• Consequences of Virtual Machines(VM) after the hardware failure

    What will be the consequences if hardware failure occurs when VMs are running on a server? what will be the VM status? whether we will loose the data or not? There may be a xen-motion , but when the server crashes , what will be the status of the VM's running on that server ?

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  • Looking for a virtual Machine program that will run Windows 3.11

    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...

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  • Virtual PC console is not displayed

    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...

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  • Application server SW and HD in SOHO

    I am looking for advice and guidance. What kind of hardware I will need? What kind of software technologies should I start looking in to? What software packages are most relevant to what I am looking for? (I am not an IT professional and not in IT related business! ) I am looking to learn HOW TO...

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  • Find VM users in 2 diff locations VM servers. VMWare

    Hello, As we have VM Servers in 2 diff locations and it’s a huge organisation, User from a single location establish vm sessions to either of these VM server locations. Now I need to find which user is connecting to which region server. Appreciate your reply at the earliest. Thanks, Hussain.

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  • Community Update: New Member Contest Win a XBox 360 this month for your participation.

    After a long, stressful day in IT, video games can be a great way to unwind and relax. That’s right, you know where this is leading. It’s time for a cool new contest on IT Knowledge Exchange. The month of September ( Sept 1-Sept 30) is your chance to get your hot little hands on your very own...

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  • Two approaches to maintenancing servers

    When a server suffers a hardware failure there are two ways to respond. The traditional way is to have onsite maintenance which can be very expensive the other is to replace the failing server with a backup device. In a large server site backup seems the more economical approach but is often...

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  • How to Virtualise a legacy Windows NT server

    We have an old Windows NT server that is running some legacy software. How can I virtualise this server to vmware? Are there some utils that will allow me to convert from the physical box to virtual machine. This is running windows NT sp4 thanks in advance for your help

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  • Will virtualzation result in standardized servers

    I work with an IT organization that has approximately 12,000 servers from five different vendors and 115 different model types. I assume this large number of model numbers is because each was chosen to do a single task and therefore was customized for that task (I am new to servers and...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • Your opinion needed on blade server setup for a small company

    Hi! I'm the Sys Admin for a small (50 employees) company. We're currently running off of a couple of Dell 2850s, a 6600 for SQL and a few other various machines for web server, intranet, etc. We recently partnered with a new company. They are pushing me to setup a blade server (mostly because they...

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  • Group Policy Folder redirection Issue

    Hello, We have a group policy for our users who log into Citrix. The folder redirection had worked, however, some changes have been made by a member of my team, and I am struggling to find the solution. We have 2 GPO's, one for "Admin Users", and one for "Common Users". Common users should have a...

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  • Move/Copy System DB’s to new server in SQL 2005

    Trying to move system DB's to brand new server (really virtualized server). Server names are different. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    Seandon5 pointsBadges:
  • Community Update: New Contest Announcement.

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  • Hyper-V VM installation: “cannot change state” error

    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.

  • Hyper-V performance management parameters

    I need following figures for the HyperV 1.Hyper Fixed overHead * CPU Utilization * Memory Utilization 2.Hyper Variable overHead * CPU Utilization * Memory Utilization

  • Performance monitoring virtual CPU calls

    I just read your advice on <a href=http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/expert/KnowledgebaseAnswer/0,289625,sid94_gci1274257_tax303723,00.html>performance monitoring for virtualization</a>. You said that translating virtual CPU calls to physicals ones was tough. Is this...

  • Connect to Citrix Farm

    We have the citrix farm where I work. I use Agris a lot on it. I can't connect to it while I'm at home though because I am not connected to the network. Is there a way I can connect to citrix from home, or is this a network problem and I have to figure out how to connect to the network from home?

    At20055 pointsBadges:
  • Clarification to “Low Virtual Memory…GRR!”

    We have a roughly two-year-old Sony VAIO multimedia desktop with Win XP SP2 (we uninstalled SP3 after numerous problems), Microsoft Office 2003, and a number of other programs. However, we have 145 of 186 GB available. Our problem is that we are unable to determine which programs and Windows...

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  • How To Add Shared SAN Storage to 2 ESX 3.5 Hosts

    I,m trying to add shared SAN storage to 2 ESX 3.5 hosts in preparation to setting up HA, DRS and Clustering. I'm doing this through VMInfrastructure Client 2.5 connecting to VMware Virtual Center Server2.5 I add the SAN storage (600GB, Target ID vmhba2:0:0, LUN 0)to vhost-1 using the name vsan-0. I...

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  • Xen 4.1 upgrade and backup problems

    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 , E: 80GB out of 150GB I wanted to...

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