Category Archives: Virtualization

Feeling Better

Getting better, not so bad as yesterday. Weigh gain is disturbing. But got a bunch of little things done, finally moved most of our stuff from storage Also got a high endurance 128GB SD card for my car camera. Set … Continue reading

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Struggling with Lab

Came across a few challenges today with the lab. Seems like DNS is flaky, frustrating, should be working fine. I am trying to do some tricky stuff, the adventure is new so all is good. Also weight is heaviest I … Continue reading

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Docs Taking Longer

Its been taking longer then I thought getting things together. I ordered some disks from Amazon and hoping things will get here sooner then later. If I can get the training environment up, I can focus on the documents. Also … Continue reading

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Getting Scary in Eastern Europe

There is a lot of horror going on in Ukraine. This is by no means a political blog, but something needs to be said. Russia escalated by putting his nuclear forces on alert. Been working more on my kickstart, I … Continue reading

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I Remember Rest Days

Actually I remember the real reason for rest days. My most recent rest days were more for an emotional break or I was too tired. Today its different, my body is sore and I need that break. I think two … Continue reading

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Dedicated ESXi host

Got a “new” ESXi host dedicated to these labs. Looks good though, I am really concerned about the experience. I want to make it easy for them. Got me second set of new medication. Will see if it helps. Weight: … Continue reading

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Revisit Windows 10 Sysprep

Took a step back and found what a pain it is to install the way I been installing. So revisited syspreping windows 10. Glad I did, that is the better route. Things can be more automated. Also looking back at … Continue reading

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Building Machines In Lab

Need to settle on some build processes for my environment. Windows 7 – Use clonezilla or an OVA to build, it is fully patched. Windows 10 – will use the latest DVD and simply install Mint 20.3 – Straight install … Continue reading

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Back To Windows 7

Didn’t think I would need to build a windows 7 box anymore, yet here I am , trying to get a clean install fully patched install of Windows 7. I am looking to make my new build out of images … Continue reading

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Need Real Physical Server

I need a real esxi host to run some of the build images. Still planning out the details. I could also have everything as a VM, but need capacity on this physical server. It would fast building out machines. Also … Continue reading

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