If you have yet to see RustBoy go there now. I like to do 3D animation, but my stuff looks like crap compared to this. And now the kicker. He is using Photoshop, Infini-D and other low end renders. Wow.
So I used Windows 2008R2 with UNIX services to provide my ISO share to my testlab ESXi server. I upgraded to Windows 2012 doing an in-place upgrade. This broke the configuration and I have been spinning in a circle with no luck, have read blogs, tech articles, and today I finally fixed it. It is good to make a little accomplishment once in a while. On the command line I was getting the following error on the ESXi server when trying to mount the drive: Sysinfo error on operation returned status : The NFS server denied the mount request. Please see the VMkernel log for detailed error information So here it is, this VMware KB article was mostly no help ( http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1004490 ) as it referenced using 2008R2, which I have working with no issue, it was 2012 when the wheels fell off. Then I found this nugget in another KB article, " Ensure the NFS server supports NFSv3 over TCP. ESX/ESXi does not use UDP for NFS. " ( http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1005948 ) Which l