Virtualization is a group of software technologies that allow abstraction between layers of a system. This allows separation between the logical layers of the system, providing isolation, flexibility, and/or the ability to run more than one at a time. This differs from most traditional systems where ...

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Azure Cost Estimator Tool hung clicking “View Report” after running for 6 days - can I still extract the report?

I'm running the Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool for a length of 6 days with 2HR intervals. This ran successfully and there were no signs of system instability, nothing else has crashed. Hoenter ...
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internet connection sharing Hyper-v virtual machine switch

I am running hyper-v. I created a virtual external switch and configured it to be shared with the host and the VMs. However the VMs obtain dhcp information just like the host does: same gateway, same ...
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iperf actual send rate always lower than the expected target bandwidth until some equilibrium reached. Why?

I did an UDP iperf 2.0.5-Ubuntu test between two VMs on the same hypervisor. As can be seen in the iperf output below I started my first test with "-b 686M" flag. However, iperf reported that it was ...
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Error while Expanding Disk Space of virtual machine in Hyper-V server

I have one Virtual machine running on my hyper-v server which has allotted the disk space of 100GB, i have only created C drive in this machine and C drive of this machine is fully consumed due to ...
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Without tcpdump running, Linux bridge works selectively

Architecture: Ubuntu 14.04 as a libvirt/KVM host with one VM. There is bridge bri17 on the host, with two interfaces: eth2.17 (uplink to the Internet) and vnet0 (to the VM). Symptoms: all tests ...
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Are changes since snapshots still stored as changelogs?

It's been four years. Is the accepted answer of this question about VMWare still accurate? In other words (in case for some reason that link ever breaks), is this still true? When you create a ...
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Windows 7 - VM resource usage [closed]

I would like to ask a question about Virtualization and the performance impacts As the title suggests I wish to VM Windows 7 for a work laptop and run linux on the backend to leverage some of its ...
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What's the FreeBSD equivalent for the Linux pointopoint

What's the BSD (FreeBSD) equivalent of pointopoint used in /etc/network/interfaces on Linux (Debian)? I'm following this (Network configuration host system KVM/Routed) guide for how to use Hetzner's ...
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lxc 1.1.2 on Debian Squeeze

I am running lxc 0.8.0 inside Debian Squeeze (Linux kernel 3.4.34). Does anyone run lxc 1.1 or newer inside Linux kernel 3.4? As I know, docker require Linux kernel version at least 3.16. What is the ...
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ESXi host memory usage seems high with no VMs running

I have set up an ESXi 6.0 Update 1 installation on a HP ProLiant Microserver Gen8. This is using the HP-provided image for ProLiant servers. With no VMs running the host memory usage is 1714 MB, ...
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Ping only works twice

I have created a vm inside a xen host. By following this guide, I have managed to ping www.google.com, but it only ping-pongs twice before getting Destination Host Unreachable. If I restart the vm, I ...
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Virtual disk expansion

I'm running a virtual image (which happens to be our server for a number of programs) on a machine running ESXi 5.5.0. Although the host computer has a SSD of about 200GB, the virtual image was ...
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Virtual Sound Card Not Working on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 virtual machine

I have Virtual Audio Cable successfully installed on my Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 x64 virtual machine. It seem like driver works (new audio device in Device Manager group and VAC control panel works ...
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Is it possible to use a ftps server (NAS) to use as a virtual hard drive in VMware vSphere Hypervisor, if so, how? [closed]

The title explains most of it. Basically, let's say I have a NAS(I don't). I want to allow another computer to use it as storage for a virtual machine on VMware vSphere Hypervisor. The software on the ...
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Nested virtualization - is it possible? [closed]

I need to use Win10 with a server created with VMware ESXi 5.0. I'm going to install Debian 6.0 on VMware ESXi 5.0 and then install VirtualBox 5.0.14 with Win10 guest operating system. Will it work?
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Connecting two ESXi servers via LAN

i have an issue with configuring two ESXi servers to communicate with each other. My configuration looks like this: 2 ESXi servers with 4-4 Ethernet ports. ETH01 on each server is used for internet ...
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Benefits of virtualization if only one server on hardware

A big HANA server will sit alone on dedicated hardware, nearly hundred processors, 2 TB of ram. The customer insists on having VMware between the iron and the DB. Most of the advantages of ...
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enabling virtual hosts in apache 2.4 or later

I'm using apache http server 2.4 on debian 8. I seem to recall from a few years ago that if you wanted to have virtual hosts, you have to enable this by adding a line to your main apache config file. ...
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How do I redirect with Apache reverse proxy on server errors

I have several http and game servers on a network and currently use an Apache2 reverse proxy to divvy out traffic between domains and machines. I am getting a significant amount more traffic to one ...
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How would I know if I should I be disabling virtual NUMA on VMs running older applications?

From VMware's docs: Virtual NUMA topology is available to hardware version 8 virtual machines and is enabled by default when the number of virtual CPUs is greater than eight. You can also ...
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Please explain the statement, “Containers are lightweight…you can run thousands on a server…” [closed]

In much of the hype around containers I often hear statements such as: Linux containers are very lightweight...you can potentially run thousands of them on a single server... I understand that ...
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Libvirt & USB Hub Passthrough

I have a virtual machine which I wish to have a USB Hub and all of its devices allocated to a virtual machine. The Hub in question is a USB hub which itself is plugged into one of the ports on the ...
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Sending SMS from legacy system without the option for physical sms/gsm modems

My problem is that there is a legacy system for building automation (ventilation, temperature, lighting etc) without the possibility for upgrades, that needs to send text messages through a connected ...
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Xen+Libvirt: How to use PVH mode with Libvirt?

