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Vmware Server2 Last known working kernel version [closed]

I hope there is some vmware expert here who can help me out. I would like to know what is the lastest Linux Kernel version which known to work with Vmware Server 2.0.2. What I using right now is ...
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VMware server: no more downlod link? [closed]

I want to make a test with VMware Server on a Linux host. The latest version is 2.0.2 (from around 2009 if I remember well. Unmaitained). I downloaded it last year, but I don't find it now. The search ...
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0answers
96 views

Asign public ip addres to vmware virtual machine on linux host

We have server with linux installed on it (old debian 5.0). In this OS we have old VMWare server 2.0 installed (I know all is too old, but we don't have time to change it now) in which is installed ...
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MySql/RedHat, High I/O Wait … for a few hours… then disappears

I've got a RH server as a VMWare instance logging GPS fixes 24x7. The transaction volume hasn't changed over the months (in fact I am pruning the transaction table more aggressively now) with only ...
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1answer
346 views

vmware unique cpu identifier

I'm looking for a way to generate, or derive, a unique CPU identifier. For example: If SERVER_A uses vmotion from HOST_A to HOST_B, I want to be able to tell the differences between the cpus. Any ...
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how to monitor select processes on centos 5.x host?

I would like to monitor a select group of processes, vmware vm's, running on my centos 6 host. "top" gives me most of what I want in that I can use -p to specify only those processes and -c to get ...
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How to install VMware server 2 on Ubuntu server 11.10 ?

I am trying to install VMWare server 2 on Ubuntu server 11.10, however I am getting error which seems many people are having problem with: /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmmon-only/linux/driver.c:40: fatal ...
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2answers
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Network issue migrating an VMWare guest to an OpenVZ container

I've migrated a server from vmware to openvz, both are running on the same physical host (I plan to eliminate vmware). If I give the new openvz container a new IP anybody on the LAN and outside ...
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3answers
592 views

Fastest/best way to run headless Windows VM under Linux

I have some remote Linux servers on which I wish to run a Windows-only application. I don't want to stop running Linux on any of the servers because they do other Linux-only things, so I am thinking ...
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1answer
128 views

How do you expand a virtual drive using VMware Infrastructure Web Access?

I have a VM on a linux box that needs to have it's drive expanded. The guest OS is XP. What steps do I need to take to expand the hard drive for the XP VM? I have access to the web management and can ...
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2answers
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No connection to port 8333 in VMware server on Linux

I have installed a headless VMware server on my Linux Debian server. For some reason I cannot connect to the web management console on port 8333. However, if I port forward localhost via ssh to the ...
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1answer
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VMWare Server 2.0 renice a Virtual Machine

Is there a way to set the priority (renice) a specific Virtual Machine on my server? I am running three VMs on VMWare Server 2.0 on a Debian Lenny box with two physical CPUs. Obviously each of these ...
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1answer
264 views

VMWare Server 2.0 set processor affinity

I am running VMWare Server 2.0 on a Debian Lenny box that has two Opteron cores. I am wondering if there is a way to manually set the processor affinity so that Virtual Machines 1 & 2 get fired ...
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What is the best filesystem for VMware Server on linux host?

Unfortunately I'm still dealing these days with the deployment of VMware Server 2.0.2 hosted on Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS. Internal testing has shown big problems when running on a 64bit host but ...
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1answer
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CentOS name resolving issues

I have the following setup. A Centos machine (let say name is centoshost) connected to network and has static ip also running DNS server (BIND). IP is 192.168.1.33 Another CentOS virtual machine ...
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1answer
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Linux hangs on boot in VMware saying: Probing EDD (edd=off to disable)

I am having a problem booting RHEL 6 Beta in VMware Server 1.0.10 My Host OS is Windows XP Pro SP2. When I try to boot linux, I get this on screen: Loading vmlinuz................................ ...
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1answer
135 views

How do I let people connect to my VM running on my machine behind a router?

What right now http://test.example.com is connecting to my WinXP computer with apache. the router is directing all connections from port 80 to my local ip. However now I want http://vm.example.com to ...
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3answers
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VMware Server guest systems are extremely slow with IO load on host (Ubuntu 8.04)

We are experiencing performance issues with a VMware Server 2.x installation on an Ubuntu 8.04 host. When the host system is generating IO load (for example, copying large files as part of a backup ...
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2answers
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How to properly shutdown a Linux VMware Server Host

In our lab, we have a server running Ubuntu Linux 8.04.4 x64, with VMware Server 2.1 hosting 4 VM's. I have a major concern with regards to shutting down the host server. Mostly, how do I ensure ...
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Reloading NAT configuration on a running VMWare Server 2.0.2

I have a server running VMWare Server 2.0.2. The host is Debian Lenny. I have 15-20 virtual machines running, all attached to a single NAT network (named vmnet8). I have configured VMWare's NAT (the ...
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1answer
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How to share drive space from vmware server 2 host to a guest?

