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389 views

Switching from Virtual Server to Physical Server

In the factory where I work there is an Hp ProLiant ML350 G6 with VmWare installed, only hosting a Windows Server 2000 Virtual machine (4Gb ram and 5GHz max CPU). All our PCs (30-40) connect to some ...
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1answer
103 views

A Robocopy job to copy files from VM Windows 2003 to a windows 2008 DFS Share over WAN

I have the following in a bat file running as a scheduled task on the VM Windows 2003 server robocopy "d:\Folder\Sub folder" "\\prod.local\shareddata\Loc\Folder\SubFolder" /S /R:0 /W:5 /NP /NS /NFL ...
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100 views

RAW device mapping and cluster settings

I have Windows 2008R2 physical server. It has a standalone virtual server if something goes wrong with the physical server. The physical server is connected with SAN storage. The storage team makes ...
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1answer
131 views

Can the paged pool memory limit can be increased?

We have a windows server 2003 R2 machine, 4GB RAM, 32 bit. The paged pool limit is set to 354 MB. We have been having crashes twice in the last month and it is due to event ID : 2020 - The server was ...
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1answer
499 views

Terminal Server CPU usage at 100%

I'm running a terminal server with around 50-60 users,and every so often the server will go from > 40% usage to 100%. I took a closer look an it seems every time this happens, a different user or two ...
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0answers
266 views

CentOS 6.4 on Hyper-V memory exhausting issue

I am having an issue where the RAM on the virtualised machine is becoming exhausted after periods of time, the machine itself has 4GB RAM assigned to it and it always seems to be reporting around 15% ...
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3answers
123 views

Is it possible to use only 1 SSL certificate across 4 Virtual Machines?

First of all, I'm not handling the servers. My employers are Japanese but my manager can speak English and he want us to research about the possibility of the setup they are thinking. So the way he ...
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1answer
220 views

Unable to run windows 2008 R2 after Disk2VHD

I want to convert my physical domain control to hyperv, I created the VHD using Microsoft utility Disk2VHD, The VHD was created, I attached it to HyperV and was able to login. After login the Virtual ...
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1answer
123 views

I am unable to ping two machines each other despite they are on same domain network

I am having two VM's equipped with 180 trial versions of Windows server 2008 R2 SP1. In one i have configured active directory domain services and ran dcpromo.exe on it and added the other server to ...
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3answers
103 views

Separation of VM Servers [duplicate]

Our company is getting ready to upgrade our infrastructure by moving away from physical machines, and into load balanced VMs. We are trying to decide how many VMs we need, and I am curious how others ...
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1answer
244 views

Virtual Machine cannot start

I have just installed Windows Server 2008R2 on a brand new Dell T320 Server to act as a hyper visor for an SBS 2011 VM. As with all new builds I have; Confirmed the CPU supports virtualisation. ...
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1answer
346 views

How to install VirtIO drivers for Winows Server 2008 on KVM? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting windows virtio mounted/installed for KVM I have a KVM vps that has windows server 2008 installed. I want to install VirtIO drivers but I don't know how you would ...
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0answers
86 views

How can I measure VMWare hosted server performance?

We have multicores server hosted by VMWare ESXi with RAID 5. We can't figure out why our software operates so slow with it. How can we measure real VMWare performance? Is there well-known test utility ...
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2answers
662 views

Windows Azure VM Share Folder

This must be pretty simple but I can't figure it out !! :) I have two Windows Azure VM's - all I want to do is have a network share on one that is accessible from the other. Do I need to set up some ...
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1answer
192 views

IP Forwarding and Routing in Windows 2008

I have Hyper-V running on a windows 2008. I got a new ip stack from the data center to be set on my virtual machines. But I have difficulties to set these IPs on my VMs because they are on different ...
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2answers
344 views

why cant I install windows server 2008 R2 on virtual machine? [closed]

.when I want to install server 2008 in VMware workstation 8 in the step for selecting the os says to me: there aren't any option to choose . and by clicking next button I got this error : ...
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2answers
124 views

