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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Optimizing Performance for a Reverse Proxy Apache Server Hosted on a Virtual Machine

I am relatively new to web hosting, and I'd like to learn how to go about optimizing a server setup. Let me start off by describing my setup. I have an apache server, which sits on a vmware virtual ...
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Setting Email Notification for Virtual machine whic are down or services that are stopped in Azure Cloud

We have more than 10 virtual machines in our cloud environment.there are some duration during which our virtual machine get stopped or the services get automatically stopped. We tried with creating ...
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Qemu+libvirt+kvm significant performance lag in VM's

I am troubleshooting poor performance on our new VM host machine which is a Dell PowerEdge R415 with hardware RAID. We've got about 20 VM's running like this: qemu-system-x86_64 \ -enable-kvm \ ...
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Using query string to redirect/rewrite to different internal IIS sites

I have an Azure VM that is hosting a web application. The application will be accessible via the VM's IP address: http://191.238.112.62 I want to be able to use query strings to redirect to ...
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MySQL Master migration

I've run into an unforeseen issue regarding a MySQL Master node: The cloud instance on which it's installed is soon to be retired. I've not needed to perform a migration like this before, so I'm ...
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How do you setup pass through authentication for a hyper-v enhanced session?

I have tried the solution on this Technet article but there is no user credentials section in the "Hyper-v Setting" dialog. I have also tried the way I normally setup auto login, when I need it, with ...
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Windows IIS hosting on VM using CentOS 6

Like this fellow here, I also have a 1&1 server, which requires me to use only NAT forwarding. I have installed using the CentOS6 / Xen server (I forgot which command line command it is) and ...
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Switching back to libxl from xend without rebooting

I did something dumb: I enabled xend over libxl and started an instance with xend. Now, libxl won't start any instances, even though I got rid of all the xend instances and stopped xend: root@xen1 ...
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Virtual networking, can ping and traceroute, can't apt-get update [closed]

I'm building a virtual network with 6 virtual machines in virtualBox. One of them acts as router/nat/firewall. This first machine uses 4 network cards: eth0 -> Internet eth1 -> Subnet 1 eth2 ...
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PING icmp open socket: Operation not permitted in vserver

I am running a vserver environment with several virtual machines. A single VM has the following problem: $ ping 8.8.8.8 ping: icmp open socket: Operation not permitted $ ls -l $(which ping) ...
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OpenSUSE Xen Multiple Apache VM's

I am attempting to set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 server with Xen Hypervisor installed. The problem I have now encountered, is how do I route the correct requests to the correct VM instances. Lets say I ...
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Var folder maxing out /dev/mapper/vg00-var

Over the past few years we have had multiple linux servers have the same problem time and time again, our /dev/mapper/vg00-var folder max out at 100%. which means all sites on the server die. We have ...
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Do I need to use Sysprep to clone VMs on my personal lab? [closed]

I’m a programmer and I’m trying to build up my personal Lab. I have a machine with Hyper-V Standalone Server 2012 R2 installed. I need to create VMs which will be used for testing applications, ...
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How to configure VM IPs on VMWare ESX Host

I have rented a server from So You Start that runs VMware ESX 6.0 on it. I have bought IPs to use them in my VMs bu t the problem is i cannot make them run VMs. I did exactly what this guide says for ...
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Setup Azure VM - Connect to internet

I'm basically a total novice in the area of VPN's and DNS servers. I have an Azure VM which I have created and I need to connect it to the internet, and googling sends me to pages where peoples ...
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ERROR: OpenSSL::PKey::RSAError: data is too large for key size", when trying to upload cookbook 'learn_chef_iis'

I am receiving the following error message: "ERROR: OpenSSL::PKey::RSAError: data is too large for key size", when trying to upload cookbook 'learn_chef_iis'. I was following a CHEF tutorial and now I ...
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Forward domain to website hosted on Azure server with a non 80 port

