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1answer
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Bochs and Bios Canonica VirtIO SCSI Disk Device running Windows 2008 R2

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server I can only remote this server so I need to know what type of virtual environment is hosted on, The Bio Manufacturer shows Bochs and hard disk shows: Canonica VirtIO ...
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1answer
68 views

Identify if windows server is dedicated or vps [duplicate]

I have offers for vps and dedicated hosting. The price for dedicated server is around $100/month which makes me think whether I am really getting a dedicated machine or just scammed to give me vps in ...
0
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1answer
70 views

Intel processor has 8 threads but only showing 4 in task manager

I have a server with an Intel Xeon E3-1240 3.3Ghz processor. According to intel's website this processor has 4 cores and 8 threads, however in Windows Task Manager there are only 4 showing. The ...
1
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1answer
145 views

vmware Converter issue with 'System Reserved'

Working on converting a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine from physical to virtual. Each time I run the converter it fails at 98%. I'm pretty sure the issue is occurring because vmware doesn't know what ...
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votes
1answer
216 views

Virtual Windows 2008 Server Activation with ESX

I had a decommissioned server (Dell PE2950) that we could still use, it had OEM Windows 2003 Std on it but wanted to use it as a new host with VMware ESX5 to put a couple legacy severs on it. I wiped ...
0
votes
2answers
124 views

Virtualize XP machines on demand [closed]

Here's my situation: My company uses an application that only works with XP, needs to be able to access network printers, and exports information in Excel. We need to move off XP before support runs ...
3
votes
1answer
659 views

Adding virtual NIC to HyperV VMs killed my network speed

I have a pretty simple configuration: Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Host, with two VMs (both Server 2012), one for IIS, one for SQL Server. They're all connecting through the physical NIC Last night I ...
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votes
1answer
54 views

Can SCOM be used to monitor physical servers as well as virtual? [closed]

Doing some research for a proposal and need to know if the Microsoft SCOM product is capable of monitoring physical servers. I have already seen it used in a VM environment with AWS, but need to know ...
0
votes
1answer
224 views

UBuntu 13.04 Server with a Windows 2008 VM

I have a ubuntu 13.04 server. On it I have a virtual machine (kvm), with Windows 2008 on it. I have configured /etc/network/interfaces to have a bridged connection to the machine, so I am able to ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Solution for always logging into a clean Windows desktop

Let's say when a user log in to a domain to the desktop, they can save file temporarily to the local hard disk. For example they might download some file to the Downloads folder. However when they ...
1
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1answer
74 views

Hyper-V and CPU Usage

I'm renting VPS that I believe is using Hyper-V. Lately the processor performance of my VPS has been terrible, yet the CPU usage in the task manager doesn't show it struggling. Is the CPU usage in the ...
-1
votes
1answer
52 views

One virtual machine per product? [closed]

I'm working with two Windows Server 2008 servers (one for development, one for production) which host several web applications. Some of these applications run on Tomcat with an Oracle database, others ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

Unable to run windows 2008 R2 after Disk2VHD

I want to convert my physical domain control to hyperv, I created the VHD using Microsoft utility Disk2VHD, The VHD was created, I attached it to HyperV and was able to login. After login the Virtual ...
2
votes
1answer
132 views

How do I merge a snapshot in Hyper-V Manager?

I have a VM using Hyper-V on Win Server 2008. I'm using the "Now" snapshot, I want to merge everything so I have only one VM with no snapshots.
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2answers
349 views

Screen resolution of VM while running in console mode

I have an application on my server that will take a screenshot of the desktop of the server while it's running. It's working well when I'm connected to the server with RDP, but when I disconnect, the ...
-1
votes
3answers
105 views

Separation of VM Servers [duplicate]

Our company is getting ready to upgrade our infrastructure by moving away from physical machines, and into load balanced VMs. We are trying to decide how many VMs we need, and I am curious how others ...
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votes
1answer
66 views

What are the best practices for specifying a physical host to serve virtual machines? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? My query is regarding how to specify a physical host, to serve virtual machines, and what 'rules of thumb' you would use ...
0
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1answer
278 views

