A free-of-charge virtualization solution, which has now been discontinued.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
3answers
1k views

hardware spec for vmware server [closed]

I'm considering buying a server for my home network to run vmware server, I use a number of virtuals for testing and web development (sharepoint, ie 6, 32bit windows, linux etc) and running ...
10
votes
11answers
2k views

Home Virtualization Server [closed]

I am planning to use a computer to run virtual machines.I have some confusion as to which would be the best choice. VMware server (running ontop some optimized linux) : I tried this, but with an old ...
0
votes
3answers
7k views

How to reset Administrator password Windows Server 2003 installed on Vmware?

I want to reset administrator password on Windows Server 2003. OS installed on VMware server VMware Server version 2.0.1. And problem is this: when i try to boot from live cd, after boot disk with ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Vmware / vmdk / virtual machine hosting providers? [closed]

I'm new to cloud/virtual hosting and having a difficult time finding much useful information on google about this question. Are there any reputable hosting providers out there, aside from ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

VMware Host CPU Usage Climbing

This is somewhat of a longshot, but I am wondering if anyone might be able to explain the following: I have a VMware Host Server running Ubuntu Server 8.04 LTS, and VMware Server 2.0. The User CPU ...
4
votes
1answer
990 views

Cloning a VPS into a local VM?

I've got a fun challenge for you all. A company I'm working with is setting up its development/release workflow and environments. The eventual production environment is a VPS hosted with a popular ...
5
votes
7answers
648 views

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.
2
votes
4answers
1k views

Ubuntu vm stops responding to host intermittently - but still responding to other network computers?

I'm running an ubuntu server (bitnami lampstack) vm in vmware-server on a windows host machine. The vm every 10-20 seconds stops responding to the host computer for no apparent reason. I can still ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

Is it possible to try Windows Server 2012 with VmWare Server 5.0?

I would like to try windows server 2012 rc using our vmware server 5.0 infrastructure. The problem is that i can't install it because each time, the virtual machine reboot. Is it vmware server 5 ...
1
vote
3answers
222 views

Is it ok to simply clone a vmware image of an Ubuntu server if I need a new load balancer node?

Is it ok to simply clone a vmware image of an Ubuntu server if I want an exact copy to run as a load balancing node? I realize I, at the very least, have to change the new machine's ip address and ...
1
vote
3answers
9k views

VMware Remote Console Plug-in and VMware Infrastructure Web Access (Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer on Ubuntu 10.04)

I have VMware Server working on a server running Ubuntu Server 10.04. After many troubles getting it going, I have one virtual machine running and I'm now stuck with a browser issue. Firefox won't ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
191 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 ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

Sharing the network between 2 VMware hosts

I have 2 linux servers which do run VMware server. My question about this is it possible to create a shared NAT/host-only network for the 2 VMware servers so that the VMware guest of both servers are ...
0
votes
2answers
566 views

I need to get VMWare Server running inside of a VMWare ESXi virtual machine

Yes, I know running a virtual machine inside of a virtual machine is a bad idea. Yes, I know it will be very slow. However, our production system required VMs in VMWare server and I do not want to ...
0
votes
4answers
1k views

How to run a VMWare Server virtual machine in a ESXi virtual machine?

I installed VMWare Server 2 in a Centos 5.2 virtual machine which runs in a VMWare ESXi Server. When I try to start, via browser, a VM I created in VMWare Server, it gives me the following message: ...
0
votes
3answers
324 views

Namebased NAT Lookup

I have a dedicated test server with a single public facing IP that has VMWare Server on it and 4 test environments hooked up through NAT. This works fine to RDP into the Windows Server 2003 host ...