I have an Azure Ubuntu VM server with multiple websites. Say website A = 81, website B = 82. These endpoints are exposed and I can access the website externally using <ip address>:<port>. I ...
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LTSP Thin client “Fatal! Could not read from the boot medium”

I have searched among the already asked questions but none of them seems to work for me. I am currently running VirtualBox on my Windows-7 host PC (64-bit OS, i5-2400 CPU, 6 GB RAM). I have a ...
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Backup kvm Virtual Machine with lvm

I'm new to virtualization and have been searching for a while for a flexible disk format for setting up a kvm VM, after some reading i decided to go with lvm. And did set up the disk and the ...
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Failed to create OpenNebula VM

I'm trying to instantiate a virtual machine from the OpenNebula sunstone. The frontend is a CentOS machine with the sandbox installed. The two hosts are ubuntu 12.04 32 bits machines, and they can all ...
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Multiple DSLs connected to single HP server

networking noob here! Got a pretty specific question. Is it possible to plug 10 cat5 (network) cables that come from 10 different DSL modems to an HP server so I have 10 different broadband lines ...
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Creating Virtual Proxy Server

I know this is not this kind of forum, but I can't find anything in google that really answers my question. Is there possible to create a Proxy server running in a Virtual Machine using only 1 ...
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What hypervisors support vGPU? [closed]

Does anyone know if any open source hypervisor supports vGPUs? It looks like XenServer and vSphere are the only two hypervisors that support virtual graphics cards (true vGPU, not passthrough or ...
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Creating new Virtual Machine in Microsoft Hyper-V server 2012 r2

I am new to Windows Hyper-V server 2012 r2, trying to create new virtual machine in ther Hyper-V server. Try to follow ...
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How was DC restored in windows 2008 before windows 2012 VM generation ID?

Windows server 2012 got this new thing called "VM generation ID" which protects DC restoration from snapshots so it doesn't impair the system (getting new invocation ID and requesting new RID pool ...
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pfsense with 4 WAN IP and outgoing NAT

I have a pfsense with a single wan ip, i want to assign multiple wan ip's. The pfsense machine is located on a vm machine with the other servers i wish to NAT forward. I want to give each server a wan ...
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Is the MAC address of the physical host used in a virtual environment?

In an environment with virtual servers, is the MAC address used to communicate, the MAC address of the physical host, or the MAC address of the virtual adapters. If it's is the virtual MAC address how ...
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What's the advisable maximum CPU usage?

I have a VM with 8 core of processing, and occasionally the CPU usage is going to around 75 ~ 100%. I read in some places, that when the CPU usage is with more than 75% is it a trouble, and can ...
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How to use Server2012 as DHCP and on the same time Ubuntu Server as Gateway for the client Machines? [closed]

I want to use Windows Server 2012 R2 as a DHCP for the client computers with Ubuntu server acting as gateway to the internet. I am using VMWare WorkStation. Both machines are installed on it. Windows ...
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Hot-remove memory in a Linux virtual machine

Linux supports hot-adding memory when running as a VM guest, in VMware for example. (Sometimes you need to manually inform the guest OS.) Is there a safe way to do the inverse operation — reducing ...
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Windows 7 Pro 64-bit Standard User Default Profile: Local Group Policy or Sysprep?

I have a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine that will be hosting three Windows 7 Pro 64-bit VMware Player 7 virtual machines. I have the first VM completed and am about to create the first standard user on ...
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Azure VM - HTTP GET to Rackspace server is too slow [closed]

I'm testing a web service from my Azure VM and the test involves just doing an HTTP GET which returns JSON data from a Rackspace-hosted server. When performing this test from ANYWHERE but Azure, the ...
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Hyper-V windows server 2012 - Download speed not more than 10KBps from Virtual Machines

I have installed HYPER-V rule on my windows server 2012. Hyper-V created one virtual adaptor and it is linked to the physical adaptor (only one physical adaptor is there) I used powershell to enable ...
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Hyper-V VM very slow after live migrating to very similar hardware.