In the vmware tools in the guest there is an option to access shares from the host. What is the way to create such shares on a vmware 2 host? I did not find where in infrastructure web access. I also ...
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1answer
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VMWare Server and Linux NIC Bonding

If I am running VMWare server on a Linux host, and the VMs are using bridged network, will the VMs know to failover to the other NIC? I don't have a clear picture of how VMWare bridged networking ...
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1answer
345 views

how to netboot a Linux VM in VMware server 2.0?

Folks, I am new to using VMware, so please excuse if this is a newbie question....... How can I netboot a guest Linux virtual machine ? I'm using VMware server 2.0 running on a Linux host ( Fedora ...
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227 views

OpenVZ and VMWare Server 1.x on the same Server

Has any used a server to run both OpenVZ and VMWare Server? Are there any issues with doing this I should be aware of?
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Linux fsck.ext3 says “Device or resource busy” although I did not mount the disk

Edit This old question is maybe not worth reading, because the soulution is simple. I used checkdisk on the whole drive instead of on a partition of that drive, that's all. matnagel /Edit I am ...
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3answers
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VMware Server 2.0.2 and Firefox 3.6 RC1

it seems that VMware Server 2.0.2 and Firefox 3.6 RC1 don't like each other. I have a reproducible problem on different networks, each with same software configuration (FF3.6 RC1 and VMware Server ...
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4answers
769 views

guest crash on long backup via rsync

I recently upgraded host to Ubuntu 9.10 with vmware server 2.0.2, i had two guest machine. One is a sme server i had several crash during a session of backup with rsync to another pc. Normal ...
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2answers
485 views

vmware server 2.02 install on Ubuntu 9.10 mess

I'm trying to install vmware serer 2.02 on a brand new Ubuntu 9.10 server machine. The VMWare server install package doesn't work out of the box, and needs patching - I've followed these instructions: ...
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3answers
596 views

Connect to VMWare Server 1.0.x with Ubuntu 9.10

Does anyone know if there is anything that will install into Ubuntu 9.10 that will let me connect to a remote machine running VMWare server 1.0.x? I don't care about running VMs on Ubuntu 9.10 ...
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Add network interface to a running vmware server?

I'm running a VMware Server 2.x with a number of guests. I now need to bridge in another network interface so that it will be available for a new guest machine. The interface is visible and working ...
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VMware Server 2.0 in Linux loads a blank screen at the login page

I'm using VMware Server 2.0.1-156745.i386 for Linux on Ubuntu 8.10. When I run "vmware", it brings up what is supposed to be the login page in a browser, but it just loads a blank page. This is the ...
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VMWare Server MUI Login Help

I'm very new to VMWare server, or at least, installing it and I'm having issues with the MUI. I have read many places that generally speaking, the root user is the only one that can access the MUI ...
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VMWare Linux Host Distribution

I am running VMWare server on a linux host and was wondering if there is a particular distribution I should lean towards or away from. I am currently running it on Ubuntu but seem to have a lot of ...
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2answers
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Have to rejoin VMWare server VM to the domain after moving

With VMWare server 1.x.x on a Linux host, whenever I move a particular Windows 2003 Server VM, I always have to remove it from the Domain, reboot, rejoin to the domain, reboot. When I used to move ...
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How can I keep my vmware guest process fully resident in memory on Ubuntu linux host?

I am running a single Windows XP guest instance on a Ubuntu Desktop Linux (8.04) host via VMWare Server (2.0.0). When I initially start up the guest, it puts roughly 1.2GB of memory resident for the ...
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Web server inaccessible to one particular machine at same data center

I'm a programmer whose been pushed into server admin duty, and I've got a problem that's confusing me good. Lack of knowledge is no doubt the culprit, so educate me if you can. :) PROBLEM IN BRIEF: ...
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Several keyboard keys not working in VMWare (Host=Linux, Guest=Windows)

I installed VMWare Server 2.0 on Ubuntu 8.* and 9.*, with Windows XP as the guest system, and several keys aren't working. They either do nothing, or invoke the wrong keypress. They keys are All ...
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How do I get USB devices working in VMware with Linux as the host, and WinXP as the guest?

I can't get USB devices other than the mouse and keyboard to work in Windows under VMware. I have Ubuntu Intrepid as my host operating system, and Windows XP Service Pack 2 as the guest operating ...
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Why one of my NICs is going to sleep?

I get a virtual server with RHEL5 in a VMWare infrastructure. This server has two network cards, into different VLANs. Everuting looks to work fine but in a moment, one of the NICs become inactive. If ...