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31 views

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: ...
0
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1answer
3k views

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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1answer
60 views

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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1answer
68 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
253 views

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 ...
2
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3answers
213 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
597 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
138 views

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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1answer
934 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
938 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
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1answer
66 views

How big is the performance loss in running a Debian server via VM Workstation under Windows Server 2003 [closed]

I have been using VM Workstation for a while, hobby projects mostly. However, now I'd like to build a drupal-based image DB system, and this legacy Win2003 is the only server available. There are ...
0
votes
1answer
287 views

Getting ipv6 only on ubuntu server with vmware bridge connection

I have ubuntu server 12.10 on vmware. When I have NAT network configuration I get ipv4 address (checking ifconfig eth0). With bridged connection I get only ipv6 connection, but I need an ipv4 ...
0
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1answer
193 views

Converting EC2 to local VM using VMware Converter, bluescreening

I initially wanted to copy locally an EC2 windows server instance and bring in to Hyper-V but have decided VMware workstation might be easier. None-the-less each method I try results in the exact same ...
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1answer
192 views

Set Valid IP On Vmware Vm's Help Please

I have a VPS on which I installed VMware Workstation version 9. Now I have 3 valid IPs: XXX.152.193.66 XXX.152.193.101 XXX.152.193.103 Gateway: XXX.152.193.65 Now two IPs are set on the host and ...
1
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1answer
164 views

Running two Win XP VMs in VMWare workstation using the same .vmx file

I need to run two XP VMs one as a server and one as a client. I have a Windows XP Professional SP3 x86 English package for the VMWare workstation. I want to run two different XP VMs for the ...
0
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1answer
76 views

Is VMWare Management Server, VMWare Hypervisor, or both, required in order to run Acronis vmProtect?

I am an individual freelance programmer who wishes to install VMWare vSphere Essentials Kit on my (single) server machine, in conjunction with Acronis vmProtect. The sole reason I want to run these ...
0
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1answer
175 views

How to access Virtual Machine in LAN with proxy [closed]

I have setup a website in a virtual machine running in VMWare Workstation (Trial). I need to access that website in our LAN network. But there is a proxy on our the LAN. When I try to access the ...
1
vote
1answer
386 views

Where is the ifcfg file of a (Host-only) virtual network adapter on CentOS?

I'm using a CentOS virtual machine, i have already assigned two network adapters using the VMware Workstation but the Virtual Network Editor lets you change only the Subnet IP, the Subnet Mask and the ...
0
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2answers
90 views

Modifying Virtual Images Offline [closed]

I'm new to this vmware stuff. I was wondering if anyone knows how to modify virtual images offline or know of any tools. I used VM Converter to convert my current desktop to an image. This is for a ...
0
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2answers
1k views

can't open file with vmware workstation

I have a problem. I had file copy with veeam of my virtual machine on ESXi server, to my local hard disk. I'd like to open it with vmware workstation 8, but I get message: The disk ...
0
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1answer
204 views

Adding a second hard drive but how do I move virtuals on 2nd hard drive

I am using VMWare Workstation 8.x. and I have 2 virtuals running under this. Now, these are on my current c: which is 54rpm very slow hard drive. and therefore VMs are really really slow as I/O is bad ...
0
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1answer
571 views

Access site in vmware from host MAC machine browser issue

I have windows 7 installed in my MAC VmWare. In windows I have dotNetNuke instalation hosted on iis. I try to access this iis from MAC browser by typing ip address of my virtual machine: 192.168.x.y ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

VMWare Workstation 8 reporting “”vmx86 driver version invalid handle" problem on booting VM

I'm just doing a VMWare Workstation 8 installation. However, on trying to boot (or create) a VM, it's reporting "Could not get vmx86 driver version: The handle is invalid." It recommends ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Run Virtual Machine (VMWare) as a standalone system?

Assuming that there are no hardware incompatibilities with the guest OS version in VMWare and the target computer, is it possible to burn or transfer a VMWare system to a physical disk and boot from ...
3
votes
2answers
496 views

How do I create a team in ESXi Server?

I have three VMware Workstation 7.03 VMs collected in one team that works great on Workstation 7.03. I would like to convert/transfer the team to ESXi (I have a working host) but the VMware Client ...
1
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1answer
211 views

Setting up virtual networks in vmware workstation 6

I've been googling this for hours and I seem to be confused. If anybody could give me a link or point me in the right direction it would be appreciated. I'm using vmware workstation 6. I have three ...
1
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2answers
115 views

vmware - cmdline operation

trying to figure out how to use the cmdline to do the following: -create a VM/Image on a centos system -install a centos/rhel os into the VM -install additional apps into the VM -add additional files ...
1
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1answer
150 views

Hardware virtualization

Is there a way to enable hardware virtualization for VMWare on Windows 7 if the CPU doesn't support this?
3
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2answers
1k views

How to manage changes to set of cloned Virtual Machines?

I am trying to set up a workable model for development. I'm wondering if anyone has recommendations for Virtual machine software and what process to follow to enable the following: Developers grab ...
0
votes
1answer
409 views

Can't see mouse pointer in Linux VM

I have installed vmware workstation 7 on windows 7 on my thinkpad laptop. I have installed RHEL 5 inside virtual machine. The problem is i can't see any mouse pointer inside that machine. I see ...
1
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7answers
1k views

What VM allows running a physical Windows boot partition virtually and without conversion (p2v)

We recently upgraded to Windows 7 64 bit (workstations) and Windows 2008 64 bit (servers). To prevent loosing configuration information, and complex settings, we created a multi-boot system when ...
2
votes
1answer
375 views

Virtual AD file server becomes unresponsive after reboot, repeatedly

Event ID: 12291 in the System event log after the virtual AD server boots, per a *script, at 6:30 a.m. Event ID 12291: SAM failed to start the TCP/IP or SPX/IPX listening thread. This occurred 4 times ...
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6answers
6k views

VMware Workstation guest OS (Windows) resets date/time to host on restart

Everytime I restart my windows guest machine, it resets the date/time to the host date/time. How can I change it permanently? UPDATE: Time sync is already disabled in VMware tools
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3answers
3k views

VMWare Virtual Machine mysql / apache services not working the same after a VM copy

I have Ubuntu server running in a VMWare 6.5.2 virtual machine. I made a straight file copy of the entire VM folder structure to my laptop from my desktop and then booted it up. After the VM guest OS ...
2
votes
2answers
194 views

Windows XP Freeze on Bootup

Every time I boot my minimal-install Windows XP virtual machine it takes 70 seconds of me looking at my windows desktop before I can actually use my mouse and/or do anything. Is there a way I can fix ...
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4answers
229 views

Feasability of running a Virtual Network [closed]

I used to run an Active Directory domain on my home network, but have since migrated back to a plain old Workgroup. However, since my job is in .NET software development, I'd like to be able to work ...