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45 views

May i known about vCenter Configuration of VMs automatic startup and shutdown configuration delay time different [closed]

Please May I known ..vCenter already Installed on ESXi 5.0 and already installed VMs on vCenter .. in ESX host configuration=>VMs Startup/Shutdown=>properties=>System setting.. Default Startup delay ...
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1answer
30 views

ESXi5 VMs are not startup in configuration of VMs startup and shutdown

my client site is 6 ESXi5.0, 2ESX for clone servers ..in this two esx configuration one for VMA servers for Plam secure device and one for APC UPS managers.. for this esxi VMs start up and shutdown ...
1
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0answers
77 views

VCenter Upgrade Does not work

Task/Details We need to upgrade our Vcenter enviornment from v4.1.0 Build Number: 799345 to v4.1.0 Update 3 Build Number: 816786 Problem After backing up the database and the SSL certificates we ...
4
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1answer
784 views

Potential VMWare 5.1 Fault Tolerance bug/issue?

Background / Setup I've got a fresh install of vCenter Server 5.1 and associated components. I've taken all steps (as far as I can tell) to enable FT, and it worked the first time (yanked a power ...
0
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1answer
387 views

vlans broadcast works but ping doesn't

i have a server with ESX5, have a Standar Switch(vswitch1) with one physical NIC attached, vswitch1 VLAN ID is set to All(4095) so it can see traffic on any VLAN, connected to vswitch1 i have 2 VM, ...
1
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1answer
163 views

esx5 debian VM vlan setup

i have a server with ESX5, have a switch with about 20 vlans, this is how setup the trunk port interface GigabitEthernet0/1/1 description ToOper port link-type trunk undo port trunk allow-pass ...
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0answers
549 views

How to redirect a Hyper-V COM port named pipe to a file?

I would like to redirect the serial port output on RedHat 5.7 to some recordable or reviewable medium. The normal way to do this on a physical machine is to add the console parameters to the kernel ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Virtual Audio Cable not working on Windows Server 2008 R2

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 ...
0
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3answers
756 views

VMWare ESX installation on sata disk

I have a PC with Gigabyte H77 motherboard with Intel I5-3550 CPU 8 GB RAM 1600MHz and a 500GB Harddisk (7200RPM) - WD Sata III disk I wish to install esx on it and run some virtual machines on it. ...
3
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2answers
251 views

Hardening Virtual Machine

I have a CentOS based product I'm looking to distribute it as a virtual machine (VMWare, XEN and KVM) and I have been lately assessing the steps needed to protect the VM. The VM's data shouldn't be ...
0
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0answers
2k views

Windows 2008 R2 x64 on VM, displaying black screen

I have migrated Windows 2008 R2 VM from one datastore to another, now when I boot the Windows on LSI Logic Parallel it shows the window booting then goes black screen before the login. On the black ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Virtual machine lost after power cut

We have just had a power issue and our ESX (ESXi 4.1.0) host lost power and then rebooted. All but one of the virtual servers have rebooted with no problem, however one of them refused to power up. I ...
1
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1answer
390 views

ESX: Get VM uuid/name from within VM

Is there a way to get a VM's name or UUID from within the VM itself, for a VM that is running on a VMWare ESX server? If so, what is the way? My use case is: I'm cloning a bunch of VMs. A program ...
1
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2answers
928 views

Is there a disadvantage to running nginx on a VM?

I plan on using nginx to host much of my static content with some minimal php. I'm going to have 2 servers for nginx, but that may be too much hardware for what I need. I'm thinking about dividing ...
3
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1answer
764 views

ESX shut down VMs when some but not all storage paths failed

I've been on hold now for an hour waiting for VMware support and am betting serverfault can beat them to the answer! I am running ESX 4.0 and 4.1 on 6 HP blades, using FibreChannel LUN storage. We ...
0
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1answer
195 views

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 ...
0
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3answers
228 views

Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline

I use ESX server 3.5.0 and I have created 32 instances(VMs) on this machine by cloning the same vm.These instances are not on network yet but I have configured ESX service console and it is on ...
0
votes
1answer
620 views

Does migrating 2 domain controllers between 2 datacentre requires both virtual machines to be shut down at the same time?

I was attempting to migrate 2 virtual machines that are domain controllers between 2 datacentres running ESX 3.5 and ESX 4.1. I was advised to shut down both domain controller at the same time during ...
1
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3answers
193 views

Big MTUs under some VM system

I'm pretty sure we aren't the only site using jumbo frames (~9k), right? Well, for those of you that are doing it as well, what are you doing about virtualization? Namely: Xen doesn't support ...
1
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3answers
249 views

170 virtual machines HA requirements

my questions is : if i need to deploy 170 virtual machines and i need HA. is it possible to deploy all 170 vistual machines on one ESX host and in case one ESX host is down. all virtual will migrate ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Reached maximum VM restart count for {nombre_vm}

We have 4 ESX Server in cluster. Yesterday i received this warning in all VM: Reached maximum VM restart count for {vm_name}. We canĀ“t do VMotion and others tasks whit these machines. Any idea? what ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Bandwidth bottleneck on VMWare ESX Virtual Machine

I have 2 loadbalanced apache virtual servers that handle a couple thousand requests per minute, and I am trying to diagnose the bottleneck that is slowing them down. My webservers each have one ...
1
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4answers
2k views

VMWare ESX/ESXi Server Config with RAID 6 - is it advisable?

I am trying to spec out a server machine to run VMWare ESX/ESXi to host about 3-4 VM's. They will likely be hosting VM's running IIS, Apache and BIND. We don't have a huge budget for this and to a ...
2
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6answers
516 views

Setting up a dense virtual lab

I want to create a lab of virtual machines for testing. Something on the order of 80 Windows machines and 20 Linux boxes. The client OS doesn't need to do much but respond to ping, etc. They can ...
17
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10answers
19k views

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 ...