PVH mode is an hybrid of PVHVM and PV modes, where you use both virtualization and paravirtualization techniques for improved guest performance. It's been introduced around Xen 4.4. I'm using Xen 4.6 ...
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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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Migrate Virtual Machine from KVM to Xen

I'm trying to migrate a Virtual Machine from Qemu KVM to Xen Hypervisor 4.1, but have problems with it. What is the best and simplest way to do it? What I've done so far: I have installed ...
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Virtual Switch Stack connections to Edge Network

I have a pair of Cisco SG500 switches stacked together as a part of my collapsed core design. I would like to connect this stack to the edge network which is comprised of two Dell Firewall/SonicWall ...
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Do I need acpid daemon in virtualization guest?

I get VPS with KVM virtualisation (server for hosting services). I remove most of desktop services (like dbus, consolekit, xorg) because of security and stability concern. Guest run on virtualised ...
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Java application is slow in virtual server (KVM)

I have a Java web application, which runs from JAR, starts embedded Tomcat and is using Spring Boot. Problem is that it runs very slow when running in KVM virtual guest. The same application in the ...
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How does Qemu handle memory?

I'm having a real hard time understanding something and I was wondering if anybody has any experience with this and is able to help. I have two KVM VMHosts, one running qemu 2.4.1 and the other ...
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Is host process listening on virtual interface added to virtual switch possible?

I have a working setup of three virtual machines (on VirtualBox) bridged to tap devices added as ports to Open vSwitch. They are able to communicate. Now, I would like to make a host process (one ...
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How can I determine the performance penalty of VT-d vs. baremetal?

I am looking to configure my server in a slight odd way to create a private cloud setup. I have to take the HBA that my storage disks are tied to and pass it into a VM (probably xen) to allow the ...
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Manage Windows Server 2012 and trunk the Hyper-V VM (same physical NIC)

I'm trying to use Hyper-V to deploy a pfSENSE box inside of it. But, the scenario is: 3 VLANs VID: 1000 VID: 2000 VID: 3000 On a physical switch port, I've tagged the Server physical port with ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Switches and DHCP

What is the best way to force VLAN segregation accross multiple Virtual switches? I have probably a rather complex setup going in the effort to get essentially 4 separate virtual switches. The ...
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Correct virtio setup on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit host

At the present moment, my guest is running inside qemu and host is kvm intel, running Ubuntu 14.04, kernel is 4.3.0 stable. From within the guest, when I run "hdparm -i /dev/sdb" on the guest, I ...
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Verifying VT-D / IOMMU Support (VGA Passthrough)

I have a 4790K I'd like to use VT-D with for hardware acceleration in a Windows guest VM (Dom0 = Ubuntu 14.04) using Xen. Intel's website CLAIMS the processor supports this: "Intel® Virtualization ...
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Using one powerful computer in a virtual environment vs using one powerful computer? [duplicate]

The title explains most of it, I want to know if it's more efficient to have one computer using VMWare vSphere to host servers on different virtual operating systems that only has one server per ...
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Assign a large subnet of IPs to KVM Guest VM

I have KVM host node running a few VMs. I create them using SolusVM panel, however they don't have an option to add bulk IPs in one shot to a guest VM which is silly. I'd like to know how I can add a ...
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OpenStack Swift: PID files don't correspond to running processes' PIDs; can't restart services - port already bound

I am running a Docker container with Swift ("Swift all-in-one") on a CentOS 7 host. I noticed that the PIDs in /var/run/swift/*.pid files differ from the actual PIDs running in the system: ...
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Virtual Host Issue on 1&1 with Debian Server

I'm running a Debian 8 LAMP server with Apache Virtual Hosts configured. I've had it running for a couple years. I recently added a second site and config. When I modified my remote system on local ...
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oVirt engine 3.6 in local Internet **connectionless** network

I wanna use oVirt engine 3.6 in my Internet connectionless network. I installed oVirt with yum over internet. After that I tried to work offline. When I go offline Web Interface it still works fine. ...
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Live Migration - Switch Infrastructure

We will be deploying into an environment intended for maximum resilience/redundancy and the capability for rapid scalability. Context This environment is: 1 x NAS server with FreeNAS RAID 2 x ...
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Is docker suitable to be used for long running containers?

I'm currently migrating from a powerfull root server to a less powerfull and most notably cheaper server. On the root server i had some services isolated into separate VMs. On the new server this is ...
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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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OpenVZ Container cannot access internet

I have Daedicated Server, and I want to split it on two virtual servers with two diffrent IP Adresses. I bought two exetrnal IP adresses for this server and now I have three, one Main Address, one for ...
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VHD from live running (CentOS) linux?

my setup: I have a XenServer and on it run a virtualized CentOS. For some reason I can't move/export/edit the disk inside XenServer. So my idea was to create inside CentOS a vhd and directly export ...
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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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KVM bad IO sync performance in Linux guest

I'm setting up virtualized Ubuntu 15.10 guest inside Ubuntu 15.04 server using libvirt and KVM. Storage in host system: # mount | grep ext4 /dev/sda1 on / type ext4 ...
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how to configure sendmail with multiple ssl certificates for multiple domains

I need to configure a server to host multiple email domains on a single IP, and thus install multiple ssl certificates. Miraculously, I have been able to get apache and dovecot to work with multiple ...
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How could I share a dedicated IP amongst multiple servers?

I'm trying to split up a big server for a few people. They aren't going to run a website on it or anything like that but they want to at least connect to the server remotely. My hosting provider is ...