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Random servers in Citrix farm suddenly bluescreens (mostly 0x0000008e and 0x0000007e)

I'm responsible for a Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 farm. Starting Friday 30. November, my servers started to crash randomly. So far we've experienced 80 crashes, so it's obviously becoming an ...
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161 views

Exceptional slowdown of robocopy copying from VM to DFS array

I've got an old win 2003 VM (VMware) on a blade cluster of VMs that I'm moving a considerable amount of files to our new DFS array. There are two main folders with about 1.7 million and half a million ...
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299 views

How does one export an existing VM out of VMWare vSphere and import it into VirtualBox?

We have a virtual test server in VMWare that's currently running on a machine with a couple of different VMs on it. This virtual test server is very slow, and since I test the backup on it daily, I ...
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218 views

Fax modem sends corrupt output, receives OK

I've got a brand-new external USRobotics 56k fax modem attached via serial cable to COM1 on an HP DL380 running vSphere 4.1. The guest operating system in question in Server 2003 Std, SP2. Serial ...
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331 views

VMWare ESX 4.1 - Upgrade from 2000 to 2003 R2 gives STOP Error 0X0000000A during “installing devices”

I am trying to upgrade a recently P2V'd server, but I get STOP Error 0X0000000A every time I try.. It always gets this STOP error when it is trying to install devices during the upgrade process. Any ...
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3answers
6k views

What's using all my memory?

SOLUTION: There's a lot of stuff to read in this thread, so i'll just summarize here to help. The problem is the VMWare ESX balloon driver which "inflates" the amount of memory "in use" that ...
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1answer
885 views

Windows 2003 guest customization in vmware

I would like to use the "run once" feature in VMware's guest customization scripts to run an interactive script to further customize the guest OS (ie SNMP community, DNS suffix, add local user/pass). ...
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2answers
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IIS 6 SSL breaks after VMware clone with customization

I have a template Win2k3 machine with IIS 6 installed with a valid SSL certificate. The https site works perfectly. However, after cloning this machine from Virtual Center and applying a unique SID ...
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Performance Manager - what counters?

We're currently looking at moving from a traditional Server environment to a SAN/VMWare environemnt. I've been asked to gather performance statistics for our main servers - DCs, File Servers, ...