VMware Workstation is a virtual machine software suite for x86 and x86-64 computers from VMware.

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VMDK size doubles after converting from virtualbox to vmware workstation

I created a VM using virtual box with 27GB dynamically allocated capacity. This turns out to be only taking up 7GB of an actual disk space in my Windows Host. I converted my VM to VMWare by first ...
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Can I create an Ad-Hoc network between NAT virtual machines and computers/virtual-machines external to host? [closed]

I want to create a network between virtual machines on my laptop which are running Windows Server and other virtual machines in another laptop that will be running Windows Server as well without using ...
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System error 1231 [closed]

Am trying to run the command below on my Windows Server 2008 running on a VM environment (VMWare Workstation 12 Player). net use \\X.X.X.X\IPC$ / ""u:"" Where X.X.X.X is the IP address of the ...
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Configuration SNAT iptables in ubuntu

I have 2 PC be created by VMWARE 1. PC1 (make iptables router): eth0 's IP: 192.168.1.4/24 (network connection is bridged) eth1 's IP: 192.168.2.2/24. (network connection is wmnet9) 2. PC2: ...
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Debugging why network packets are being dropped

Preface: I have an application that I am currently testing out that runs on RHEL 6. The setup for my test is the application installed on a embedded device, connected by an Ethernet cable to PC that ...
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Obtaining an IP from a DHCP server that is reachable through VPN

I have a Windows 2012 Server running on Hyper-V (also on VMWare and VirtualBox)at home. I connect my Windows 10 to my work place using VPN (Forti), is there a way to configure my Windows 2012 server ...
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Fresh install of CheckPoint Gaia r77 on VMware Workstation, no internet?

Hi I'm a complete noob to CP, Gaia and Firewalls. I installed Gaia on VMware Workstation 12. I added 2 NIC on it: First NIC is 10.34.x.x Custom network and I seem to be able to manage Gaia through a ...
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No Network Traffic Between Host and VM

I have a virtual machine running that I wish to connect to a physical piece of hardware via an Ethernet connection from the host machine. This piece of hardware requires a specific IP address to be ...
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Virtualised SQL Server Cluster test environment error “originally formatted with sector size 4096”

I am trying to set up an environment for testing a clustered SQL Server upgrade, so I have built a replica here on VMware Workstation 11. I have provisioned 3 servers for this, two Windows Server ...
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TAP0 Drops Packets when OpenVPN Run Through VMWare Workstation

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 Server on Amazon EC2 running OpenVPN server and am running udp bandwidth tests with iperf3. In this case, the OpenVPN Server is running as the iperf3 server as well. When I use ...
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I do not have access to OSSIM server interface

I have installed OSSIM via the virtuale machine but intil now I can't access to the web console for OSSIM.I could just create the admin account.But during the authentication phase this account page ...
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Windows XP can't install network drivers even in VMware

I'm a sysadmin at a building controls company. We are trying to revive a Building Management Server with very expensive and important software on it. I cannot for the life of me, install a single ...
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Prevent VMware virtual machine cloning or copying by users

Is it possible to prevent users who are admins on a host machine from cloning the virtual machine? Users should be able to launch and use the VM from the host machine with no restriction. But if ...
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How to let FreeBSD get IP address automatically in VMware?

I use FreeBSD 10.2 VM image in VMware workstation. Although I set bridge mode in VMware: I find the OS can't get an valid IP address: How can I let FreeBSD get IP address automatically in VM?
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How to run root commands form a website? [closed]

Im working on a project, in it I intend to make a website with server administartion functionalities. So far, I'm able to run all guest commands like ping,nmap,etc. But, I want to run root commands as ...
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VMware Host only network - Cannot connect to mysql between VMs

I've setup a virtual private network using VMware workstation 11. IPs are configured as so: Host: 192.168.129.1 Physical machine VM: 192.168.129.3 MariaDb database VM: 192.168.129.4 Web ...
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How can I put VMware VMs running on different computers on the same network?

