• I’m wondering if it’s possible to share Hyper-V Manager?

    I have a test environment that I already have hosted from my computer. I've configured an external switch so other people can access it.Inside of Hyper-V Manager we can see that we have: "Hyper-V Manager" and under it we have connection to the local machine. We can also add a connection by...

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  • How to protect against virtual machine cloning?

    How can we reduce the risk of customers installing onto a virtual machine and then cloning the virtual machine, bypassing our licensing?

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  • Moving environment to a VM using VMware Fusion

    When I'm at work, I use a Windows XP Pro machine for development and I use a MacBook Pro while I'm at home. I'm considering moving over my development environment to a virtual machine using VMware Fusion (through the Mac). Is it possible to open a VM image (which was created on my Mac) with my...

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  • Saving data from Citrix. Is Roaming the way to go?

    We’re trying to run a program on local machines, terminal servers and Citrix. The goal is to have it generate logs of user specific data. I think the proper protocol is to save the data in AppData (C:Users\AppDataRoaming) using the following path:...

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  • Backing up VHD files on Hyper-V 2008 (non clustered)

    I've talked to some people around my department and they have said you can back up VHD files on Hyper-V 2008 (non clustered) and back them up while the guest is live and running (with PowerShell scripts). Can anyone give me more information on this? What kind of back up? Is it an export? Thanks for...

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  • What does “headless mode” mean?

    I've been hearing a lot how VMWare Fusion can run virtual operating systems in "headless mode".While this seems to be a feature for many virtualized OS what does it actually mean?  What is the system doing in this mode?

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  • Trying to connect two Hyper-V VMs through serial port

    I'm trying to connect two different Hyper-V VMs through a serial port. Since Hyper-V exposes the port as a "named pipe" to the host system / implements the sever end of the pipe, I need a named-pipe client to connect to both VMs.When I tried to write an application, all the data was lost. What...

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  • Should we use Hyper-V snapshot for backup on SQL Server 2008

    So we have SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V as a supported configuration. It's been performing well since we're using fixed or pass-through disks (which has increased our processor/memory settings). My big question is can we use snapshots as a reliable backup mechanism? Should we use the tried and...

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  • Framework to run virtual projects

    How to deliver/create framework to run virtual projects?

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  • How can we set up a QA environment for Citrix environment?

    We currently have a Windows Forms / .NET 2.0 application being delivered via ClickOnce and it's driven by web services that our customer likes to into a Citrix environment. Once in a while, our customer elects to allow the application to be deployed locally to user machines and bypass the Citrix...

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  • How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization?

    How extensively is your organization implementing server virtualization now? In the future? Is it departmental or enterprise wide? This question is sponsored by Microsoft.

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  • (Answered) VMWare 5.1 to 5.5 issues with connecting through AD

    After updating from 5.1 to 5.5 we had issues logging in with ldap from the web. Clients would connect and work. Issue was resolved after looking at the ad connector. It had the fully qualified name in there and was resolved by changing to the short AD name. i.e "windows.local" went to "windows"....

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  • Hyper-V for laptop use?

    Let me start by saying that I’m new to virtualization. I’m running Windows 8 on my laptop, but would like to virtualize Ubuntu so that I can boot it for running code, testing Linux programs, etc. I tried this with Virtual PC 2007 (I allocated 1G of RAM for Ubuntu), and it was very slow. I’ve...

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  • Pros and Cons of developing software with a virtual machine

    I'm an Ubuntu Linux user and I'm only using Windows XP for work-related activities. I recently set up a virtual machine with XP and Visual Studio 2008. However, I have a few questions:Have anyone tried to work efficiently under environment set on VM? Are there any issues regarding...

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  • Are there any security implications of moving to virtualization in the data center?

    Are there any security implications of moving to virtualization in the data center? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • Which virtualization product is the best?

    Hi, anybody has any idea which virtualization product is the best? VMware. Xen. I am still confiusing with each one, anybody has experience in one of them. Do recomend us to wait until Microsoft Windows 2008 birth. Many thanks. Eyad.

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  • Scripting control processes in Hyper-V VM

    I want to script a Hyper-V VM as part of a build process so that it’ll be able to launch processes specific command-lines. I’ve looked through this library, but all the operations seem to be at VM controller level instead of controlling the OS within the VM.

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  • Moving a VM from one vCenter to another vCenter

    I have two separate vCenters (ESXi) but they can't see each other or communicate as well. I'm able to create a clone of a virtual machine in vCenter 1 but then I would have to move that clone in vCenter 2. Is it possible to copy the clone VM (files) to an external HDD and then move them into the...

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  • Implementing dynamic languages on a VM

    I am trying to prepare a virtual machine for handling C or some other dynamic language like Lua VM, Parrot, or Python VM. Where can I find a tutorial for doing this, apart from looking at code and design documentations of the existing VMs?

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  • Saving / Running EC2 instance image on VirtualBox

    I'm trying to figure out if there's a way of getting my saved EC2 instance image and then running it on my VirtualBox to my personal computer? Is it possible?

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