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  • How to create a virtual shared disk on for a cluster setup?

    How to create a virtual shared disk on for a cluster setup? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

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  • How can VMware VI3 servers be clustered?

    I want to Cluster 2 ESX VI3 Servers. Should I use Veritas Cluster for ESX or VMware HA? I am told that VMware HA does not protect from individual VM failures whereas veritas does.

  • How is asset management / license management tracked when some of my environments are physical and some of them are virtual?

    How is asset management / license management tracked when some of my environments are physical and some of them are virtual? This question was asked during the Microsoft System Center live chat on IT Knowledge Exchange in January 2010.

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  • Creating a virtual help desk: Application suggestions

    We are looking at creating a virtual help desk. We want it to be easy for the users to use as well as the administrators that will be servicing the tickets. Do you have any suggestions for applications we should look into for this?

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  • Linux Virtualization with VMWare or Virtual Box

    I have found, in multiple locations, that there is a way to force 3d acceleration into a virtual machine allowing Gnome3 (and even Unity in certain scenarios) to run. I have not been able to make this work at all. I selected the "3D Acceleration" box in both programs but neither will recognize the...

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  • How to find unused disks in VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI?

    Is there a way to use a VMware Virtual Infrastructure Remote CLI in conjunction with In VMware ESX/i, to find unused machines/disks? This is a single host that does not share machines or disks with any other host. I looking for a way to isolate and delete a large number of unused files. Can this be...

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  • How do I find out what environment my OS is running in?

    How do I find out what environment my OS is running in – such as fully-virtualized (where the VMM does binary translation), para-virtualized or non-virtualized? I have some idea of how to go about it (some operations like accessing a memory page/disk will take longer time in a virtualized...

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  • vCenter Server – Physical or Virtual

    What is the best practice to install VC 5.x ... Physical machine or Virtual machine? What are their respective advantages/disadvantages?

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  • Virtual disks are degraded in Windows Server 2012

    I'm using the Storage Spaces feature in Windows Server 2012. Within the storage pool, we have several virtual disks (along with several physical disks). Now, those disks are running a normal 2-way mirror but it shows that two of them are degraded. After I checked, it says the virtual disks can't be...

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  • Citrix VDI Remote Access

    Hi I am looking for remote access of my Citrix VDI. The users will be remote mobile users using either Laptop or IPad/IPhone to connect to their virtual desktop. We are looking for the solution of either F5 APM or NetScaler Access Gateway. Let me know what is the best solution for this.

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  • Remote Desktop Gateway Virtual Desktop vs Terminal Services

    http://searchvirtualdesktop.techtarget.com/tip/0,289483,sid194_gci1370035,00.html?ShortReg=1&mboxConv=searchVirtualDesktop_RegActivate_Submit& In reference to the above article I would like some clarification 1) Remote Desktop Gateway - I am assuming this is not an essential requirement for...

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  • Backing up user data in image VDI environments

    What's the easiest way to identify and backup user data spread across user disk images? Any tips on VDI backup best practices would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Virtual printing in landscape

    Trying to print a report that's 132 columns long on a virtual printer. Report prints in portrait but will not auto change to landscape. Is that a printer cfg option or how would I do that?

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  • Resizing VMware virtual disk

    Hi There, I have a laptop with VMware that I use for product demos, testing stuff & evaluating software. I have several virtual OS all working fine. But in one of them, a WinXP SP2, I am running out of virtual disk space on the boot partition. I am trying to resize this partition but I have read...

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  • What FTP server for Apache virtual host server?

    I am working on putting together a web server using Apache 2.2.14 on Ubuntu Server 10.04 64 bit. I plan on having 10+ virtual host on the server. I would like for there to be ftp access to each virtual host, but I’m not sure what the best way to do that is. These appear to be my options:[Br...

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  • Perc 5 virtual disk settings lost

    My Dell PowerEdge with Perc5 controller and 5 x SAS drives wint boot, apon further digging i cant find Virtual Disks configured. the trouble is that I dont know the original setup ie Raid 0,1 or 5. Is there any tricks to find out what the original VD was and how to reinstate as I have no backup

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  • Win a signed copy of DeMystifying the Virtual Desktop

    Learn what it takes to deliver a more cost-effective, risk-free and efficient virtual desktop environment. Regardless of your technical skill level, you will find answers to your most pressing questions and get a "big picture" view of the technical concepts and available technologies you need to...

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  • Virtual Apps vs. Virtual Desktops

    I work for small school district with about 600 PCs on our network. We have a 1GB backbone and 12 servers (7 of them VMs). I recently put in a large terminal server to utilize thin clients, but found restricts with software I could run on the server OS (Win 2008R2). In some research, I came across...

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  • How to match specs for a server to host virtual machines

    We want to virtualize 4 computers we have their needs for a processor and memory. How can we match those specs up to a server that will host these virtual machines? Can you run virtual machines on computer without hyper v? What will the outcome be? Will it be slow? Is there a limitation? What does...

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  • 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?

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