• 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

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  • Managing snapshots in a VMware environment

    I am running a VMware environment and have recently taken four snapshots. Due to an available space issue, I was forced to delete three of these snapshots. I could not properly clean up those deleted snapshots and, as a result, the vmdk files from them still exist in the environment. Obviously I...

  • Uninstallation problem VMware Server & Console

    Situation: Installed VMware player but I formatted my hard disk 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:
  • I am trying to use RUNRMTCMD from my i5 to a Windows 2003 server running VMWare.

    I am trying to use RUNRMTCMD from my i5 to a Windows 2003 server running VMware. I have never used this command before and was wondering if anyone can provide steps as to what needs to be running/setup on each side? If anyone has any documentation that would be great. Thanks.

    Alison88380 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...

  • Macintosh running on PC

    Can I Macintosh run on a PC?

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  • Cisco UCS Plugin

    Hello, I like to install the UCS Plugin into our VC environment. The Cisco Registration Tool are asking for the HTTPS Path, tried already //Hostname/plugins/ cs-vcplugin-1.0.2.zip and some other Variations. does somebody know what Path are asking for? Thanks for your help. Johannes

    JoBerg6430 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESXi 3.5 error when installing on IDE drive machine

    I am trying to install VMware ESXi 3.5 on a machine with an IDE drive and am getting the following error message: “Unable to find a supported device to write the VMware ESX Server 3i 3.5.0 image to”.

    123456300 pointsBadges:
  • VSphere 4.0 Upgrade

    Hi, I would like to know what is involved in upgrading VMware ESX server 3.5 to VSphere 4.0. Any recommendations on best practices of doing this? Here is a list of questions that I would like to know: What steps are involved for the upgrade process? How does the upgrade process work? If something...

    Ubersol5 pointsBadges:
  • Server installation on VMware

    I have installed Windows 2000 server on VMware but when I try to install SP4 system does not show any action it does not come out of stage "Inspecting your system". How can I install SP4?

    ARKotwal5 pointsBadges:
  • Install Web Client after vCenter Server 5.5 has already been installed?

    Need to install Web Client & SSO after vCenter Server 5.5 has already been installed. SSO & Web Client are prerequisiites for vCenter Server. But consultant already installed vCenter Server on a VM with Windows 2012. Small installation on 2 host cluster with vSphere 5.5, using free...

    Aloha5015 pointsBadges:
  • VM player from VMware

    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 VM player 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 Win 7, this way I can test...

    Mauibysea10 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...

    ITKE351,875 pointsBadges:
  • Clustering servers in a VMware environment

    I want to set up two servers in one VMware cluster, but one of the servers has a problem. I keep receiving an error that states, “cmd addnode failed for primary node: Internal AAM Error.” As a result, the agent will not start. Can you please advise a course of action?

  • VMware fault tolerance

    In order to implement fault tolerance you need a shared storage, so if host fails VM can restart on other host but what happens if the shared storage fails? So what is a good advice for a small budget company with two hosts and one shared storage? in order to benefit features like FT, HA, vMotion.

    Williamsaxel5 pointsBadges:
  • Which company is better for virtualization: VMware or Microsoft?

    How does VMware compare with Microsoft with regards to virtualization?

    tdshelc5 pointsBadges:
  • Drawbacks of VMware server used as NetBackup master server

    I have so far worked in 3 big organizations along with big data centers. I have observed no company deploy NetBackup master server on VM machines\virtual machine, only physical server for a NBU master. I need to know reasons why not to Netbackup master server as virtual server. * only master...

    rookie115 pointsBadges:
  • ESX 3.5 Networking on IBM BladeCenter E

    I'm looking for suggestions on the best way to configure failover networking using 4 Cisco IGESM switches in the 4 bays. Currently, I have all 4 ports on each switch configured for GEC, but if a switch fails, there is no failover to one of the other switches. Switch1 is for Service Console, Switch2...

    EFStruttin5 pointsBadges:
  • Best practice for Server Clustering

    What is the best way to cluster multiple Windows Server 2012 for application load balancing? Let VMware handle it or Microsoft Clustering services?

    dkohnken5 pointsBadges:

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