• How to take backup of MBR in Windows Server 2008 R2

    Hello Experts, There is a power outrage regularly in our company. I am worried that the hard shutdown of Hyper-V physical server might corrupt its bootable file or start up files. So I want to take the backup of Hyper-V physical server startup files in case the booting of the server fails. I don't...

    Ibu15 pointsBadges:
  • I need help to open a VHD file

    Hi! I need help to open a computer back up image on VHD file that its not mouthing to my new computer.

    davidflo45 pointsBadges:
  • Chrome policy templates questions

    Chrome Version : 25.0.1364.172 m Operating System : Windows 7 Hello all, I've two questions regarding Chrome policy templates: 1) I want to password protect Chrome extensions like "Public Fox" add-on in Firefox. But since there's no extension of that sort in Chrome, I am only left with Chrome...

    Exus695 pointsBadges:
  • Are multiple hypervisors in your future?

    Recent surveys show that 65% of large and enterprise-sized businesses are now using multiple hypervisors, and even medium and small companies are joining in. For those using hypervisors, are you considering enabling additional hypervisors? 

    Chris Leonard4,300 pointsBadges:
  • How to copy VM’s from physical server to another

    Hello,New to VM, could someone outline how to copy VM's on an ESXi 4.1 server to a new server with ESXi 5.1 ?The VM's are domain controllers. Thanks for any advice.  

    galaga5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware performance data

    Hi, We are migrating a few ESX hosts to a different vCenter and we would like to retain the historical performance data from the existing VCenter. Is there anyway we could backup and archive this data and reference to it when required? Thanks in advance Satish

    firstPC5 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: IT’s role in customer service

    One of ITKnowledgeExchange's bloggers is working on a series about customer service in the enterprise, and how it can be improved. From the IT side, do you have any experiences or suggestions for improving how companies do customer service? We'll take horror stories as well! Help a fellow IT...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualization and cost cross charging

    I am currently trying to establish a cross charging model in my company where VM consumers (e.g. projects) are charged for the creations and usage of VMs. Creation is charged as a one-off Capex charge, usage as an ongoing Opex charge. We are not yet switching to a utilization based model, so at the...

    JuergenSpecker20 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to install live DVD SL 6.3 in VMware 9.0

    Hi Guys, I am running Windows XP SP3. I got myself a VMware workstation 9.0. But when I tried to install SL 6.3 Live DVD in VMware workstation 9.0., it gives me error stating "unable to find the usable disk space", even though there is plenty of space in my hard drive like 150 GB free space. I...

    rkwac453125 pointsBadges:
  • How does virtualization change my storage needs?

    We've been considering server virtualization over the past year, but I'm wondering what sort of planning and preparations we'll have to make for storage, since virtualized servers use up significantly more storage space. Any advice or resources for further research?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Recommendations for storage virtualization appliances

    I'd appreciate any recommendations for storage virtualization appliances and strategies. Thanks!

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • What are the positives and negatives of green information technology?

    During SearchCIO's recent inaugural 'tweet jam', an interesting debate emerged over the topic of how green information technology will shape the data center of the future. Some responses included virtualization, self-service portals and greener power sources. What do you think? What are the...

    Michael Tidmarsh29,480 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualisation and CMDB

    Our virtualised server environment consists of VMware ESXi hosts on Cisco UCS blades. In order to assess change impact on our services we would like to build CMDB relationships similar to Datacenter -> Floor -> Rack -> UCS FIC -> UCS chassis -> Blade -> Service Profile -> ESXi...

    JuergenSpecker20 pointsBadges:
  • Active virtual machines

    Is it too much of a pain to keep a monthly active VM usage rate? That is can I report the number of VMs being used on a monthly basis?

    Rugby95 pointsBadges:
  • About owning a server

    I need to host my cloud based software and want to know whats the advantage of using my own server. If so, should I still host it some where else in a data center? I have 25 PCs at different locations which have to use the software and it is a clinic oriented software.

    dineshsamuel5 pointsBadges:
  • Oracle Virtualisation

    Hi All, I am getting confused between Oracle VM and VirtualBox... I know that Oracle VM is a type 1 hypervisor which is a bare metal installation one and VirtualBox works on host and guest Operating systems. I have installed Oracle VM Server on my 32GB Ram server it was a bare metal installation,...

    database1235 pointsBadges:
  • Oracle application is installed in VMware in 2003

    Oracle application 12.1.1 is install in 2003 through VMware working properly. When I am trying to access application through Windows 7 (Windows 7 is install in C drive and 2003 is in E drive) its not working but the  application is working in 2003 through VMware but not working in Windows 7. I...

    oracleappsvmwarfe5 pointsBadges:
  • “Printer Error” when printing from Lotus 6.5.5 in Windows 7 virtual workstation

    Some users getting "Printer Error" when trying to print from Lotus 6.5.5 in Windows 7 virtual workstation. Using Add Printer to change to a different printer, then change back to default printer seems to work temporarily, but the problem keeps coming back sporadically.

    Peachespie5 pointsBadges:
  • Optimizing Pre-Virtualization Variables

    What services can I stop on Windows Vista 6.1 to keep my computer from running so hard when I start the virtual computer; and, what services do I have to leave on all the time?

    gre84995 pointsBadges:
  • What’s your top IT priority for 2013?

    In TechTarget's annual IT Priorities Survey of IT managers, data protection was #1 on respondents' list with over 56%. Server virtualization and network-based security take the next 2 spots. Do you agree with this list? If not, what's your top IT priority for 2013?

    Michael Tidmarsh29,480 pointsBadges:

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