I have some (Windows) PCs. I have VMware (Workstation) on each PC. I want to run a VM on each PC such that all the VMs are on one network without the VMs having access to the network the PCs are on. ...
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Cant search or order sage transactions when data files are stored on VM Server

We are having an issue where Sage wont search or order the transaction screen of any company when the Company file in sage data is pointed to a VMware workstation hosted server. All our client PC's ...
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Insufficient free space: X extents needed, but only Y available

I'm trying to extend a LVM in a Vmware Workstation 12 Pro CentOS VM. Below are the steps I am following and where I stopped because don't know how to folow from there: Create the primary partition ...
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Azure to VMWare workstation

Is it possible to convert an Azure VM to a local VMWare Workstation 11 VM? I've downloaded the vhd files from Azure and converted them to vmdk files using winimage. I've then created a new machine ...
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Total ram usage more than sum of ram usages

Top reports that the system is using 93% (7.2GB) of the total 7.6GB RAM. However, the sum of all running processes as calculated below is 2.2GB! What is wrong? Could be something to do with the fact ...
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CentOS 7 loses connectivity all the time after moving it from VMware workstation to ESXi

I have installed CentOS 7 x64 on VMware workstation 12.0, I built wordpress website on it and then after my colleague finished his decorative work, I used VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Client ...
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ESXi create instances of the virtual machines for each user

We set-up an ESXi server at our office not long ago, it works well. The users connect to the server with vmware Workstation to use the vms, but some of the employees are complaining that they don't ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 and RemoteApp [closed]

I was interested in setting up a virtual machine server and wanted to use VMWare Workstation with Windows Server 2012 R2. My idea is this: Use Server 2012 R2 to host VMWare Workstation and then use ...
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Resized ubuntu partition not showing properly in VMWare

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in windows under vmware workstation 11. I ran out of diskspace on the VM (I had it set it to 30GB). Within the VM Properties - I have expanded the diskspace to 60GB. I ...
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VMware + Windows Server 2012 R2 : Cannot View Website outside of VM

This incident occurred several days ago and has shown to be quite a nightmare. Essentially, as I attempt to access some web pages from outside of my VM, ERR_CONNECTION_RESET errors are thrown. As I ...
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unable to upgrade fom powercli 5.5 u1 to 5.5 u2 , as i am getting the following message "Installation cannot continue.. ,

I have Powercli version 5.5 release 1. and I want to upgrade it to 5.5 release 2 build 2068190. so I try installing Powercli 5.5 u2, and during the installation I faced this problem :- Although I ...
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Networking between host and virtual machine loopback

I got a problem with my vmware guest and host networking. On my vm, a 3rd party company send me vm image to test our product before live environment. As default my vm specs ; Win server 2008 and lot ...
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Many TCP retransmissions with NAT interface in VMware Workstation

I have a problem with TCP retransmissions between outside servers and a virtual machine in VMware Workstation 12 that is configured with a NAT interface (vmnet8). To simulate a slow link, I have set ...
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RHEL Server stuck boot screen on VMware “Wait. Wait”

I keep getting this "wait, wait.." at the message log on my RHEL 6.4 installed on VMware workstation. UPDATE: New screenshot after I removed 'rhbg quiet'
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openstack installation on vmware

I've successfully installed OpenStack on a virtual machine Ubuntu 14 desktop on vmware workstation and there are 2 different installation methods; cloning the repository or using sudo apt-get ...
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Black screen during remote assistance (MSRA.EXE)

I've tried: Disabling UAC Every bandwidth optimization option Unchecking all boxes in the Performance Options:Visual Effects tab But still, every time, all they see is a black screen with my mouse ...
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Server 08R2 Shutdown after updates instead of restart

I'm running a server in a virtualized environment. I would like to get it to shutdown after running updates rather than restarting so that the hyperviser can run updates and then restart. The server ...
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Linux OS installed as a guest OS on VMware Workstation v10.0.2 doesn't show all partitions as is shown when installed ona physical HP server

