Here’s my MOSS development VM environment; VMWare Server 2.0 / VMWare Fusion / VMWare Workstation (installed on local machine) Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Daemon Tools IE7 .NET 2.0 / 3.0 / 3.5 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 SP2 Office 2007 (with InfoPath) Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Visual Studio 2008 Extensions … Continue reading My MOSS/SharePoint Development VM Environment
This link describes a novel approach to converting physical machines to virtual machines and vice versa without using a Converter such as VMWare vCentre Converter. I’m particularly interested in the the V2P solution, as, having read the offical whitepaper from VMWare about V2P, it’s a little daunting to say the least. However I haven’t tried … Continue reading Converting P2V or V2P using Windows Backup
Here’s 2 great articles describing how to prepare a virtual machine for use as a template VM, the article discuss’s using Microsoft Virtual PC, though the content is valid if you’re using VMWare or some other virtualization product. Here’s the first link, and here’s the second.
Had a problem today starting a VM that used a bridged network connection, when starting the VM I got this message; “The network bridge device on /dev/vmnet0 is not running” The night before I’d been using a VPN connection from the VM and paused it before shutting down, today, plugged into a different subnet and … Continue reading VMWare Fusion Bridged Network Problem
I’ve had a new Macbook for a few weeks now and I’ve got to say I’m a total convert, and I’m especially loving expose and spaces. I’m using it for all my dev work as well, with the help of VMWare Fusion, I doubt I’ll ever buy an MS host machine again. Most surprising was, … Continue reading I’m all Mac’d Up