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VMware Workstation is a virtual machine software suite for x86 and x86-64 computers from VMware.

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VMware -> Broadcom: how to renew/purchase a VMware Workstaion Pro license?

Since May 5, 2024 Broadcom shut down the self-purchase licensure portal for VMware customers. Click on 'Login' in upper-right here: https://www.vmware.com/ takes you to this 'site-maintenance' dead ...
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Centreon ova can't find my new virtual network card added via VMWARE

I was installed a new VM centreon ova based on almalinux iI would add a new virtual card to a VLAN1 and when iI check that card on centreon iI can't found any card. When iI try to manage the card with ...
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QEMU img convert invalid parameter

Typing the command: qemu-img convert -o vmdk /path/file.VHDX ~/path/file.VMDK Returns response: qemu-img: Invalid parameter 'vmdk' I'm converting a Windows 11 Client ARM64 into a VMDK file for my VM. ...
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How to automatically virtually boot partition windows 11 inside from windows server 2022 through VM or VMware or hyper-V?

Question : How to automatically virtually boot partition windows 11 inside from windows server 2019 through VM or VMware? In my small coaching institue computer lab with 25pc. 15 pc are Independet ...
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Is it possible to mount an .iso file to the CD/DVD device of an VMware Workstation using command line?

I'm on Windows and using VMware Workstation as my virtualization tool. Normally, if I want to mount an .iso file to my guest VM, I can do it through the GUI: I want to know if it's possible to do the ...
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HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found

Little Background: My main OS is windows 10. I am using vmware workstation pro. I've installed centos 7 on it. When I try to install either google chrome or mysql,I am getting the above mentioned ...
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I can access FTP site from Windows 10 Host Pc but not from my Virtual Machine on VMWare

On my host PC with Windows 10 I installed IIS + FTP Service (NOT FTP Extensibility). Using WinSCP software I can access this FTP site from my public static IP. I cannot access my FTP site if it is ...
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My network profile is showing as private instead of domain profile after installing Active Directory DNS on Windows Server 2019 VMware Workstation

After installing Active Directory and DNS role on VMware Workstation with domain "mylab.local". I used NAT switch on my VM and my IpV4 settings are After installation my current network ...
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Unable to open VMware VMs on Google Cloud instance

I'm running Workstation Pro 16 on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS on a Google cloud VM. The vm is configured for nested virtualization. I get the following error: "Unable to change virtual machine power state....
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Unable to create an active directory inside windows server 2016 inside vmware workstation [closed]

I am a software developer and i want to test my asp.net core MVC web application to integrate with active directory using LDAP. since i am using Windows 10 home edition so i can not create a test AD ...
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VMWare Workstation configure network adaptor to be 'Intel Networking'

I am trying to create a Windows VM with VMWare Workstation that has requirement to "Use an Intel networking adaptor and not 'Virtio'" I am putting this in quote as this is one of the ...
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Unable to connect web server VM from my netscaler VM

I have created a lab to learn VPX ADC and my lab environment as per below. All the below 3 machines are connected via VMWare Workstation Bridged Network. Host - Windows 10, IP Address is 192.168.2....
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How can I prevent a Virtual Machine from copy on the host?

I've been distributing a few virtual machines as 'beta' version of an project, but I don't have a specific security system on it so far. So, I'm looking for a way to only enable access to the virtual ...
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How to assign full processor(cores/sockets) to a VM? VMware

Trying to use VMware. Using Ryzen 9 5950X(16 cores / 32 threads). The question is how to assign all cores/threads properly to a VM? Were trying different configurations of "Number of Processors&...
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How to PXE Boot VM on VMware Workstation without using a TFTP server?

