I have a Server 2012 R2 VM running on an ESXi 5.5 host. The VM is running the latest version of virtual hardware, v10 and has the latest VMware tools installed. I have enabled Desktop Experience feature. I can not get the audio to work, when I right-click on the speaker in taskbar -> Playback devices it shows 'no audio devices installed'. I have also verified the audio service is running. Any ideas?
The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.
Teach the user how to join ESXi hosts to Active Directory domains
Open vSphere Client: Join ESXi host to AD domain: Verify ESXi computer account in AD: Configure permissions for domain user in ESXi: Test domain user login to ESXi host: