Posts by Greg Shields

Microsoft Releases Compilation of Recommended Hotfixes for RDS in 2008 and 2008 R2

…and the list is surprisingly long.  Six for device redirection, seven for authentication, seven as “core” updates, four for RemoteApps, three for RD....More

Video Training Tiplet: Adding an ESXi 4.1 Host to vCenter Server and Configuring Lockdown Mode

Going through a vCenter upgrade to 4.1, and need a quick tiplet? How about this one on adding an ESXi 4.1 Host to vCenter Server. You’ll learn how to....More

There’s a New Microsoft Poster! This Time it’s the Remote Desktop Services Component Architecture.

Everybody loves Microsoft’s poster series.  They’ve handed them out at conferences, and even dropped them in Windows IT Pro’s hard copy magazine from....More

Microsoft Takes a Shot at VMware. At VMworld. In the USA Today.

You’re assuredly getting all sorts of news already out of this year’s VMworld.  I won’t reproduce that news here.  There’s plenty to see with a huge....More

Greg to Speak in NYC on Managing Administrator Rights for PC Lockdown – Free Event!

A little aside today from the usual virtualization-focused content, but a topic that’s no less important! In just a few short weeks, I will be....More

Inexpensive Solutions for Generating Monthly VM Network Reports…?

Blog reader Genadi submitted this question after this week’s Paessler PRTG podcast.  Maybe you can help! He’s looking for a solution that will....More

Podcast Interview: Visualizing Virtual Networking with Paessler PRTG

Virtual environments today need advanced network monitoring solutions. Without deep integrations throughout your entire environment, you'll never be....More

Video Training Tiplet: Understanding DRS Groups and Rules in vCenter Server 4.1

Curious about that new DRS rule and the new host and VM groups?  I’ll show you what they mean and what they’re for in this quick Video Training....More

SteelEye Announces DataKeeper Cluster Edition v7.1 Maintenance Update 1, Fixes Reboot Hang

If you’re using SteelEye’s DataKeeper Cluster Edition, you might want to schedule a quick update in the near future.  The company announced yesterday....More

Video Training Tiplet: Upgrading the vSphere Client to 4.1

Another Video Training Tiplet for you.  This time, we’re taking a look at the many ways to upgrade the vSphere Client to v4.1.  While the upgrade....More

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