VMWare View with VCL

2011-03-10 Thread Nathaniel McMullin
We are currently investigating Virtual Labs for our Students. We'd like to deploy VMWare View to complement our existing ESX infrastructure which hosts our servers, and eventually allow for thin clients for our Faculty/Staff. The short-term, Phase 1, is to allow for more Open Lab space. With

Re: ssh on vmguest

2011-03-10 Thread Andy Kurth
Hello, The code first attempts to run nmap to check if the SSH ports are even open. Based on your log output, this is where it is failing: vm2 is NOT responding to SSH, ports 22 or 24 are both closed Try running this command: /usr/bin/nmap vm2 -P0 -p 22 -T Aggressive If you get a Failed to

Re: VMWare View with VCL

2011-03-10 Thread Aaron Peeler
Hello Nate, Apache VCL and VMware View are separate solutions. I'm not an expert on View, I've seen the sales rep. demo's etc. So I can only comment from a somewhat biased viewpoint. :) If someone else on the list has more to add on VMWare View that what's here, please do. Differences

Re: Fwd: Image Failing to boot up in VCL 2.2

2011-03-10 Thread Andy Kurth
There may be a more detailed error message if you try to manually power-on the VM from the vSphere Client. Also within the vSphere Client, try editing the settings of the VM. When there's a problem it often displays a more-useful error when you click Edit Settings. If neither of these

Re: VMWare View with VCL

2011-03-10 Thread Nathaniel McMullin
Aaron: That is a great help. Thank you for your time. I was tasked with finding a system to allow students to reserve time slots, and at first glance it appeared AVCL might be a fit. It might now be worth it to add this to the mix for our PoC and see if we can justify some cost-savings.

Re: VMWare View with VCL

2011-03-10 Thread Nathaniel McMullin
That's interesting. I know the immediate concern is Open Labs that mostly run Windows. But I am sure Engineering may need a Linux option. On Mar 10, 2011, at 11:21 AM, Sean Dilda wrote: One of the big drivers for us is the fact that VCL supports deploying linux desktops and View does not.

Re: VMWare View with VCL

2011-03-10 Thread Aaron Peeler
Your welcome. As you research it more, feel free to ask questions. I and others here will be happy to answer them best we can. Aaron On 3/10/11 11:19 AM, Nathaniel McMullin wrote: Aaron: That is a great help. Thank you for your time. I was tasked with finding a system to allow students to

Re: Window 7 x64 Sysprep.exe not running

2011-03-10 Thread Andy Kurth
Sysprep.exe may be initiated by quickly terminates due to an error. Check if the following log file exists and contains any useful error information: C:\Windows\System32\sysprep\Panther\setuperr.log Try running the command manually, trying to replicate the environment VCL attempts to run it

Re: VCL fails to grant OS access

2011-03-10 Thread Andy Kurth
This was a bug which was fixed in VCL 2.2. You can resolve this by editing Windows.pm: -Find sub firewall_enable_rdp -Add the following line to the end of this subroutine: return 1; -Andy On 2/23/2011 6:30 PM, Kelly Robinson wrote: We've had occurrences where some reservations will load,

Win7 + SP1 linked dll data write copy failed

2011-03-10 Thread James O'Dell
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi All, I tried several times to add SP1 to a working Win7 image. It failed every time. I noticed errors in the vcld log that contained: child_copy: linked dll data write copy failed This error message typically means that some process is