Retrieve data from the failed Windows Server on Rackspace Cloud Server

One of our Windows Server 2008 servers which was hosted as a Cloud Server on Rackspace has recently failed. We are not getting much help from the Rackspace support, all they keep saying is that ...
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2answers
134 views

Virtual Machines and rebooting the host machine

I'm using virtualbox on Windows Server 2008 R2. How do you handle virtual machines when you have to restart the server? How do you make the virtual machines save and close properly before the host ...
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3answers
46 views

Running virtual WinXP in Win7, is there something similiar for Windows 2008 server

I'm going to get a new server probably with OS Win2008 Server. That server will run some VM. Some with Linux, others with Windows. Grant the Win2008 server license similiar rights to run e.g. ...
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1answer
98 views

Windows Server 2008 on a Virtual Machine

I have a Windows 7 machine and I would like to make a virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 (and probably Windows Server 8 if possible) on it. The problem is that the Virual PC 2007 does not ...
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1answer
91 views

VmWare is vSphere correct for what we want to achieve? [closed]

We have two physical servers that we want to turn in to virtual hosts. I've been looking at the VMware vSphere 5 Essentials Kit for 3 hosts (Max 2 processors per host) and 192 GB vRAM entitlement + ...
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1answer
57 views

How to access the windows VM via lan? [closed]

I want to access windows VM via lan, but the problem is that I do not have any lan setup. I have my laptop and it is running on Windows 7. I have Windows VM of Windows Server 2008 on the laptop. Now I ...
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1answer
870 views

Active directory is not working on VM - Windows Server 2008

I am new to virtual machines. Just installed Oracle virtualbox and trying to run the virtual machine from .vhd file. VM is running fine but my Active Directory is not Operational. Some times it ...
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0answers
247 views

Unable to access CRM 2011, Windows Server 2008 - Server is not operational

I am new to Dynamic CRM 2011 and trying to use it first time (Running on Virtual Machine). I am getting the following error message in web browser. Any ideas to fix the issue? Business Management ...
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2answers
130 views

How Can I assign an IP address to my virtual Windows Server, so that I can start using it almost as a VPS?

We are a small office set up with two PC's out of which one of my PCs runs 24hrs. Its almost equivalent to a small server, but right now we're in need of a server which is why I am planning to keep my ...
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1answer
281 views

How to create a Windows 2008 VM for uploading to Azure?

I have an existing Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit) machine chugging along. I want to create a VM image of this physical machine so that I can upload it to Azure for scalability purposes. I've found ways to ...
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1answer
101 views

Server license - to purchase or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? As an sys admins we need to provide our development team with both an integration and development environment. ...
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2answers
2k views

Server 2008 DC rejecting replication requests

Have a DC that has recently been part of a business continuity test. From what I understand the server (which is virtual) was snapshotted, test carried out while the link between the two sites was ...
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1answer
670 views

Problems Pinging VM from Another VM

I have 2 virtual machines that can not ping/access one another. I am setting up a exchange server, and a domain controller as guest machines in virtualbox. All machines including the host are running ...
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1answer
566 views

VMWare Restart — Blank Screen

I am running VMWare Server on a Windows 2K8 server. I was wondering what the default behavior is for a restart or shutdown initiated from within the virtual host? Currently, when I restart the virtual ...
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1answer
148 views

VMWare Network Configuration

I am running VMWare Server on a Windows 2K8 server. I want to ensure that I am correctly configuring the virtual network adapter. What settings should I use to assign a static IP to the virtual ...
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votes
1answer
172 views

Getting webrick to work off of Windows Server 2008 on VMWare

I am setting up a separate external server (as a virtual machine) and decided to run Microsoft Outlook 2010 server on it as well as Webrick (temporary, will move to more robust server for production). ...
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1answer
661 views

VirtualBox, client can't connect to Windows server 2008 (2 NIC's)

I have a virutal environment as follows: a Windows server 2008 with two NIC's. One NIC is connected to internel 'LAN' and the other to 'LAN2'. Roles: DHCP, AD, DNS and RRAS. a Windows 7 client. The ...
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2answers
63 views

