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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Run multiple virtual machines on a virtual server [duplicate]

Is it possible to run multiple virtual machines on a virtual server? I am on a project and I want to run an Intrusion Detection System as distributed using many ubuntu virtual machines. Is it possible ...
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Prevent VMware virtual machine cloning or copying by users

Is it possible to prevent users who are admins on a host machine from cloning the virtual machine? Users should be able to launch and use the VM from the host machine with no restriction. But if ...
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Should I regard openstack cloud servers as just another type of virtualization?

If I were to set up physical servers for running a business critical website, I would absolutely build redundancy into that environment. I would strive for no single point of failure and as a minimum ...
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VMWare Ubuntu 14.04 not reading ram

I have a vm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything was working fine. I allocated some more ram to it but VSphere is now saying it doesnt have any of that ram now. Vmware says the ram is unaccessed per ...
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Why do we use a OS Base Image with Docker if containers have no Guest OS?

I've just started to study Docker and there's something that's being quite confusing for me. As I've read on Docker's website a container is different from a virtual machine. As I understood a ...
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Azure VM, All passwords changed on login

We've got an Azure VM running Server 2012 R2. I have to stress that this is NOT a classic machine. I installed server essentials yesterday and linked all the accounts to an O365 account. A by product ...
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Automation of VMM Deployment DomainJoin Error

I am in the process of making my own C# .Net Application to Automate the Deployment of a VM. I am doing pretty much the same as the Virtual Machine Manager does when you click on "Create Virtual ...
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Cisco vWLC sha2 certificates not supported bug?

I currently have an app running with a Cisco virtual Wireless Lan Controller, all works fine except we get some error messages regarding SHA1 certificates, when I'm looking for SHA2 support the cisco ...
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create SMB share on a clustered vm or dedicated server

I have a cluster that consists of 2 IBM servers, 8Gbps Fibre channel based SAN and 1 storage server (IBM Storwize v7000), i run virtualization on that cluster (Win2012 Hyper-V) but also want to use ...
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Jetbrains team products + out of memory

I am trying to build an Ubuntu server 15.10 VM with all the software tooling required for software development. When I saw that Jetbrains offers various tools like: hub, youtrack, teamcity and ...
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How do I properly configure KVM

I have a remote dedicated server on which I have installed KVM. When trying to create my first virtual machine I am unable to ssh to the machine. I assumed that I needed another ip address so I ...
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Azure VM Unwanted User-Agent Filtering/Blocking

I recently migrated our WP site to a Debian 8 VM running on Azure. Since then, we are unable to process credit card payments through the RedSys payment gateway. It seems that upon successful payment, ...
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Implications of increasing physical ram of VM

I have a Centos7 VM running under VMware and I'm considering increasing virtual memory in the Centos VM. Currently my VM has 8GB of virtual memory, 6GB of swap and using 0 swap right now. I am ...
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IP Address and Dom0 IP Address

What is the difference between normal IP address and Dom0 IP address? As far as I read so far, Dom0 IP is associated with VMs instances but I want to know if it there is a subtle difference here.
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Is it a good a idea to create a fake raid 1 for guest on ESXi?

I have an old server with software raid and I would like to install ESXi with 2 hard disks. I have read that I can install a guest (i.e. Ubuntu Server) and add two hard disks in different datastores ...
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Azure Virtual Machine can't serve websites

I am unable to get an Azure VM running Windows Server 2012 to serve up the IIS default website from it's public static IP. Created a VM running Win Server 2012 R2 and installed web server role. ...
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URL incorrectly redirecting to other site hosted on same server (nginx)

I have an Ubuntu VM running nginx that I'm part way through configuring for SSL. I've defined some custom local domains that I use for development, stored in my hosts file (on the host machine, which ...
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sharing resources between virtual machines

After some extensive searching I couldn't find the answer to my question. I'm sorry if this is obvious or not, but I just need to know. I have a server with verry low resources, 2gb of ram and 2 ...
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Cisco VWLC redirect page without authentication, radius or dhcp?

