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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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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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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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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 ...
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VMware Server 2: I Installed Win Server 2003 64Bit, but can´t install 64Bit-Software in Guest-System

i have a question concerning VMware Server 2. I have an x86_64 architecture hostsystem. I prepared my BIOS (vi enabled) to be able to install WIN Server 2003 64Bit-System (Guest). The installation ...
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logging in from Linux to a Vmware host on SSh did not happen but reverse was working

Ok it might sound silly but since I do not have used Windows so I have not much idea of what is that.Some one created some virtual machines using vmware on a Windows 7 machine.I was able to do an ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 - can't change or remove the default gateway

We've installed VMWare Server 2.0 on Windows 2008R2. After some time playing with it (actually only removing host-only and nat networks, and binding adapters to the specified vmnets) we've noticed a ...
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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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Does this disc configuration make sense

I have a customer with the following set up, does it make sense...? A large VM machine, 64 GB with SAN Then a sql server machine that has Partition C:\ on LUN with Raid 5 Partition D:\ on LUN with ...
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160 views

CPU load high when accessing host disks from guest

I've been trying out VMware server for a while using different guest OS. On all of them I've seen the same thing - a lot of CPU is used when accessing the host's disks from the guest. The System ...
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Windows Server 2008 small business server 64-Bit Vmware Server 2 IIS 7 HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable

I've tried to install vmware server 2 on a small business server 2008 host and IIS 7 stopped working. Everytime I tried to access any website on the server including OWA I get HTTP Error 503. The ...
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299 views

How to forward port from internal interface to virtual machine in local network?

I want to forward a port from internal, internet interface of my server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise SP2 x64 to virtual machine running on VMware Server 2.0.2 that is in a local network ...
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302 views

How to Add Self-Issued CA Generated by VMWare to Browser's (IE) Trusted CA?

I just installed VMware Server 2.x. The install provides a shortcut to a URL using HTTPS (e.g. https://mybox/something), and the certificate presented by VMWare's internal web server is issued to ...
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vmware vs normal server

what is a good benchmark for me to run on my old server and my new vmware server? I want to verify that I have not lost any performance between the two
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Copy VMWare Instances that are in Active Directry

Is there any way to be able to automate the cloning of Windows XP VMWare Machines that are part of an Active Directory domain? The machines are part of a testing infrastructure. They should have the ...
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cloning mac address of physical server converted into vmware server

We've recently converted a physical Windows Server 2003 into vmware using P2V. However, one of the pieces of software on the 2003 machine are still looking for the old server's network MAC address in ...
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VMWare Server On Ubuntu Server

I'm running a project at the moment that requires me to install VMWare server on one of our spare servers.... and consolidate some of our older machines, that aren't so "critical" I was just ...
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Restoring and configuring ESX virtual images on Windows for test enviroment

I've got four virtual images back from our hosting provider, copies of the current live images. They are running on ESX, which I don't have available here. I need to get these images running on a ...
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How do I save the VM login/password in a VMware Remote Console desktop shortcut?

I'm running VMware Server 2 and have created Virtual Machine Shortcuts for our various VMs. How do I save the VM login/password so I don't need to enter it each time I launch the shortcut?
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Reboot virtual machine automatically when the physical computer restarts (VMWare)

How to do it with the free version of VMWare or any other windows free virtualization software?
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950 views

Windows 7 On VMWare Server 2.0 Sound Card [closed]

I've dug though the internet but haven't been able to confirm this one way or the other so I figured I'd try here. I have VMWare Server 2.0 and I've installed Windows 7.0 RC 64bit on it. Host OS is ...
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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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How do I get the Activation Key in Windows 2003 Server

I have a machine that I'm migrating from physical hardware to a VMWare server. It is Windows 2003 and the license key fell off the machine and is gone. I know when I start up the virtualized version ...