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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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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(KVM) virt-manager stuck in password prompt after open VM

so i installed a fresh ubuntu server 14.04 with KVM, i'm connecting with my other ubuntu machine using virt-manager. so after i had permissions problem creating a new VM, i uncomment user="root" and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Newbie to KVM/oVirt/ovs looking for clarity

I have some experience with vSphere, but am looking to get up and running with KVM. I've been looking at using oVirt as a VCenter type manager but, being new to all things ...
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Access to equally defined VM in different VLANs

I have a working libvirt cluster and in order to perform some paralellization I have duplicated it. At the moment my scenario looks like this: two clusters whose VM definitions are exactly the same, ...
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Backup KVM running machine safely

I read some solutions to make backups of running VMs, but all take offline snapshots that seems difficult that will work if the VM has high I/O load. I have tested but i have doubts about the process ...
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Nginx: possible to use SSL certificates from different authorities on one IP address?

I'd like to know if it's possible to have two Nginx virtual hosts sitting on the same v4 IP address. I know there exist SNI but I have two basic (no SAN, no wildcard) SSL certificates from two ...
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Create a local cluster with Vagrant/CoreOS/Docker

I'm trying to create a local environment for testing purpose composed of: a Vagrant CoreOS Cluster (3 nodes) a Docker container launched with an Nginx image loaded, launched on one node I've ...
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Hyper-v number of Virtual Processor (Virtual CPU) on Virtual Machine

VMware world recommends that you only add one Virtual CPU on each Virtual Machine unless that your application requires detect more than one CPU. Does this recommendation could be applied on ...
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Debian does not shut down interface with ip link set … down

I have a really specific question for a trunk-testing environment. I have this network setup: +------------+ +------------+ | | +-----+ | | | eth0 ...
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How to measure boot time of a VM from host machine?

On both Guest machine and host machine, I am using Ubuntu 12.04. As a hypervisor I am using KVM. I want to perform some experiments related to boot-storm and I have created all other scripts to ...
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No connectivity between azure VMs

In my azure environment, I have 4 VMsx running Windows Server 2012 R2 10.0.0.4 (AD, DNS) 10.0.0.5 (ADFS) 10.0.0.6 (MSSQLSERVER) 10.0.0.7 (IIS) All of the machines are connected by an azure virtual ...
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Multiple IP addresses on host and one on kvm

I've recently configured my network using advice from this question but now I need to configure this a little different. I'm using Debian distribution. I have one dedicated server with 3 IP addresses ...
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Can vSphere PowerCLI cmdlets execute from a PS1 file?

I'm looking to write an admin script that will: Delete a VM from vSphere Delete the VM's DNS entry Release the VM's IP address with our Windows DHCP server I can accomplish the first item via ...
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Virtual PC/Server software intalled on SBS 2011 Essentials that hosts other Windows OS?

I'd like to know if anyone else has successfully installed Oracle Virtual Box, VMware Workstation, or Virtual PC 2007 software on SBS 2011 Essentials that hosts other Windows OS without causing any ...
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Two IP addresses one network interface and virtualization

I have a Debian [H] host server with one network interface, configured like this (/etc/network/interfaces): auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address xxx.yyy.zzz.77 ...
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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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Manage oVirt environment

I'm starting to deploy oVirt in one of my works, and I have a lot of questions about how to manage everything when you start using it. First I'll describe my setup. I have three machines, two ...
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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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Linux high RAM usage for unknown reason

after searching around for this and only finding posts of people who do not interpret the "cached" figure correctly, I decided to ask this question. I have some servers at hand, which act strangely. ...
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How to configure VXLAN over linux bridge?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which support VXLAN configuration. Currently I can add a VXLAN interface such that: vagrant@ubuntu:~$ sudo ip link add vxlan1 type vxlan id 1 group 239.1.1.2 vagrant@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Transfer physical Windows Server 2008R2 licence to Hyper-V server [duplicate]

I have a plan to upgrade my 2008R2 Standard Edition to 2012R2 Standard Edition, and then virtualize them with Hyper-V 2012R2. Is it possible to upgrade from Windows Server 2008R2 Standard Edition to ...
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KVM guest is unable to access the internet

I have a Debian host that has several allocated IPs and KVM with a Debian guest using a bridged network. The guest is completely unable to reach the network, including the LAN or even the host. ...
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How do I configure KVM guest to have Internet access?

I am trying to get KVM working on my Debian server and I am having a slight problem with networking with my guest OS (also Debian). The virtual machine is using the "default" network (without a ...
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Physical processor to virtual processor scaling

If I have a Windows Server 2012R2 with Hyper-V role installed, and the configuration is: 4 processors, Intel Xeon E5-4620v2 and each one is 8 cores/16 threads, can I utilize enough power for ...
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routing a second public IP to multiple VM's

myself and a friend have rented a dedicated server and have used KVM and libvirt to create virtual machines for us to use. (we are using debian jessie on the host) we purchased two additional IP ...
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Static IP injection to guest VM in Win2k8

Is there a way to inject IP address and do network configuration of a CentOS VM running on Windows server 2008? In Win2k12 there is SetGuestNetworkAdapterConfiguration using which IP address can be ...