I'm trying to PXE boot a vm made by VMware Workstation on my local machine. On a separate subnet I have the PXE server and DHCP server. I do not want to use a TFTP server or use IP Helpers. When I ...
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VMWare Workstation and Windows 10: can't connect to a server hosted on VM

I have a private 2 nodes Kubernetes cluster configured on VMWare Workstation 15. I'm using MetalLB and Calico. Ingress service and ingress look like: xxx@c1-cp1:~/Desktop$ kubectl get svc -n ingress-...
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Failed to deploy OVF package. ThrowableProxy.cause A general system error occurred: Transfer failed: Invalid response code: 500

Versions: ESXI: 7.0 Update 2 (build number 17867351) VMware Workstation: 16.1.2 build-17966106 I exported a VM from QKVM (Qnap KVM) and been trying to import it into one of our ESXIs using vCenter, ...
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I can't use vmware on rdp win server error hyper-v [closed]

I've rdp win 12 azure install Vmware 16 pro on it and setup the app to when try run virtual machine get error that hyper-v turn off when check it it's already off and use all commands like hyper-v and ...
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Has anyone successfully booted to a local VM from a .VMDK downloaded from GCP

Exporting a custom image to Cloud Storage I did this, then downloaded the .VMDK file one large 30gb file. I have VMware workstation Pro 15.5 I am new to this whole VM thing. I managed to make an image ...
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VMWare Workstation on Ubuntu: Can't "see" windows server image in 2019 ISOs

When running packer to create new VM images on ubuntu (focal fossa, 20.04) I found that the ISO seems to be not detected by the windows installer when booting: That is, windows server installation ...
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Cisco Anyconnect keeps reconnecting / VMWare bridged network / Windows 10

I am running a Windows 10 VM in VMWare Workstation 15.5.1 build-15018445. From within the VM I connect via Cisco Anyconnect to a VPN. Connecting the VPN with a Network Adapter as Bridged (Automatic) ...
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vmware workstation 16 cannot drag and drop or see shared folders w centos8 guest

I just installed VMWare Workstation 16.1 on my Windows 10 desktop and build a CentOS 8 guest. Guest has the latest VMWare Tools installed via yum (open-vm-tools and open-vm-tools-desktop 11.1.0.2). I ...
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Host cannot ping VMware's NAT network adapter's gateway ip

I am using VMware workstation 15.5. My host is Windows 10 and guest is Ubuntu 18.04. Using virtual network editor I created a NAT network adapter as shown in image With NAT settings(guest ip is 192....
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VMWare Workstation VLAN - Vyatta routers not able to ping each other

I have two routers configure to be within the same VLAN - LAN 2 https://i.sstatic.net/Wo1KR.png https://i.sstatic.net/qnDtQ.png And here are the network configurations: Router 1: https://i.sstatic.net/...
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How to install vmrun on CentOS?

I installed vmplayer on CentOS 7. Should the vmrun command be part of the vmplayer installation? I cannot find vmrun on my system, and google didn't produce any instructions on how to install vmrun on ...
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Enabling NUMA node in VM player custom Linux guest OS

I am trying to run DPDK helloworld example in a custom Linux distribution. I have installed custom Linux in a VMware player. The program is failed due to the fact the NUMA node is not supported. When ...
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SSH login through the VMware Workstation NAT is closed immediately

I have three VMs that are setup with the VMware Workstation: VM1 (CentOS 6, 192.168.230.128) VM2 (CentOS 7, 192.168.230.129) VM3 (CentOS 8, 192.168.230.130) Host machine has public IP 192.168.100.1. ...
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Icons, toolbars, checkboxes and dialog windows are the wrong size in VMware guest OS

When running Windows Server 2016 in VMware workstation, I've found that for some programs the icons, toolbars, checkboxes and dialog windows are far smaller than they should be when accessing the ...
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Network adapter issue

I have installed server 2016 in VMware workstation 12 and i am facing some weird issues. I have set my ip address and my default gateway but whenever im trying to run the command ipconfig /release it ...
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Routing/forwarding packets between two interfaces

I need to route my PC network traffic through a VMWare machine. What setup I thought about that is using a vm with two interfaces and forcing the PC to send the traffic to VMNet1 instead of Ethernet (...
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GCE: Ubuntu 18.04 custom image has no connectivity/SSH?

