When i restore my Windows Server 2008 hyper V from backup the virtual machine does not restart. I don’t receive any error messages. Any ideas of how to troubleshoot?
Answer Question | December 2, 2008 4:15 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machines, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
I have a Windows 2000 server virtual machine running in VMware, which is running low on free space on its C: drive. Do you know of a way to increase the size of this C: drive system volume? I can easily increase the size of the space available to the virtual machine from within the [...]
Answer Question | May 23, 2012 3:31 PM
C drive, System Volume, Virtual Machines, VMware, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Server Virtual Machines
if i given some part to the virtual machin & then i want to access the physical partition from the virtual machin what will be the procidure for that.
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 3:06 PM
Partitioning, Physical Hardisk, Virtual Machines
I am wanting to create a cluster of 12 physical machines to be able to run multiple virtual machines. For instance a windows 2003 server running exchange 2003. An linux server running mysql, and perhaps a few others but all in seperate controllable virtual machines that span and use the power of all the physical [...]
Answer Question | November 23, 2008 4:18 AM
Beowulf Clusters, Linux Virtual Server, Load balancing, LVS, Virtual Machines, Virtualization and hardware, Virtualization technologies, VM, VMware, VMware ESX, Windows Server 2003
I want to convert a RHEL 2 this is a physical machine to virtual machine, how to do it ?. In docs of vmware only can convert winXX.
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 11:39 PM
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Virtual Machines, VMware
I have 8 NIC ports available on my Xenserer host, with two ports connected to the network. However, I cannot seem to utlize the second NIC port for my Xenserver VM Windows 2003 guests. It can only use the same port that I use for the Xencenter managment console. Is there something I need to [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2009 2:12 PM
NIC, Virtual Machines, XenCenter Management Console, XenServer, Xenserver 5, XenServer VM Windows 2003
Hello All, I would like know how to start creating vrstual machines that contains Windows XP. - What progam is the best to create Virtual machines? - What do I need to start create VM? - How can I create a Server for VM? Thanks
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 11:54 PM
Desktop virtualization, Virtual Machines, VM, Windows desktop virtualization, Windows Virtualization, Windows XP Virtual Machines
we have three servers. Two are running on vm. Are their any advantages or disadvantages to do this
Answer Question | October 23, 2008 5:31 PM
Virtual Machines, VMware, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 SP2
Hi blog!! I have ESX 3 server with HA (high availability). If the server ESX crashes my vm’s are moved to another ESX server, when all my vm’s moved to the new ESX server do they keep their status (power on) or their status change for example they restart. Thanks
Answer Question | November 23, 2008 4:11 PM
ESX Server, HA, Virtual Machines, VMware, VMware ESX, VMware HA
Using Vristual Server 2003 R2 on a 2003 Ent Server. One program I run uses the MAC address for licensing. Twice I have had to Remove and Recreate to VM, and each time the MAC changes, requiring me to have to request a new license key. If I have to do this again, for for [...]
Answer Question | October 10, 2008 2:55 PM
MAC address, Virtual Machines, Virtual Server, Virtual Server 2003
I have installed Blackberry Enterprise Server in a VM and now am finding that I have to connect a BlackBerry device directly to the box to activate it. Unfortunately USB isn’t available within the VM when I connect the BlackBerry device directly to the ESX 3.5 server. I know that you can activate com ports, [...]
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 1:25 PM
BlackBerry Enterprise Server, USB devices, Virtual Machines, VMware ESX, VMware ESX 3.5
I have an ancient piece of software that will only run on DOS/Windows 3.X It is used to program the Allen-Bradley PLCs, and read the outputs of a machine used to pressure test pipe fittings (Machine is from the early 90′s). I believe the problem with more current OS’s is the fact the program needs [...]
Answer Question | September 12, 2008 3:51 PM
DOS, Virtual Machines, Win3.X
I installed MS Virtual PC 2007 under Windows XP Professional (Russian edition) about a week ago and everything worked fine (I installed and used several virtual machines). But now when I run the program I don’t see console window of VirtualPC where I start virtual machines. I just see a small icon in the tray [...]
Answer Question | September 9, 2008 9:38 PM
Microsoft Virtual PC, Virtual Machines, Virtual PC, Virtual PC 2007
I did follow the steps you mentioned for Hyper-V VM installation. But i get this error which says “cannot change state” after i start the VM.
Answer Question | July 30, 2008 4:04 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machines
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?
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 4:39 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machine Performance Management, Virtual Machines, Virtual Servers
Is response and throughput in virtual servers a lot slower than in physical servers? Has the performance overhead in virtual machines improved? Can you offer some good ways to troubleshoot performance problems in virtualized environments? Any good third-party tools for Microsoft Hyper-V yet?
Answer Question | April 24, 2011 4:37 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machines, Virtual Servers, Virtualization
We have one physical server running Xen 4.0 with 3 virtual machines (VMs): 1st VM – Appserver 1 drive capacity 50GB and used space 25GB 2nd VM – PDC 2 drives c: 20GB used out of 50GB , E: 60GB out of 200GB 3rd VM – SQLserver 2 drives c: 30GB used out of 50GB [...]
Answer Question | July 24, 2008 4:30 PM
Backup & recovery, Virtual Machines, Xen, Xen 4.x
I wanted to transfer my Windows XP Home applications and setup to my MacBook running on Leopard OS. After using the free VMware Converter on my PC to create a virtual machine (VM) in an external harddisk and copying it to my MacBook, I realised something else is needed to run it. Do I need [...]
Answer Question | April 15, 2012 2:31 AM
Leopard, OS installation/upgrades, Virtual machine software, Virtual Machines, Virtualization, VMware, VMware Player
I followed Anil Desai’s step-by-step guide for Hyper-V VM installation (http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/loginMembersOnly/1,289498,sid94_gci1294582,00.html), but I get this error which says “cannot change state” after I start the VM. What is wrong?
Answer Question | June 26, 2008 6:43 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machines
What are some of the differences between physical and virtual servers that I need to be aware of?
Answer Question | February 3, 2009 3:34 PM
Physical Machines, Server virtualization, Virtual Machines, Virtual Servers, Virtualization and hardware