A virtual machine (VM) is a completely isolated guest operating system installation within a normal host operating system. It is a software implementation of a machine (i.e. a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine.

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What incident may happen that stops a VM on Azure?

We were hosting a Website and a CMS at an external supplier. They told us that they host everything on Microsoft Azure. Yesterday I saw that my website was down and contacted them. Later that day they ...
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Remote Desktop Can't Connect to Cloned VM

I've got a Windows 2012 Server VM that I've cloned from another VM. I've done the following: Right-Clicked on "This Computer" -> Properties -> Remote Settings and checked "Allowed Remote ...
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What happens with the local virtual machine when I shutdown my PC [migrated]

I have an Hyper-V virtual machine running on my PC and I'm in the middle of an installation wizard. but I have to shutdown my PC where the Hyper-V is running. My question is, what happens with the ...
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KVM Guest not powering back on

I have recently setup a homelab with a KVM hypervisor: qemu-kvm-1.5.3-105.el7_2.3.x86_64 libvirt-1.2.17-13.el7_2.4.x86_64 I have almost everything working the way I want it (networking/vnc), but ...
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How to increase server reliability? [on hold]

I'm running a few applications on a Windows 10 image that is in turn running on an ESXi setup. We've had quite a few problems lately - an upgrade of one of our server applications created SQL server ...
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Debugging why network packets are being dropped

Preface: I have an application that I am currently testing out that runs on RHEL 6. The setup for my test is the application installed on a embedded device, connected by an Ethernet cable to PC that ...
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Can I setup unique Site-to-Site VPN's to individual VM's on a Physical Server that's behind a NAT at a site with one Static Wan address?

That was a long title, but hear me out. What i'm attempting (or hoping) to do, is setup a server at our office that runs multiple VM's and then have a site to site vpn from each of our clients' site's ...
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Cant get multicast to work across VLANs using pfsense router

I have a pfsense router as a VM on hyper-v, on which I have configured multiple VLANs. I have an application on VLAN1 (10.60.1.0/26) which multicasts to multiple VMs on another VLAN2(10.70.1.0/26). ...
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How can I Persist connections to Microsoft Azure Files for all the users?

I have created file share in azure and mapped it to Virtual Machine entitled VM_01. I have used CmdKey command to persist the credentials. C:\>cmdkey ...
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Vagrant: Multiple VMs, static IPs, different subnet than host. - Can't ping/ssh [on hold]

I'm currently running a set of Vagrant VMs in the same subnet as the host machine using this setting: config.vm.network "public_network" That's not a solution anymore though because there are not ...
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KVM/QEMU Connecting guests only to other guests

Heyho guys, I have one host machine with multiple VMs on it. Their gateway is the host machine (which is doing some NAT etc.). There's one bridge at the host machine and a default virtual network ...
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Export OVF fails with “File not found” error

Good morning/afternoon/evening all: I am having an issue with a single Virtual machine when it comes to exporting an OVA/OVF. I recieve a "File not found" error that appears to be pointing in the ...
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How to determine sysprep status

I have a requirement to be able to determine how far Windows is through a sysprep sequence. After running sysprep /generalize we are creating an image of the OS which is then being used to create ...
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Hyper-V Style Hypervisor for Ubuntu [closed]

I've got an Ubuntu server running a few things, and I'd like to add FreePBX to it. I don't want to reconfigure/reinstall my current Ubuntu installation just so I can run a Type-1 hypervisor like Xen ...
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Can't setup mail server on Azure Virtual Machine with ARM

I just moved my class VM server to the new VM in Azure but I am having trouble doing a reverse DNS on the VM. Speaking with Azure they sent me this link below. Are they telling me I can't even host ...
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KVM - Access from an external computer to the Virtual Machine

I have the following setup: Notebook (IP: 192.168.1.100) Host: (IP:192.168.1.129) Both Notebook and Host are connected to a router (Internet IP:192.168.1.1)¨ The host (Host) has two virtual ...
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How to configure libvirt to allow console access

I was able to run a Raspbian image with libvirt using this XML configuration file. I can SSH into the VM just fine, but when viewing the "console" with the virt-manager GUI, I never get a login ...
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Bridging of Internal Network in KVM

I am working on a project regarding deployment of VMs as internal network, which should be accessible from external LAN, in KVM. I am stuck in bridging these virtual machines. My setup consists of ...
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Building my first server, some questions, include failover iis to active loadbalancer?

I'm currently building my first webserver setup. The specs will be: Server-1 cpu: 6700k ram: 32gb 2133mhz hd1: 250gb SSD (540/520MB/s) hd2: 3x 256gb NVME RAID-5 (2.150/1.260MB/s) Physical Server: ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu can't connect to internet via external network adapter if it also has an internal network adapter [migrated]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server running as a Hyper-V VM. It has an external virtual adapter and an internal virtual adapter connected to it. The external adapter eth0 gets an ip from 192.168.1.x ...
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Connect VM to VPN

I am trying to connect my Linux virtual machine(VM) to my corporate VPN via Google Compute Engine. I can make this work on my own Ubuntu computer following this tutorial: ...
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Error Assigning Availability Set To Virtual Machine In Different Regions

Am I allowed to assign an availability set in East US 2 to a Azure VM in Central US. I am getting this error below but the Availability set does exist in East US 2. { "error": { "code": ...
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Azure OS Disk says Standard but VM is Premium Disk

I created a VM with premiums storage (DS), but my existing VHD I created it from was on a standard disk. Is this VM still considered premium performance even though the disk says Standard where the ...
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Load Balance Azure VM Classic and new Azure VM

Can you load balance the classic virtual machine and the new Azure virtual machines in the resource manager concept?
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How to deal with VHD for database storage in a multi VM setup in Azure

