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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Does it make sense to create a “private” host-only network or vSwitch for VM-only communication on a VMware vSphere host?

Currently I have one vSwitch with a few networks on it, which talk to other devices and use VLAN tags. I have Internet, Internal, Management (VMKernel), and WWW (LB pool). However, for things like SQL ...
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libvirt (KVM) inventory application?

I've got a bunch of LibVirt-managed (locally using virsh) KVM VMs on standalone Linux hosts (local KVM, local storage). Is there any web-based application out there that will track the inventory - ...
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Can I run a KVM guest with a btrfs subvolume as file system?

I want to run a virtualized Debian stable KVM guest on a Debian stable host (to run untrusted stuff like Skype, Flash or eclipse with third-party plugins). Naturally host and guest will have many ...
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VSFTPD does not allow upload with virtual users

I am attempting to setup VSFTPD with virtual users on a server running Ubuntu 12.04. I have configured the server to allow for virtual users to login, but I am having trouble getting it to allow ...
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Cross migration of VMs

I have two w2k8r2 machines, that are in cluster, There are also two machines that are used as shared storage (with StarWind installed). On each node of the cluster there is one VM. So tell me please ...
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Failure of virtual SCSI device, Server 2012 Hyper-V - EventId 129 - Reset to device, \DeviceRaidPort0, was issued

Been running Server 2012 Hyper-V for a few months now quite reliably. That was until the following event started: EventId 129 - Reset to device, \DeviceRaidPort0, was issued When this occurs all ...
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Wake-on-lan to trigger virtual-machine with kvm and libvirt

I'm doing virtualization with KVM and managing via the Libvirt daemon. How do I start a virtual machine via wake-on-lan?
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add space to virtual disk on vmware

I have a VMWare Server 3.5 system with 2 VMs. On one powered on vm I changed the disk size from 1TB to 1,5TB. But the vm didn't see any new unallocated space so that I reboot twice the server. But ...
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Iptables firewall on a KVM host

I'm running some guests on a KVM dedicated server, and I would like to use the host as a firewall, to control all accesses down from the hypervisor, using forwarding rules. It is a good idea or is ...
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VMWare and Turnkey Linux appliance can't access network

I have a VMWare ESXi cluster running many Windows and Linux VMs perfectly. I have installed the Turnkey Linux Redmine appliance, and am having a lot of trouble getting the networking to work ...
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Configure VMware vsphere install with multiple raid arrays

I will preface by stating that I am programmer that has acquired some sysadmin extra duties. I have a server that I have installed VMware vSphere 5 on. The server has two raid arrays. 2 600GB disks ...
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Downloads stuck from a VM run by libvirt (kvm) on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I first wrote my problem on stackoverflow thinking it was a Maven proxy software problem. But I realised it was more a problem with my virtualization stack (libvirt 0.7.5-5ubuntu27.19 / kvm ...
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Xen Remus setup

Currently, I'm running the IT for a small organization, and we just purchased a new server to replace our aging Dell poweredge. As the Dell isn't so bad as to be junk, I was hoping to set up Xen on ...
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Error while creating VM using virt-manager on Xen

After a great struggle I got my XEN installed now I am using virt-manager and trying to create a VM. Since my H/W doesnt support full Virtualization using the Para Virtualization installation over ...
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Converting a VMware ESXi 4.0 Thin Provisioned VM to Citrix

I'm needing to convert a Centos 4.4 VM running on ESXi 4.0.0 to Citrix 6, however I'm not sure how to go about it as it's using thin provisioning. Normally, I'd copy the *-flat.vmdk files over to ...
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Virtual Network Interface

I have a question about setting up a customized network over virtual machines. I just have access to one cloud provider that gives me ability to load multiple virtual machines. Each user may have his ...
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How do I tunnel an HTTPS proxy through a virtual machine (VMWare)

I have a personal setup at home using VMWare Workstation. I also have a set of Virtual Private Machines that run Squid, and therefore provide me HTTPS proxy tunnels. Using Proxifier, I can tunnel all ...
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installation error in kvm

after installimg kvm ,i can't load guest guest operating system it shows the following error Unable to complete install: 'internal error Process exited while reading console log output: chardev: ...
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How to browse VPC website in host machine?

I'm kind of confused with the network adapters in Windows Virtual PC, I was able to browse my SharePoint website inside the Virtual PC, but I wanted to browse the website in my host machine, I wanted ...
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Networking OpenVZ VEs

I've got a host with OpenVZ installed on it with several containers. I want to set up a virtual network between some of them but without having to use any physical devices but I'm new to OpenVZ and ...
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Get IP-Adresse of bridged virtual machines

I'm using KVM with qemu/libvirtd for virtualization in my local network. Now I'm working on a script which should simplify the cloning and downloading process of virtual machines. For this I need to ...
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I/O Activiy in a virtual disk after close the Virtual Machine

I am seeing this behavior and I find it interesting. After I close a Virtual Machine on VMWare-Workstation, even closing the VMWware-Workstation console I see lots of hard disk activiy on of the ...
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Virtualizing a requested file

We have a PHP application that is encrypted with IonCube. This application calls an XML file stored in the same directory to get its configuration options. The license for the software allows us to ...
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VMWare Restart — Blank Screen

I am running VMWare Server on a Windows 2K8 server. I was wondering what the default behavior is for a restart or shutdown initiated from within the virtual host? Currently, when I restart the virtual ...
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UEC: Estimate VM CPU capabilities

Using Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, how do I estimate the CPU capabilities that my VMs can have based on the server CPU? Let's say that I have a Intel Xeon X3440 ( http://ark.intel.com/products/42928 ). ...
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Is there a tool that take a set of VHD files, and that produce a base disk + differentiating disks?