I have a virtual Cisco CMX sytem for the tracking of customers in a smalland a virtual Wireless Lan Controller also from cisco, in it's webconfigure I can choose for it to redirect to a webpage we ...
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azure vms aren't communicating anymore

This is very weird. I have 2 vms: a Windows 2012 SP1 VM (with AD role) and a Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS. They share the same vnet, that is 192.168.99.x (same region, same resource group, same vnet, same ...
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Azure VM Subdomain

I have an Azure VM and I've pointed it with my domain. I wish to know if it is possible to create a subdomain that points to a new site on the same VM PS - It is a Windows server 2012 and I use IIS.
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CentOS 7.2 Azure VM - MariaDB/Apache killing memory

I have an Azure VM with CentOS 7.1, Apache 2.4.6, and MariaDB 5.5. The VM has 2 cores and 3.5 GB RAM. The server is only hosting a small WordPress site with almost no traffic. For the past two days, ...
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Automate Windows update on multiple Virtual servers

hope you guys can help. I work for a tech support company that manages servers for many clients in a virtual environment. We personally host about half the clients, while the others have onsite ...
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Nginx - Caching/processing of data when uploading a file over a reverse proxy

I am running multiple Virtual Machines (Proxmox) which each have limited storage amounts. As I am also running a File-Uploading service, I am interested if a Reverse Proxy needs more than 30GB of ...
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Access Xenserver virtual machine in lan

I have created two virtual machines from xen server. both vm are Ubuntu server. I have hosted a application in one of the vm. It works fine. But I dont know how to access that application from other ...
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XenServer 6.2 VM Performance (SSD, RAID-10, Quad-core)

Greetings everyone :) My configuration is the following: HP C3000 tower enclosure 1st HP Proliant BL460 G1 quad core xeon 2.66GHz 12MB L2 cache, 24GB RAM, BIOS I15 5/2/2011 partnered with HP ...
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Linux / Proxmox KVM machine boots unreliable after migrating to other server

I have a KVM VM running on a Proxmox 2.3 server. The Guest OS inside the KVM machine is an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. I took a consistent backup of the VM (Proxmox VE backup function) and restored the ...
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Azure VM instance IP firewall

I assigned an instance-level IP address to my Azure VM. I then configured the SSH "endpoint" from the Azure portal and defined a deny-all policy. However, this policy seems to only affect the cloud ...
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HTTP & HTTPS Apache redirect to internal IP Virtual Machine

Here's my basic setup: Router forwarding port's 80 and 443 to Ubuntu Server 14.04 running apache. Works great. Running several virtual machines (QEMU/KVM) on Ubuntu server. VM's are in bridged mode ...
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Cloning Virtual Machine On Azure, keeping existing

There doesn't seem to be a straight answer online about this. I have an existing Virtual Machine on Azure and I want to clone it to another region in case my existing server goes down. It needs to be ...
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How to migrate a Hyper-V VM from a Desktop PC to a Hyper-V cluster?

Migrating a VM with VMware is easy, from a Workstation to vSphere cluster it can be done with a VMware Converter. I have little experience with Hyper-V though. There is a VM on a Hyper-V on Windows ...
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Azure : VM fails to connect after being promoted as domain controller

I have few VMs provisioned on Azure, one of them acts as a read only domain controller replicating from a in house domain controller through site-to-site VPN. The problem is every time I create a VM, ...
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Azure Red Hat VM

I see lots of stuff in the news about Red Hat partnering with MS Azure, and articles seem to indicate you can fire up a Red Hat VM on Azure now. But when I go to create a new VM, I can't find Red Hat ...
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Azure custom CentOS Image shows “Running (provisioning timed out)”

