• Failed P2V vmdk files.

    I have tried to P2V a couple of machines but they've failed for a variety of reasons. I hadn't realized it, but the vmdk files weer left on the datastore rather than removed as part of the cleanup. Is it safe just to delete them?

    ServersAndStorage5 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:
  • Memory on a VMware Virtual Machine?

    What is the max memory a 32-bit operating system can use for a VMware virtual machine? If the system has 8 GB and the OS sees 3.5 can we use more for VMs than the system sees?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 32-bit versus 64-bit for running VMware

    Should I choose a 32-bit or a 64-bit operating system disk for my Windows Server 2008 that will be running VMware?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP Shutting Down after VMware update

    Windows update on VMWare prompted reboot. I rebooted about 3-4 hours ago. I can shut it down but when I restart, it still indicates 'Windows Shutting Down'. Is there a way to override this?

    Egailey5 pointsBadges:
  • Consolidating 5 or 6 physical servers into one

    We have a small environment consisting of 5 physical PC servers running departmental applications. What's the best approach for server consolidation? Do you recommend server virtualization? SAN or NAS? Would VMware or Citrix Xen be best suited for this? What's Microsoft's approach?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Backup solutions for VMware environment

    We've added VMware servers to our data center, and we're looking for a backup solution that works. There will be a mix of ESX 4.0 and ESX 3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0 with a mix of Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Red Hat 4.x and 5.x, SQL Server 2005 and Oracle database. TSM is...

    ITKE345,300 pointsBadges:
  • How to find the questions that I have asked

    Hi, Can anyone let me know where to find the question that I have asked..

    VMWAREBASICS20 pointsBadges:
  • VMware ESX 3.5 and DS3400, Vcenter stop seeing datastores

    we have a DS3400 and a Blade with ESX 3.5, the vcenter stops seeing the datastores, but the virtual machines still working. we don´t know what is going on? any comments

    GerardoRangelASAP5 pointsBadges:
  • Making Virtualized Physical Resources Portable

    Suppose I have a datacenter with a number of vitualization and cloud-based solutions running at the same time - KVM, VMware, Xen, etc. all of which have type 1 hypervizors and demand the undivided resources of a single physical server. How can I port physical servers from one environment to another...

    Rojizo5 pointsBadges:
  • What is the best way of providing remote users with a desktop?

    What is the cheapest way to give remote users a desktop without having a monitor-less PC under a desk somewhere for each user?

    Campbeld15 pointsBadges:
  • suitable replication adapter available for the sun storage array 2540.

    Suitable replication adapter available for the sun storage array 2540

    Sakthivelannamalai5 pointsBadges:
  • Trouble setting up virtual machines on DNS

    I'm using VMplayer to play with a few networking concepts and can't get DNS to work on a Win 2003 server.  I setup a few VMs including an XP, Windows 2000 Workstation, and a Win 2003 Enterprise Server.  I used the "add roles" tool to make the server a domain controller along with DNS and DHCP....

    Dave5735 pointsBadges:
  • New server built as virtual machine is very slow

    Hi, I have a new server running with below configration. I build it for VM but the performance is very low. Even while installing a software like VMware workstation it takes 1 min to open a web browser window. Configration :- MB :- S5520HCR Processor:- XEON E5620 X 2 RAM :- 24GB EEC registered HDD...

    NEO00730 pointsBadges:
  • Add new hard drive in ESXi 4

    I've installed ESXi 4 on a 40gb ATA drive.  I've also added two 1tb Hitachi SATA drives using the controller on an ASUS M4A785-M motherboard.  How do I format those two drive to make them available as datastores for virtual machines?

    Glbetts5 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications VMware expert live chat TOMORROW (10/26)

    Don't forget about the LIVE VMware expert chat TOMORROW, October 26th from 11am-2pm EDT: Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications. You'll learn about application performance considerations, best practices and use cases for deploying Tier 1 applications on VMware. Click here and bookmark this...

    EmNichs3,250 pointsBadges:
  • Sponsor Post: VMware Expert Live Chat – Tuesday 10/26 at 11am EDT

    Join us on October 26 from 11am-2pm EDT for Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications. In this LIVE chat with VMware experts, you’ll learn about application performance considerations, best practices and use cases for deploying Tier 1 applications on VMware. Click here for reminder email to...

    EmNichs3,250 pointsBadges:
  • vmware net management

    what products are used to monitor the activities in vmware platforms

    Waldobriggs5 pointsBadges:
  • Upcoming Live Expert Chat on 10/26: Virtualizing Business-Critical Applications (sponsor post)

    VMware vSphere runs business-critical applications, including Exchange, SQL, Oracle and SAP, with breakthrough performance and outstanding  reliability. Many VMware customers are now virtualizing large Tier 1 applications to consolidate their x86 infrastructure and minimize infrastructure costs....

    EmNichs3,250 pointsBadges:
  • VMware and NT4

    I cannot get a NIC to work on NT4 VM. I imported from a legacy machine that needs NT4 to run software installed. I was able to import it to a VirtualMachine, but the Realtek 8139 NIC is not found so network connectivety is not working. I cannot find ANY VMware hardware in the add/remove section....

    VMjunkie95 pointsBadges:

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