VCDX Application Status

The best news a guy could get…


Congratulations! We have completed a preliminary technical review of your VCDX Application, and you have been accepted to advance to the next and final step: the VCDX Defense.

The VCDX Defense will be conducted at the VMware headquarters:
3401 Hillview Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304

XXX has been reserved for your defense. Please confirm that this date works for you, an a specific timeslot will be communicated to you at a later time.

Again, congratulations on your progress thus far in the VCDX Program.

The VMware Technical Certification Team

And now the worry…

vCenter Installation Tips

Since the vCenter now requires a 64 bit operating system to install, the DSN must be upgraded as well to support the 64bit application.  Currently vCenter 4.0 and older all required a 32 bit DSN.  To change to the proper DSN you will need to remove the old one from the 32-bit DSN application and create a new DSN.

1) Remove the old DSN if it exists from: %windir%SysWoW64ODBCAD32.exe

2) Install the 64 bit SQL native client from:

3) Create a new DSN from the utility in Administrative Tools or here: %windir%system32ODBCAD32.exe (this is the 64 bit version)

4) Install vCenter and get rocking and rolling.

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