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  • VM ESX using sata drives

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    Stantheman7515 pointsBadges:
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    Is there any way to have internet access on VMs in Hyper-V that are on Private or Internal networks? In vmware there was a simple NAT process, and VMWare had a built in dhcp server for that purpose.

    Zacharystern10 pointsBadges:
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    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:
  • Answer a Question, Get a Free IT Book – VMware VI & vSphere SDK!

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  • How do I create a VM with Player without a .vmc file?

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    GandalfMCSD5 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare esx 4.0 installed rebooted and now it asking for a login

    VMWare esx 4.0 jinstalled rebooted and now it asking for a login

    Twin815 pointsBadges:
  • How to connect to database inside VMWare from the web applications

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    Swatigaur25 pointsBadges:
  • Importing physical computer to esx server problem

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    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • error 25009 in vmware

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    EEEC20 pointsBadges:
  • Force Remote Desktop logoff after specified time

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    Charlie12345 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring VM with Multiple Cores

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    Sebeticus15 pointsBadges:
  • Starting VM as an executable with as low overhead as possible

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    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:
  • How to best consolidate 5 or 6 physical PC servers into one and save on total cost?

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    ITKE56,500 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...

    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:
  • Licensing problems when virtualizing servers?

    I've talked to several people who've run into licensing restrictions when virtualizing their environments, and was wondering if this is a common headache? I know Cisco's changed some recent policies which have affected testing platforms, but was wondering if anyone else has run into problems,...

    Michael Morisy7,943 pointsBadges:
  • ESX 3.5i Console Access

    How do you get to the login prompt on the physical console?  I can press <f1> but it only appears to display console messages.  It does not give me the login prompt.

    Deo2220 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare or Microsoft Virtual PC that support to deploy 64 bit OS

    I have a 64 bit hardware machine and I have installed 64 bit windows server 2003 R2. Now I want to install VMWARE or virtual PC on that machine to deploy exchange 2007. I have used many versions, but all are 32 bit virtualization support. I need to install 64 bit OS on that particular Virtual...

    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare or Xen?

    I want to construct a small private cloud with the following configuration: Servers: commodity 1Us as far as possible. Running almost exclusively Linux/Apache to serve web pages. A few Windows machines in a cluster running SQL server. Three Linux machines in a cluster running Vertica. Multiple...

    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:
  • Site reference to justify Hyper-V in production environment

    I'm thinking of proposing Hyper-V instead of VMWare to save cost. We don't need advance features like VMotion or Live Migration, only the virtualization capability. I would need a reference site to justify the proposal to convince the management that Hyper-V is stable and that other companies have...

    ITKE56,500 pointsBadges:

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