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

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run vmmware workstation inside esx vm [closed]

I have an ESX virtual machine and it has windows server on it, I connect through remote to this virtual machine. I've installed vmware workstation in it and want to run another virtual machine in it, ...
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Issue after switching from Server Core with GUI Management to Server Core on VMware workstation VM [migrated]

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 VM running in latest version of VMWare Workstation. As soon as I try to switch to server Core from Server Core with GUI Management by means of the following command: ...
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VMWare Shared Storage not Syncing File Changes [migrated]

So, I am experimenting with a couple VM's. Both are fresh Ubuntu 16.04 installs, no updates, no vmware tools. Both are able to read and write to this SharedTest.vmdk, while both are running. What I ...
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Ubuntu VMware (Windows Host) - Apache only routeable by LocalHost

I am a Windows based, python developer, who is currently working with configuring his first linux VM. I am able to get the VM set up, with internet access. I can apt-get with no issues. After ...
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VMWare Workstation enableSharedFolders error [migrated]

I would like to add a shared folder in vmware-workstation, but the vmrun command line is just returning a generic error message. $ vmrun -T ws enableSharedFolders default.vmx Error: There was an ...
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vmware windows 7 network driver not installed [migrated]

I´m using VMWare Workstation 12 Player to install a fresh copy of Windows 7 Professional x64 using my current key, so that I can later upgrade it to Windows 10. I´ve created a fresh VM and installed ...
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Subnet cannot access internet on CentOS 7 with VMWare

Using VMWare Pro, I have two nodes with Centos 7 installed - one connected to my router with two network cards. The other is another node I want to connect to the internet on a different subnet. It ...
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Windows Server 2012 and VM Ware Network, Host Cannot Ping Guest [closed]

I recently setup a home network so I can practice network administration at home to supplement my knowledge and improve my confidence in my programming career. I have been working out the kinks for ...
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Windows 2000 Server on VMware Workstation is not booting

I am trying to open a Windows 2000 server using VMware Workstation. it seems I am not having all the relevant files of the environment. I guess the server was partitioned with 3 parts. I am not having ...
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Virtual machine - DNS hostname problems on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 in a local domain with an local DNS server running. My clients are configured to use this DNS server. Today, I had the problem with a client that could not log in due ...
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slow vnc connection to a vmware workstation virtual machine

I've got 2 computers : -host in which is installed workstation 12 and a VM called "guest" (linux) - a laptop, in the same room as the host I get a fine wired connection between the 2 computers (host+...
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Multiple network interfaces in VMware machine

I have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 that is used as a build machine for our projects. To run the build, the vm must be connected to a VPN (using a GlobalProtect client). The ...
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How vCPUs are calculated?

Yesterday I contacted my vendor to buy a server, and I asked them how I should calculate the CPU and RAM requirements for my server, given that I want to create multiple virtual servers on it He said ...
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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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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 6....
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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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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 host,...
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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 IPaddr::192.168.1.99/24/eth0:...