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November 24, 2008

Forklift upgrade

What happens if you need to upgrade the creaking old server hardware that Exchange is sitting on? Especially if you want to keep the same name to prevent users from going bonkers and yourself from updating all the docs. Read on.

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November 3, 2008

VMware Converter 3.0

A customer have a bunch of really old Compaq servers running, you guess it a mission critical application that nobody knows how to reinstall. So I convinced them to virtualize the machines as a business continuity plan. That way hardware failure will not affect applications.

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November 2, 2008

Tools for converting machines to VMware

VMware converter CD and the following:

1. Linux Live CD, eg Ubuntu, not UBCD.
2. Hiren CD, for TestDisk to read partition information.
3. Boot.ini configuration
4. Installed SCSI adapter type.

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