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 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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Virtual network - tracert to local vm results in over 255 hops [on hold]

Why does my tracert take over a maximum of 255 hops, when both vm's are on the same local network, hosted on my laptop? I have a laptop which is connected to my home router via wireless lan with ...
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Is there a way to specify versions for programs using Vagrant and Hosted Chef?

I am trying to improve my development workflow but am running into some major roadblocks. Currently, we develop on local Windows machines running XAMPP then after tested on an individual machine, push ...
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Excessive disk usage with virtfs / cpanel

I'm running a server using cPanel, with virtfs enabled, and seeing very high disk usage compared to the amount of data actually uploaded/created by each user. I am getting DISKWARN emails telling my ...
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SSH connection lost after random time interval, both sides claim the other closed the connection

I'm connecting to a virtual solaris machine from the windows host system running virtual box. This works for a while but after some time the connection vanishes. The stange thing is that sshd claims ...
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VMWare server 2 on Windows 2008 - Guest Win 7 can not ping host but host can ping Guest [on hold]

This is an odd one.. I have two near identical set-ups, with Dell 710 servers running W2008 R2 x64. Both are on the same 192.168.16.x LAN and point to the same gtw - 192.168.16.1 Both run VM Server 2 ...
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How to fix Hyper-V Server, 2012 R2 VM, which is slow and using too much RAM

I have Hyper-v Server running on a server with 256 GB RAM. We upgraded the RAM in an effort to allow us to run more VMs on the server. Most of our VMs are Windows 7, and they are running pretty ...
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ISCSI drives suddenly lost partitions

We have a VM host, and each VM is given an ISCSI volume to boot off of. These ISCSI volumes are stored on a second server. Today, we had to reboot the VM host because ISCSI hosts kept going into ...
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Can't rdp into new ( or old ) Azure VM

I have an Azure account with a VM on it. I haven't used it in about 8 months. I tried to connect today but it wont take my creds. Now I'm not entirely sure that I have my password correct, pretty ...
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VirtualBox: How to set up networking so guest can host servers [on hold]

So i have problem with VirtualBox. My host is windows 7 x64 and on guest i tried linux ubuntu server and same windows 7 as host. internet is working fine and in my router i can see guest machine, but ...
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Preventing operating systems from being installed on a server

Is it possible to blacklist certain operating systems from being installed on a server? Example scenarios: 1) There is an existing physical server, with no operating system. Is there a way to block ...
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Free Nagios virtual machine

Where can a I get a quality, free VM of Nagios? http://www.nagios-on-cd.org/ seems to be dead, and the VMware appliance directory only lists JumpBox (good quality, but paid) and several other very ...
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Why VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1 not shown in Network Connection? [migrated]

VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet1, VMnet8 and Bluetooth do not show up in Network Connection's. Only the Wireless Network Adapter is shown! What could be the reason for this? Thank you for ...
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How do I get /dev/random to work on an Ubuntu virtual machine?

Apparently, /dev/random is based on hardware interrupts or similar unpredictable aspects of physical hardware. Since virtual machines don't have physical hardware, running cat /dev/random within a ...
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Ubuntu Virtual Machine won't power on after power failure [migrated]

I have an Ubuntu virtual machine hosted on a Windows OS. I lost power while the virtual machine was on, and the host OS crashed. After rebooting the host, I could not power on the Ubuntu virtual ...
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Cannot power on a VM vSphere “The operation is not allowed in the current state”

I have a server that looks like this Server1 Server2 Server3 (inaccessible) Server4 When I try to power it on, it says "The operation is not allowed in the current state." I ...
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ESXi 4.1 VM gone after hard reboot

I have a serious problem here. After I forced a reboot of a freezed ESXi 4.1 server, a VM is literally gone. When I ssh to the host and run ls -lah inside the datastore, it returnes: ...
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How to remove 2003 server roles without cd-rom?

Trying to remove a few server roles on a 2003 server but its asking me to put the cd-rom disk in. Wondering if there's another way to remove roles without putting the cd-rom as it's a VM and I don't ...
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how to use isc-dhcp-server in place of router dhcp [migrated]

i have a virtual Debian installed on my VMware running on win 7 64 bit , i am using a bridged connection for my virtual machine , i installed isc-dhcp-server and changed the /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.config ...
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How to specify hard disk for hadoop cluster?

I installed Hadoop on one Azure VM, and it works fine by using its OS disk. However, I attached one hard disk to my VM, and I want to know how to configure Hadoop to only use this new hard disk as its ...
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How do I give label to vSwitches on VMWare?

I've searched extensively trying to name the vSwitches that I create, but all I can name them are "vSwitchX" where x= some number. How do I give these switches names? I'm using the Web Client. ...
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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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Cannot connect VMWare VMs to datastore ISO but can connect to same ISO on local PC via Console

VMWare 4.0U4b (I know...) I am unable to connect new or existing VMs to ISOs contained on any of the datastores. I was able to however boot from an ISO on my local PC connected via the Console. I ...
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HyperV External Switch Multiple VMs

I'm quite new to hyperv and I am having problems setting up network access for my VMs. The host has two physical network ports and I've assigned one to an external virtual switch. I've then setup two ...
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Terminal Server CPU usage at 100%

I'm running a terminal server with around 50-60 users,and every so often the server will go from > 40% usage to 100%. I took a closer look an it seems every time this happens, a different user or two ...
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Azure VM stopped communicating with other VM:s in same virtual network

We have three VM:s in an Azure Virtual Network: VM01 (Subnet 1) - 192.168.100.4 - Running SQL Server 2012 VM02 (Subnet 2) - 192.168.200.4 - Running IIS8 with WCF-service on port 8083 and ...
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Multiple Web Server VMs or a Single VM with virtual hosts?

