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0answers
27 views

P2V Conversion keep failing

I'm try to convert our Windows 2003 STD server into VM but it keeps failing. I'm doing Online Conversion and get the following error: Error (2916) VMM is unable to complete the request. The ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

Method of deploying a VB6 app to a Windows server 2012 RDS server

My environment currently has a Windows 2003 server running terminal services. That server has the visual studio 6 IDE installed. It also is responsible for running a very old ( and poorly built ) VB6 ...
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1answer
33 views

VmWare image to HDD [closed]

!Hello, I am virtualizing a Windows 2003 Server in VMWare Server 2.0.2. My goal is to take the virtualized HDD and make it a physical one so that i can boot a real server from it and run it outside of ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Can the Hyper-V role be installed on Windows Server 2003?

Is it possible to run Hyper-V on Windows Server 2003 as the host OS? The only documentation that I've been able to find is about running Server 2003 as a guest.
0
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3answers
664 views

Increasing vCPUs for Server 2003?

I have a VM running Server 2003 and SQL Server 2008 on VMware ESXi. Can I safely assume this configuration can cope with a change to the number of vCPUs? Are there better solutions to address the ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

Problems virtualizing SBS2003 server to KVM on Debian

I have a server with sbs2003. I would like to move it to another machine (linux Squeeze Debian), within a KVM virtual machine. I proceeded like this: Installed the disk2vhd.exe application on the ...
0
votes
1answer
325 views

How does one export an existing VM out of VMWare vSphere and import it into VirtualBox?

We have a virtual test server in VMWare that's currently running on a machine with a couple of different VMs on it. This virtual test server is very slow, and since I test the backup on it daily, I ...
0
votes
2answers
103 views

Stratus Servers vs Virtualised Machines as a High Availability Solution [closed]

I've been asked to do this as a presentation, but to be honest, either I've totally missed the point or am I being asked to compare an actual company i.e. Stratus against the concept of virtualising ...
2
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1answer
233 views

Windows Server 2003 guest on Xen frequently stops responding

I'm running a Windows Server 2003 guest instance in Xen 3.x. This DomU runs fine for a day or two, then stops responding — I don't get any network response, and I can no longer connect to Xen's VNC ...
0
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1answer
664 views

Debugging the VMware virtual network adapter vmxnet3 — packets received by the adapter never make it to that port's listener

Background: I have a virtual instance of Windows Server 2003 running from a VMware environment (although I only have access to the actual guest OS right now). I have a custom .NET Windows service ...
2
votes
3answers
212 views

How to virtualize an existing Windows domain?

We're in the process of virtualizing our 32-bit Windows 2003 domain, which includes Exchange 2003 and SQL Server 2005. We're going with VMWare vSphere Essentials Plus. The decision has been made to ...
3
votes
1answer
379 views

(Virtual) Windows Server console: Black screen

When connecting to our virtual Windows 2003 Server (SBS 2003 SP2) via a normal RDP session, everything works fine. However, when connecting with /admin to get to the console session, the following ...
2
votes
3answers
205 views

Clone Windows 2003 SBS Machine without turning it off

I'm a junior sys admin at a small firm and i just recently have been assigned to a new customer. I went through the normal learning process of getting to know the relatively simple network structure ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Strange CPU usage on Windows Server 2003 vs. CentOS5.4

I have two Virtual PCs running Windows Server 2003 and CentOS 5.4 on a host machine. I use a java server on both of them. I copied the java server's files from the host machine on to both of the ...
0
votes
4answers
133 views

Adding 2nd virtual server using VirtualBox

I am new to virtualization, so please excuse my knowledge level on this. I currently run a small Windows network from a Windows 2003 VirtualBox instance. The physical server has 8 CPU cores and 12GB ...
0
votes
1answer
398 views

One server 2 NIC's 2 different networks

I have a windows server 2003 box with 2 NIC's and I added a virtual machine running inside of windows on that box. I need that VM on a different network, so I dedicated the 2nd NIC to that VM and it ...
3
votes
1answer
612 views

Create home test lab [closed]

I want to setup a home lab with Windows Server 2000 + win 2000 or Windows Server 2003 + win xp under VWware. I need some help (tutorial) in configuring the DNS and AD, I missed something and the ...
0
votes
3answers
99 views

Easy imaging with 1-to-1 virtualization

My company has a number of different types of hardware, for servers as well as workstations. Also, we build new systems (especially servers) rarely enough that imaging is of limited utility, because ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Copied XEN vm to new host - boots up asking to fix the HD (win2003 guest)

I have an old box running CentOS 5.4, and XEN. It has a 2003 Guest that I wish to move over to another CentOS box running XEN. I stopped the machine, and have SCP'd the HD image files of the guest to ...
0
votes
3answers
211 views

Free way to virtualize Linux on top of Windows Server 2003 Std (non-R2) with production stability?

On a zero-dollar budget, is there any way that's known to be stable to install Linux as a guest in a Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition SP2 virtualization host? I know there are lots of products ...
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2answers
100 views

NO DNS on Windows Virtual Server 2005 R2. Host: Windows7 Guest: Windows Server 2003

The title is pretty self-explanatory. I'm using Windows Virtual Server 2005 R2. The host OS is Windows 7. The guest OS in Virtual Server is Windows Server 2003. It seems like somehow, DNS doesn't ...
1
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3answers
340 views

Vitualization in HP-UX

I have a powerful server with hp-ux. I received a request to install new software (that only runs under windows server). I have no available windows servers at this moments, but I have lots of ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

What is Memory Operating Mode?

