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Oracle buys Nimbula?
I was wondering if Oracle will bring out Nimbula as a product? or will they bring it out as one of their services they can offer? The reason for this question is, Ubuntu uses Openstack with the MaaS feature (very similar to Nimbula’s feature of adding nodes with no configuration). Which is quite a nifty...

Answer Question   |  April 14, 2014  12:30 PM
Citrix, nimbula, Oracle, Ubuntu, VMware
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40 pts.

Finding the host from VMware Fusion
We’ve just created a new virtual machine on Windows XP using VMware Fusion. Our VM is using NAT to share our host’s Internet connection. But how can we access the host from it? I believe we need to find the IP address first, but what’s after that?

Answer Question   |  April 7, 2014  6:00 PM
VMware Fusion, Windows XP
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56,470 pts.

How do I migrate from VMware to Hyper-V?
How can I change VMware to Hyper-V?

Answer Question   |  April 7, 2014  8:45 AM
Hyper-V, VMware
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15 pts.

How do I delete a VMKDUMP folder on VMware ESXI?
I have a VMware ESXI with four working VM workstations. In the datastore there is a vmkdump folder with a dumpfile holding 120 GB of storage. Thus preventing me from adding any more workstations. How can I go about deleting this folder/file. I have tried to just delete and it give the error ” Error...

Answer Question   |  April 4, 2014  8:25 PM
VMware, VMware ESXi
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5 pts.

SSD creation in VMware server
I’m creating a Virtual SAN cluster in VMware server. So I need a SSD and HDD for each host. I don’t know how to create a SSD with 10GB space. Can anyone please help me?

Answer Question   |  April 4, 2014  2:40 PM
SSD, VMware
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5 pts.

VMware ESX 3.5 not able to create a new datastore
I am trying to create a new virtual machine on the VMware ESX 3.5 server. The server is a Dell Poweredge with a 1TB SATA disk. I am not able to open the datastore screen and create a new datastore. Any advice?

Answer Question   |  April 3, 2014  3:28 PM
datastore, Dell PowerEdge, SATA, VMware, VMware ESX 3.5, VMware ESX DataStore
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56,470 pts.

sys-swap-hls-xxxxxx.swp file in VMware
What is sys-swap-hls-xxxxxx.swp file in VMware and is it safe to delete? How can I delete that file?

Answer Question   |  February 19, 2014  7:29 PM
VMware, VMware datastore
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15 pts.

P2V Windows XP SP3 SQL Server 2005 Express
Hi all, can I do P2V with Windows XP SP3 and SQL Server 2005 Express? Is that is possible and how? I mean what kind of software if its doing cold or hot?

Answer Question   |  February 17, 2014  8:50 PM
P2V migrations, SQL Server 2005, VMware Converter
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5 pts.

NDM Client resource requirements
When defining capacity requirements for a Linux VM that will use NDM, how much available memory must I allow for the NDM client on the VM?

Answer Question   |  February 14, 2014  3:05 PM
Capacity Consumption, Memory, NDM, VMware
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5 pts.

Is it actually possible to run VMware inside VMware?
A part of our company has been running a physical machine that runs VMware and hosts a VM that they use for SharePoint deployment testing. However, the machine is pretty old so we’re trying to help them by pushing them towards hosted VMs. I’m curious but is it possible to actually run VMware inside VMware?...

Answer Question   |  January 24, 2014  12:49 AM
SharePoint, Virtual machine, VMware
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56,470 pts.

how to access softwares installed on vmware-Windows 2008 server
Hi, I have Vmware installed in Windows 8 Laptop. Also I  installed Windows 2008 64 bit inside VMware. I want to install softwares like SAP BI. I want to access those like that a server from outside vmware like from my Windows 8 . How to configure these. Please explain Thanks

Answer Question   |  January 20, 2014  4:55 AM
VMware, Windows 2008
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5 pts.

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56,470 pts.

Move from software testing to a presales engineer role
Does anyone know the best way to move from software testing to a presales engineer role?

Answer Question   |  November 28, 2013  6:15 PM
Linux, Software testing, VMware administration
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5 pts.

Authorized VMware centers in south india
Sir, I want to know the authorized centers for VMware…..and tell about the career after I finished the course.

Answer Question   |  November 22, 2013  10:42 AM
VMware, VMware Certified Professional
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5 pts.

Why is this suspicious VMware connection bypassing my firewall?
I’m currently using VMware 5 and I’ve noticed recently 2 connections are appearing when I start it up. TCP 10.100.100.161:55555->as-40816.engx.vmware.com:https (ESTABLISHED) TCP 10.100.100.161:55556->a184-85-99-51.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com:https (ESTABLISHED) But the problem is that I’ve already setup my firewall to block the first one. 00100 deny ip from 17.172.224.0/20 to any 00200 deny log ip from 82.128.0.0/16 to any 00300...

Answer Question   |  November 19, 2013  6:24 PM
Firewall, VMware
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56,470 pts.

What’s the best way to detect my virtualized OS from an application?
I’m trying to find out whether or not my application is running with a virtualized OS instance. I’ve been searching online for the past few weeks and I found that VMware implements an invalid x86 instruction to return info about itself and VirtualPC uses a magic number / I/O port (with an IN instruction) to...

Answer Question   |  November 12, 2013  12:29 AM
Virtual OS, VirtualBox, VMware, Xen
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56,470 pts.

Which VMware API should I use for a read-only application?
I’m looking to write a simple application in C# that polls a vCenter for all of its ESX servers (followed by each ESX server for all of its VMs). Basically, it will collect real-time analytics and put them into a database. This is where I’m stuck: I can’t figure out which VMware API to use....

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  4:32 PM
API, ESX, Virtual machine, VMware
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56,470 pts.

Some questions about programming in VM
I’m an Ubuntu Linux user and I use Win XP only for my work purposes. I’m trying to set up a virtual machine with XP + Visual Studio 2008. This in conjunction with Ubuntu Linux. So,     Is it possible to work efficiently under VM environment set? Are there any performance issues?     Are there...

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  5:55 PM
Linux Ubuntu, Programming, Visual Studio 2008, VM, Windows XP
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56,470 pts.

Is it possible to find virtualization software that includes storage virtualization software?
Are there such things as virtualization packages that include software for storage systems after implementation?

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  3:11 PM
Storage, Storage management, Storage virtualization, Storage virtualization software, Virtualization, Virtualization software
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56,470 pts.

Questions on Academic Course in Operating System Virtualization
Hi. I will be teaching an academic course in Operating System Virtualization in the spring term of 2008, and I would appreciate any community input or feedback on my plans for the course. Listed below is my projected topical syllabus; the course is a lab course, meeting once a week with a 1 hour and...

Answer Question   |  November 11, 2013  6:07 PM
Virtualization, Virtualization how-tos, Virtualization school
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75 pts.

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