Citrix support for the use of VMWare vSphere 5 and Citrix Provisioning Server version 5.6.x and 6.0.
Users running vSphere 5.0 could face the following problem:
“Provisioning Server 5.6 and 6.0 Target Devices hosted on VMware vSphere 5.0 becomes unresponsive after Windows operating system restart (at a black screen with PXE)
– Or –
“hang” after “Found “!PXE” @ xxxx:yyyy” (with BDM).”
This article on the Citrix knowledgebase site explains what to change to make it work.
Found this post about the new vSpehere licence model.
Here a piece of the post.
“Before you upgrade to VMware vSphere 5, run the tool below to learn how much vRAM you are currently using and how much you are entitled to under vSphere 5 licensing.
Because vSphere 5 licensing is based on a per-processor basis with vRam entitlements, you need to make sure all license keys you have purchased are entered into vCenter Server.
The following vRAM entitlements will be given per license type: Continue reading “vSphere 5 License Overview”
Brian Madden has taken the time to make an excellent spreadsheet to calculate the license costs between vSphere 4 and vSphere 5. Check this page to download the spreadsheet.
Until next time.
This week VMware released a vCenter plugin called XVP Manager. Using this tool, Hyper-v host IP addresses can be added to vCenter using the standard Add Host wizard. Alternately, users can import VMs directly from a Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Administrators will then be able to conduct basic tasks such as deleting VMs, powering them on and off or rebooting them. Continue reading “VMWare releases XVP Manager”