I live migrated Windows 2012 R2 Vose from Windows 2012 R2 server to another Windows 2012 R2 server running hyper-v. After the migrate this migrated Vose is running very poorly and uses lot of virtual ...
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Manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without RDP

After searching a lot I couldn't find this anywhere so I'm asking here, I'm sorry if this was asked before. Is there anyway to manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without having to connect to the Windows ...
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Using Virtual Machines to Test Driver Deployment

In SCCM 2012, we're currently deploying device drivers during OSD via task seuqnces, using the "Auto Apply Drivers"-step. Our company uses workstations and laptops of several different makes and ...
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Azure Virtual Machine outbound HTTP timeout

I've created a simple webapplication running on an azure virtual machine. The application is also displaying data from another website (http, 80), hosted outside of the azure cloud but also under my ...
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Multihomed VM workgroup attached to domain clients, resolution issues

hopefully someone here can help me out with this nightmare: I have a corporate network with ADDS, let's make believe this is a 192.168.10.x network. I have a server that runs 3 VMs (one APP server, ...
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Is there anyway to do ssh on a VM with a local IP address?

Scenario :I am using KVM as a hypervisor and Ubuntu as guest and host OS. There are many VMs on a PM and I am assigning IP addresses to those VMs using NAT. To create VMs I am using a baseimage. So ...
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Separate bridge for each VM?

I have been experimenting with network settings ever since I got a new dedicated server for some root-started unprivileged LXC containers a few months back and have finally arrived at what might be a ...
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Is a VM with 2 CPUs really faster than one with 4 CPUs?

Our IT created a VM with 2 CPUs allocated rather than the 4 I requested. Their reason is that the VM performs better with 2 CPUs rather than 4 (according to them). The rationale is that the VM ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 creates multiple vEthernet adapters

on our Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V Free server, which will host the VM now running on an ESXi, I messed up launching twice the Add-VMNetworkAdapter cmdlet. These are the steps I took: create a ...
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NTP running, server time is wrong on VM

The server time was 7 hours off (instead of 10AM it was 3AM, even though date showed the correct timezone). The output for ntpq was: $ ntpq -p remote refid st t when poll reach ...
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Server 2012 domain controller vm and physical hosts [closed]

I want to try out Server 2012 that is a domain controller running as VM on virtualbox or Hyper V running inside Windows 7. Can I still connect physical hosts to the domain controller AS well as vm ...
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CentOS Qemu+KVM lot of virtual machine processes

I am on host-machine with Centos 6.5, qemu+KVM and 2 virtual hosts in it (behind NAT). Both virtual hosts were configured with Virtual Machine Manager (one of them is with Windows 2003 and other with ...
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Connecting a LAN drive to Windows 2008 / 2012 VM instance on Google / AWS / Azure

Scenario: Our office uses a Sage software on multiple workstations. The software is individually installed on each workstations, but the database is stored on a server tower that has shared access to ...
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VMware CPU Hyper Threading Scheduling Affinity

I have looked everyware and read a bunch of documentation on this but haven't found a direct answer so here it goes: There is a setting in the "Resources" Tab in vCenter that lets you configure ...
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Should I deploy hadoop on physical machines or virtual machines?

We will deploy a hadoop cluster on hundreds(say 300) of physical x86 nodes. Since we have no much production deployment experience, there is a simple question as the title we want to hear response ...
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Effect of firewall on virtual machine [closed]

We have a ubuntu-12.04 host machine that has another ubuntu-12.04 guest machine running in it. The network interface between the two is bridged. I would like to put the host machine behind a firewall, ...
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Checking if two virtual machines are running on the same host

Is there a way to see if several Virtual Machines are running on the same host? Specifically, I have three VMWare VMs (each running a Ubuntu Server 14.04) and I have tried to compare different pieces ...