• Saving / Running EC2 instance image on VirtualBox

    I'm trying to figure out if there's a way of getting my saved EC2 instance image and then running it on my VirtualBox to my personal computer? Is it possible?

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  • Chicken and Egg: Server and Virtualization

    Dear Colleagues, I am in a dilemma and looking for an answer to simple matter related to server deployment and virtualization. Let me elaborate. Our IT department maintains about 60 different servers that are running various applications and web sites. Obviosuly, it makes sense and we are planning...

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  • Making the call between VMWare and Hyper-V?

    We’re doing some serious upgrading at work and I’ve been tasked with determining how to proceed. I’m looking to make the call between WMware and Hyper-V. We will be running multi-processor machines which will be hosting Windows Server 2008 and Server 2012 with Linux operating systems. These...

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  • How to keep Vware VM clocks in sync?

    It seems that our CLI Linux VMware VMs lose their time syncing quite often. Is this common, or something strange we are dealing with. If it is actually common, how do you keep your VM time in sync? Has anyone else noticed this? What do other people do to keep their VM time in sync?

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  • 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...

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  • Should we go with Hyper-V or VMware for development?

    Our company is looking to replace a few machines in our office with (a more powerful) multiprocessor machine that will run either VMware or Hyper-V (with a few to hosting a mix of Windows Server 2003, 2008 and Linux OS). These machines were primarily used for testing ASP.Net / Perl web sites. Our...

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  • VM crashes when trying to run Windows Phone 7 SDK

    I've recently noticed that the Windows Phone SDK doesn't support running inside a VM. It simply crashes when the emulator is starting up (In Parallels). I've looked throughout the Internet and some people have said they've fixed by changing some of the VM's settings.Can someone tell me what I...

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  • vSphere 4.1 Drag-n-Drop Distributed Virtual Switch to a Different Datacenter

    Hello...I have a distributed virtual switch (dVS) which is associated with datacenter A. Just created datacenter B within the same vCenter domain, and would like to copy, move, or drag-n-drop the dVS in datacenter A to the new datacenter B. This would save me the trouble of recreating this dVS,...

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  • 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.

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  • Resolving drifting clock on virtual machine

    We've noticed our virtual machine's clock drifts pretty significantly. We've looked at some documentation to fix it but nothing fits the bill (including updating regularly via NTP).Does anyone have anything that has worked well for them?

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  • 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?

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  • How can I revert ESXi 5.1 to snapshot daily

    I'm trying (unsuccessfully) to revert a virtual machine to the previous snapshot every day/night. Unfortunately, I haven't found a way to do what I want. This is what I tried so far: - snapshot.action=autoRevert --> The VM has to HALT, REBOOT doesn't work the same. I don't want to power on my VM...

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  • 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?

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  • Using VMware to open Windows protected systemfiles?

    I need to edit Windows protected system internal files in VMware? Normally I would just reboot the PC and use a different Operating System to prevent the 'access denied' error, but that isn’t possible here.

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  • Receiving error message when starting up VMware virtual machine

    A friend of mine recently created a virtual machine using VMware software. However, he's getting an error every single time he starts the VM that says "VT-x is not available". Here's what he's getting:00:00:03.916 NAT: zone(nm:mbuf_cluster, used:0) 00:00:03.916 NAT: zone(nm:mbuf_packet, used:0)...

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  • Can we clone a VM using VMware Fusion?

    Our team is using a Mac OS X and we're trying to figure out if it's possible to "clone" a virtual machine using VMware Fusion. We tried using the Finder to copy the VM's package structure but the problem was that the copy didn't appear in the VM library. What should we do?

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  • 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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  • What’s the better choice: VMware or Virtual PC?

    I've been experimenting lately with some build script (and since I already have ASP.net web part under source control) the script should do that at the end. Grab the "naked" Windows 2003 IIS VMware or Virtual PC image from the networkBoot it upCopy the files from the Build Folder to the...

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  • How to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere?

    Is there an open source protocol to connect a remote console to VMware ESXi vSphere? If not, are there any VMware/third party applications that enable a VM Remote console to connect to another vSphere client?

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  • How to connect to VM full screen/Hyper-V?

    I’m trying to change over some of our machines from Windows Server 2008 R2 to run on VM. I did this using Powershell, but now I can’t get the systems to do anything more than boot up. I’ve done some research on how to connect to VM, but can find nothing on how to load up the VM full screen...

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