• VMware server vs. ESXi

    This is more of a general question I'm looking for the top differences between VMware server and ESXi. Essentially, I'm trying to run a virtual server in the background, as a daemon (Linux OS). Which one would be better?

    ITKE342,865 pointsBadges:
  • How can we force VMware virtual machine to stop?

    We have a virtual machine on a server that won't stop or even reboot. We can't log into anymore / stop it using the VMware server console. We've already eliminated rebooting the host since there's other virtual machines running. Is there a way to force the VM to stop?

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  • vmplayer from vmware.org question

    what virtual player image file do i need to click for a xp image inside a win 7 host.  Another way is to ask , if i use the virtual vmplayer does it need to click on middle button before clicking the image file or after to load a xp image file in a virtual world for host win7, this way i can test...

    Mauibysea10 pointsBadges:
  • VMware server 3.5

    Hello, What is the cheaper package I need to have two virtual machines running on the same server, sharing the Network card, that can actually see (ping) each other? Can I do this with the Standard or enterprise VMware ESXi that has no cost? Thank you and best regards,

    CiscoEngineer5 pointsBadges:
  • How to resize an LVM root partition

    I'm trying to resize the root partition of an Ubuntu 10.04 server which is an LVM partition, but I don't seem to find the correct way to do it. This is my current partition table: Disk /dev/sda: 16.1 GB, 16106127360 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1958 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512...

    carlosdl68,650 pointsBadges:
  • RDP into multiple servers with only one NIC

    If we have a VMware server hosting several Window servers 2008 can we RDP into each server at the same time even though the server only has one NIC?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Running an application over LAN using VMware virtual machines

    I want to create virtual machines of few softwares and place them on one system. Then i want to access these virtual machines from another computer . the first and the second computer are connected to each other using LAN. so that first machine acts as a server and second machine act as client....

    Syedmahmed25 pointsBadges:
  • Replicating virtual machine to an offsite data center

    We want to replicate a virtual machine to an off site data center it is running on a vmware server. How can we set this up as a daily backup to an identical machine?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for Backup solution for VMWare environment

    We've started adding VMWare servers to our data center, and we need a backup solution that works. We'll have a mix of ESX4.0 and ESX3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0. Host will have Windows 2003, Windows 2008, RedHat 4.x and 5.x. Some hosts will have MS SQL 2005 and Oracle DB. We have TSM deployed...

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  • Force Remote Desktop logoff after specified time

    I have set the parameters through both gpedit.msc for Computer as well as User and have even tried to do this through regedit, but they are being ignored. I've set time limit of 1 minute to disconnect a terminal services connection for a) disconnected session, b) idle session, c) session time...

    Charlie12345 pointsBadges:
  • How to setup network interface in solaris10

    Hi, I have installed sunsolaris10 in VMware Server which is running on x-64 bit windows 2003 server. At the time of installation I choosed the option as No Network Interface and so that after installation no network interface is displaying when Snoop. Now i want to setup network interface so that...

    79900150 pointsBadges:
  • Do you know costs and hardware requirements to virtualize development and testing phase?

    I need to configure the development environment in a VM, cloning it in 3-4 copies. I thought to use VMware server on a Windows XP host and to build 3-4 client (scalable dimension). Each machine needs 2 GB Ram and dual core CPU. I'll use this lab in my intranet. Is the VMware license free for this...

    ITKE342,865 pointsBadges:
  • Vmware Management Interface Connection Issue

    I have setup vmware server 2.0 for Fedora 9 64 bit and also installed vmware-mui for the management interface. I have specified "root" as the login for the web access. I can bring up the UI, but when entered the user "root" and passowrd for "root", I am getting the below error: "The server was...

    Dht5 pointsBadges:
  • Abt VMware server

    hi i am new to this technology. So i am getting started on. My query is can we install VMware server on redhat enterprise linux? Since vmware server is free from were can i download it for redhat linux and Windows xp supported. can any1 help me out as i am new to this the installing procedure in...

    Phanidhar603910 pointsBadges:
  • V2V Conversion – VMWare Server Console to Hyper-V

    I will be thankful to you if you can help me to resolve my query related to V2V conversion for converting Virtual Machines created in VMWare Server Console (version: 1.0.3 build 44356) to Window Server 2008 (Hyper-V) using SCVMM 2008. 1. I have installed VMWare Server console(Free version) on HP...

    Gaurangv5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware Converter

    Please note: The following question was recently submitted via e-mail by a user. I've heard that virtual machines created with VMware Server can run on VMware ESXi, but they have to be converted using the tool provided by VMware. Is there anything I need to do to prep my VM for this transition?...

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • VMware Server on Linux – COM / Serial Port Issues

    We recently received the following question through the www.SearchServerVirtualization.com "Contact Us" Email address: I am running VMware on a linux machine. I cannot communicate through serial port COM1 when working in VMware. It says " Unable to connect to port COM1". Is there any specific...

    David Davis155 pointsBadges:
  • VMware Server 2.0 on Linux machines

    I'm experiencing a problem with VMware Server on a Linux machine. I've installed VMware Server 2.0 and the VMware MUI on a Linux 64-bit server. I am able to bring up the web access GUI and enter the user "root" and the password for "root", but I am getting the following error: "The server was...

  • uninstallation problem VMware Server & console

    situation:iinstalled VMware player but i formatted my harddisk and then i downloaded VMware Server free(with reg.key and installed it in WIN vista ultimate 32.During installtion wizard it gives me Error(Rolling back action)then the final Error was (The wizard was interrupted before the VMware...

    Rurouni10 pointsBadges:
  • Duplicating VM’s

    I am testing various software packages against a standard OS configuration. I am running VMWARE server. Is there a way to duplicate a VM? I then can run my tests against the standard VM. Delete it and start a new batch against a virgin copy of the configured OS.

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