Using Windows-based NFS in VI3 : VMblog.com - Virtualization Technology News and Information for Everyone. Comodo™ Free Firewall Software Download. How to Build a Windows 2008 VMware ESX VM Template « Jeremy Waldrop’s blog. NOTE – VMware Virtual Center 2.5 Update 4 or vCenter 4 is required to use Guest Customizations with Windows 2008.
Link to the PDF version of this – For Windows 2008 R2 if you are installing on vSphere 4 without Update 1 or on ESX 3.5 without update 5 set the Template VM OS to Windows 2008 instead of Windows 2008 R2. After a new VM is deployed from the template and guest customization as finished you can set the OS back to Windows 2008 R2. 1.