• 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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....

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  • 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:
  • What tools do I have available to migrate VMs from ESX to Hyper-V?

    We have a large number of VM's on ESX today. What tools do I have available to migrate these VMs from ESX to Hyper-V? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

    ITKE346,140 pointsBadges:
  • EMC SAN Expansion in VMware

    Hello We have an EMC SAN Clariion connected to 5 VM Hosts. I recently put in five more 500 GB hard drives into the SAN. When I went to expand it into our VMware virtual disk the expansion took around 8 hours. The problem I am having now is that the SAN is now running extremely slow. I have VM's...

    Nealkal5 pointsBadges:
  • VMware V2V

    I'm want to upgrade the legacy hardware with VMware 2.x to New hardware with Vmware 3.5. What is the best practice.

    Sarpri5 pointsBadges:
  • How to setup private/public networks on VMWare

    Like to connect one NIC card to a public switch so everyone can access that server, and another NIC connects to a private switch (network) to access the private network. Right now after install ESXi 4, only the pubic link works. Anything I need to configure in VMWare to make it work? Thanks! -Steve

    Vmnewbie15 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading SQL Server 2000/2005 to 2008 with VMWare and EMC SANs

    Has anyone ever seen a White Paper on the best way to utilize features of both VMWare and EMC Symmetrix based SANs in a real-time or rapid batch based upgrade from SQL Server 2000/2005 to SQL Server 2008 with minimal downtime for application availability?

    SQL2K8Dude5 pointsBadges:
  • Difference between VMWARE ESX 2.5 & VMWARE ESX 3.5

    Whats the difference between VMWARE ESX 2.5 & VMWARE ESX 3.5 ?

    Psrinath20085 pointsBadges:
  • VM ESX using sata drives

    Can I install VMware's ESX server on a system using sata drives or will I  have to have scsi drives instead. Thanks,  Stan

    Stantheman7515 pointsBadges:
  • Internet access on Hyper-V Private/Internal Networks?

    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:
  • VMWare, Windows, Deduplication, Defragmentation: Bad combo?

    I was in a meeting the other day talking about our VMWare implementation and one of our Windows engineers brought up a comment that I wanted to throw out to everyone. He was told by a VMWare engineer that if you run Windows defragmenation on the virtual server while also are using de-duplication on...

    ITKE346,140 pointsBadges:
  • How do I create a VM with Player without a .vmc file?

    I have some vhd files that I have downloaded from Microsoft that I have to run with Player. How do I create a VM with Player without a .vmc file?

    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

    Hi All, I have VMWare in my desktop which contains the Oracle database. And in general my desktop is in network with the server having web based applications. Now I want to fetch the data from this VMWare database in my application. Can we establish JDBC connection from the application to this...

    Swatigaur25 pointsBadges:
  • Importing physical computer to esx server problem

    Hi. I tryed import phisical server to esx server. I get error Import Machine 10.10.1.156 Failed to take snapshot of a source volume. Possible causes include not having any NTFS volumes on Windows XP or Windows 2003 source systems, and not having enough free disk space. domainadministrator VMM...

    Eliyevelxan1,235 pointsBadges:
  • error 25009 in vmware

    error 25009. setup failed to create the vmware group and user account on this system

    EEEC20 pointsBadges:

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