I've learned that to have the most available Windows Azure VM setup it's best to create availability sets. My setup would be to have an availability-set for 2 web-VM's and a set for 2-sql-VM's The ...
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linux + how to verify VM defintion disk after redhat installation

We have couple of Linux servers all them are VM red hat Linux ( and they created by the Vsphere client , ) I want to know how we can capture on the Linux OS the following 1.Thick provision lazy ...
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Azure SQL Express 2014 VM: Cannot update/patch SQL Express

I created a VM using the standard Azure image "SQL Server 2014 SP1 Express on Windows Server 2012 R2". I immediately ran Windows Update and all patches for the server worked but the Security Update ...
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How to diagnose/troubleshoot tftp timeout

I have 2 VMs. One is setup as a pxe server (dhcpd with a specific subnet and a tftpserver). The second VM is networked with 'vboxnet2' to first VM and it is able to get the DHCP IP as specified my ...
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Difference between GPVM and LVM when referencing virtual servers?

I've been advised that there are two types of VMs available for enterprise use, but unfortunately have not been able to identify any resources that can explain what these are. The pricing between the ...
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Recovering KVM VMs when booting from mirrored host OS

Im running KVM on a Ubunutu 14.05 server. The server has 2 1.2TB drives which will each have 1 VM (elastic search nodes). I did a dd to clone the main OS and can boot from either disk without issue. ...
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How to use vmrun.exe with out popup VM WorkStation

I need to start and stop multitple VM's on windows OS with out popup VMWare Workstation on starting any VM. I use command line tool "vmrun.exe" with this code -T ws start ...
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azure availability set second VM shuts down first VM

I've got two Ubuntu VMs in one availability set. When I start the second VM it takes a few minutes and the first VM stopps. I'm a bit helpless (beginner) here. Any advice would be very apprechiated.
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Virtual Server vs Dedicated Server [closed]

Could experts help me summarily tell me before deploying my web service App? Please. What is the downside of choosing Virtual Server over Dedicated Server?
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Should I continue to use MSDTC in my new virtual environment for MSSQL?

In the past I have used a two node cluster setup. All the services (SQL, File Server, App Server, DTC) were passed back and forth within the cluster as normal. Now I take a different approach. I ...
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Azure VM change OS Disk

I've create an Azure VM in RM and have deleted the VM and Components expect the OSDisk in an Premium Storage Account (Blobs). Now i wouldd like to create an new VM and attach the OS Disk to the new ...
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Make copy of OVA before restoration or not

Good afternoon, When having to restore a virtual machine from a backed-up OVA file, should you select the source as the actual file itself or should you create a copy of the backed up file before ...
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Virtual machine with separate desktop accounts [closed]

On our Centos-6.5 server, I want to install a temporary windows xp guest using virtual machines for windows applications. Thing is, I want to run the virtual machine in background and each windows ...
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On Azure Windows VM, Why do some ports open fine and others do not?

I am trying to set up FileMaker Server on a new Azure Windows 2012 VM (not classic). The step that has me flummoxed is opening the ports. I have created the inbound end points for the three required ...
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connect to smtp.gmail: Connection refused

I am trying to send mail via Ubuntu 14.04 version to my gmail ID. Ubuntu is running via VMware on my Windows machine. Please let me know if the above description is not clear as I am newbie in working ...
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virsh qemu kvm editing xml has no effect

When I try to add a network section to a kvm/qemu xml, the xml wont update with the information. When I edit the uuid, or make a mistake, i get an error. if i change the memory amount, it reverts to ...
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internet connection sharing Hyper-v virtual machine switch

I am running hyper-v. I created a virtual external switch and configured it to be shared with the host and the VMs. However the VMs obtain dhcp information just like the host does: same gateway, same ...
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Virtual disk backup: rsync alternative? [closed]

We currently use rsync to backup virtual disks to another computer. Rsync is slower than direct copy, but overwrite only modified parts in the destination files. This allow to make snapshots to have ...
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On a VM is it possible to get the name of the physical computer(thin client running Windows) used to connect to the VM(also running windows)?

Here is the problem I'm trying to solve: At work we have several departments that use thin clients that connect to a pool of VM's. The pool is called general and has about 75 VM's in it. One of the ...
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SSH connection Timeout using CHEF

When I run the following code in PowerShell: chef-repo> knife bootstrap windows winrm 172.25.174.27 -x Admin -P 'Microsoft@1234567' -N 'target1' I get an error: ERROR: ...
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How to upgrade multiple virtual machine operating system in VMware vSphere in a data center?

In our data center we have 4 physical server having ESXi 5.5 installed on them. On each physical server there are multiple virtual machines running on them and all of these virtual machines are ...
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Proxmox: Node's load at 70, 2 containers are not responding, but top shows nothing

I got a huge problem. Some of my Proxmox-based LXC-containers are not responding since 2 days if I do not reboot the node. This happens always at the same time in the night (I guess there is ...
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Are changes since snapshots still stored as changelogs?

It's been four years. Is the accepted answer of this question about VMWare still accurate? In other words (in case for some reason that link ever breaks), is this still true? When you create a ...
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Mistakenly changed the Private IP Address [closed]

I had deployed an Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2012 R2. I went to "Network and Sharing Settings" -> "Change Adapter Settings" -> "Ethernet/Properties" -> "Internet Protocol Version ...
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Turning on a virtual machine in esxi remotely without full access to the dedicated server

so a bit of background. I've setup a virtual machine via esxi on an ovh dedi, for a friend to use (via tightvnc/teamviewer). However he's not needing it running most of the time, and to save on cpu ...
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Why limit execution cores if you're not an cloud provider

We're maintaining development of a system installed at a customer site on their virtual server. This application will at times need to run heavy work. However it's only been granted a single core. I ...