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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How to clone image and data for VM on Azure?

I'm trying to find a way to clone the image of one VM on Azure. I knew some information about 'sysprep' and Linux system, but those require delete the previous VM. In my case, I don't want to delete ...
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Three separate VMs for webserver, database, and data crunching. Good idea? [on hold]

I'm writing some quantitative marketing research software, and have a bit of a "blind leading blind" situation at work. I'm not really used to writing web apps or configuring servers; most of the ...
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Auto-upgrading similar VM guest OSes

Is it possible to handle automatic upgrades of VM guests which differ only in terms of deployed projects? I'm asking about either general or specific technologies which facilitate this. In brief, I ...
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Why it is necessary to rejoin the domain after reverting the server from a snapshot?

I am totally new to this, in my project i have seen that it's required to rejoin servers to the domain after reverting them from a snapshot. Can anyone please explain why this is needed and how it ...
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Transfer VM without shutting it down? [migrated]

Is it possible to transfer a VirtualBox VM from one server to another without shutting it down? Is there any way to achive this? Does this technology have a name to identify it? As far as I know Xen ...
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Excessive disk usage with virtfs / cpanel

I'm running a server using cPanel, with virtfs enabled, and seeing very high disk usage compared to the amount of data actually uploaded/created by each user. I am getting DISKWARN emails telling my ...
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Server 2008 - Multiple Event 55 NTFS

VMware ESXi with a virtual server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Event Viewer Administrative Events logs are flooded with the following error: Event 55, Ntfs The file system structure on the disk ...
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How to convert clonezilla backup image to virtual machine?

I have a 30gB tar.gz disk image of a physical debian machine, created by clonezilla - what's the easiest list of steps to follow to convert it to a virtual machine? Do i have to necessarily make .iso? ...
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webjob and a virtual machine communication in azure

I have an Azure Webjob that has been deployed in an Azure website, I also got virtual machine that is hosting a MongoDB database on port 27017 which can be accessed for all the virtual machines under ...
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CoreOs VM getting deleted after shutdown on libvirt

I installed CoreOs on libvirt using link https://coreos.com/docs/running-coreos/platforms/libvirt/. The VM is also showing inside Virtual Machine Manager and working fine. The problem is once I ...
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403 Forbidden Error on Azure Linux virtual machine [closed]

I am trying to access the freshly created virtual machine on azure via winscp and putty, through putty I am able to access the VM but via winscp I get following error, Proxy Error: 403 Forbidden. I ...
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VMs with same name an IP

Does Foreman support managing several VMs with same name and IPs, but with different certname? for example: NAME IP CertName VMLinux001 10.0.0.2 VMLinux001@domain.com ...
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Connecting two GNS3 setups in two VMs in the same PC

How do i connect these two gns3 setups in different VMs? It's all in the same PC. My end goal would be to ping each VPC to each other. I am already able to ping VPCs in with different VLANs but only ...
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How do I detach a disk from an Azure VM so I can re-attach it to another?

I have an Azure VM with a data disk attached and mounted in a folder in c:\ - the VM is bricked after uninstalling .NET 4.5 (don't do that on 2012 R2). I have created a new VM. Now how do I detach my ...
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When an Active Directory User Logs in to Local Windows 2012 Server Launch a Virtual Machine; Possible?

I won't get into the reasons why this needs to happen, however, is this possible. I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 box that needs to be used as a daily driver for a few of a clients employees. Ideal ...
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How to spec VM requirements based on historical data of transient processes on Linux?

