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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Image build system that derives from a base Windows 8.1 image

For our VDI deployment, we have several Windows 8.1 images for target groups that require different suites of applications. The current update procedure requires us to update the OS on each ...
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Azure public endpoint SSL termination

In Azure, is there any way to set up an HTTPS endpoint directly on the public VIP, as opposed to joining each VM to a load balanced set, so that I can associate this endpoint with the SSL certificate ...
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Video memory required for desktop virtualization [closed]

I am planning to set up 3 virtual desktops using vmware. I have this server with video memory of 32mb and 32 GB RAM. What is the recommended video memory for this set up and is it possible to upgrade ...
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Filter Traffic Between Virtual Machines

I have a machine with Fedora 21 which acts as a host system for two virtual machines. The VMs are made up using QEMU/KVM/libvirt/virt-manager. One VM is running a webserver, the other VM acts as a ...
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How to find out if a Solaris machine is virtualized or not?

I have a set of machines and want to know how to find out if a given machine is virtualized or not. Any commands?
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KVM bridged network like in virtualbox

I have a server with 3 NIC's with OpenSUSE 13.2 and KVM installed. I have installed Debian as guest. My network is 192.168.88.0/24, DHCP server is at 192.168.88.1. Now I want my guest to also get a ...
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Why does an OpenVZ host show processes running in a container?

My OpenVZ (debian) host environment has only the minimal packages installed. Now I was irritated to see a mysqld process in top when the mysql package is installed and running only in one container. ...
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How much contention is too much in VMware?

For a while now I've been trying to figure out why quite a few of our business-critical systems are getting reports of "slowness" ranging from mild to extreme. I've recently turned my eye to the ...
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solaris 11 express hosting vm's

I have been trying to wrap my head around this one. I have not seen a decent yes/no or how answer yet. I have a solaris 11 zfs server I want to host 2 or 3 vm's on it and have them use a loop network ...
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VMware Linux Server — how can you tell if you are a vm or real hardware?

An interesting question. I have logged into a Linux (most likely SuSE) host. Is there some way that I can tell programmatically that I am a VM host or not? Also assume that the vmtools are not ...
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Cross-platform filesystem watcher, running in VM watching host?

Can anybody suggest a way to copy data from a VM's host to the VM[0] in way that is cross-platform across hosts (i.e. Windows, Mac or Linux)? Right now, I'm achieving this by running rsync in the VM ...
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Connecting a LAN drive to Windows 2008 / 2012 VM instance on Google / AWS / Azure

Scenario: Our office uses a Sage software on multiple workstations. The software is individually installed on each workstations, but the database is stored on a server tower that has shared access to ...
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Linux on VMware - why use partitioning?

When installing Linux VMs in a virtualized environment (ESXi in my case), are there any compelling reasons to partition the disks (when using ext4) rather than just adding separate disks for each ...
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Vios x LPAR Clients - SEA relationship

I am developing a script to list all SEA adapters in a VIOs, their related physical, virtual adapters, along with their status and VLAN TAG ids. I wish to include on this script the VIO clients ...
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Read/write access for passthrough (9p) filesystems with libvirt/qemu?

I have recently started experimenting with the support for passthrough filesystems in recent versions of KVM/QEMU/libvirt. Making the filesystems available for read access has "just worked", but I'm ...
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Hypervisor The operation cannot be performed while the object is in it's current state

I attempted to reboot one of my VMs in the Hyper-V Manager. It's a Centos VM and all of my other centos machines are behaving as they should although I can't get this particular one to boot. I'm a ...
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How to add Virtual Hosting to two existing VM servers

I'm trying to run two Ubuntu VM's on one machine, each running a separate LAMP stack serving different websites. Is it possible to use Virtual Hosting to accomplish this? I've read that it's ...
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XEN Guest error cannot open display

[XEN - dom0] Ubuntu 12.04.5 server x64bit , using it on CLI Mode - no GUI installed [domU - guest] HVM guest created via configuration file, I Determine the started DomU port attached with : # xm ...
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Is a Beowulf cluster a solution for me? [duplicate]

Background I'm an undergrad working on an scientific experiment. Till now I was pilot testing our one of the program on Ubuntu 12.04 and now I need to deploy it. The PC on which I tested the program ...
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VPN SSTP windows client can not ping or connect to VPN server but it can talk to every other PC on the local LAN that VPN server is on

So I have an SSTP (with native Windows client) working fine in a sense. My windows client's local IP is 192.168.10.11 , so its local network is: 192.168.10.x The Remote VPN server is behind a router ...
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Simulated NAT Traversal on Virtual Box

I have installed virtual box ( with Two virtual Adapters(NAT-type)) - Host (Ubuntu -10.10) - Guest-Opensuse-11.4. My Objective is to simulate all four types of NAT as defined here. Simulating the ...
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How to convert physical server to Azure VM

I am running Windows 2008 R2 on physical server (Dell Machine). Now I want to convert the physical server to Azure VM. I have tried with disk2vhd utility but I am getting the below error while ...
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during snapshot merging… are deleted transactions ignored?