I'm currently struggling to get a custom image of Ubuntu 18.04LTS to work in GCE. I'm using the Ubuntu Desktop version, since installing gdm3 afterwards on Google stock Ubuntu just doesn't seem to ...
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Unable to upload a VM from VMware Workstation to Esxi

I have been trying to upload a VM from VMware workstation to VMware ESXI server (Esxi 6.7 A01) I edited the hardware compatibility of the VM to ESXI 6.5 and created a clone. When trying to upload ...
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CentOS7 VM server on vmware - Network error - Destination Host Ureachable

Before you try to mark this as duplicate, please note that i tried almost everything and that nothing worked. I tried finding a solution but no success. Therefore, i need a fresh look on my problem. ...
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internet connectivity failure in virtual machines on workstation [closed]

I have VMware workstation environment on my laptop. Also there are 2 Wifi cards. The configuration of VMware virtual network editor is following vmnet8 and network setting for virtual machine network ...
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Server not reachable after setting static IP

I am doing experiments with a Debian 10 VM on my PC. Everything worked well until i tried to setup a static IP. The static IP is working now, and i am able to ping and traceroute to e.g. google.com ...
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Alternately running VMs with VMware on Windows and KVM in Linux

I plan to set up a virtualized test- and demo environment to show our clients how wonderful some applications can be deployed as containers. To be mobile I plan to use my laptop as the hardware ...
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Why I can't navigate on Internet or ping external server after that I configured fixed IP on a Linux VM on VmWare?

I am not so into networking and I have the following problem. I installed Kali Linux on VMWare. I am using NAT networking mode. The default networking settings use DHCP to assign the IP address to ...
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Unable to access SQL Server on the Host Machine from SQL Server Management Studio in the Guest VM

Using VMware Workstation 15, should I be using host-only for my scenario below? I need to access SQL Server, hosted on a Windows 10 host, from a Windows 10 Guest VM, without giving the Guest VM ...
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VMWare network: some guest service not accessible from host

I have elastic search installed on a guest (CentOS7) on my vmware host, I am able to visit it on the default port 9100: If I access it from the guest directly, it shows differently: If I telnet from ...
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Virtual Machine consuming Double CPU Resource in Host OS

I am using Hyper-V in Host OS Windows 10 Pro and virtual os is Windows Server 2012. I am using only One VM at a time to check the CPU Utilization of VPS with respect to HOST OS. Note : VM have same ...
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Nested VMware Virtual Machines in Azure Dv3/Ev3 Virtual Machines?

Is there a way to run Nested VMware Virtual Machines on Azure DV3/Ev3 Virtual Machines? I got error message: VMware Workstation and Hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the Hyper-V role from the system ...
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Importing a machine from VMware to xenServer

I've exported my VM from VMWare and tried importing it into XenServer (xcp-ng 7.6) XenConvert 2.1.1 but I always get this error: Friday, May 24, 2019 11:15:04 XenConvert 2.1.1.2199 Copyright (c) 2001-...
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Linux VM too slow (vmware) with a lot of resources available

I got a problem with my VM and I ran out of imagination on what can be causing it. My VM is Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.9 (Santiago) Kernel: 2.6.32-696.30.1.el6.x86_64 These are my ...
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Intermittent vSAN issue

I have a test lab deployment and am facing some issue in the first vSAN (4 nodes) creation (it works some times, and other times it doesn't) I'm trying to troubleshooting the issue as to when it doesn'...
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Shrinking a preallocated VMDK

I'm trying to shrink an 80GB preallocated CentOS VMDK that I've been given from a previous VMware environment, that I've been asked to get running on another host. The billing arrangement for this new ...
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Can I access my VMware workstation intranet VMs through a public IP address

I have a Windows Server with a public IP address (102.1.1.1) and I've installed VMware workstation on it, creating several VMs on it. The VMs use intranet IP addresses, such as 10.0.0.1, 10.0.0.2. ...
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Changing VMware Network Configuration [closed]

I am in an apartment that PavlovMedia provides DHCP; however, I'm trying to configure my own private network with a pfSense virtual machine as a gateway. Mainly, I just want to use DHCP from my ...
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Running VMWare Workstation 14 on a VM [closed]

I have set up VMWare Workstation on a esxi 6.0 hosted VM. (Ubuntu 16.04.05) I am trying to run some packer builds that use the specific (VMWare Workstation) hypervisor. The builds get stuck ...
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How do I connect a VM instance created on google cloud to a vmware workstation instance created on my local system using workstation player?

I have created a windows server vm instance in google cloud. It is a ADserver. Apart from that; I have created two external windows virtual machines in my local system on vmware workstation player. I ...
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How to ping from a physical machine to another physical machine's VMware network VMnet8?

I have a physical machine (first pm) which has VMware Workstation 14 Pro. By the configurations and settings I can ping among all the machines and any internet address from them as normally. However, ...
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