vCenter Appliance – VDR 2.0 – VSA

Categories: ESXi, Ideas, Virtualisation, VMware, vSphere

After the 3 days of vSphere 5 training. I would like to point out 3 interesting components. First of all the new vCenter appliance. This is based on SUSE linux. This is a really cool thing for the private Homelab as it is ready to use including an database and there are no Windows and […]

OpenNode – CentOS based virtualization system

Categories: Ideas

This is an CentOS 5 based bare-metal installer. OpenNode includes KVM and OpenVZ. They offer an management tools but I prefere to use the OpenVZ Web Panel (Link). I have installed OpenNode onto my HP Proliant ML115 G5. This was really easy as a normal CentOS installation. Link to OpenNode After the system finished the […]

on Vacation :-)

Categories: Ideas

there will be currently no update as I’m on vacation 🙂

Setup a Windows XP appliance …

Categories: ESXi, Ideas, PowerShell, Scripts, VMware

Currently I setup a Windows XP appliance which I would like to use for a new way to manage a VMware ESXi plattform. A colleague had this idea to create an interface to manage ESXi free server’s from any kind of CMS. Some details: OS: Windows XP Software: Apache, PHP, Powershell, VMware PowerCLI, JSON for […]