Appliance

vSphere Data Protection 5.1 - Installation Issues

After deploying the new vSphere Data Protection virtual appliance i faced an issue with the login. The root password was neither mentioned during the installation video nor in the quick start guide. I found the password in the administration guide.

For everyone facing the same problem: The standard root password for the vSphere Data Protection 5.1 Appliance is: changemeRead More »vSphere Data Protection 5.1 - Installation Issues

Running WSX as Appliance

A few weeks ago VMware published a Technology Preview for VMware Workstation which also comes with a service called WSX. This service allows to connect virtual machine consoles through a web interface, without any plugins. A lot of ideas around WSX are posted at the creators blog and i want to pick up one idea: stripping wsx out of its 400MB download package and deploy it as single package or appliance.

Running WSX as a standalone is nothing new because William Lam has already posted about it. So here is Part 2...

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