Virtualization Technology: eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-11-19
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5by Cameron Sturdevant

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5

New Virtual Machine Wizard

Much of the VM creation wizard remains the same as previous versions of Workstation 6.5, easy to use and no gratuitous changes to trip up experienced users.

New Virtual Machine Wizard

Pocket ACE

ACE (Assured Computing Environment) authoring tools in Workstation 6.5 enable the creation of managed, secure standard desktops.

Pocket ACE

Windows 2008

I created and used a Windows Server 2008 VM in Workstation 6.5 (without the Hyper-V role enabled) with good results.

Windows 2008

USB Device Part 1

I checked a number of USB devices, including a Canon PowerShot camera, to ensure proper operation of the USB port between the host and VM.

USB Device Part 1

USB Device Part 2

And also my iPhone using iTunes via the USB sync cord.

USB Device Part 2

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5 - Page 7

 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: VMware Workstation 6.5 - Page 7

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