I've been given a task to break apart the services on one of our main VMs (Amazon EC2) and appropriate additional VMs to suit the services needs. The type of services that I am dealing with are ...
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Azure java sdk : permission denied(public key) when trying to ssh to vm

I have created a virtual machine using this sdk: https://github.com/Azure/azure-sdk-for-java. While I can normally ssh to virtual machines created by hand, the ones created by code using this sdk ...
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Moving VMs and storage used space

I need to move around 1 TB of VMs from a slow SR to a SSD brand new SR. Xenserver pools and hosts are updated to the lastets patches (from 6.2 SP) Using a 1 GB switch and NICs it was quite fast to ...
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Is it possible to create a VM from an existing OS? [closed]

I have an existing OS (Ubuntu server) on a separate HDD that I'd like to clone to a VM (preferable VMware or similar capable or running from windows). Is that possible?
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Need to move VM to another host with different cpu

I currently have a VM configured with CPU 1 socket & 8 cores per socket. I need to move this VM to another ESXi 5.5 host which has 2 CPU sockets with 6 cores per socket. Will I will able to run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Secondary HDD / Storage [migrated]

I have added a additional HDD (Virtual) to a Internal server which handles varius tasks and such, now I also want to use it for storage of larger files (Including backups). I have already installed ...
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How to detect virtual machines freezes

On cloud platforms you often hear that because of high load on neighboring VMs, disks over oversubscribed ethernet, backups, or live migration to other hardware, the virtual machine can 'freeze' for a ...
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vSphere vApp IP address configuration. How does vApp really work?

I have a pool of ESXi-5.5.0 servers that I have configured a single vApp on. This vApp is configured in transient mode to configure IP addresses from an IP pool I specified. I assigned a single ...
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Windows 8.1 stuck in Automatic Repair boot loop - Proxmox VE [closed]

I installed Windows 8.1 64B in a VM on Proxmox-VE. It was running fine for a few days until it needed to be rebooted (updates). First I tried reinstalling the OS which worked, until it needed to be ...
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New Azure VMs on virtual network have no connectivity to anything

A couple of days ago, I created a cloud-only Azure virtual network (no cross-premises connectivity), provisioned a domain controller/DNS server inside of it, and configured both my DNS server and the ...
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Converting VMware VMs to Hyper-V

Our company is looking to try out Hyper-V as a server virtualization solution so I am looking for the most efficient way to test everything out safely. My plan is to make a snapshot backup of each of ...
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Can't Create Win 7 VM with RHEL 6.5 VMM

I have a server running RHEL 6.5 that I primarily run VMs on it. The VMs I run on it are all Linux, with the exception of one that runs Server 2008 R2. Yesterday, I attempted to install Windows 7 as ...
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Lost RDP access to Azure VM after Sysprep

I made a stupid mistake. While looking for an easy way to make a backup of my Azure VM I followed directions to make a snapshot of the VM machine. In AWS (*which I am used to) a snapshot is a quick ...
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Cannot SSH to Azure Linux VM from terminal

ssh azureuser@xxx.cloudapp.net : 22 when I connect and enter the password I created, then it just goes back to the local prompt and does not actually show the remote prompt. I'm thinking I need to ...
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Logging VM activity at the hypervisor level

I have a virtual machine running (currently using virtualbox, but this is flexible), which users ssh into. I would like to log the actions the users take in the terminal, but do it from outside the ...
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VMware licnesing for vdi and server virtualisation [duplicate]

I am planning to virtualise 50 desktops as thin clients(concurrent users). Well i will need 5 servers where 3 will be used for server virtualisation and 2 for desktop virtualsiation.All the servers ...
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Network connection from old application to SQL Server 2008 R2 lost once in a while

We are trying to migrate an Axapta 2.5 database from SQL Server 2000 to 2008 R2. We are testing performance etc. on the new server, but once in a while, these two events are thrown on the Axapta ...
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No network adapters in Virtual Machine after converting from VirtualBox to Hyper-V

I've migrated from Oracle's Virtual Boxx to Microsoft Hyper-V running in Windows 2012R2. My virtual machines are also all Server 2012 R2. After migrating from VirtualBox to Hyper-V and creating new ...
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global ip address packets don't pass from tap interface to the virtual machine

i have a config: p6p1(physical nic, connected to isp with no addr promisc) -> pppbr0 (bridge with no addr promisc) -> tap0 (with no addr promisc connected to a vm) iptables configured: iptables -A ...
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How to create a bootable ISO image from a disk snapshot

