• Is there anyway for a standard operating system to know the computer name of the physical server it is running on?

    Is there any way for a standard operating system running on a virtualized server to access the computer name of the physical server?

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • PPTP using Vodafone Ireland and EchoLife HG556a dsl router

    Hi All, I have started pulling my hair out over the last few nights and now have a bald patch on one side of my head..... Ok not really but I feel like pulling my hair out, I have this problem you see, it is something I have been working on for a while just for fun. I have a Windows Home Server in...

    shanekearney810 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a way to virtualize such that applications can be installed in virtualization layers over a core system?

    Sometimes I need to install a particular setup for testing... I've used virtual machines for this. The ease of compartmentalizing the installation of unstable software and drivers made me wonder if there is a straightforward way to generate a new virtualized layer of my own machine, whenever I want...

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • What VM software is used in Azure and what VM software will Azure support?

    Azure is based on virtual machines, what VM software is used in Azure and what VM software will Azure support? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controller on a Virtual Machine?

    I am looking to add a second domain controller to our network. Is it wise to do this on a virtual machine? Are there any "side effects" that I should ponder.

    Denwood390 pointsBadges:
  • apache web server accessing application on virtual machine

    Hello, I installed sugarcrm onto a vmware server vm running rhel5.4 because our rhel4 server running rhel4.7 doesn't support the required php that sugarcrm needs (5.1.6-24). The vmware product has crashed twice in the last 5 months and we have moved the company webserver back to the rhel4 server....

    Btltm81810 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual machine costs/utilization

    We are interested in being able to allocate costs for vm’s back to cost centers.  We use some vmware esx and xenserver in limited instances.  Are there any third party tools out there that can take usage data from both of these platforms to give us one consolidated view of utilization -  time...

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • I am having an issue with remote desktop access to a virtual machine in a Hyper-V failover Cluster

    I am having an issue with remote desktop access to a virtual machine in a Hyper-V failover Cluster. 6 months ago I successfully setup VMs in Hyper-V with remote desktop access but it wasn't in a cluster. I have remote desktop access to both of the cluster nodes it's just the VMs within the cluster....

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • What are the uses of virtual machines (VMs) in cloud computing deployment?

    [h2] [h2]With more cloud service providers like Force.com offering completely platform independent cloud computing solutions, is there going to be a long-term use for virtual machines in the cloud?[/h2] [h2]Is virtual shared serving on its way out, or will VM instances be around for a while?[/h2]...

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • How do I know when to add capacity to my virtual infrastructure?

    What tools and methods do you use to predict when you'll need to expand capacity in your virtual infrastructure? How do you add VMs effectively to the system and still make sure you're allocating resources well? Any tips would be appreciated.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • partition layout for virtual machines

    We are looking to start to set up our VM's with the following harddrive layout to get ahead of paravirtulization. c: (0:0) d: (1:0) e: (2:0) etc. We are currently setting drives up like this: c: (0:0) d:(0:1) e:(0:2) I have found that the upgrade at the VM level is a hardware upgrade and a new scsi...

    Psnopik5 pointsBadges:
  • Unity Connection VM SANs and AA

    Can I run Unity Connection in vSphere cluster (vMotion) with SANs storage and does it support Auto Attendant 

    BenjaminHousing5 pointsBadges:
  • Size capacity limit for an esx server and Linux VM

    Looking for a centralised file server application which runs on Linux flavour OS.Would like to know what is the disk size capacity which an ESX can hold at the maximum and also the maximum disk size a paticular linux vm can hold ?

    Kirankumarh10 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualize external OS hard drive

    I have a hard drive that has an operating system on that was backed up using Acronis.  I would like to make this hard drive a virtual machine so I can use it for testing on VMWare or Virtual PC.  I don't have the original machine the hard drive was backed up on so could anyone please tell me if...

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • VM from Backup not booting

    I have a VM which will not boot, I initially had a new VM with Windows Server 2003 Std which work fine, I then restored a systems from tape to the VM and it will not boot, In safe mode its hangs at the acpitabi.dat file. On a normal boot I just see a black screen. I have tried to fix mbr and have...

    Nimick85 pointsBadges:
  • How to vmotion(live) one or few VMs to others virtual host ?

    How to vmotion(live) one or few VMs to others virtual host ? what's the policy? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualization vs Consolidation

    The process or running multiple virtual machines on a single physical server, is that called virtualization or consolidation?

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the license of VM which running Windows or Linux?

    What's the license of VM which running Windows or Linux? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • Why are 4 virtual CPU’s the limitation?

    Why are 4 virtual CPU's the limitation? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:
  • What is the allowable number of Proc you can assign for each VM under Hyper V R2?

    As of  right now it seems I can only assign up to 4 Procs to a VM, what is the allowable number of Proc you can assign for each VM under Hyper V R2? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE380,130 pointsBadges:

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