My MOSS/SharePoint Development VM Environment

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

Converting P2V or V2P using Windows Backup

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

VMWare Fusion Bridged Network Problem

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