I've taken a disk snapshot of my Ubuntu VM from Amazon EC2. The snapshot is a ZIP archive of the whole disk. I've downloaded and then extracted the snapshot. Now I would like to create a bootable ISO ...
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fdisk -l do not detect device accessed using iscsi o XEN virtual machine

I am experiancing an issue in accessing the iscsi target in VMs created on XEN hypervisor. I have used Suse 11 SP3 to configure this. After discovering the iscsi targets from VM , I am able to view ...
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How can I stop Azure from randomly replacing network cards on VMs?

Azure seem to have the habit of randomly changing the hardware configuration of virtual machines, without telling anything to the user. This is of course mentioned in the documentation, although ...
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Automatically configure networking on new VM in XenServer

We have a base RHEL 6.5 64-bit template that we use to create new VMs in XenServer. Every time we make one, we have to configure: /etc/hosts /etc/sysconfig/network ...
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Unrendered Black Areas In Windows via RDP

I'm connecting from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Hyper-V virtual machine running Windows 8.1 via RDP (mstsc.exe). The VM is hosted on the same machine from which I'm connecting. Everything was fine until ...
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install Gluster inside a VM, or set up a VM on top of Gluster?

I'm setting up a high-availability shared-nothing geographically-distributed web server, using multiple A-records for its domain. Right now I'm more concerned with high availability -- "When I unplug ...
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Hyper-V VMs keep losing network connection

We had a major power loss in our server room two days ago and several Cisco Nexus 2232PP FEX devices went down. We were able to get everything back online, but since that event we've been experiencing ...
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Should the Windows Time (W32Time) service be enabled in an Azure VM?

When connecting to a newly created VM in Azure, there's an alert under Services: When clicking on it, it says the Windows Time (W32Time) service is stopped: Should it remain like that, ...
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Disk partition to Virtual Machine / OpenVZ container

I am relatively new to running virtual machines / OpenVZ containers so if I have miss understood something please let me know. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed straight to a partition on my ...
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How can I change Qemu KVM machine architecture from 440fx to q35 with virsh edit or virt-manager

Still trying to get GPU passthrough working and decided to change machine type from older 440fx to q35 ie pc-q35 but if I do virsh edit on the config it refuse to save saying "PCI Bridges not ...
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Mysql with low memory on development environment

How to set mysql to run on very low memory? (preferably under 100MB and max 250MB) Currently it's running for about 400mb. I can't turn off the innodb because production using innodb. Is there any ...
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Upgrading infrastructure [duplicate]

I work for my company's ECM group and my manager is considering pushing to upgrade the server infrastructure due to an increasing user community. Currently it's a single VM that has 2 cores and 4 gigs ...
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Azure Shared Ubuntu VMs dns each other

I have two Azure Ubuntu VMs. Named: myweb01.cloudapp.net and mypg01.cloudapp.net. When I'm on myweb01 i issue an nslookup mypg01.cloudapp.net which fails: azureuser@myweb01:~$ cat /etc/resolv.conf # ...
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How to crash Oracle VM intentionally by loading system parameters

I am using Oracle VM. I want to perform a stress test on system parameters like CPU, RAM etc. Can anyone help me out with the ways in which I can load the parameters with high load like using all the ...
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host only network xen 4.4

I have one IP address (ipv4) and I am trying to install a domU (debian stable) on a dom0 which runs the latest xen 4.4.1 on debian testing. I have created xenbr0 bridge and it is mapped to my eth0. ...
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Connect to VMware workstation vitural machine from another computer on the network [closed]

How can I set up the networking on my VMware Workstation so that I may connect to webpages hosted on the VM within the same network? Update: Tried bridge networking and can not get it to connect to ...