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Windows Server 8 on VM Workstation 8 with Hyper-V Role

As you probably know, on the Build conference was announced the Developer Previews of Windows 8 and Windows Server 8. Because of the numerous new features in Hyper-V 3.0 I want to check them personally. Because I do not have two spare boxes on which to install them, virtualization comes in play. Before Hyper-V role […]

Install Open VM Tools package on pfSense 2.0 RC3 for VMWare

In my previous posts we’ve Install pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMWare Workstation 7 and adjusted the memory of the Virtual Machines in pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMware Workstation 7.1.4 – RAM size. Now let’s continue with the setup of the Virtual Machine with the installation of VMware Tools for pfSense. For that purpose go to […]

pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMware Workstation 7.1.4 – RAM size

In this post, I’ve recorded a quick video about how to configure a VM for pfSense 2.0 RC1. In this clip the VM RAM size was 256. For testing purposes I usually ought to use 128 the minimum amount. During the first boot of the system, the following Warning message pops up. There is no […]

Running DD-WRT on VMware Workstation 7.1

Now that’s a tricky one.  The only official build that could be found is here But it was published in the middle of 2008.  It is a pure v24, no Service Packs, this by itself makes it useless. Guide for installing newer version is not available. After searching the forums, the only usable thread that […]

Install pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMWare Workstation 7

On this video you can see the step by step guide of how to install pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VM Ware Workstation 7.1. Download the ISO file from Here. Configure the Virtual Machine and mount the ISO file. Go over the Setup, and configure the interfaces. As option you can enable SSH access. This is […]

My Network Laboratory

The easiest way to learn is by practice. This is especially true in IT. I have to lab out the migration from pfSense 1.2.3 to 2.0 RC1. Furthermore I have a site-to-site VPN setup that must be tested too. I decided to expand my laboratory setup to house not just the two versions of pfSense, […]

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 […]