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Windows XP virtual machine keeps crashing post login in VMWare Workstation 11 [on hold]

I have a peculiar problem where post installation of Windows XP SP2 on a Workstation 11 VM the machine keeps crashing. As soon as I log onto the machine, it crashes. This also happens with a machine I ...
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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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Vmware guest with host-only network not accessing host services

I've got a vmware workstation 11.1 with a VM on both NAT and host-only (192.168.14.0/24) networks. Both got an ip assigned from dhcp and I've got a default route pointing at the NAT network. The ...
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How do I use VMWare Player inside an Azure Windows 7 VM? [migrated]

I'm geting this message from VMWare: "VMware Player and Hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the Hyper-V role from the system before running VMware Player." I'm running a Windows 7 VM on Azure, and I ...
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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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Teamviewer 10 Fails on SLES 11.3 after reboot

I have a VMWARE Workstation SLES 11.3 machine that is working fine. I can install Teamviewer 10 on it no problem and it works. However, after I reboot, X windows (GDM) will not start up and I cannot ...
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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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Opposite answers, which is true: Can a vCPU be mapped to more than one physical CPU? [duplicate]

I have a 32 bit optimization software (CPU intensive) which can use only one cpu core. If a virtual operation system in VMware is set to be one vCPU, can this system use more than one physical cpu of ...
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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 ...
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Connect to VMware workstation vitural machine from another computer on the network [closed]

How can I set up the networking on my VMware Workstation so that I may connect to webpages hosted on the VM within the same network? Update: Tried bridge networking and can not get it to connect to ...
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Many ESX hosts behind a router

Two ESXi servers (ESX1 and ESX2) on a LAN are connected to a router with WAN. A port forwarding rule has been created for ports 443 and 902 and it is possible to access ESX1. ESX2 uses the same ...
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Backup VMWare virtual server

I have a virtual server that is constantly running, lately we tried to do a backup for it and we were surprised that the modification date of all the image files is a couple weeks old. We are trying ...
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“Network name cannot be found” just on some shares

We had an Windows XP in a VMWare virtual machine joined to an Active Directory domain. DC servers are Win2008 and the workstations have static IP addresses. Because the HDD with that vm (called P2) ...
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How to add an existing encrypted vHDD to a new virtual machine?

I am using VMware workstation with encrypted virtual hdd-s. I tried to use one of the vmdk files as an hdd on another virtual machine, but when I try to add them as an existing disk, I get the ...
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Set up a two-machine-development environment

I took over a SharePoint developing virtual machines images (VMWare) after a colleague quit. It is a two machines developer environment, one with SharePoint Server, the other one with SQL. When I ...
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vmware workstation rdp on remote computer

We are trying to setup a lab environment in VMWare to test some server configurations. At the moment we installed VMWare on a extra computer in the domain and created a VM with Windows Server 2012. ...
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Disable VMware BIOS Legacy Diskette

In the main tab of VMware BIOS setup utility there is an option to disable "Legacy Diskette A" (and B). Which is the option to get this by means of the vmx configuration files? I tried: ...
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Access Apache22 server installed on guestOS(FreeBSD) from Host(Win7)

(I asked this question on SuperUser 3 days ago and had no answer...) I would like to access my freshly installed apache server (via ports) on my FreeBSD guestOS from Windows 7. So I set my virtual ...
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Vmware/Linux 64 vs 32 bit

I have some old supermicro servers with over 16GB of ram in them which are still running 32bit version of linux with 2.6.x kernels and vmware on top of it. I wonder if there is any advantage of ...
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CentOS 7 Minimal Install doesn't comes with networks scripts? Which version to use then? [closed]

I'm installing CentOS 7 as virtual machine but I'm having some problems related to network. As image shows I select Minimal Install for later add trough YUM any packages I want as for example: PHP, ...
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Apache server on centos (by VMware)

I have a windows server 2012 and it has a valid IP address in internet. I installed VMWare on windows server and create a Linux CentOS virtual machine in VMWare. In the Linux i run Apache server and ...
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Using WDS to image a virtual machine using PXE boot fails, suspect issue is in WDS configuration

I'm trying to convert a site imaging procedure from (install old image, update image, recapture image) to (have image on VM, update, snapshot, sysprep, capture, roll back to the snapshot). The first ...
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Promiscous mode on vmware workstation

I am trying to do the network setup in the openstack configuration on 3 Ubuntu vm with vmware workstation, but in order to work I get the following indication : If you are building your OpenStack ...
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Corrupted text file recovery (Win7 x64) [closed]

I'm having some difficulties in recovering the contents of a .txt file. While writing to a text file, on a Win7 x64 virtual machine, the host machine crashed. After rebooting, I noticed that the ...
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Create VHD file from a folder?