I have a number of sites running on various physical servers that I'm looking at moving into our virtual environment. Most of these are small sites usually with a MySQL database. User base is ...
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VMware vmx HDD boot order and CD-ROM boot order

In a VMWare .vmx file one can set a key to define the order of HDDs to try for booting, e.g.: bios.hddOrder = "scsi2:2,scsi0:1,ide1:0" This is useful when there are many possible bootable HDDs ...
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Recover Xenserver VM's in Linux Rescue mode WITHOUT Xenserver host

My physical server got hacked so my provider has shut down the server and booted it in Linux rescue mode. I've got full access to the file systems in Linux, however after hours of trying and searching ...
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Hibernate/Resume Windows7 Between Native and VM host? [migrated]

Is it possible and safe to do the following? boot Windows 7 natively hibernate boot alternative OS ( say Linux ) load a preconfigured VM using the Windows 7 native disk start the VM Host OS, which ...
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Accessing VM loopback IP from Host

My host machine runs OSX 10.9.2 and it is running a windows 7 VM using NAT. In the guest machine 10.0.2.2 points to the localhost of my host. However I want to be able to debug the same web ...
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XenServer 6.2: reattach SR but all disks have no description

I have recently reinstalled XenServer on my server. All the VHD files were stored on my NAS via NFS, so I re-added the NFS SR after reinstallation. However, all my VMs seem to be missing, and the ...
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Can a VMWare Server 2.0 virtual machine be “unvirtualized” to physical hardware?

We have a number of VMWare Server 2.0 virtual machines that were created using VMWare Converter (It copies a physical machine to a virtual machine). If we need to convert the virtual machine back to a ...
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Virtual Machine (Sun's VirtualBox) to a real PC

I would like to create a virutal machine that I could clone to real computers (about 40) (every computer have the same configuration: MOBO, Video, Drivers). I have to use Sun's VirtualBox. Is there ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Email server's external IP address when the Azure VM starts

I have been trying to setup a task in the task scheduler that sends an email to me when the server starts. The email should contain the external IP address of the azure virtual machine. What should ...
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FreeBSD Jail own network stack with vimage

I want to throw all services from the host system and put them in jails. Unfortunatly this doesn't work for file sharing (e.g. nfsd) because the jails don't have there own network stack by default. I ...
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Port scanning from VM users

After receiving an Abuse Notice from my server provider, i was wondering how they make to check up all my traffic and send me these abuses. I would possible like to know if there is some kind of ...
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Restricted VM unable to talk to its policy server

We are using VMware worstation11, on that we are running a restricted virtual machine. When we try to start the VM we get the following error, "The restricted VM has been unable to contact its policy ...
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Need looping Powershell script to email me when site has error message [closed]

Running 08 windows server on a VM We need to be notified by email or by other means whenever the site is either 404 or goes to maintenance page. Therefore, we need the script to be constantly ...
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Share serial port between linux containers

I have a requirement to share a single serial port between two or more linux containers. The LXCs are spawned by the host linux. I explored the option of socat, wherein the host will open a TCP ...
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Multiple KVM QEMU virtual machine instances slow down

I've set up a brand new physical server configured with a 2 x Intel Xeon E5504 (4c/4t) and 16GB of RAM. I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 (linux-image 3.13.0-44-generic) along with KVM ...
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VM Workstation Networking [migrated]

I setup a virtual lab on my windows 7 laptop my windows 7 laptop is getting ip address from my wireless connection. ie. 192.168.1.100 My virtual lab My Virtual DC I use 192.168.2.1 My Virtual ...
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I can't access my server on VM (VirtualBox) in centOS 7 [migrated]

I do install VirtualBox on Windows 7, and create a virtual machine, which install centOS 7. Then in centOS7 perform the installation of CollabNet Subversion Edge, following this information as a guide ...
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How to use more than 3 virtual disks in Linux using CentOS and XenServer

I've attached 5 virtual disks to a Virtual Machine in Citrix XenServer. The VM has the xs-tools installed. Initially it said that it couldn't add so many disks. After I installed the xs-tools, it ...
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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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How to setup Linux DNS server for Azure VMs in virtual network?

I'm trying to use Linux Bind9 to set up a DNS server for my Azure VMs in virtual network. I got one web server and one mail server. My goal is making GoDaddy connect to my own DNS server, and redirect ...
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Accessing IPMI address

Currently if I want to know the server IPMI address, I will have to go to the SBIOS and check under BMC. Is there a way to get the IPMI address from inside a virtual machine ?
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How can I create a copy of a vm in vSphere Client running on ESXi 4.0?

I'd like to create copies of the VMs located on my datastore that I can put up temporarily on a different server while I perform some maintenance on our main virtualization server. Aside from using ...
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Force network messages from VM's on same ESXi to gateway

In the context of introducing ESXi we would like to know if it is possible to force messages destined from VM_A to VM_B on the same ESXi towards the gateway. The reason behind this seemingly strange ...
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How to mount an NFS share in a VM guest?

We have a machine with Win7-x64 installed. On this machine, with VirtualBox, we're running a guest Fedora-x64. We've defined an NFS share on this Fedora instance. Here is the entry in /etc/exports: ...