Rick Vanover at SearchVMware.com runs down the recently-released VMware Server 2.0. That will be our topic today on the podcast. Listen/chat live. Link: VMware Server 2.0: New look, new Web interface.
The 2.0 version also offers several functionality highlights:
- New console tool. The console tool for VI Web Access is a
browser applet that runs in a separate browser window across platforms.
The console tool has some nice features, including re-direction
capabilities for local media (such as CD-ROM) to the guest VM. The
console display also has dynamic resolution resizing, including
full-screen support. The figure below shows a guest VM in the new
- USB 2.0 device support
Live disk addition You can add an additional hard drive to a VM on the fly. New programming features The VMCI socket interface and VIX API allow for programming and scripting directly to VMware Server. Increased hardware boundaries You can now assign up to 8 GB of memory to a VM. Enhanced 64-bit processing support is available.