My scenario : I have 100 Gb of data that contain a lot of folders and files , so is there a way to create a VHD file from this folders and files ? Any help is thankful .
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VM that allows host to communicate with guest while using a VPN [closed]

My goal: Run a VM locally hosted on my Windows 7 box that runs Windows Server with IIS as the guest VM. I want to communicate with with websites on the guest (Windows Server) with my host (Windows ...
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Restrict network connection to virtual machine alone-VMWare

Is there a way to restrict a Ethernet/Wifi Connection to the virtual machine alone and not to the host operating system? I am using VMWare workstation on windows with centOS and Ubuntu as my guest OS ...
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Upload from VMware Workstation 10 to ESXi 5.1 fails consistently with `Upload failed: Execution aborted.`

Situation: VMware Workstation 10 on Windows 8.1 ESXi 5.1 on HP XW6600 Connecting by IPv4 IP address (i.e. no DNS resolution is used) Both connected to the same physical Gigabit router Just ...
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How to set a virtual ip on Vmware [closed]

I’m trying to setup a high availability failover on vmware (on a single machine - locally) for learning purposes using two Ubuntu 12.04 boxes and one virtual ip with no success. Box1 listens on ...
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vmware disk becomes read-only on linux guest [closed]

I have Linux CentOS as guest OS on VMWare Workstation, the host is Windows Home. The Disk becomes read-only, every-time i untar a huge file (which results in hundreds of small files) somewhere in the ...
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Why can't i see snapshots on reusing a VM harddisk on a new/different machine?

I am using VMware Workstation 9.0. I saved a complete VM which had a lot of snapshots, now i am reusing the VMware harddisk on a different (new) machine, but on clicking the snapshots tab, i can't ...
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SCSI Windows NT from vmware to virtualbox [closed]

We are trying to virtualize an old Windows NT 4.0 server in a bad shape. We've managed to create an vmdk image using vmware converter coldclone boot cd and we can successfully run it on vmware ...
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Wan emulation on linux

I have to connect two different geographic networks with an OpenVPN (for instance) Before doing that "in the real world", I wish I could test my configuration. My main idea is the emulation of ...
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Apache Test page shown instead of ISPCofig [closed]

I'm new to ISPConfig and I used website tutorial to setup. I have installed ISPConfig 3 on a vmware VM with CentOS 6.3. I use static IP for guest OS. After installing ISPConfig 3, I went to host OS ...
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migrate a vm from vmware workstation 9 to vmware server 4

I have a case where we have VM that was initially created on VMWare Workstation 9. This VM is going to go production, so now we need to load it into our VMWare Server. The problem is that the ...
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VMware vmx HDD boot order and CD-ROM boot order

In a VMWare .vmx file one can set a key to define the order of HDDs to try for booting, e.g.: bios.hddOrder = "scsi2:2,scsi0:1,ide1:0" This is useful when there are many possible bootable HDDs ...
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retaining UUID, MAC address, while moving VM from VMware Workstation to ESXi

VMware Workstation 9, VMware ESXi 5.1, Windows 7 x64 VM No vCenter access, but I could deploy a vCVA if need be. I am able to move the VM from Workstation to ESXi just fine. Using the ...
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Preventing mounting a virtual disk from onto another machine

Is it possible to build virtual machine (VMWare or VirtualBox) in such a way that a disk cannot be mounted or read if mounted to another virtual machine? A solution involving encrypting the volume in ...
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AD mapping error with VMware

I'm trying to setup a VMware Data Center with Win Server 2008 R2 and SQL 2012. I have a VM that hosts DHCP and DNS services and created an account called "SQLAdmin" that is a local admin to a SQL VM ...