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 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 ...
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Do some network administrators assign MAC addresses with an unassigned OUI?

I am in a situation where I have observed MAC addresses on a network that do not belong to any assigned OUI range, and this is causing some issues. I suspect the cause here is a heavy use of ...
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Is there a way to connect VMWare Workstation / Fusion to non-esx Libvirtd-managed virtual machines?

I'm using KVM virtual machines managed through libvirtd server-side for most of my projects. On my desktop however, I'm using VMWare Fusion Professional which, just like its VMWare Workstation cousin, ...
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Virtualized Linux firewall as router on the stick for cisco switch

I have got: Linux(virtual maschine on esxi) <---trunk---> cisco Switch. On virtual maschine vSwitch setup: VLAN ID 4095 Enables trunking on port group (VGT Mode) LINUX interfaces file: ...
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how do you stop and deallocate a windows azure virtual machine

If I shutdown a virtual machine in azure, it shows it's status as 'stopped'. But I am still getting billed for cores until I can get the machine into a 'stopped (deallocated)' state. How do I get ...
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What's the difference between Jumpbox and Microsoft App-V?

My organisation has been using App-V to package deployments to users machines in a Windows environment. We're now evaluating Jumpbox as a replacement in this space. The great thing about App-V was ...
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Configuring SoftEther on VM with two virtual ethernet card

I am very novice in networking and I just have basic knowledge. I have scenario that I'd like implement. I have a VMWare Windows 7 VM with two network interfaces. One shares the host's network using ...
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VMware vSphere VM at 100% workload CPU when real load average is near 0

I'm using VMware vSphere 5.5 on an ESXi 5.5 Host to host a small private web site. Host server is an HP ProLiant 380 DL with 50 GB Ram, 1 TB SSD storage, 2 Intel Xeon 5550 CPU. There are 10 running ...
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How to run azure pack portals on distributed enviroment

I installed and configured windows azure pack on 8 virtual machines, 1 component per VM, but after all installed I am trying to run the admin portal or tenant portal and both give me the same error ...
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Move an ESXi 5 image to anohter server

I have an ESXi 5 server with two large VMs. Both have several snapshots that have accumulated over time. I set up another ESXi to use as a backup system, but I am having trouble getting the images ...
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No Ping/Telnet connection between VM

I am new in Azure and have one problem which I can not solve. I tried asking on StackOverflow, but - quoting - "You will have better luck asking on ServerFault". I want several Virtual Machines to ...
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Backup VMWare virtual server

I have a virtual server that is constantly running, lately we tried to do a backup for it and we were surprised that the modification date of all the image files is a couple weeks old. We are trying ...
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Sql Server 2012 Disk I/O Too high

I am running SQL Server 2012 on windows azure VM Windows server 2012. This is a live Database, about 250GB, with high usage. I applied some best practice articles for the temp-db long ago, and also ...
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How can I ssh into a vagrant virtualbox VM from an external machine?

I'm trying to set up a server on my desktop with vagrant, but while I can ssh (via PuTTY) into the VM at localhost:2222, I can't ssh into it via my local or public IP addresses - even though I have ...
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What is a good new server setup [closed]

Currently we have a server with several functions: domain controller, SQL server, WSUS server, file server, print server, exchange server, backup exec And in addition we still have an old server with ...
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Get Access to root of Linux based virtual Appliance / Machine [closed]

I have installed an OVF on an ESXi standalone host, the virtual appliance is Linux base and i need to get access to the Linux Kernel of virtual appliance and do some change on it. it seems access to ...
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MS Access DB performance on a VMware virtual machine

In our office, we have a Windows 2008 virtual machine hosted on an HP ProLient ML350 G6. This VM has access to all of the resources available on the host. On this machine there are some Microsoft ...
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Advice on backup solution for Azure virtual servers?

I need to devise a backup solution for some Azure virtual machines, in a hybrid cloud scenario (persistent VPN, Active Directory DCs present in both the company LAN and the Azure virtual network, all ...
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Connectivity loss between VMs on VirtualBox until DNS cache is restarted

I use VirtualBox for a lab environment with VMs running various versions of Windows. One thing that keeps happening and I don't know why (never seen it before on my VMware servers) is that DNS ...
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Extend root logical volume for VM with Oracle Linux of VMWare

Please make me sure did I wrong thing, or not. I'm resizing the root partition which is under the LVM. This server is a VMWare's virtual machine with Oracle Linux. I'm using this article: ...
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How many websites per virtual machine? [duplicate]

We are currently hosting about 10 of our own various websites on a virtualised host. Each website is hosted by its own virtual machine with its own apache. Some of the sites connect to a shared ...
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Replicate server environment and directory structure using Vagrant

I am a developer by trade but am not used to configuring VM's and servers, so I apologize if these questions seem rather novice. I have recently started trying to use Vagrant for local development of ...
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Host CPID, Geast CPUID and UserCPUID / what are they?

i found out that there are some IDs associated to the CPUIDs in vmx file of each virtual machine, these IDs are; hostCPUID.{Num} hostCPUID.80000001 guestCPUID.{Num} guestCPUID.80000001 ...
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VM load and ping problems after replacing server motherboard

Recently, we had to replace the motherboard of one of our servers. The procedure was done by IBM as it had guarantee. The server runs ESXi 5.1, with several virtual machines, including our main mail ...
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Virtual guest: NTP sync with host

Is there any way to get a virtual guest to only query it's current host for NTP? I'm not talking about configuring ntp.conf with the host's IP here either as VLAN's & firewalls may block that ...
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How to create a snapshot volume to a remote server using kvm?