Getting Faster Performance in a VM by using 32 bit VM

I have multiple VMs that often times run at the same time. The two most common are a Windows 2008 server and an Ubuntu server. The reason is for developing open source applications that can be ...
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3answers
300 views

Expand system partition on virtual machine where data partition is on the same virtual hard drive

For some reason I decided to create small initial partitions for my virtual machine server (30 GB system partition for Windows Server 2008, 100 GB data partition, both on the same virtual disk). Now, ...
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2answers
485 views

Moving a Server 2008 physical server to a virtual environment: How, what, and licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a location w/ three servers: Server 1: SBS2003, running Exchange, file sharing, DNS, DHCP for domain1 and ...
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1answer
779 views

Resolution path for fixing Hyper-V VM migraton from a host in one domain to a host in another domain

I have 2 Hyper-V servers one Windows Server 2008 and one Windows Server 2008 R2. I moved a VM from the 2008 box to the 2008 R2, with the 2008 on domain X and the 2008 R2 on domain y. When the ...
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3answers
148 views

Hiring a virtual server [closed]

I'm looking to hire a virtual server to host the sites of my clients. Is that possible? I can host as many sites as I want in a virtual server? Does anyone know please tell me where I can find ...
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1answer
190 views

Restoring a Server 2008 R2 Image Backup to a VM

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 system backup. I selected Bare Metal, System State, and 1 volume (c drive, the only volume on the system except the external drive I saved the backup to). Who do I ...
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1answer
411 views

How to configure two network cards on a hyper-v windows 2008 vm?

I have a virtual lan with three machines, all of them are Windows 2008 R2. First machine is Domain Controller, second has installed an SQL Server and third is a SharePoint host. I want this machine ...
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1answer
729 views

Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine file from a Windows 2000 Server Machine

I have a Windows 2008 Server Platform with Hyper-V and a Windows 2000 Professional Server machine. I would like to know if there is an automated way to convert the windows 2000 to a VM and import to ...
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1answer
129 views

Windows 2008 IIS Fast CGI PHP or Windows 2008 with ubuntu guest w/LAMP stack?

I have a server that I have co-located in a datacenter. It is a Quad Xeon (5130) with 8GB of RAM. I have a few usb and serial port devices (peripherals) attached to it which require Windows to run. ...
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3answers
286 views

What's are some good tools for managing Hyper-V vms?

It's really lame that the default Hyper-V manager doesn't include an automated clone process. So I got all excited when I found that System Center Virtual Machine Manager does and it's free through my ...
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4answers
415 views

Recommendations for free VM solution for development machine?

On my desktop (Windows 7), I'd like to set up a few instances of Windows Server 2008 to run various platforms that I'm dealing with at work such as SharePoint, BizTalk, CRM, and so forth. I've tried ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Hyper-V VM's cannot access Host resources, and vice-versa

I have several Hyper-V vm's running on this Win2008 R2 Server box, and up until a reboot of the host server, all the VM's were able to access shared folders on the host. Now, they can't even ping the ...
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2answers
473 views

How do you make Windows 7 & Windows Server2008 VMs not want to re-validate?

How do you make Windows7 and Windows Server VMS not want to be re-activated? I have a computer lab full of machines that start up a Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows Server2008 VM for each student, ...
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4answers
4k views

Perfmon - Cannot start data collector set

While running perfmon on Windows 2008 server after creating a data collector set and attempting to start I receive the following error: "The Data Collector Set or one of its dependencies is already ...
0
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3answers
574 views

What's causing CPU utilization 100% during night time

I have a windows 2008 running virtual, and once in a while it says the CPU utilization reaches 100% during night, In the morning I only know that CPU utilization reached 100% but what not the reason ...
2
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2answers
206 views

How do I make a Windows virtual machine replicate to another datacenter/cloud?

We have a Windows 2008 VM running IIS and SQL Server Express (it's an all-in-one web application). We need to have another copy at our secondary datacenter site. What is the best way to do this? It ...
0
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2answers
105 views

Create bootable backup image of my Win08 server

Running WinServer 08 - Web edition SP2. I'd like to create a backup of the system to guard against the various situations where the only solution is to 're-install windows'. Windows 7 has Virtual PC - ...