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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Redirect site to correct VM on host

I would like to setup some server with few VM's on it. And then each VM will hold different site. So my host for example has DNS my.host.com, And I will point to this DNS for example to other DNS ...
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Hyper-V 2012 with Server 2003 Guest that requires IPX

Fairly stumped on this one. I've got a Hyper-V 2008R2 server hosting several server VMs. We're looking to migrate to newer hardware and we want to run Hyper-V 2012. I've picked up a Proliant ML350 ...
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How to install APC on a vagrant box running Ubuntu 12.04 with PHP 5.4?

In my "Vagrant" file I have this line: chef.add_recipe("php::module_apc") But it gives me this error: [2013-01-11T22:14:53+00:00] INFO: Processing package[php-apc] action install (php::module_apc ...
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VMWare serial connection between two vm hosts

I am attempting to simulate a serial connection between two VMWare virtual machines running CentOS 6.3; both hosted on the same VMWare vSphere 5.1.0 host (linux based ). Googling yielded these ...
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Ganeti : Installing Centos/RHEL Instance

I have installed Ganeti on Centos 6.3 with DRBD and have added couple of nodes. However, now I am facing next challenge of installing a Centos Guest/Instance on top of it. I tried using ...
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It is possible to establish a VM-to-VM connection between Azure virtual machines?

How should I create and configure Azure virtual machines to allow VM-to-VM connections? It is possible to connect using the private ip? Do I need a Azure Virtual Network? Basically I need to run ...
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Converting EC2 to local VM using VMware Converter, bluescreening

I initially wanted to copy locally an EC2 windows server instance and bring in to Hyper-V but have decided VMware workstation might be easier. None-the-less each method I try results in the exact same ...
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storing vmdk files on multiple drives

I have a vmdk file which can grow to 600 gb, and splits every 2 gb. Since I physically have 2 x 500gb drives, I would like some of the 2-gig vmdk's to be on D:\, and the rest be on E:. I edited the ...
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Recommend cloud options for linux VM instance? [closed]

I'm the teaching assistant for a CS class in the spring and wanted to investigate low cost cloud options for hosting smallish footprint (512 MB or 1 GB ram) linux instances that students can telnet ...
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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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One virtual machine, multiple hosted websites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find other domains hosted on an IP? I have a simple question: Is there a possibility, knowing only the virtual server's IP and one domain name, to determine ...
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Connecting to Gest ip address usign host alias [closed]

I have RedHat OS running on VMWare Player. My host operating system is windows7. Network configuration i am using on my virtual machine is NAT. I have configured my Guest operating systems ...
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VCenter Upgrade Does not work

Task/Details We need to upgrade our Vcenter enviornment from v4.1.0 Build Number: 799345 to v4.1.0 Update 3 Build Number: 816786 Problem After backing up the database and the SSL certificates we ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 - “Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization” grayed out

I want to create a VM Network which is isolated. But the option "Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization" is grayed out. Why?
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Replicate Amazon-ec2 development environment on local machine

I have a development vm on amazon ec2 with with a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64bit) instance and LAMP stack. I would like to replicate that locally on my MBP. Is that possible? How would I go about doing that? ...
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Port forwarding in Mountain Lion

This HAS to be something that can be done. I've searched and found many answers that claim to do what I want, but I can't seem to put it together. So... I am running a Linux virtual machine under ...
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Server 2003 R2 SE (x86) Terminal Server Service failure

So, I'm having an odd and new to me problem on one of our Server 2003 R2, SE x86 VMs. The long and short of is that ever since patching last month, we can't seem to RDP into the box, and we do need ...
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Set up LXC container as VM with its own IP address

I need to set up a fenced environment in on Ubuntu server. The actual use case is to have two separate websites running on the same physical box, but I want one of those websites running in a fenced ...
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Why can't Openstack VM reach itself via it's Floating IP?

I set up an OpenStack Folsom (2012.2) multi-node, single-network infrastructure. Everything runs fine, instances are running good on any compute node, private network works like a charm and all ...
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SSH file transfer between VM host and client

I have a Windows 7 host, with FileZilla. The client VM, a RedHat 6.3, has IP address 192.168.93.130 (determined using ifconfig). I have tried using the "Quickconnect" feature of FileZilla, entering ...
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Repairing corrupted VMWare Virtual Machine

I've got a Virtual Machine that got corrupted due to power failure. I couldn't re-attach it to the VMWare Server 2.0.2. Trying to do so is causing VMWare Host Agent to crash and the service is getting ...
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What is the correct way to remediate an HA Cluster?

