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1answer
858 views

CentOS 7 Minimal Install doesn't comes with networks scripts? Which version to use then? [on hold]

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, ...
-1
votes
0answers
9 views

Too many VMDK files on my windows VM [migrated]

I have a windows vm with 60 GB disk running on VMWare Workstation. I see the total size of the folder containing is close to 115 GB. I had some 7 snapshots and though snapshots are the reason. Delete ...
-1
votes
0answers
30 views

RDP Error Code 1800 when trying to connect from Windows 8.1 to VMWare VM

Server1: 2008R2 / 192.168.0.1 / Network 192.168.0.0 / 255.255.255.0 / DC yyy.local / router-role, static route to 192.168.2.0 added PC1: Win8.1 / Network 192.168.0.0 / Gateway Server1 / VMWare WS ...
-1
votes
1answer
52 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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votes
1answer
67 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
votes
1answer
221 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
votes
3answers
205 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
551 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
votes
1answer
129 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, ...
-1
votes
1answer
888 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
884 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
votes
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
votes
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
280 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
votes
1answer
190 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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
191 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
vote
1answer
161 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
votes
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
votes
1answer
174 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
381 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
votes
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
votes
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
votes
1answer
203 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
votes
1answer
558 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
495 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
vote
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
vote
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
vote
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
votes
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
400 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
vote
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
374 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 ...
1
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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 ...
-1
votes
4answers
225 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 ...