If i take a snapshot in vmware/vbox for example and soon after i delete a 5GB file.. the snapshot delta file will grow +5GB with the deleted files content to allow it to be recovered by restoring the ...
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Vmware ESX 5.1- Consolidate a VM

One of my virtual machines needs consolidation. If I start Consolidation, will my vm be unaivalable, or it will continue to work and do the consolidation in the background? thank you in advance for ...
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FreeBSD10 resize virtual server image to smaller partition

I have a VPS on the new Vultr system and I am noticing that they do not have pv-grub ready and available which makes my dilemma even more interesting. I have a 40gig image I need to migrate to a 15 ...
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Systems freezes + Memory issues

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 server and increased its RAM to 32GB from 16GB. (for a small business). 1-2 months after the upgrade the system started to freeze seemingly randomly. Whether it was posting ...
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Can I install Backup Exec in a guest

We want to have a single physical machine as host, having several guests. One of the backup solutions we're considering is using Backup Exec to backup to external disks or tape, having Backup Exec ...
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How to P2V a RAIDed IBM Netfinity 7100 W2000 server

I have a legacy machine from IBM (A Netfinity 7100) running a Windows 2000 SP4 server OS. We are trying to move it to a virtual environment (KVM under Linux) to decommission this old, costly hardware. ...
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how to create virtual private server in openVZ with two physical interfaces

I have couple of queries What are the possible ways to create a virtual private server with two physical interfaces(eth0 and eth1) in openVZ? if not how it should be achieved ? vzctl set 101 ...
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How to add URL's to wiki (MediaWiki) powered documentation?

We have an internal company wiki. The wiki engine being used is MediaWiki, the wiki engine that runs Wikipedia. Some of it contains IT stuff. One of the things i want want to have are hyperlinks to ...
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KVM bridged network cannot connect to the server

I installed KVM on my Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on OVH dedicated server. I cannot connect to my virtual host over ssh. My server IP: AAA.AAA.AAA.AAA My Failover IP: BBB.BBB.BBB.BBB My config on the ...
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Hyper-V Internal/Private vSwitch Traffic

The problem: I am unable to get traffic between a Hyper-V host and it's VM to utilize an internal virtual switch while an external virtual switch is also connected. Currently running a single Win2012 ...
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Cluster vs Virtualization [closed]

I’m working in releasing a video hosting website (files are from webcams) Each file size will be less than 1 mb. I would like to be able to easily extend my storage capacity and have high ...
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VMware Workstation guest OS (Windows) resets date/time to host on restart [closed]

Everytime I restart my windows guest machine, it resets the date/time to the host date/time. How can I change it permanently? UPDATE: Time sync is already disabled in VMware tools
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Ping (DUP) with Linux bridges and tap devices

http://imgur.com/qPoy2QJ I have two Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) VM (running on KVM) that networked together using two Linux bridges as shown above. The network interfaces are Linux TAP devices. The problem ...
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Prevent container from shutting down at console exit

As the manual clearly states, an LXC container automatically destroys (shuts down) itself when you exit the console. However, we're using these machines as servers (sshd, sometimes apache, ...) and I ...
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LinuxContainers arch-linux double login tty

Since upgrading to LXC 1.0 with the new Arch Linux template when I create a new instance I have a double tty when invoking: lxc-console --name <container> This is the output: Arch Linux ...
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Can I run virtualbox 64bit OS in a Azure Virtual Machine?

I installed VirtualBox 4.3.2 in my Azure Virtual Machine, but I can't open a 64 bit VM (Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit). Virtualbox send a message about not having vt-x support Can I configure my ...
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Running 100 virtual machines on a single VMWare host server

I've been using VMWare for many years, running dozens of production servers with very few issues. But I never tried hosting more than 20 VMs on a single physical host. Here is the idea: A stripped ...
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Error when trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 Hyper-v VM from Virtual DVD .iso [closed]

I'm trying to install a Hyper-v Gen 2 Ubuntu 14.10 Virtual Machine via a DVD .iso that I have attached as a virtual DVD on my Windows Server 2012 R2 First, two things that I know will be asked: ...
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Support for virtual IPMI in a VM?

This might be a silly question, but... Is there any hypervisor or other virtualization solution which supports a "virtual IPMI" for virtual machines? I.e. would allow access to something that looks ...
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Windows DHCP MAC-Range to Scope allocation

I wonder if there is any options to map a specific Range of MAC addresses to a specific DHCP address scope. The thing is, I want a specific scope for address allocation to bridged Virtual Machines ...
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How can I configure multiple tap interfaces for a single KVM virtual machine

I am trying to setup a VM using Linux KVM for a F5 BIG-IP VE deployment (used in a lab) ...
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hyper-v error manage VM

I have a problem in the management of the machines in Hyper-V, when I try to open the console I get the following error: an error occurred while attempting to launch the Virtual Machine ...
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hyper-v fails when attaching more disk to VM. The VM won't start and generates an error

I'm lost at what to do about this: Hi... System: Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V farm running with failover cluster with a EVA 4400 as backend. When I attach a new disk to a VM it fails when I try to start ...
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What is the maximum number of VM which can be used for a single baseimage? [duplicate]

In my current project I am using KVM hypervisor and qcow2 as a base image. On that base image I am creating many VMs, say 100s of VMs. So, my question is that will that baseimage be a bottleneck for ...
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Cannot Properly Manage Server 2012 r2 Hyper V Core

http://i.stack.imgur.com/hYak5.jpg I have just installed the Hyper V 2012 r2 Core system. I was able to name it, add it to the domain, even RDP into it (which is just worthless). However, When I ...
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Native software on dedicated machine vs virtualizing services on dedicated machine

I used to have a VPS, and the benefits of a VPS are pretty obvious: instant snapshots, instant booting, instant and one click changes rollback (so if I mess up really bad, even losing network ...
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How to interpret values of Perfmon counter Hyper-V Hypervisor Virtual processor\CPU Wait time per dispatch

So there is a lot of guidance on the web that advises tracking the values of the Perfmon counter Hyper-V Hypervisor Virtual processor\CPU Wait time per dispatch as the nearest Hyper-V equivalent of ...
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“Target the specific user you will be using and assign it user id 0/group 0”

I am trying to virtualize an Ubuntu machine using VMWare vCenter Converter, but ran into permissions issues. I followed the instructions of part 1 and 2 on this page but when I got to "For Ubuntu ...