Installing VMware Tools in openSUSE 12.3

What is VMware Tools VMware Tools is an optional, free set of drivers and utilities that enhances both the performance of a virtual machine’s guest operating system and interaction between the guest and the host. From time to time I find clients have not installed the VMware tools in their virtual machine’s (VM) operating system.… Read More »

Installing Arch Linux 2013.05.01 + Xfce 4.10 in VMware Workstation 9

What is Arch Linux? Arch Linux is an independently developed general purpose GNU/Linux distribution. Development focuses on simplicity, minimalism. Arch Linux was founded by Canadian programmer Judd Vinet. Its first formal release, Arch Linux 0.1, was on March 11, 2002. Although Arch is completely independent, it draws inspiration from the simplicity of other distributions including… Read More »

KB2552033 – Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Srv2.sys Driver Hotfix

Some Windows 2008 R2 servers may experience Reboot problem. If these servers are using File Share or SMB v.2, srv2.sys may cause this problem. Srv2.sys driver is root cause of this problem. This is SMB 2.0 server driver. You can download hotfix KB2552033 for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with your own risk until Microsoft officially release… Read More »

VMware vSphere 5 features a new ESXi firewall

VMware vSphere 5 features a new ESXi firewall that you can configure though the vSphere Client or command line. The addition brings a feature to ESXi 5 that was previously found only in the recently discontinued ESX hypervisor. VMware argued that ESXi didn’t require a firewall, because the lightweight hypervisor had hardly any services or… Read More »