• Difference between Microsoft Virtual Server and Hyper-V in virtual machine priority management

    Microsoft Virtual Server provides two ways for managing the priorities of virtual machines: weight-based and constraint-based resource allocation. What`s different in Hyper-V? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • Dynamically release/GRAP memory issues

    The vm takes the entire allocated physical memory even if it is idle. Does MS have a plan to address dynamically release/grap memory in the near future? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • How about VMRC-like utility for vm connection?

    How about vmrc-like utility for vm connection? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • AS/400 and Virtual Machine setup

    Any idea how can I create virtual machine on the as/400 for different servers and operating system? Thanks

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  • Best practice for moving VM to new server?

    Both hosts are Windows Server 2003 running VMware Server 2. I would like to move a VM from one of these Windows Server 2003 hosts to the other - and would appreciate if someone would list a step-by-step or point me in the right direction to preserve everything. Thank you very much. Moderator Note:...

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  • Firefox settings on a VM being reset each time the VM starts up.

    I have a Win XP SP2 virtual machine running on Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, in which all Firefox (Version 2) settings are being reset every time the VM starts up. This includes but is not limited to history and bookmarks. Not a big deal, since this VM is used only for software testings, but rare....

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  • Virtual Machine Security

    What is the best security tool out there to use to manage virtual machines?

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  • Exchange 2003 Corrupt Mailstore in Virtualised Environment

    Four weeks ago we experienced a corrupt mailstore on a Windows 2000, Exchange 2003 environment. The server had been snapshotted and was virtualused within VM3.0. It had ran clean for approx 1 year but serious errors commenced just prior to the mailstore failing to remount after a routine reboot. To...

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  • VHD backup for Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V Server

    Looking for suggestions or recommendations for a VHD backup system for Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V Server. I need the ability to specify individual Virtual Machines with different backup schedules. Thanks. Moderator Note: This is a user submitted question

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  • Installing SCVMM in a Virtual Machine

    Can you install SCVMM in a VM instead of running on hardware? Moderator Note: This is a user submitted question

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  • Windows Server 2008 install error on virtual machine

    I get the following error message "Windows Installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted" when i try to install Windows Server 2008 using the ISO image attached to the virtual machine. Using Virtual Server 2005 R2

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  • Setting Hyper-V Server RAM allocation

    I want to set the amount of RAM Hyper-V Server uses so that more can be distributed to the VMs. How can this be done? Thank you. Moderator Note: This is a user submitted question

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  • Virtual machine setup – SQL 2005

    I’m setting up a virtual machine -- SQL 2005 install -- and I want to make a separate drive for the logs and one for the data, but as this is a virtual environment using the same mirrored physical disk, is that advisable?

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  • How does network traffic travel between VM’s on different blades in the same BladeCenter?

    we have several ibm bladecenters H with a few hundred hosts across the blades. i know that on stand alone servers, VMs on the same vswitch don't have to send network traffic out to a physical switch to pass data back and forth, it goes through the vswitch to the other VM, but how does data move...

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  • Copy Propietary CNC controller to Virtual machine

    One of the companies that I consult for has a CNC style machine that is run from a 1994 vintage PC. The computer is running fine, but I know the clock is ticking on this 15-year-old system. The OS and software are both proprietary (From what I can tell the OS is a modified version of MSDOS) and the...

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  • Threats of moving from host computer to VM

    A user recently submitted this question via e-mail: What are some threats incurred by moving from host computer to VM and vice versa?

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  • Pulling data off of an inaccessible VM

    A user recently submitted this question via e-mail: I have seen private companies offer the capability to pull data and files from virtual disks after the VMs become inaccessible. Can I do this myself?

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  • Emulating bad blocks on a VM

    A user recently submitted this question via e-mail: I need to test some crypto utilities on a VM; does anyone know how I could emulate bad blocks? I know it’s possible to hook up a device via USB and connect it that way, but I’d like to see if there is a way I could specify bad blocks right on...

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  • Hyper-V guest server move to from one host to another issue

    I know that in order to move a hyper-v guest server from one host to another you have to use the export command in order to move it. I am currently using Windows Backup to backup the hyper-v guest and have successfully restore the virtual on the same machine. But my problem is that I cannot restore...

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  • Windows Server 2008 creating test VM’s with Hyper-V

    I have setup Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 64x on my desktop and have the Hyper-V feature enabled. Is it possible to create test virtual machines on it like XenServer 5.0 / XenDesktop and VMWare ESX 3i ? User Submitted

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