VMware VirtualCenter 2.5 Update 6

Last friday VMware released Virtual Center 2.5 update 6.  Most interesting new feature is that it now supports customization for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

From the Release notes:

What’s New

Guest Operating Systems Customization Improvements

Customization support for the following guest operating systems has been added in this release:
For more complete information about supported guests included in this release, see the VMware Compatibility Guide.

  • Windows 7 Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Ultimate (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Professional (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Server (64-bit)

There are a lot of other updates and bugfixes that come with this release, so when you’re still running a VI3 environment, my advice is to upgrade to this latest version.

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