• 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?

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  • 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?

    ITKE350,790 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...

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  • 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...

    ITKE350,790 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?

    ITKE350,790 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...

    ITKE350,790 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.

    ITKE350,790 pointsBadges:
  • Does anyone know if ESX can handle multiple File Manager instances?

    This seems like a pretty straightforward question but can ESX handle multiple File Manager instances with multiple threads? Do I have to queue file tasks first to work in a series?

    ITKE350,790 pointsBadges:
  • How do I find Datetime of ESX server in C#?

    How does one find ‘datetime’ of an ESX server in C#? When a VM reboots it normally gets the time of the BIOS time. It is that time that I want to display I as a ‘datetime’ object. Where are things going wrong in this code I am trying to use to make this happen? private DateTime...

    ITKE350,790 pointsBadges:
  • Finding hidden file on an ESX server over HTTPS?

    I am trying to use WebClient.DownloadString to get file content from an ESX server. I am using the following URL: something like: https://<ip>/folder/<file-path>?dcPath=ha-datacenter&dsName=<datastore-name> I receive 404 or Not Found error messages from the server. Nothing...

    ITKE350,790 pointsBadges:
  • Using VMware ESX Server in PowerShell, how do I perform HTTP PUT?

    I know that ESX, ESXi, and VirtualCenter are able to perform HTTP PUT uploads, but I can’t figure out how to do it. I have successfully performed downloads, but PUT has me confused. What do I need to do?

    ITKE350,790 pointsBadges:
  • ESX

    How does one setup for ESX?

    ahchoo5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware upgrading from ESX 3.5 to 4.1, what are steps and migrating all VMs to new server

    We are looking for some help to migrate to 4.1 and migrate VMs to the new 4.1 server, then cluster two servers once migration is facilitated. Thanks..

    GerryERP5 pointsBadges:
  • To connect two Linux virtual machines in VMware

    I have installed two virtual Linux servers on VMWARE 2.0 and I need help on how to connect those servers, can anybody please help me out with this one.

    Ars9995 pointsBadges:

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