox package, which allows you to perform a certain set of […]

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How to enable Windows Server Backup support for the Hyper-V VSS Writer ?

In order to enable VSS based backups of Hyper-V VMs using Windows Server Backup you must add the following registry keys to register the Hyper-V VSS Writer with Windows Server Backup,  Note that the WindowsServerBackup key is not created when installing. This key must be created manually. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT \CurrentVersion\WindowsServerBackup\Application Support\{66841CD4-6DED-4F4B-8F17-FD23F8DDC3DE} Once you have the […]

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Installing Linux Integration Services v2.1 Hyper-V R2 On CentOS 5.x

When installed on a virtual machine that is running a supported Linux operating system, Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V provides the following functionality: Driver support for synthetic devices: Linux Integration Services supports the synthetic network controller and the synthetic storage controller that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now […]

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