• How are you backing up your virtual machines?

    What are you currently using for your virtual machine backups, particularly with VMWare? One of the writers over on SearchDataBackup recently virtual agents rather than the APIs VMWare and others have been rolling out, and I'm wondering if that's true with ITKErs as well.

    Michael Morisy8,323 pointsBadges:
  • VMware 3.5 / VC 2.5

    Using VMware 3.5 and VC 2.5, what is the max # of HOSTS that can be added to a Cluster configuration? 

    Smitty7k25 pointsBadges:
  • Datastore on ReadyNAS NV+ disconnects

    I have VMserver 2.0 running and have one of my VMs on a datastore on a Netgear ReadyNAS NV+, when ever I reboot the VMserver the server loses the connection to the NAS and the VM can't be found. I've had to resort to deleting the now missing inaccessable VM, removing the datastore and then adding...

    HankG605 pointsBadges:
  • Size capacity limit for an esx server and Linux VM

    Looking for a centralised file server application which runs on Linux flavour OS.Would like to know what is the disk size capacity which an ESX can hold at the maximum and also the maximum disk size a paticular linux vm can hold ?

    Kirankumarh10 pointsBadges:
  • Data Guard implementation for Oracle 10gR2

    I am making a standby database for dataguard on 10.2.0(windows 2003 VmWare) following this tutorial. I am confused about the standby database creation. I successfully configured the PD with these steps, but I simply ran the oradim command for the standby databae creation then mounted the database...

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • VM WORKSTATION 6.5

    Does VM Workstation 6.5 support MAC platforms? Or is a different software

    Pfahl22120 pointsBadges:
  • VMware backtracking on vSphere Enterprise Edition phaseout

    As you may have read, VMware is backtracking on its end-of-availability for vSphere Enterprise Edition, extending its availability indefinitely. Are you confused about it? Relieved? Has this announcement affected your decisionmaking process for upgrades in the future?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualize external OS hard drive

    I have a hard drive that has an operating system on that was backed up using Acronis.  I would like to make this hard drive a virtual machine so I can use it for testing on VMWare or Virtual PC.  I don't have the original machine the hard drive was backed up on so could anyone please tell me if...

    ConFlicker210 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 with VMware Domain Controller migration

    I am currently upgrading our network with a windows server 2008 and VMware. I have 2 Domin Controllers. Server09 and Server11. Server09 is also the DHCP server. I want to move the Domain Control off Server11 and Server09 to the new Server 2008 My Question is if the new server 2008 is attached too...

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Evaluating HP, Dell, IBM Solutions for small VMware deployment

    Gday All, Currently doing some research for a solution to consolidate our 6 or so servers using VMware. We are looking to implement HA, DRS and VMotion. Our budget for the hardware is about $30K AUD and we currently have 10 users. We have the following server roles to consolidate and they are...

    Chiper15 pointsBadges:
  • which is the best virtualization for my scenario?

    Hi All, We are having 15 desktops used for around 30 users.The users only need to store thier exchnage email account in outlook and will use VPN (window s/thirdparty) clients and need internet. all are running on windows platform.   We are planning to increase the no of users and we need to...

    sumeshbnr1,675 pointsBadges:
  • How do I configure VMware guestOS(s) to talk to Vista Home Premium as a Host to access DB2 or any other database?

    Greetings all, I have a Vista home premium 64-bit, 4GB AMD ram, etc on a HP pavillion Laptop. My goal is to work with DB2 in testing advanced features such as replication, federation, failover and data partitioning (DPF). I want to do all of this with one physical machine (a spare office laptop)...

    OKONITA15 pointsBadges:
  • How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server?

    How do I enable SNMP on VMware ESX 3.5 server

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Active Directory and VMWare

    I installed VMware on the server which is running AD (domain Controller), for some new applications eg.HRIS.But the clients who are using this client software are being affected.Everytime their accounts are locked out what could be the problem could it be the VMware affecting it.It started when i...

    Mubs110 pointsBadges:
  • Buying Laptop to Run Vmware Workstation

    I am planning to buy a laptop. I will primarily run VM Workstation 6 or sometimes VM ware Server on it with one or two guest O/S ( Mostly Linux / Sun Solaris 32 bit for i386). Do you think the below configuration would be enough Intel core 2 duo , 4 GB , 320 GB SATA and a E-Sata ( Lenovo Model )...

    Kumvinod40 pointsBadges:
  • Running Vmware on Intel or AMD Laptop

    I am planning to buy a laptop. I just want to know if VMware would be good to run on Intel based Laptop ( Intel core 2 duo , 4 GB , 320 GB SATA ) or AMD Turion Processor. ( 4 GB, 320 GB SATA )

    Kumvinod40 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the benefit of having two physical processors on a single ESX host instead of one?

    According to the VMware site, at least two physical processors are needed for vSphere installation. What's the benefit of having two physical processors on a single ESX host instead of one?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Transferring workload from down server using DRS

    I assume that VMWare's DSR feature will allow the workload of a down server to be transferred to anther server in the resource pool. Can someone tell me how DSR does this since the server the workload is comming from is down. I assume it has something to do with what some refer to as a "gold...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • VMware DRS move workload move from 1 server

    If I am using VMWare and I am have set up my resource pool and as the admindtrator I decided to move my workload from one server to another how long does it take to acomplish that move and is it completely transparent to the people on the network that were using the server whose work I am...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:
  • I am trying to prepare to migrate to Hyper-V from VMWare.

    I am trying to prepare to migrate to  HyperV from VMWare.  I am currently using VM Virtual Infrastructure Client 2.0 and I am unsure of how to retrieve the VMDK files to my PC so I can then convert them to VHDs. This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:

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