Virtualization

Physical to Virtual Conversion of Linux Servers with VMware Converter BootCD

with 6 Comments by Tom Finnis

Although VMware Converter 4 now has Linux support there are still a number of limitations to what servers you will be able to convert. Written for Windows people, this guide by VMware Pro Tom Finnis explains how to use the Converter BootCD to convert any physical server to a virtual image, and how to resolve the problems you're likely to encounter without needing advanced Linux skills.

ESXi 4.0 – Installing In “Embedded” Mode

with 7 Comments by Tom Finnis

VMware ESXi 4.0 provides enhanced support for installing in "embedded" mode, so the host server does not need any physical disks installed. For vSphere Infrastructures utilizing SAN storage this allows diskless operation, reducing hardware costs and improving boot times. In this article Tom Finnis demonstrates how to do this with Hewlett Packard's new G6 series servers using their built-in SD card slot.

External Sharing and Guest User Access in Microsoft 365 and Teams

This eBook will dive into policy considerations you need to make when creating and managing guest user access to your Teams network, as well as the different layers of guest access and the common challenges that accompany a more complicated Microsoft 365 infrastructure.

You will learn:

  • Who should be allowed to be invited as a guest?
  • What type of guests should be able to access files in SharePoint and OneDrive?
  • How should guests be offboarded?
  • How should you determine who has access to sensitive information in your environment?

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