Virtual Machine cannot start

I have just installed Windows Server 2008R2 on a brand new Dell T320 Server to act as a hyper visor for an SBS 2011 VM. As with all new builds I have; Confirmed the CPU supports virtualisation. ...
2
votes
1answer
135 views

cloned Windows Server on VMware IIS Problems

I've been converting a physical windows server 2008 as Virtual Machine on ESXI and I was trying to enable under Server Manager an ftp connection. Having problem to set up IIS properly I thought I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Software to support live migration from physical to virtual, Windows 2008/R2

I'm looking at trying to virtualize a few dedicated Windows 2008/2008R2 boxes, and am having issues finding a software solution that will support live migration. I know that Norton Ghost 2.5.2 now ...
1
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0answers
340 views

Route specific network traffic through vpn in virtualbox guest

I am running OSX with a windows server 2008 guest in Virtualbox. My goal is to route some of the network traffic in the host through the server guest. This is because the win2008 server has a VPN ...
2
votes
2answers
340 views

Install CentOS on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V

How can I install Centos 6 on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V? I added a IDE drive to boot from but CentOS doesn't recognize SCSI drive during install. How can I fix this please?
3
votes
2answers
120 views

Computers on network crashing

We have recently upgraded our network to Windows 7 clients with Windows server 2008 servers. The upgrade was completed by the end of September and until now has been fine (apart from the minor bugs). ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

information delivered from pidenu32.msi seems to be wrong

I've installed WindowsServer 2008 R2 on the computer with Xeon3430 2.40GHz processor. VT was activated in BIOS. Hyper-Role was installed and a VM could be created and started. Running ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

IP Forwarding and Routing in Windows 2008

I have Hyper-V running on a windows 2008. I got a new ip stack from the data center to be set on my virtual machines. But I have difficulties to set these IPs on my VMs because they are on different ...
0
votes
2answers
103 views

Stratus Servers vs Virtualised Machines as a High Availability Solution [closed]

I've been asked to do this as a presentation, but to be honest, either I've totally missed the point or am I being asked to compare an actual company i.e. Stratus against the concept of virtualising ...
0
votes
1answer
266 views

ShoreTel P2V Audio Issue

I recently P2V'd my ShoreTel server. After doing so everything seems fine. No errors anywhere, and everything looks good in Director except for a licensing issue since the mac address changed. ...
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votes
1answer
121 views

Virtualization - Windows guests on Linux host? [closed]

Check my previous question. I am now looking at specifics relating to enterprise virtualization. I have done some research into Citrix Xen Server and VmWare vSphere. I need to know whether it is ...
2
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1answer
67 views

New server - virtualisation and layout

Current Situation: We've currently got a Win2k3 32bit OS running on 4GB ram. SQL + Exchange + AD + everything runs on this server and it takes FOREVER to boot, especially if the mail store didn't shut ...
2
votes
1answer
416 views

Xen HVM Windows 2008 network bridge

I have a problem with the Windows Server 2008 guest (hvm). I can't get a network interface running for him. I also have a Debian guest and it's working ok, but I can't do it with the Win2k8 guest. ...
2
votes
1answer
313 views

Attach to Windows Guest a Pool Storage Directory KVM

I just created a storage pool directory based in my Host KVM # virsh pool-list --all Name State Autostart ----------------------------------------- guest_images_dir active ...
1
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3answers
2k views

64-bit Hardware Virtualization on VirtualBox

I am trying to set up a SQL Server practice lab using VirtualBox and a trial copy of Windows Server 2K8 R2 in ISO format. I received an error message that states my processor does not support 64-bit ...
1
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4answers
1k views

how to config vlans in windows 2008 with virtIO nic

I just installed Windows2008 in my debian OS with kvm. And i install virtIO nic. I just wanna config virtIO nic with vlan. But after search many times. There seems no solution here. So, Is someone ...
1
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1answer
125 views

Hyper-V Manager/Server failover/redirections

I have currently one Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 server installed, it's successfully running 4 VM's, but memory/RAM is starting to become sparse. I actually have a 2nd machine available, so my great idea ...
0
votes
1answer
360 views

Route all traffic on specific domainname to a VirtualBox VM on Windows Server 2008

I've been struggling with some routing problem for a while now, and can't seem to get any way with it. My setup: Windows Server 2008 1 NIC w/ 2 IP addresses VirtualBox VM, w/ Ubuntu Server (LAMP ...
0
votes
1answer
302 views

Does anyone know where I can find the Microsoft VSMT ? (Virtual Server Migration Toolkit)

All the links on http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/bb545897.aspx seem to be broken.
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3answers
103 views

What do I need if I want to play with 2 VM Win Servers?

