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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One vagrant command to create and provision machine whether machine is created or not?

When my VM is not created, I can run: vagrant up or: vagrant up --provision but not vagrant provision, because of the warning: VM not created. Moving on... When my VM is created, I can run:...
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Configuring NTP server on a virtual machine and have it point to the physical machine

I have a virtual machine running on a physical machine, both using RHEL 7/CentOS 7. I need to configure the virtual machine to serve as an NTP Server and have this NTP server point to the physical ...
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How to create a vagrant box in a remote server

I've been using vagrant since a few months to test server configurations (with ansible). At work we have some spare internal servers that I would like to use for our continuous integration system. ...
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How can I deploy Hyper-V updates [without pushing an entire VM]?

I have a VM that is sent out to it's users. The users (on Win 8 Ent) can make changes, etc. but every quarter a new version of the 'base' VM comes out. Right now, the plan is to send out full copies ...
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Exchange 2010 server on VM not working with Outlook

I'm working for company that has nobody who knows anything about Exchange, AD and anything Microsoft. And we have couple of products that work with Exchange so we need to have test environment to be ...
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Moving/Migrate a VM to Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Ok what am I doing wrong? Picture the scene. One test network with 3 devices on it. 1 x Windows 2012 Server R2 (Domain Controller) 1 x Windows 10 Enterprise 64bit (Member of the domain) 1 x Hyper ...
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How to create a symmetrical Host - VM setup

So I'm in a rather annoying situation where about half of the work I do requires a Linux based environment to work on, and the other half requires a Windows based environment. Unfortunately I need to ...
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Unable to display virtual machines sizes

Our Azure portal is showing an odd error to one of our contributors. When he tries to create a new Virtual Machine, he can input the basic settings. But once he gets to the part where he is supposed ...
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Is it possible to clone a snapshot of a KVM vm?

I only find an option to clone the last state, but not the state of a snapshot. Is there a solution? I'm using virsh and virt-manager to manage the vm's. The Hypervisor is Ubuntu Server 16.04. The vm'...
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Bizspark Azure - How to enable load balancer to see instance from multiple accounts

We have recently gained access to bizspark and want to create a load balancer which would use instances from all 5 accounts. I’ve tried several approaches, but could not figure out how to get the load ...
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Multiple network interfaces in VMware machine

I have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 that is used as a build machine for our projects. To run the build, the vm must be connected to a VPN (using a GlobalProtect client). The ...
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VM with two NIC on Hyper-V - how to do that?

I'm new to Hyper-V. How do you configure two IP address on the same VM server? Both IP are on different subnets - one in 192.168.x.x and the other 10.x.x.x. There is an uplink (802.1q) between the ...
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virsh command that displays the cpu and memory consumption?

I want to know if there is a command virsh to display the cpu and memory consumption of each machine virtual. I created the virtual machine using KVM in ubuntu system.
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Can't initialize VM's on HyperV Windows Server 2012

I'm really stuck with this and I can't understand why I sunddendly can't make ANY VM to start succesfully in my system. I had just one VM, and it was working perfectly, then for some reasons I booted ...
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Routing a port to a VM in Hyper-V on Server 2012 doesn't work

I have CentOS 7 with Apache installed on Windows Server 2012. I use Hyper-V for virtualization. I have 1 public IP address, and naturally I want to forward all traffic to port 80 on that public IP (...
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slow shared folder file append operations (VBox/VMware/CIFS)

The next problem occurs in both Vbox and VMplayer. I am having windows 10 as HOST, and debian 8 as guest. I am developing in both PHP and nodeJs, my plan is to use HOST windows 10 as development ...
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Azure port forwarding issues - endpoint is open and an inbound rule was made, but the port is still closed

I'm trying to open a small server to host a dedicated server for Starbound, but no matter what I do, the port doesn't seem to open. I've added the endpoint in my Azure portal and made an inbound rule ...
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Virtual Machine with Two NIC's Losing Internet

Please Forgive my newbieness... I'm just a developer trying to learn a little of the hardware side. I've tried to look this question up but all results produce VMWare which I am not using. I've ...
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Hypervisor vs Virtual Machine Monitor

What is the difference between a Hypervisor and a Virtual Machine Monitor? Mostly it is referred as the same but today I started to read a book in which they are different things. After about two ...
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ESXi free with 2 VMs dedicated for FEM analysis on a HW RAID1 2x SATA 7.2k ML150 Gen9

I need to build a new server/super workstation for FEM calculations to replace current dual-boot solution, where either windows or unix is working at the time. This new unit is planned to have 24C/48T,...
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Improve video and java performance in Win 7 running on Hyper-v (Server 2012, not R2)

I have an older DL360 G5 that runs a handful of not too intensive VMs. It seemed to have the 'overhead' and I needed a remote desktop for an assistant so I installed Win 7 Pro in a VM and it's working ...
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Recommended way to run CentOS 7 on a host FreeBSD: VM or jailed environment?

