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vCenter Update Manager fails to install: Error 25085

I’ve come across problems installing Update Manager a few times now, and there seems to be several potential causes. The most common issues I’ve found are port conflicts, and the issue I’ve just resolved was caused by just this….! The error message I was receiving was: Error 25085: Setup failed to register VMware vCenter Update …

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Hiding VMware Tools from the user on a virtualised Terminal Services/Citrix XenApp Server

I came across this one earlier today, and I must say, I was surprised that this option is available to users without administrative rights to vCenter/ESX or the Virtual Machine… but it would appear that the VMTools application that appears by default in the notification area for any user logged onto the virtual machine allows ANY …

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