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VMware ESXi E1000 vs VMXNET3 Network Adapters

I found this really helpful article from Rickard Nobel who has done a set of testing showing the performance improves when using VMXNET3 network adapters over the emulated E1000 cards. Check it out and leave a comment.

Windows Update Servers List

Here is a list of the server addresses required for accessing Microsoft Update servers. This may required for firewall or proxy policies.  http://*  https://*  http://*  https://*  http://*  http://* See this article for further information

Windows Activation Servers

In some case you might need a list of the servers required for Microsoft Windows activation to apply to a firewall or proxy policy. This is the list as defined by Microsoft: See this article for further information: