Entries by Rob van Lindt

Daisy Chaining VMware UMDS

I was wondering if one could daisy chain multiple VMware Update Manager Download Service (UMDS) appliances. The documentation doesn’t say a word about it. The only thing I found Googling this was one blog that say’s it can’t be done. But that blog was from 2014, now, 2018, let’s see… I started with a Ubuntu […]

Rob has over 18 years of IT experience, ranging from IBM Mainframe to Windows, Storage, Networking and Virtualization.
Rob is Cisco CCNA, Citrix CCA, EXIN, ITIL, Microsoft MCP/MCSA/MCSE/MCITP, NetApp NCSA, PRINCE, VMware VCP & Specialist certified in infrastructure and virtualization fields.

How to reinstall VMware Tools on a ParaVirtual VM

At a customer location I was asked to reinstall VMware Tools on machines, normally the customer would do this their selves, but after uninstall of the VMware Tools, the VM wouldn’t boot. They needed to reinstall the VMware Tools because of the issue encountered described in  VMware KB2063887 Rob van LindtRob has over 18 years […]

Rob has over 18 years of IT experience, ranging from IBM Mainframe to Windows, Storage, Networking and Virtualization.
Rob is Cisco CCNA, Citrix CCA, EXIN, ITIL, Microsoft MCP/MCSA/MCSE/MCITP, NetApp NCSA, PRINCE, VMware VCP & Specialist certified in infrastructure and virtualization fields.