Removing the VMWare Server SSL Certificate Trust Warning

Posted by & filed under Windows / Server.

When you first install VMWare Server, you’ll find the administration area in Firefox or Internet Explorer has a security certificate error. This is because the certificate that ships with VMWare is self-signed (untrusted). One solution is to use a trusted certificate from a third party (Verisign, GoDaddy, etc) but that has costs associated with it… Read more »

VMWare Server Console on Firefox 3.6

Posted by & filed under Windows / Server.

I just found out the hard way that VMWare Server 2.0′s Console plug-in does not work with Firefox 3.6. Perhaps in the future VMWare will release a compatible plugin, but for now the fix is to use the console plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox 3.5x or use VMWare Player 3.0. The following error is what comes up in… Read more »