[nSLUG] Security in virtual machines

George N. White III gnwiii at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 23:03:49 ADT 2014


On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:30 PM, Frank Geitzler <
frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:

> On Wed, 2014-09-17 at 21:53 -0300, Jeff MacDonald wrote:
> > You could always use the VMWare physical to virtual tool. That way
> > you'd have a nice copy of the work station that you can run on a
> > server or desktop virtualization software, archive it somewhere for
> > safe keeping etc. ESXi is free.
> Thanks, Jeff.  That sounds interestingf.  I will have to look into that
> solution shortly.
> Frank


Have you tried running your software under WINE?  Some legacy apps work
very nicely with WINE even when they won't run at all in recent Windows
versions (at least in the corporate standard configuration we get at work).
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