On my Hyper-V R2 virtual platform, I'm often using differentiating disks to preserve disk space. Basically, I have this hierarchy of differentiating disk : OS 1.vhd Dev platform.vhd User 1 dev ...
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How can I set up my own DHCP subnet on Rackspace?

Update: As per grawity and MonkeeSage's comments, it seems my question was pointed in the wrong direction. I've updated the title and question below... I'm currently evaluating LXC as an option for ...
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setting CPU cache size and model for KVM guest

Is there any possibility to create a custom CPU model for KVM Linux guests, or at least to modify parameters such as cache size and model name? I know I can set CPU features, topology and pinning and ...
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How to create a shared disk across two or more virtual machines setup on ESX 4.1

How to create a shared disk across two or more virtual machines setup on ESX 4.1 ? My setup : 1. Created three virtual machines on ESX 4.1 2. All the virtual machines have RHEL5U3 installed. ...
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re-making windows-7 iso results in no ethernet controller driver

I am making an unattended installation of Windows 7. I've gotten a bug down to this: I start with a regular Win-7 Ultimate iso. If I install this manually on a VirtualBox virtual machine, everything ...
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running desktop in ec2

I am wondering if anyone has successfully ran any virtual windows7(or vista) OS's on their linux ec2 instance. We're getting a high memory large instance and I have one user who wants to run a .net ...
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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 ...
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Function of command vmware-vim-cmd vimsvc/connect?

Does anyone know the function of the command "vmware-vim-cmd vimsvc/connect (vimid)". I thought that after executing this command with correct virtual machine id, I will be connected to the shell of ...
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URL redirect to a virtual server on a VLAN

I have a production site, running off 10 servers. I've been given another virtual server on the same network as these 10 servers, to use for testing purposes. This server doesn't have it's own DNS ...
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Design of a hosting network

I am sketching a network design for a KVM hosting site, preparing for hundreds of virtual guests. In our current design, every customer (no matter if physical or virtual) reside on their own VLAN to ...
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Error: running qemu on powerpc

I have installed qemu-0.13.0 on x86 system. I downloaded debian-powerpc image from http://people.debian.org/~aurel32/qemu/powerpc/ and used it with this command $qemu-system-ppc -hda ...
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Microsoft VirtualPC Networking Issue

I am using Microsoft VPC running the supplied microsoft images to test IE6/7. The ip addresses that get assigned to these images are via dhcp and get valid ip addresses in my subnet. They can access ...
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need recommendation for running PHP/Zend based optimizer

Firstly, I must admit that I don't know much about setting up PHP beyond the basics. I have an Ubuntu 10.04 server system (hosted) running primarily as an FTP store for a commercial store software. ...
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How to remove MySQL from OSX Server?

Please be doubly sure that you've investigated this on OSX Server. http://www.apple.com/server/macosx/ Which is a different beast from normal OSX. OSX Server (not the desktop version) includes a ...
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What VM control panels support snapshots?

Which web based control panels provide snapshots? Please include free software and paid software < $1000. If you can, be specific as to if it supports: VMWare Xen Virtuozzzo OpenVZ Other ...
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Timing out when reverting VM Image from command line with VMRun.exe

Every time I try to revert Virtual Machines from the command line on my server, with the machine powered ON or OFF, the vmrun.exe hits the timeout after about 1.5 minutes. Is there a way to work ...
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Migrating a running production server to Xen, unmodified as a second HDD?

I have a production server which I am looking to virtualize via XEN. For this purpose I have purchased a new Sata HDD, in which I have promptly installed CentOS 5.5 x64 with XEN server installed. Now ...
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How should I approach consolidation of BEA WebLogic application development workstations?

I am hoping to gain some insight as to how I might virtualize/consolidate the desktop environment for my developers. Our dev/unit testing environment consists of a WebLogic server installed on each ...
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ERROR : OVM-2007 Oracle VM Agent is not active,

I have a server that I installed OVS(OVS Ver. 2.1) on it. I useing https to connect to the server-> https://localhost:4443/OVS but I can't create a server pool because this error appear : OVM-2007 ...
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How do I export my web-host's (VPS) filesystem to an image to load locally in a VM?

I'm a dev new to sysadmin, armed with root access to a linux box. I want to practice a bit on the configuration in a local virtual machine. What setup would I need to do this? My current idea is: ...
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RabbitMQ and persistence (blocking writes?)

I want to create a RabbitMQ server on a virtual machine (VMware) to be used in production. It will contain persistent queues. I'm wondering if it is a bad idea to store the server on a NAS that's ...
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Implementing hardware virtualization for custom hardware

When using QEMU/KVM there are certain network adapters that are supported and emulated. If one wanted to emulate the guest OS's original network adapter (e.g - a Broadcom interface that was present on ...
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Import virtualBox appliance to KVM

Im new using KVM as a virtualization solution. Currently I'm using VirtualBox to manage my virtual machines in my personal computer, but I'm moving my virtualization to a Server, so I set up a Linux ...
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We have Solaris 10 VM in KVM (ProxmoxVE) how to check if Solaris is using all cores?

I'm trying to figure out is VM Solaris 10 (which is virtualized with KVM on ProxmoxVE) using all allocated CPUs? Host HW is Dell poweredge r720. And find a way how to check that for example gzip on ...
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How to interpret Task Manager in a virtualized environment?

I'm wondering about how Task Manager calculates CPU utilization in a virtualized environment. I can think of two ways: Count the number of cycles used and divide by the number of cycles available, ...