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May i known about vCenter Configuration of VMs automatic startup and shutdown configuration delay time different [closed]

Please May I known ..vCenter already Installed on ESXi 5.0 and already installed VMs on vCenter .. in ESX host configuration=>VMs Startup/Shutdown=>properties=>System setting.. Default Startup delay ...
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Automating windows desktop deployment

I’d like to prefix this question by mentioning that I’m a Linux administrator, so managing a network of Windows desktops isn’t really my forte; however I’ve been tasked with upgrading a network of ...
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2answers
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How can I automatically create/control VMs using vsphere?

Is it possible to automatically create virtual machines using vSphere / ESXi? How would I go about doing that? I have a script to automatically create + install windows on a VM using VirtualBox. It ...
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getting started automating virtualization with powershell on windows

What are some good books or resources for learning automate virtual PCs on Windows DataCenter? I want to be able to build VPCs with both automated installs and from images, preferably via powershell. ...
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1answer
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Creating new VMs for software deployments

At work we're in the process of moving our production apps to a VM infrastructure, and so far so good. One of the ideas we're throwing around is related to our software deployment process. The idea ...
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2answers
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How to do automated FTP backups - and how to restore them?

I'm currently using a Virtual Server running Ubuntu Linux. The company hosting it does not do any kind of backups, but they offer me the oppertunity to do backups via FTP. Therefor, I get access to a ...
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4answers
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virtualization automation

Basic idea of what I'm trying to do: I'd like to setup a virtual staging cluster for a website i'm working on. Ideally I'd like to make a change, fire up and deploy it to the virtual staging cluster, ...
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2answers
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Auto-start VirtualBox VMs on CentOS host

I installed VirtualBox v2.2.4 on a CentOS 5.2 host. I want the guest VMs to auto-start when the host boots up. What's the correct solution? Where should I run VBoxHeadless from? Edit: this question ...
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Automated VM's provisioning

I need to setup a dynamic test environment on top of VMware infrastructure. The goal is to have my test application call some service that triggers the whole provision process: Create a VM Install ...