I'm very new to VMWARE. I've a customized RHEL 6.6 for one of my application which if install on a physical HP Gen8 DL380p server, shows the partitions /apps, /,/boot,/tmp,/var,/usr,/swap When I use ...
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ESXi: Running the same VM multiple times [closed]

I installed the vmware ESXi (6.0.0) to a dedicated PC, client computers use vmware workstation 11 to access the virtual machines and to upload them. Right now, If a user uploads and starts a virtual ...
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something wrong with ftp connection in linux VM and windows host

I use preconfigured and set-up ubuntu minimal with wordpress on vmware. Everything is good, but FTP connection does not work as expected. I try to connect to the FTP server from windows but this gives ...
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SSH fails often when contacting VM from remote machine

I have a Windows 8.1 Host in which I installed ubuntu server 15.05 in a virtual machine. I set an SSH server in the guest (ubuntu) and then I create a forwarding rule from the host port 2222 to the ...
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How can I build connections among four OSs, especially between two Ubuntus? [closed]

More background information: Two Ubuntu 14.x systems both hosted in Windows using VMware Workstation 10: Ubuntu server in Windows 7 and Ubuntu guest in Windows 8.1. Public IP is limited, so using ...
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VMWare - Windows Update restarts host, guests lose data. Solutions? [closed]

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate as both the host and the guest under VMWare workstation 11. I try to keep both host and guest running all the time, though this is not a production system. On the ...
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Can't start service zimbra on heartbeat

i want to start zimbra service with heartbeat on haresource file. but it cant start zimbra service after boot. im using centOs, this is my haresource file: node1.lol.net ...
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Cannot gain networking access in CentOS 6.2 installed on Hyper-V

Im trying to test a few pieces of software on a CentOS 6.2 VM installed in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2. I was able to successfully install CentOS 6.2 in Hyper-V but I am unable to gain access to ...
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Routing between Two Host-Only Networks [closed]

I have two routers on VMWare workstation, Router01 and Router02, both are set up as Host Only Networks. I need to route between the two networks, so that from Router01 I can ping the public endpoint ...
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Apache can't access from wan on archlinux

Information: Archlinux via vmware Have ports 8080, 443 and 80 forwarded to the local ip from router running pfsense I can access the webpage from lan via local ip. My httpd.conf: Listen 80 ...
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Access already mapped network drive in PowerShell

I am running a Windows Server 2012 installation inside VMWare Workstation. I have shared folders enabled, so drive Z: is mapped to \\vmware-host. I can correctly access this drive in Explorer (I can ...
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What is the difference between a “client hypervisor” and a hypervisor?

Before encountering this Emulation, paravirtualization, and pass-through: what you need to know for client hypervisors article, I only knew of the generic term "Hypervisor". What added to my ...
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Can I vmotion from VMware workstation?

I love the idea of vmotion and know that I can move a VM from vSphere / ESX (or whatever I'm meant to call the server class hypervisor now). But Can I do vMotion from a VMware workstation host?
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Is it possible to create a VM from an existing OS? [closed]

I have an existing OS (Ubuntu server) on a separate HDD that I'd like to clone to a VM (preferable VMware or similar capable or running from windows). Is that possible?
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CentOS 6.5 on Vmware can't ping Host machine

I have installed a CentOS 6.5 on VMware WorkStation 10 all running on Windows 7 64bit, internet is working fine but I can't ping host machine from CentOS vice vers, it tells me Destination Host ...
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How to create a link between GNS3 and a VMWare Workstation VM that is totally isolated from the physical host?

My physical host machine runs windows server 2012 R2 with a DHCP server. I have the following topology in GNS3: Windows Server is the physical machine, it is connected to both VMNet 2 and VMNet 3 ...
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HP Microserver N36L, VMWare and PCI passthrough [closed]

I have a HP microserver N36L. It has a TV card in it (PCI). It is running windows server 2008 R2. I would like to get a VMware instance setup to run ubuntu and run a TV server on the VM. I've heard ...