• 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:
  • Most popular blog posts this week

    10. Removing old hardware after a P2V conversion Eric Siebert shares a long-held best practice regarding old server management. 9. The challenge of managing risk when IT budgets tighten Linda Tucci explains the challenges of a down economy -- and offers some tips on coming out ahead. 8. Ellison...

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  • Windows Server 2008 with VMware Domain Controller migration

    I am currently upgrading our network with a windows server 2008 and VMware. I have 2 Domin Controllers. Server09 and Server11. Server09 is also the DHCP server. I want to move the Domain Control off Server11 and Server09 to the new Server 2008 My Question is if the new server 2008 is attached too...

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  • The most-watched IT questions this week: Oct. 13, 2009

    Here are the 10 most watched questions on ITKE: There’s some great discussions going on ranging from going green to how to create a new network. Go answer a question now and take your shot at winning a TV, or check out the rest of the top 10 on the Community Blog: 1. Going green: Are you feeling...

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • Evaluating HP, Dell, IBM Solutions for small VMware deployment

    Gday All, Currently doing some research for a solution to consolidate our 6 or so servers using VMware. We are looking to implement HA, DRS and VMotion. Our budget for the hardware is about $30K AUD and we currently have 10 users. We have the following server roles to consolidate and they are...

    Chiper15 pointsBadges:
  • interVLAN

    I want to configure interVLAN useing two ROUTER with two SWITCH i am unable two configure it can you help me how can i configure it

    Router1235 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix Deployment: command line text to hex converter, vbscript, or am I out of luck ?

    Hi everyone, I'm brand new here. Bear with me as I try to explain my issue as clearly as possible... :) My organization is deploying Citrix to around 600 off-domain Wyse thin clients running XP. I am hoping to automate this transition as much as possible, but there are several roadblocks with these...

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  • which is the best virtualization for my scenario?

    Hi All, We are having 15 desktops used for around 30 users.The users only need to store thier exchnage email account in outlook and will use VPN (window s/thirdparty) clients and need internet. all are running on windows platform.   We are planning to increase the no of users and we need to...

    sumeshbnr1,675 pointsBadges:
  • PDF attachments doesnt open on Citrix when open from MS Outlook 2003

    Hi, In my organization, i have MS Outlook 2003 as a publish apps and Adobe Reader 6.0 is installed in the server localy, Adobe is not a publish apps. The problem is, when user logs on to Citrix and use MS Outlook 2003 publish apps, the email's PDF attachment doesnt open. Once the user clicks it...

    Open12365 pointsBadges:
  • Clarrification on VSphere with vCenter

    There are 3 Questions that i would like to know of . Till date , We have our ESX Servers added as part of Virtual Center through its IP address . We are planning to remove and add it using its FQDN . In this scenario , Will we be able to retain the performance data of the ESX Server and Virtual...

    Sudhrsn5 pointsBadges:
  • The most-watched IT questions this week: Oct. 6, 2009

    Once again, we’ve compiled the 10 most watched questions on ITKE, and found some great discussions on topics ranging from virtualization to disaster recovery to disaster recovery. Go answer a question now and you could win a TV, or check out the rest of the top 10 on the Community Blog: 1. How to...

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • How do I configure VMware guestOS(s) to talk to Vista Home Premium as a Host to access DB2 or any other database?

    Greetings all, I have a Vista home premium 64-bit, 4GB AMD ram, etc on a HP pavillion Laptop. My goal is to work with DB2 in testing advanced features such as replication, federation, failover and data partitioning (DPF). I want to do all of this with one physical machine (a spare office laptop)...

    OKONITA15 pointsBadges:
  • How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server?

    How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server

    ITKE352,580 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V support

    i have hp 7500 desktop pc. i want to use this pc for HYPER V. in mother board there is no opetion for DEP or HYPER V. FU191EA is the part number of my PC. is there any way to change hardware in this mechine and use for HYPER V.or is there any PC from desktop with HYPER v support. kindly help me

    Yasarthekkayil280 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and VMWare

    I installed VMware on the server which is running AD (domain Controller), for some new applications eg.HRIS.But the clients who are using this client software are being affected.Everytime their accounts are locked out what could be the problem could it be the VMware affecting it.It started when i...

    Mubs110 pointsBadges:
  • What do IT pros want Citrix to improve about desktop virtualization?

    Bridget Botelho. a reporter with SearchDesktopVirtualization, is working on a piece about hoped-for Citrix improvements. Have any suggestions? Feel free to leave them here, and we'll pass them along.

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • The IT Blog Top 10: Oct. 1, 2009

    10. Choosing a block size when creating VMFS datastores Eric Siebert provides a guide detailing how to choose a block size for VMFS datastores. 9. Using VRDP to view VirtualBox virtual machines remotely Rick Vanover walks through Sun’s xVM VirtualBox’s ability to tap into VRDP remote viewing....

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • Do you know of any cases when malware will detect a virtualized OS and exploit this fact?

    Do you know of any cases when malware will detect a virtualized OS and exploit this fact?

    ITKE352,580 pointsBadges:
  • Will virtualization and consolidation change the way IT buys hardware?

    Over the last few years I have had the opportunity to visit a number of large IT server pools (5000 or servers or more) and I was struck by how many different vendors' hardware was represented in each of those pools of servers, it is though the name of the vendor carried no weight in deciding...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Buying Laptop to Run Vmware Workstation

    I am planning to buy a laptop. I will primarily run VM Workstation 6 or sometimes VM ware Server on it with one or two guest O/S ( Mostly Linux / Sun Solaris 32 bit for i386). Do you think the below configuration would be enough Intel core 2 duo , 4 GB , 320 GB SATA and a E-Sata ( Lenovo Model )...

    Kumvinod40 pointsBadges:

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