• What edition of ESX can install on SATA Hard disk?

    Can anyone tell me what edition of ESX can install on SATA Hard disk?

    Geroge yu5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware’s ESXi on a laptop?

    I just downloaded VMware's ESXI, but before I get in the business of messing around with my production server I'd like to test it first on my laptop. I wish to know if such a thing is possible and which problems I may run into. I have to stress the fact that I want to do this for testing and...

    Gqt655 pointsBadges:
  • PSOD with ESX 3.5

    Hello all, I have 2 ESX hosts running 3.5 From time to time, they are giving me a PSOD showing this error in the coredump: COS error: Lost Heartbeat (comm=swapper pid=0 t=29 t0=30 clt=1 I already opened a case with VMware support, but any ideas, what is this all about? or how can it be solved? In...

    Srv200315 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESX vs. Hyper-V

    I would like to get a discussion going on the communities experiences with VMWare ESX vs. Hyper-v Any insights you can share as to why you have chosen one over the other will be helpful for other community members looking to make a decision. Thanks Sean Community Manager

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • ESX Hardware configuration

    I am interested in bringing up an ESX Server to learn more. I have tried the Evals and am now willing to purchase the product. I have no need to purchase high-end hardware as there will be very few users. Does anyone have a specific hardware list (m/b model, etc)? Thanks in advance

    CraigS655 pointsBadges:
  • Does VMM provide support across my virtualized environments?

    I know Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager will manage my Microsoft virtual machines running on Hyper-V, but I also have some VMware ESX virtual machines as well. Does VMM provide support across my virtualized environments? This question was asked during the Microsoft System Center live...

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • AD Migration to Virtual Servers

    What is the best process to migrate an AD environment to Virtual servers?

    TinCanRider5 pointsBadges:
  • Can user data be protected from VMware snapshots?

    Last week, a big problem occurred at out data center: The physical server, upon which was hosted VMware and eight logical servers, reset itself. When we rebooted the system, we noticed that all data was wiped out. The logical servers were operational but data was gone. We called VMware support, and...

  • VMware ESX server and USB

    I am new to the virtulization world and would like to setup a ESX server at house to play with. However I do not enough machines to make this possible. I heard someone say that there is a way to install ESX server on a USB drive just to play around with it. Is this possible and what are the gottas?

    Macdonaldt5 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between VMware ESX 2.5 & VMware ESX 3.5

    Whats the difference between VMWARE ESX 2.5 & VMWARE ESX 3.5?

    Psrinath20085 pointsBadges:
  • How can VMware VI3 servers be clustered?

    I want to Cluster 2 ESX VI3 Servers. Should I use Veritas Cluster for ESX or VMware HA? I am told that VMware HA does not protect from individual VM failures whereas veritas does.

  • iSCSI and VMware

    Does HP accelerated iSCSI work with VMware?

    Hp19675 pointsBadges:
  • Converter Solaris 8 p2v VMWare ESX

    Hi everybody! I wish to convert a fiscal Solaris 8 (sparc) machine to a virtual machine, my infrastructure is an ESX with virtual center (x86), is there. If exist a procedure to convert a physical machine with Solaris 8? Help me please.

    Hechicero15 pointsBadges:
  • I am trying to make a usb device available to a virtual machine using esx 3.5, is it possible

    I have installed Blackberry Enterprise Server in a VM and now am finding that I have to connect a BlackBerry device directly to the box to activate it. Unfortunately USB isn't available within the VM when I connect the BlackBerry device directly to the ESX 3.5 server. I know that you can activate...

    Tfortin5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESX 3.5 not able to create a new datastore

    I am trying to create a new virtual machine on the VMware ESX 3.5 server. The server is a Dell Poweredge with a 1TB SATA disk. I am not able to open the datastore screen and create a new datastore. Any advice?

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • Which VMware API should I use for a read-only application?

    I'm looking to write a simple application in C# that polls a vCenter for all of its ESX servers (followed by each ESX server for all of its VMs). Basically, it will collect real-time analytics and put them into a database. This is where I'm stuck: I can't figure out which VMware API to use. Which...

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for suggestions on VMware specifications

    Our company is just starting up and we haven't fully invested yet in HW resources to prepare our development and testing environment. One suggestion that came up was to buy a high-end server , install VMware ESX and deploy multiple virtual machines (For database, TFS, etc.). However, we're not sure...

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • Sharing storage via virtual disk

    We are running a VMware ESX server in our office network. Our VMware guest machines are running Ubuntu Server 11.04. Is there a way to share a storage space accessible by guest machines by using a virtual disk, in a way that when data is shared to storage, then all other guests would see the change?

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESX went read only. Is there a way to save my VMs?

    I'm currently using two RAID volumes. RAID 1 is currently running a VMware Kernel console while RAID 5 has VMDKS live. When I'm trying to log into the console, it keeps giving me SCSI errors with no password prompt. But the VMs are actually still running!But I'm thinking if I restart, the Kernel...

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:
  • 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.

    ITKE352,430 pointsBadges:

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