Im new in the server world. I would like to make 2 virtual servers so I can play with them. What do I need? I have here a Win 7 system. Is it enough to install on this Win 7 system the free VMware ...
1
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1answer
2k views

I want a user to see a shortcut on their desktop only when they log into a virtual terminal session

We have a set of Windows Virtual Terminal servers, with some connecting to them via PCs (allowing them to see their roaming profile desktops on the PC's desktop, and on their VTS desktops) and some ...
3
votes
1answer
127 views

How to kick off multiple copies of a VM in Hyper-V?

I got my VHD in Hyper-V and it's running great. Since I got a great big server, I'd like to fire up a number of copies of this VHD. How do I do that? I didn't see anything obvious in the UI.
0
votes
1answer
568 views

How to connect to a Hyper-V guest, from an other, remote PC

I have installed a Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 Datacenter edition, and I have added the Hyper-V role, with RemoteFX. Installed a Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1. Updated the additions, enabled ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

How can I run Virtual machines on Windows Server 2008?

I'd like to run VMs inside Windows Server 2008, like I used to be able to with Virtual Server 2005. I looked at the Hyper-V stuff and it seems to take over the entire server. Unless I am looking at ...
2
votes
2answers
219 views

High Availability with 3 servers: To virtualise or not?

We're changing hosts for our SAAS app (IIS+MSSQL) and have an opportunity to redesign the infrastructure. Either stick with what we have (which works well) or virtualise with vSphere. Current: 2x ...
0
votes
1answer
293 views

How to create a Windows 2008 VM for uploading to Azure?

I have an existing Windows 2008 R2 (64 bit) machine chugging along. I want to create a VM image of this physical machine so that I can upload it to Azure for scalability purposes. I've found ways to ...
5
votes
5answers
482 views

Can I send clients a pre-configured Virtual Machine?

I am not very well acquainted with VM Ware and Virtualization but I am investigating the feasibility of creating a VM Instance using VMWare, Windows Server 2008 R2, and shipping that VM as a complete ...
3
votes
1answer
172 views

Run more than one Hypervisor

Is it possible to run more than one hypervisor on a single machine? We already have a server running Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V, but our linux based VMs are not very stable. I would like to try ...
1
vote
2answers
493 views

Windows Server/Hyper-V: Route all traffic to a specific public IP to a certain VM

I am running Hyper-V on a server with one physical NIC which has multiple public IP adresses assigned (a whole subnet). Is there a way to tell Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V or "Routing and Remote ...
3
votes
3answers
689 views

Hyper-V: Assigning VMs a public IP from a subnet

We are running a Hyper-V server on our Windows Server 2008 R2. I have ordered a subnet because we would like to provide each of your VM's with a public IP address. My data center provider (Hetzner AG ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I Clear a Warning about Best Practices for Running a Domain Controller on a Virtual Machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller running on a VMware virtual machine. There is a Best Practices Analyzer warning appearing in Server Manager with the following message: "The domain ...
1
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1answer
340 views

Windows Server 2008 as Bridge in virtualbox: make another Virtual Machine enter his Domain

I have installed a Windows Server 2008 in Virtualbox(bridge) this one work fantastic! i want to make a virtual machine(virtualbox) which can enter the Domain and access my Server 2008(Datacenter). ...
0
votes
3answers
149 views

What are the pros and cons to hosting database VM and web VM on the same host machine?

I think I understand the cons to hosting a production database on the same machine as the web server that uses it. So, when it comes to dedicated machines, I always host db and web separately. But, ...