• CPU processor information on my virtual machine

    I'm using a a C# code to find processor information. My Management "Processorld" is null if I run my application on a VM. I'm using Oracle VM VirtualBox for my virtual PC. Here's the code I'm using: System.Management.ManagementClass Management = new...

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  • Citrix and .Net issues with the Filesystem

    I’ve installed our app on a network with 95 Citrix servers and have confirmation that it is working on .Net as expected. However, we are experiencing a number of unexpected problems.Folders in "Documents and settings" are unavailable. Apparently they have been virtualized and are located in...

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  • How can we tell if we’re running VMware virtual machine?

    We're using a VMware ESX server but we also have Red Hat VMs running on that very same server. We're looking for a way to programatically test if we're running in a VM. Ideally, we'd like to know how to do it from Perl.

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  • Resolving drifting clock on virtual machine

    We've noticed our virtual machine's clock drifts pretty significantly. We've looked at some documentation to fix it but nothing fits the bill (including updating regularly via NTP).Does anyone have anything that has worked well for them?

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  • Accessing webserver on host OS from a guest OS

    How can I access the webserver on host OS from the guest OS? I’m working on a Mac development platform running Windows XP in VMware fusion. I’m using Apache with several subdomains, like test.localhost etc.

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  • Can’t install VMware player with Hyper V running

    I’m trying to install VMplayer on Windows Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Hyper V, but I get the following error message: This product may not be installed as Microsoft Hyper V installed. Is it impossible to add VMplayer when Hyper V is in use? Are there workarounds?

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  • Does anyone know if ESX can handle multiple File Manager instances?

    This seems like a pretty straightforward question but can ESX handle multiple File Manager instances with multiple threads? Do I have to queue file tasks first to work in a series?

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  • Importing a Windows Server 2008 into Hyper-V VM

    Is it possible to import a Windows Server 2008 server as a Hyper-V Virtual Server to another Windows Server 2008 instance? I’d like to do this as cheaply as possible. Is there some other workaround (i.e. import the image into VMWare first and then convert to Hyper-V)?

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  • How can I revert ESXi 5.1 to snapshot daily

    I'm trying (unsuccessfully) to revert a virtual machine to the previous snapshot every day/night. Unfortunately, I haven't found a way to do what I want. This is what I tried so far: - snapshot.action=autoRevert --> The VM has to HALT, REBOOT doesn't work the same. I don't want to power on my VM...

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  • Trouble compiling C++ code on ESXi 3.5

    I’m having trouble compiling a C++ program while running an ESXi 3.5 console window. From what I can tell, it seems like the system is linking to the wrong libraries. How can I find out if this is the case? Is there somewhere I can go to see how things should be set up?

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  • BEAM: What kind of virtual machine is it?

    This is pretty much a straight forward question but from what I can understand, a virtual machine basically falls into two categories:System virtual machineProcess virtual machineSo what category does "BEAM" fall under?

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  • VMware server vs. ESXi

    This is more of a general question I'm looking for the top differences between VMware server and ESXi. Essentially, I'm trying to run a virtual server in the background, as a daemon (Linux OS). Which one would be better?

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  • Hyper-V is destroying our WiFi internet connection

    This is the first time our company is using Hyper-V (on Windows 8). When we created a new virtual network switch, which was external, it somehow bridges the VMs network adapter with the WiFi. This is killing the WiFi's internet connection. What are we doing wrong?

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  • Using VMware to open Windows protected systemfiles?

    I need to edit Windows protected system internal files in VMware? Normally I would just reboot the PC and use a different Operating System to prevent the 'access denied' error, but that isn’t possible here.

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  • How do I find Datetime of ESX server in C#?

    How does one find ‘datetime’ of an ESX server in C#? When a VM reboots it normally gets the time of the BIOS time. It is that time that I want to display I as a ‘datetime’ object. Where are things going wrong in this code I am trying to use to make this happen? private DateTime...

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  • Receiving error message when starting up VMware virtual machine

    A friend of mine recently created a virtual machine using VMware software. However, he's getting an error every single time he starts the VM that says "VT-x is not available". Here's what he's getting:00:00:03.916 NAT: zone(nm:mbuf_cluster, used:0) 00:00:03.916 NAT: zone(nm:mbuf_packet, used:0)...

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  • Can I write a program that detects if it is running on Citrix?

    Is there a way to create a program that can detect when it is running within a Citrix environment? This may sound strange, but we run systems in a number of different environments and Citrix requires programs to function in a specific way. Is there a reliable way to do this?

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  • I’m trying to enable Hyper-V in my control panel

    I recently installed Windows 8 Pro and I'm trying to use Visual Studio for Windows Phone Development. Next, I enabled "virtualization technology" in the motherboard but I can't make it. It says I can enable "Hyper-V" but not the "Hyper-V Platform".Is it possible to enable the "Hyper-V Platform"...

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  • Can we clone a VM using VMware Fusion?

    Our team is using a Mac OS X and we're trying to figure out if it's possible to "clone" a virtual machine using VMware Fusion. We tried using the Finder to copy the VM's package structure but the problem was that the copy didn't appear in the VM library. What should we do?

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  • Finding hidden file on an ESX server over HTTPS?

    I am trying to use WebClient.DownloadString to get file content from an ESX server. I am using the following URL: something like: https://<ip>/folder/<file-path>?dcPath=ha-datacenter&dsName=<datastore-name> I receive 404 or Not Found error messages from the server. Nothing...

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