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ESXi Connection issue

We have a server currently running VMware ESXi. The VMSphere client is having some issues connecting; giving the "Can not establish a secure connection" when clicking on Console as well as both lag ...
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add space to virtual disk on vmware

I have a VMWare Server 3.5 system with 2 VMs. On one powered on vm I changed the disk size from 1TB to 1,5TB. But the vm didn't see any new unallocated space so that I reboot twice the server. But ...
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vmconvert exchange 2007

Has anyone tried to run vmconvert on a Windows 2008 64 bit server running Exchange 2007? Here is what I did. I stopped the Exchange processes and IIS and ran vmconvert. When I moved the new server ...
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VMWare, Sql Server and Hardware Interrupts

I'm running a 2 processor VMWare server. We pushed it up from 1 core to 2 cores recently and noticed it is now generating large numbers of hardware interrupts, which is killing performance. Does ...
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Vmware server - 3d graphics upgrade like WKS 7 and vmware player

Hi all Anybody have an idea as to when VMWARE SERVER will have an upgrade to support 3-d graphics etc. I have created some W7 VM's under WKS7 and an upgraded vmware tools -- the W7 VM's run full aero ...
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vmware esxi host ha state in election

In my Vmware Esxi server 5.1 , 2 host machines which are added as cluster ,there HA state is turned to ELection .I tried Reconfiguring the vsphere for HA it is not working .In cluster it shows issue ...
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Windows VMWare Server 2.0 Connect CDROM from command-line

How do I connect/disconnect a CDROM drive from a virtual machine from the command-line? I don't see anything in the VIX reference.
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Running software router in VM, MAC Address issue

Hey everyone. I am trying to setup a slew of VM's for testing out a bunch of routing software packages like m0n0wall, pfsense, endian, vyetta, and more. I have a beefy vm server with 2 onboard NIC's ...
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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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Vmware host Insufficient Diskspcace

We have two data stores each having vms. The second data store is now giving the insufficient disk erro. I have to put off some of the VMs in order to allow the critical vms for domain and email ...
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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 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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VMWare Web Server Access

I need to stop the VMWare Web Server Access service, on a Windows Server2003 machine. I have admin rights on that machine. How do I see all running services and stop it?
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VMware server 2.0 SYN/ACK repeating issues

VMWare Server 2.0.0 Build 122956 I am having some issues with connecting into a guest VM (Ubuntu linux 4.4.3-4 lucid) running under VMware 2.0 on a windows server host. All connections to and from ...
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How to not startx in hosted inux CentOS 5.5 ,and how to make full screen

Hello all Im beginner to VMWare player , im using CentOS 5.5 as the virtual OS and installed the VMWare Player in windows xp 32 bit And its working great , but when I like to start the GNUME gui to ...
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Timing out when reverting VM Image from command line with VMRun.exe

Every time I try to revert Virtual Machines from the command line on my server, with the machine powered ON or OFF, the vmrun.exe hits the timeout after about 1.5 minutes. Is there a way to work ...
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VMWare Server 2 Install is Failing w/ Error 25032: “failed to customize windows logon process”

VMWare Server 2 install question here.* Straightforward question that would probably require a VMWare expert to pull apart, given that Google has been totally worthless on this. On a patched Windows ...
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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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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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“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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An error occurred while quiescing the virtual machine

I got an backup issue on one of my VM. Here is the current situation: Using Acronis backup to backup my VM vmProtect 9 Server I want to get backup is Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition ...
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VMWare ESXi 5.0 Networking Issue

I have an issue with 2 new ESXi hosts. OS - ESXi5.0 Custom Dell ISO patched up to Build 1024429 DELL R820 with 1G network 2 ports from integrated MB NIC(Intel) connected to 2 juniper switches, one is ...
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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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Is it possible to make vmware bridged interface to work as a switch and not as hub?

I have a linux box that runs VmWare server 2. Several VMs that run on the server are assigned non-private network IPs directly and connected via bridged interface vmnet0 to eth0. The problem is that ...
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strange memory usage pattern on windows server 2008 on login through remote desktop

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Service Pack 2 on a VM Ware instance with 10Gb ram allocated. I'm not running IIS or SQL Server. Under 'normal' conditions, the machine uses ~5.5Gb of ...
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VMware Host Copy File from catalog to VM/ISO mounting not working

I have uploaded an ISO to our vcloud administrator organization catalog. For some reason the system refuses to mount it as a CD/DVD drive. It recognizes that it's an ISO, but when I select it as ...
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Is it possible to use VMWare with Visual Studio Lab Management?

We are in the process of exploring VSTS 2010. I understand there are two scenarios: Physical Virtual For a virtual environment, many resources point to SCVMM and HyperV. However since our current ...
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ESXi 5.1 SCSI and NMP Errors Filling vmkernel.log

On a group of ESXi 5.1 systems, I am seeing the following errors every 5 minutes or so: 2014-04-04T11:22:45.374Z cpu1:8193)NMP: nmp_ThrottleLogForDevice:2319: Cmd 0x1a (0x4124022be3c0, 0) to dev ...
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Adding Storage to ESXi host in lab environment

I currently have a lab environment set up with 2 virtual machines running on a server 2012 hyper-v host. One being an esxi machine and one being a server 2008 machine that has the Vsphere management ...