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VMware: Unable to add domain accounts to VCenter 5.5 Virtual Appliance (VCVA) [Solved]

When you use the VMWare VCenter Virtual Appliance you’re not able to add any domein accounts to you Vcenter permissions.

You first have to add the domein to the appliance as an Identity Source :

Log in the VCenter

You’re not able to add any domain account to

Read more… VMware: Unable to add domain accounts to VCenter 5.5 Virtual Appliance (VCVA) [Solved]

Server 2008 R2 : No Hard disk during VMWare installation [Solved]

Sometimes there is no hard disk during the installation for a Windows 2003 (R2) / 2008 (R2).

This problem occurs when using a paravirtual HDD during the installation of the Windows server

 

This Paravirtual SCSI driver is better to use, because of the speed.

 

No HDD

Read more… Server 2008 R2 : No Hard disk during VMWare installation [Solved]

ESX: Clipboard Copy and Paste does not work in vSphere Client 4.1 and later [Solved]

When you want to use copy and paste in you’re virtual sessions, you have to change some parameters.

 

You can do this for 1 virtual session, by changing these parameters in the session:

isolation.tools.copy.disable false

isolation.tools.paste.disable false

 

It is also possible to change these parameters on the ESX

Read more… ESX: Clipboard Copy and Paste does not work in vSphere Client 4.1 and later [Solved]

VMWare Change SCSI settings of a virtual session to VMWare Paravirtual

This article describes how to change the SCSI settings of a virtual session. The reason to do this, is because of performance issues

First go to the settings of your session

Here you see that the SCSI adapter is a LSI Logic SAS . We are going to change

Read more… VMWare Change SCSI settings of a virtual session to VMWare Paravirtual

How to migrate a physical server to virtual (P2V) with Vmware tools

1 Explanation This document describes the migration of a physical server to a virtual server (P2V). The software I have used is Vmware Vcenter and Vmware standalone converter (both version 5)

2 Installation

The installation of the standalone converter is very basic, no special settings must be used.

3 Settings

Read more… How to migrate a physical server to virtual (P2V) with Vmware tools