I created a VM using the standard CentOS 7.1 image in the Azure gallery. I generalized it and captured it as a base image for future deployments. However, once I spin up a VM using this image, the ...
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Forgot to run Sysprep before migrating a VM to a new Azure account

I've been tasked with migrating our VMs from our old Azure Account to our new one. I knew nothing about anything when I started the process a few days ago. I decided the best thing to do was take it ...
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can't Map Network Drive on Windows 7 desktop to Azure VM Windows server 2012 drive C

On Azure VM I set C: properties to share C for my account (username and pw on both my Windows 7 desktop and my Azure Windows VM). Then, on Windows 7 desktop I do Map Network Driver setting Folder: to ...
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Replace public DNS with domain on linux server [closed]

I have a web app running on apache2 at my Ubuntu linux AWS virtual machine, which is currently accessible by an internal amazon sub-domain (like 'ec2-99-99-999-9999.compute-1.amazonaws.com:8080). I ...
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Retrieve host info from a VM [closed]

I know we are able to know if we are in a virtual machine. But i'm wondering if we can gether informations about host from a vm (ip, mac, os, ...). Another question: if we do an http request from the ...
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Can't install Solaris 10 on XenServer 6.5 VM

I have XenServer 6.5 installed on a server, and i have been trying to install Solaris 10 on a VM, it just get into the boot screen of the installation ISO, i proceed with ENTER and then this message ...
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Azure : Script to start or shut down multiple VMs

Is it possible to write and save some kind of script that launches azure powershell, then authenticate azure subscription then start/shutdown multiple VMs in one step? I have 5 VMs that I use ...
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Converting virtual drives from .vmdk to .vhdx produces huge files

I'm using powershell and ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk cmdlet to convert .vmdk disks into .vhdx disks to be able to run them in our hyper-v environment. For some reason, the .vhdx files produced are ...
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Error create VM in Glance in centos-7

I'm facing an issue while installing a VM in Glance-Openstack. Here it is [root@parkst ~(keystone)]# virt-install \ --name centos7 \ --ram 2048 \ --disk path=/var/kvm/images/centos7.img,format=qcow2 ...
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Authentication error in openStack's Horizon dashboard

I'm trying to setup an openStack controller from a VirtualBox VM. My VirtualBox host is Windows 10 and the guest is Ubuntu Server 14. The guest should (someday) function as an openStack controller, ...
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Azure Windows Virtual Machine with Different Language Version

I am trying to figure out how to create a new VM in Azure using and Italian version of Windows. I was successfully able to create an English VM and install the Italian language pack as this question ...
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FileZilla FTPS on Azure VM [duplicate]

I'm looking for how to get FTPS working properly via FileZilla Server on an Azure VM running Windows 2012. I've opened port 990 and configured FTP over TLS in FileZilla. I have opened port 990 in ...
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How many virtual machines are hosted on a server? [duplicate]

everyone! I have a question, I have a server Dell M910 with four processors Xeon X7550 8x2Hz) and a lot of memory (128 Gbs per server). I want to host virtial machines on the base of Xen. How many vms ...
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KVM top shows high CPU load on host for windows7 guest though windows is on idle

we have an virtualization environment with actually 4 VMs (2 x linux, 1 x w2k3, 1 x win7). In the host system (Debian Jessie) top always shows a CPU load of 30-70% (or more) for the qemu process of ...
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How to create a Pre-Installed Windows 7 VHD [closed]

I am new into the world of servers. I was just working around creating a Windows 7 X64 Bootable VHD. Since my job profile makes me create windows 7 VMs every now and then, I want a pre-installed ...
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KVM: Need multiple Virtual Machines to share a VLAN'ed interface

I'm not sure how to configure my Linux server which has a single VLAN'ed interface to support a number of Virtual machines which I want to bridge to my network (so that all their services appear to ...
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I could add an account to Citrix Receiver in Ubuntu but I can't start it

I just installed successfully Citrix Receiver in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits by following these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo. I added the same account which I am using ...