31 08, 2010

How to upgrade VMware Tools automatically? Tips and Myths

By | 2010-08-31T22:00:03+00:00 August 31st, 2010|ESX, vCenter, Virtualization, vSphere|8 Comments

The first thing one wants to do after upgrading the environment to a newer ESX version, is to upgrade VMware tools on all VMs.  If the environment has a large number of machines, this could be a tedious and time-consuming process.  This is where the ability to upgrade a bunch of machines automatically comes in very [...]

22 08, 2010

Exchange Search Indexing of Office 2007 documents

By | 2016-12-11T15:25:08+00:00 August 22nd, 2010|Exchange|0 Comments

If you are running Exchange 2007 and find that content search for Office 2007 documents in Outlook doesn't return proper results, you are not alone!  However, it's not due to some shortcoming in Exchange.  It's because you need to install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service on the server(s) running your Exchange [...]