I have been given an x64 windows 2003 server, on which I have installed M$ Virtual server 2005 R2. I then created an image that is running Server 2008 R2. It was running very slowly so i did a bit of ...
1
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2answers
54 views

Problems running MS Virtual Server/PC on virtualized Server 2003 (on VMWare ESX 3.5)

We have the following setup: A physical server running VMWare ESX 3.5 There are two virtual machines on ESX: both running Windows Server 2003 SP2 (each have 3Gb of RAM and a physical CPU core) I ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

Need advise for choosing software\hardware for virtualization

Currently we have these servers : Windows SBS 2003 premium on IBM X266 double Xeon F43, 2GB ram. DC, exchange (70 users), Mssql. Windows 2003 R2 32bit on IBM x3400 with double XEON E5310 and 4GB ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Windows licensing of a virtual copy of 2003 server standard edition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a licensed instance of 2003 server standard edition on a physical server. can i also then run a third party ...
1
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2answers
101 views

Making a bootable image of linux Red Hat Ent Es for a VM

I have a old server running Red Hat that has some valuable apps installed. I would like to create a bootable image of the drive and install it in a VM on a newer server. i am trying to avoid ...
1
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1answer
3k views

VMWare server host agent service won't start

I'm using VMWare Server 2.0 on Windows Server 2003 R2. Sometimes after restarting the host machine, the VMWare host agent service won't start due to an error. This is the error messages from Event ...
3
votes
1answer
86 views

What IO throttling programs are available for Windows Virtualization? What else could be causing this?

I'm having an issue with what I believe is my host. I believe after a static number of I/O calls I/O is denied entirely and the computer freezes. The point in time when the switch happens from working ...
2
votes
2answers
131 views

Windows Server 2003 on components that have no driver support

I recently got an i5 processor on an ASUS P7P55D LE motherboard to act as a cheap server only to realise that there are no windows 2003 drivers for the chipset and network. I haven't tried yet but can ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Demo a database mirroring on SQL Server, which choice is the best?

I'm going to demo a high-availability SQL Server database to my mentor. My current PC configurations are: Pentium E6300 2G of RAM Windows 7 Ultimate I planned to create 3 virtual machines by ...
2
votes
2answers
56 views

Is it possible to install Windows Sharepoint services over Windows Server 2003 installed on VirtualPC?

I have to work on Sharepoint. I want to install Windows Sharepoint services. However I don't have a Windows Server. Can I install Windows Server 2003 on a virtual PC and then install Windows ...
0
votes
2answers
47 views

Virtual networking base system

I'm thinking of repurposing a Dell XPS 1710 laptop (dual core 32 bit CPU, 3 gigs of RAM) for a virutal networking machine. Should I use Server 2003 or Server 2008 as my base operating system for this? ...
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4answers
2k views

Windows Server 2003 TS versus 2008 R2 RDS?

I'm looking to implement a thin-client / TS (or RDS) solution in our main office and was wondering if anyone could comment on using Windows Server 2008 R2 RDS or Server 2003's TS's? Are there ...
0
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1answer
272 views

hangs after install of PV drivers

After installing the 32-bit PV drivers (0.97.4) on a 32-bit Windows Server 2003 SP2 guest, the system will hang and/or BSOD on subsequent reboots. Version-Release number of selected component (if ...
3
votes
5answers
8k views

How to check if windows server is a virtual server

How is it possible to check if the windows server is a virtual server? Is there a command from command promt to check that?
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4answers
2k views

VMWare server through remote desktop

I've got a bit of an issue with our test server. It is a windows server 2003 machine with two virtual servers (both windows server 2003) using VM Ware. I'm able to remote into one of the virtual ...
7
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11answers
3k views

Should i go native or with ESXi server?

At this moment, my server is a plain 64-bit amd, running windows 2003. I wanted to run another virtualized OS on top of it using virtualbox. Then I saw that vmware ESXi is free! I always ignored that ...
4
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2answers
868 views

virtualized windows 2003 domain with CentOS 5.3 and poor connectivity

I have a test lab set up running a virtualized windows 2003 domain on a CentOS 5.3(xen) host and am experiencing connectivity problems with guests running on other hosts that are part of the same ...
3
votes
3answers
461 views

Achieving reliable revert in lab manager for test environments, windows machines

I'm trying to ensure that the revert process is as reliable as possible in our lab manager environments. We frequently (daily) revert a 10-12 server workspace to a previous version, upgrade it, test ...
2
votes
2answers
154 views

How can I create a Virtual Harddrive off an existing installation?

I have a working Windows Server 2003 (Small Business Edition) and I'd like to create a virtual machine of this installation. I'm planning to use MS Virtual Server. How can I get this done?
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votes
4answers
1k views

How do you change the license on an existing Win2k3 server from retail to volume?

I have a business critical application server that was installed some time ago. The installation was an expensive process (large complicated CICS based system on Win2k3) and is something i'd not like ...