« Posts tagged Microsoft

pfSense 1.2.3 as Virtual Machine on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

After seeing pfSense working more than half year flawlessly on Alix, recently I’ve test it as virtual machine. To avoid some compatibility issues a “Legacy Network Adapters” must be used. For my surprise even with that trick, there was no network connectivity. The work around for this problem is explained in this thread: Pfsense 2.0-BETA4 […]

File Sharing Protocols and Ports in XP and 2003

After digging around for open ports I have found TCP port 445 open on one of my machines. For what this port is used? The answer was here: What’s TCP port 445 used for in Windows 2000/XP? “Among the new ports used by Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, is TCP port 445 […]

Import Microsoft VMs in VMWare Workstation

I was trying to test System Center Essentials 2007 SP1 Evaluation Copy. But did not happened to have virtual server or hyper v. So I decide to import it in VMWare Workstation. The following error appeared when I try to import it “source format was not understood”. After googeling it, the only relative result was […]