I need to deploy either a CentOS VM or a jailed instance on a FreeBSD server (10.3). The solutions devised: - run it through VirtualBox (headless) - use bhyve I thought about a third alternative: ...
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Azure W2K12R2 VM only accessible by app with firewall off

I am trying to access a new Azure based VM with a timesheet app from a local client using the downloaded Azure VPN client. The Azure VPN issued client is installed on my local machine and works fine ...
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Azure Scalable s Storage

Am wondering if for some reason I chose to deploy an Azure VM that has 29GB storage for the sda1 (O.S Disk), can I resize this disk in anyway possible? (resizing the SAME DISK without attaching new ...
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Is there a way to clone/template linux VMs on Hyper-V

I've seen how you can do it with System Center but we don't have a System Center license and there is no plans to get one. I guess I could install a trial for the 60 days just for this purpose but I ...
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Virtual Machine to Virtual Machine Speed on Same Host and Network

I have two virtual machines on the same esxi host, the same network and same virtual switch. I am testing bandwidth between the two servers but I can't seem to pull more than 900Mbits. I am using ...
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Apply changes to autoscaling Google Cloud Instance?

Every time I make changes to my Instance Group's VM (i.e. Apache2 config) in Google Cloud, I'm currently creating a new snapshot, making it into a disk, then an image, into a new Instance Template, ...
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Slow conversion of VDMK to VDI - Virtual Machine Converter 3.1

So I am trying to migrate from VMWare to Hyper-V and I'm using the MS tool Virtual Machine Converter 3.1. However, the VM conversions are going super slow. Like 2MB a second which means that a 300GB ...
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Deploying C# CLI applications on Azure VM from my personal Visual Studio 2015 [closed]

I have a solution with multiples C# CLI applications that act as servers and I would like to build and deploy them from my Visual Studio to a fresh new Azure VM (Windows Server 2012 R2), is it ...
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Azure Geo-Targeted Virtual Machines

I am exploring Azure for some hosting options for a client of mine, and one thing we're looking for is a distributed model, where we'll have VMs sitting on the east and west coast, and when someone ...
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Port blocked using telnet to Azure VM Centos7.2

I just created a Virtual machine (NOT classic) with Centos 7.2 in portal.azure.com. When I try to connect to the server using the ip address via SSH using Putty I can login with no problem. I can ...
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Migrating Hyper-V storage server to another VM in Hyper-V

Here at work we have a storage server (windows server 2003) VM in Hyper-V. We recently installed a new VM in Hyper-V with server 2012 R2 and would like to migrate our storage server to this new VM. We ...
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unable to ssh to Azure virtual machine

Brief explanation about the issue- I am experiencing VM restart every now and then. So whatever disk we attached get automatically unmounted. So as per the recommendations what we did is added ...
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Hyper-V dedicate network adapter to 1 VM

I have one windows server, 2 network adapters, 2 public IPs and I want to route/port redirect each IP to one of VMs (so I can host on :80) At the same time I want to partially use one of the IPs to ...
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Docker + VPN LAN to LAN

We just migrated our applications to a Docker environment. I have many containers running my Python Application in my VM. (4 containers per VM). This is a multi-tenant application. This application ...
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Can't increase the virtual drive size any more?

Please see attached picture, This is exchange server and I have 3 virtual hard drives, each of them can't not be increased any more, any idea why and how to fix this?
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cloned vm on desktops for local access

forgive me if I'm in the wrong area, but here is my situation. I manage IT for 2 small private computer college campuses. We have 6-10 Desktop computers specifically set aside for students to learn ...
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What incident may happen that stops a VM on Azure? [closed]

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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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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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 /add:<yourstorageaccountname>.file....
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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 ...