Background / Goal I have a VMWare HA cluster for production Machines with two hosts. It is currently set up so that it can account for the failure of up to one host. It does not use DRS. I need to ...
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Deleting old AMI in AWS EC2

I had to migrated a few VMs from EC2 into a VPC and to do so, I created an image of every VM, stopped it, and launched a new instance in the VPC from the AMI I've created. I am now wondering, if I ...
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how to take applications off of vm for local machine [closed]

I have a virtual machine that we are going to do away with, but it has applications on it that we'd like to keep. Is it possible to take those applications off of that vm and place them on my local ...
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ESXi 5.1 on Poweredge 510 freezes after base-esx update

Background / Problem Just experienced an issue where an ESXi host was upgraded from 5.0 --> 5.1 perfectly fine. Then, I did a scan and remediated a patch (ESXi510-201210401-BG) Looking into the host ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 KVM running Ubuntu 12.04 with linux-image-virtual crash on boot

One of my VMs is stuck on "pause" in virsh. If I destroy and restart it, it will go to pause after a bit of time as "running". I can at best enter my username at login if I'm quick but it'll then ...
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ejabberd on vm not connect to another xmmp server (iptables dnat dport 5269)

i migrate a ejabberd server to a vm with only private ip. is work fine but not connect to anothers xmmp servers. log: s2s connection: xxxx -> gmail.com (remote server not found) telnet test: telnet ...
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KVM and Libvirt - How do I hotplug a new virtio disk?

I am trying to hot-add a file-based disk to a running KVM virtual server. I've created a new disk from scratch using the command dd of=/home/cloud/vps_59/test.img bs=1 seek=5G count=0 and I was ...
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Allocating Disk Space in a Linux VM

So, currently on a server I have a Fedora VM for an end user who remotes in. Unannounced to me, it was overfilled with data, and now has no more disk space. At this point, it crashed about a minute ...
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creating site collections using SharePoint management shell 2013

I am creating Site Collections for Testing SharePoint. I am using Host Named Site Collection to do that instead of the path based site collection addressing. For that Got a reference to the HNSC ...
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allowing 2 VM's to communicate RED HAT 64 bit [closed]

My physical PC is running 2 VMs on virtualbox. Both of the VM's are linux 64 bit. I am going through this tutorial: ...
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how do i get the IP of my VM? [closed]

I did a partial clone of my VM. It is red hat 64 bit. How do I get the external IP of the new instance of the VM?
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Using Zentyal to control several servers [closed]

I am currently in the process of creating a home server, made up of several virtual machines, each running a different type of server (i.e. a file server, a multimedia server, a firewall and a print ...
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Setting up mongodb via upstart - how to pass options?

I installed MongoDB in an Ubuntu Server VM inside VMware using these instructions: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/. Everything works fine, and I can access MongoDB ...
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Veeam backup iSCSI drive

We have an ESXi virtual machine currently being backed up using Veeam B&R 6.5. The virtual server itself has an ISCSI drive attached (Windows iSCSI Initiator), but it is not included within the ...
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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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Combining / Merging Virtual Machines [closed]

I have 3 virtual machines (OS installed: Ubuntu Server) on my Hyper V. I want to combine / merge these 3 virtual machines into one virtual machine. How can I do this?
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Potential VMWare 5.1 Fault Tolerance bug/issue?

Background / Setup I've got a fresh install of vCenter Server 5.1 and associated components. I've taken all steps (as far as I can tell) to enable FT, and it worked the first time (yanked a power ...
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Are Hyper-V IDE and SCSI devices performance equal?

Do Hyper-V IDE and SCSI devices both offer equally fast I/O performance when integration services are installed in the guest operating system?
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how to drop_caches in OpenVZ centos6 container

I have tried sudo sh -c 'echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches' sudo echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches and a ...
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Virtual Machine server restarts mysteriously

We have a Windows Server 2003 virtual machine running on Hyper-V. Some months ago, it started rebooting ramdonly once a month, so so. It restarts out of nothing leaving no critical/warning entry in ...
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Azure IaaS: Copied VHD loses account passwords

We are experimenting with Azure IaaS and see weird behavior. Here's what we did: Created a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core VHD. Uploaded it to Azure (not sysprepped). Created a VM against that VHD. ...
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Vagrant shared folder and file change events

I have ubuntu virtual machine that I'm accessing through Vagrant. On my host (Mac OSX), there is a folder with couple of files, that I share to virtual machine. In that virtual machine, I want to use ...
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Save OS .vhd for later installation [closed]

One of my system administrator had an virtual machine (of Win 7 OS) that we used as a testing OS. Now if we need to have a fresh machine, she used to give that very quickly w/o installing the OS ...
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Virtual Machine Connection tool on Windows 2012 Server Core with minimal Management UI?

Is it possible to LOCALLY run the Windows Server 2012 "Virtual Machine Connection tool" on a Windows 2012 Server Core with minimal Management UI? I want to run a minimalist 2012 Server Core with ...
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PowerShell create new Azure VM from uploaded disk (not image)

I have a VHD in Azure storage. That VHD is configured as an OS disk through a command like the following: Add-AzureDisk -DiskName $newCode -MediaLocation ...
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trying to find domain name in VM [closed]

I requested helpdesk my VM computer name to be added to the domain. after I run the SystemInfo command in the command line, I get WORKGROUP instead of the desired domain name. Help desk insist that ...
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Increasing a Linux partition once VM size increased in vSphere?

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 VM running on VMWares ESXi 5.1. The server (VM) itself has run out of space, the results of df -h are as follows: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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Needing to upgrade server solution, not sure which direction to go [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? On "Black Friday" our web server took on more load than it could handle. We are currently looking into upgrading, but I am ...
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Portable HDD with Ubuntu and Virtual Environments [closed]

Wondering if you could offer any advice. At work I have a MacBook Pro, at home I have a Windows 8 Desktop. I would like to purchase a portable HDD that I can install a USB bootable version of Ubuntu ...