I want to backup a few virtual machines to a backup server. Here're the backup steps. suspend a virtual machine create a snapshot of the virtual machine using lvcreate -s resume a virtual machine dd ...
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Configure when an Azure Virtual Machine is updated

I have provisioned a small VM within Azure to run some macros within an instance of Chrome. The Chrome instance starts doing it's thing around 02:00 GMT finishing at around 04:00 GMT. The problem ...
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booting straight into xen VM

I have a need to convert a bare-metal machine to a virtual-machine (via VMware converter). This part has been done successfully. I have then been asked to convert the vmware image to a XEN hvm. The ...
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How to move Hyper-V virtual machines to Azure with minimal impact?

My company is in the process of transitioning some of its on-premises services to the Microsoft cloud; some of them are being replaced altogether by hosted services (Exchange, SharePoint); some other ...
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Random bluescreens during VS2012 C++ compile

I have a Windows 7 VM (ESX) with Visual Studio 2012 that handles continuous integration for a large C++ project. The solution currently builds with the /MP flag, but bluescreens have occurred using ...
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How to add an existing encrypted vHDD to a new virtual machine?

I am using VMware workstation with encrypted virtual hdd-s. I tried to use one of the vmdk files as an hdd on another virtual machine, but when I try to add them as an existing disk, I get the ...
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How to block a VM from accessing other machines on network - XenServer

This might be a little far fetched and might not be possible. I have a virtual machine that will have files on that I don't want people to be able to transfer off - they are allowed access, I just ...
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Vagrant not ready for SSH error on VirtualBox and Laravel Homestead

Vagrant Version: 1.6.3 VirtualBox: 4.3.14 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit Hey Guys, I have been on this for a pretty good while now and cannot figure this out. I have my public and private keys setup and ...
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Is it fair to compare a 2XL AWS instance to a similar setup on a rack server?

I'm trying to create an extremely basic model of what a setup in Amazon Web Services might look like translated over to an on-premises cloud. I'm aware that Amazon is quite SAN-reliant, and pretty ...
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Set up a two-machine-development environment

I took over a SharePoint developing virtual machines images (VMWare) after a colleague quit. It is a two machines developer environment, one with SharePoint Server, the other one with SQL. When I ...
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How to fix location of VirtualBox VDI HDs?

I have a lot of VMs using differencing VDI HDs. After moving the VMs to a new directory the location of differencing VDI didn't change: UUID: a78ba2c4-6c3d-4a2a-be86-dc26cb0c7564 Parent ...
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Multi-user Eclipse CDT on virtual machine

I'm a bit new to managing mixed OS environments, so please be gentle :) I'm currently in the process of enabling a small group of people (<10) to develop a Linux app in parallel, and I need a bit ...
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How to connect to an Oracle 10g database on the host computer from Ubuntu installed in VMware? [closed]

I have Oracle 10g installed in my host system which is running on Windows 7. I have also installed Ubuntu in the same system using VMware. Now I have written some program in Ubuntu which needs to ...
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Connecting to KVM VM via VNC [closed]

I just installed KVM on centos 6.5 and after I created a VM I don't know how to access via VNC. I used this command to create the VM: virt-install --name=guest_name --arch=x86_64 --vcpus=2 ...
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Openstack: Starting multiple shutoff intances

I am using Openstack Icehouse running on Ubuntu. After rebooting Compute node all instances that were running there will be in shutoff state. Is there way to restart them all at once? Only thing I ...
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Renaming an Azure VM

I am looking to rename an Azure VM. I have copied a VM from one subscription to another using this guide: ...
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Can I PXE-boot a desktop PC into a Hyper-V VM? [closed]

I just started exploring Server 2012, and the Hyper-V features are compelling for my place of business. Here is the question: We have several computers around the facility currently running XP and 7. ...
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Measuring performance for an entire Virtual Machine

I have an ETL process that I'm trying to deploy as a virtual machine across a few different "enterprisey" networks. I know it's relatively lightweight, but one client is very interested in the ...
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No external network access to virtualbox CentOS6.5

I have CentOS 6.5 running locally in virtualbox. I set it up and everything was working perfectly. I came back after the weekend and I noticed the computer was frozen so I had to do a hard restart. ...