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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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BTRFS inside vmware [closed]

I'm about to implement some virtual machines where I need the capability of filesystem snapshots (inside). I wonder if anyone has good/bad experience with using BTRFS inside vmware guests. The ...
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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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How to configure network adapter on ESXi?

When I create a VM on the ESXi Server, I go through VM-->Settings and select Network Adapter, but under Network Connection, I only have a drop-down box with a single VM Network selection, and when I ...
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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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Guest VMs unable to ping each other within a custom host-only network in vmware workstation [migrated]

I have created a custom host only network VMNet2(without dhcp) in VMware workstation and connected my three VMs with this network. But the problem is I cannot ping any VM from any other VM, However I ...
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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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Unable to ping from/to Cisco IOS XE (CSR 1000v)

I have a lab that requires connecting an IOL router and a CSR 1000v (IOS XE). Both are set on Vmware workstation 10 - Win 8 within a proper VMnet. The other routers (IOL and XR) can ping each other ...
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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

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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EC2 Server 2008 base install (SP2 and R2 sp1) Hyper-V conflict when no role present or ever installed [closed]

I am encountering an issue with server 2008 on EC2 where there is a HyperV conflict when no HyperV role is installed, or has ever been installed. No roles or features are present. Currently, this ...
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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

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 ...
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Using VMWare Workstation, to convert a physical Win2008 into a templtae [closed]

I'm new to VMware and despite having read the documentations, I'm having trouble. I'm using VMware workstation Stand-Alone package to turn a physical Win Server 2008 R2 into a usable VM appliance. ...
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Best practice for keeping VMWare Workstation templates up-to-date with Windows Update [closed]

I have occasional projects (once every 2-3 months) which I start by creating a VMware VM from a template. I am running VMware Workstation 9.0, nothing fancy like vSphere so VMware Update Manager not ...
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Allow NTP to update by large amounts automatically?

Here is my scenario: I run multiple VMs on my workstation to simulate the production environment. At the end of the day I sleep my workstation (with my VMs running in the background) at 6PM. When I ...
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Is it possible to run nested VMs with in VMWare Workstation without Intel VT-x?

I need to fiddle with ESXi inside a VMware workstation 9 Virtual machine but my old Intel Core 2 Duo T6400 does not have Intel VT-x hardware assist technology! Is there any mean to run a bare-metal ...
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VMWare access between different VMs [closed]

I have installed VMWare workstation 9.0.2 build-1031769 on my Windows 7 Laptop. Then I have created 2 Windows 2003 VMs. I have 2 Network connections under my network adapter settings. They are VMNet1 ...
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VMWare shared path with symlink issue

I have a VMWare server running Windows 2008. I'm trying to mount a folder from my computer (say c:\Projects\App) to a folder on the Windows server (say c:\App); this way it'll mirror the production ...
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How can I pass parameters to a sysprepped Windows 2012 image at first boot using an unattend.xml file?

I'm trying to create a Windows 2012 sysprepped image that I can boot from script, for creating automated test environments, and finding myself a little confused. My understanding was that I could ...
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Is it possible to import VirtualBox 4.2.12 exported OVA file into VMWare ESX 4? [closed]

I have created an OVA file from VirtualBox 4.2.12, and someone tried to import this ova file into VMWare ESX 4. When he was doing so, VMWare ESX 4 promopted: Line 25: Unsupported hardware family ...
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VMWare Workstation - how to automate or script changes to the virtual network configuration

VMWare Workstation (I'm using V8 on Linux) provides a GUI tool, Virtual Network Editor (vmware-netcfg) to edit the virtual network adapter settings for use by the VMs on the system. I'm dealing with ...
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Create image from VMWare Linux guest

I have a Debian Linux installed as a VMWare guest. I want to create an .iso (or .img) from this installation, from which I can create a server installation. How can I achieve this?
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Importing a hyper-v exported image

My google-fu is failing me. Badly. One of my clients sent me a Hyper-V exported VM which constitutes a bunch of VHDs and an XML file (which I assume is the machine definition file). Try as I might, ...
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corporate version of Windows 7 Ultimate no longer genuine after P2V migration [closed]

Windows 7 Ultimate edition on my corporate laptop no longer genuine after P2V migration... I tried slui utility but it did not help. It asks me to either enter / buy a new key or contact Dell ...
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How to connect redis-cli on Windows to redis on Linux (on VMware)

I have Windows 8 as a host and Linux guest on VMware and installed redis on Linux, redis works correctly. I don't know how to connect a redis-cli -h [ipAddress] to redis on Linux with VMware. How ...
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vmware to outside world

I have a vmware workstation VM [1] running on my desktop (physical host), on the host [2] I have an interface (eth0) which connects to a switch [3] (fa0/1). I would like to be able to speak from 1 to ...
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Server 2012 DC in VMWare virtual network (NAT) unable to connect to the internet [closed]

I am trying to set up a virtual lab on my laptop in an attempt to get into some SharePoint development. As a developer, my knowledge of Windows Server and VMWare is limited so I'm following the blog ...
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When shall I use linked vs full VM clones?

I've seen documentation for the Full and Linked virtual machine clones, but I can't seem to fully understand when I should use one over another. I see that the full clone creates a copy of the VM, but ...
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Connect SSMS to SQL Engine on VMWARE machine [closed]

This my first question so forgive me if i did anything wrong and tell me about it please. I have a VM on VMWare Workstation 9, it's windows 7 and i installed SQL Server Express on it. And i am trying ...
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Unable to ping between host machines and guest vms running on Vmware

In order to learn a bit about system administration, I've installed a Centos vm using Vmware on my local machine running Windows 7. Everything seems to be working fine since I can access the internet ...
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VMWare Workstation and network isolation

When I install VNC or some other RAT to a container in my VMWare Workstation machine box, what ways can I prevent access to my local network and other machines on my network. Is this where setting up ...
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Move a WMWare Workstation from an Intel 32-bits to a AMD 64-bits with two proccesors

I have moved a VMWare Workstation machine which was created in a 32-bit intel single processor system running VMware workstation 7 to a different system with a 64 bit AMD multiprocessor and running ...
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How to automate a VM creation?

My company works on a project were we ship an appliance (a CentOS VM) that runs several services. Currently this appliance is regenerated every time "manually" but I'd like to improve the process and ...
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Mail loops back to my self

I know there is a bunch of questions like that. But no one has the same scenario as described here. Here is the scenario. I have a static IP. I am setting my postfix mail server in a virtual machine. ...