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What's important to keep track of with a vBlock? [duplicate]

What are the most vital aspects to keep track of in a vblock? Cpu allocation, memory, storage allocation? It's a pre-setup environment that allows for infrastructure virtualization at scale with ...
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0answers
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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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1answer
66 views

moving to a new dedicated server and need advice on the new setup [closed]

I currently have a dedicated server that we have outgrown and we are moving to another server. Our current setup was a 8gb W2008R2 server running a W2008R2 IIS virtual machine using VMWare. We are ...
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2answers
714 views

converting KVM virtual machines to VMware-vsphere

I am using KVM on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and Virtual Machines are running on it in LVM. I want to migrate of them to Vmware-vsphere. How can I achieve this. Can some one suggest as where do I begin?
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1answer
220 views

Repairing corrupted VMWare Virtual Machine

I've got a Virtual Machine that got corrupted due to power failure. I couldn't re-attach it to the VMWare Server 2.0.2. Trying to do so is causing VMWare Host Agent to crash and the service is getting ...
3
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1answer
380 views

ESXi 5.1 on Poweredge 510 freezes after base-esx update

Background / Problem Just experienced an issue where an ESXi host was upgraded from 5.0 --> 5.1 perfectly fine. Then, I did a scan and remediated a patch (ESXi510-201210401-BG) Looking into the host ...
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2answers
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VMware ESXi 4.0 upgrade to ESXi 5.1 minimize VM downtime

I am looking for the least amount of down time to do the following: Issue: One ESX Host running ESXi 4.0 (locally attached storage) with one VM running on it. This host needs to be updated to ESXi ...
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1answer
262 views

Does Windows Server 2012 work on VMWare Server 2

VMWare Server 2.0 is non longer supported by VMWare but still available 'as is'. Is it possible to run Windows Server 2012 standard on it?
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4answers
294 views

How to confirm I'm on a VMWare powered VPS?

I chose a new VPS host partially based on their use of VMware. I have no reason to doubt that is the case, but would like to know if there is a way I can very the virtuilization platform from inside ...
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2answers
854 views

How to free snapshot disk space in VMware?

Our guest machines in ESXi server has lot of snapshots. While I am deleting them, they are merging. So I am in doubt whether deleting snapshot would help me gain disk space. Can any one clarify ...
2
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0answers
637 views

“Error: Unknown error” when trying to start virtual machine from VMware server

Problem We are running VMware Server 2.0.0 build-116503 on a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server. There is a virtual machine installed, running Lotus Domino on Windows Server 2003. Ever since a sudden power ...
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5answers
595 views

How to keep track of vm hosts and guests and IP addresses?

Internally, we have several VM hosts. We are constantly provisioning new guests on these hosts. What tool to you guys use to keep track of what hosts hosts you have out there, the host system stats, ...
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1answer
561 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
148 views

VMWare Network Configuration

I am running VMWare Server on a Windows 2K8 server. I want to ensure that I am correctly configuring the virtual network adapter. What settings should I use to assign a static IP to the virtual ...
0
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1answer
189 views

Cannot delete unresponsive machine on VMWare Infrastructure Web Access on Windows 2003 host

I have some Windows virtual machines running on VMware on a Windows 2003 host, and I administer them via the Infrastructure web access. I recently added a CentOS Linux machine as well and it was ...
1
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1answer
81 views

Giving a static IP to a VM in Server 2008

I have a dedicated server in Las Vegas. Yesterday I learn the awesome things about VMWare Server and I got that installed on it. Then I placed a CentOS 5.5 in one of the VM and its running as it ...
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5answers
106 views

An efficient setup of several VPSs on one box?

I hope its ok to ask this question on serverfault, its not an actual fault but more of an implementation advice request. I would like to have a dedicated server that I can deploy my own VPSs on. ...
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2answers
753 views

VMWare - 64bit Guest on 32bit Host (Win 7) - Will it recognize >4GB RAM?

Here's the setup: -32bit Windows 7 Host O/S, recognizing only ~3GB of 6GB RAM If I virtualized a 64bit guest using VMWare, will it be possible for it to address the full ~6GB of RAM, or am I ...
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7answers
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Make a copy running VM-ware Virtual Machines

I want to backup my virtual machines while they are running, is it possible to do this without buying more VM-Ware products? They are running on CentOS 5.2.
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3answers
703 views

Performance tweaks and upgrades for VMWare Server 2

Our software department has a server running VMWare Server 2. We typically have 8-10 VMs running as test environments (Win XP and Server 08) for various versions of our software, and one VM that is ...
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2answers
111 views

Virtual Machine Server on OS X

Is there a good VM server meant to run on OS X? I see VMWare Server runs on linux and windows but not os x.
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2answers
484 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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7answers
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Virtual machine image compatibility between VMware Server and VMware Player

I'm trying to minimize the number of different product versions used on my PC's both at work and at home. So far I have a mixture of: VMware Server 1.0.7 VMware Server 2.0.2 VMware Player 2.5.3 ...
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3answers
125 views

Windows XP environment that is reproducable

I want to set up a Windows XP environment that can be copied directly with the following properties: Same programs/settings installed on all of the instances Only things differing are necessary ...
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2answers
544 views

Remote Desktop to virtual machine by machine name instead of IP address

I have a couple virtual machines running in VMWare Server. I can RDP to them using their intranet IP address, but not by their machine name. Why is this? Is there a setting that will allow this? my ...
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5answers
984 views

Freeware Virtualization, Virtual PC vs VMWare, Central Dashboard, etc

this is my first post so [waits for sympathy] hopefully it won't be too bad, I know this is primarily a quick question-and-answer site, but I wanted to get some opinions and I think for what I'm ...
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1answer
899 views

Vista virtual machine runs slow in Vmware Server 2.0

I'm running Vmware Server 2.0 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61, on Windows XP. Normally, VMs run fine on this setup, but I installed a Vista VM and it's running painfully slow. Too slow to even use. There's ...
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2answers
1k views

Is it possible to set a permanent MAC address for a VMWare virtual machine?

I have some software running on a Windows virtual machine. I am using VMWare as the virtualization technology. The problem comes in with the software's activation / registration. The company who ...
3
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2answers
6k views

VMWare Server 2.0 auto start VM

I have a production server running vmware server 2.0. I want one of the VM's (company intranet) to power on automatically if the host server is rebooted. I searched online and found references to an ...
2
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1answer
11k views

Corrupt vmware vmdk file

We're running VMware Server 2.0 as the host, and Windows 2003 as the guest. We started getting the error message below. From some quick searching it appears that we probably have a corrupt vmdk ...
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1answer
94 views

How to choose/configure VM for offsite demos?

I am setting up a laptop to take to customer site to run software demo. Laptop runs XP Pro as host OS and needs to run Windows Server 2003 as guest OS. I have successfully created both VMware Server ...