OracleVM & Oracle licensing….

Be aware of licensing, ‘soft’ partitioned virtualized guests with Oracle products installed are a financial RISK! OracleVM supports ‘Hard’ partitioning. In essence the OracleVM product is equal to any ‘soft’ partitioning solution. This is because in essence the Oracle (Xen) Hypervisor will also use all of the resources in the pool to spread the workload as efficiently […]

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Simple VBScript to restart all VMware services

strComputer = “.” Set objWMIService = GetObject(“winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\”&strComputer&”\root\cimv2”) Set colListOfServices = objWMIService.ExecQuery(“Select * from win32_Service where Name Like ‘VM%’”) IntSleep = 15000 For Each objService in colListOfServices If UCase(Left(objService.name, 1)) > “N” then objService.StopService() WScript.Sleep intSleep objService.StartService() strMsg = strMsg & vbCr & objService.name & ” Restarted.” End If Next Wscript.Echo strMsg Sure you can tweak […]

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Tip : Free Nero alternative.

Recently I can accros a problem where uploading files to a VM machine using SCP (SSH) just wasnt possible… 😦 It was also the moment I found that I forgot to bring my ISO container containing the file, that would enable me to mount that image within VMware. Thank god i found that Nero GNU […]

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Timekeeping in VMware… o my…

If there is a subject that has many and i realy mean many posts, and with these posts many many readers its timekeeping in vmware. Especially when your Guest OS is of the linux platform. Also there are many suggestions on how to solve this problem. Too give you guys a quick glace of whats […]

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