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    When I try to install VMware on a Windows 2003 Server I get the message "The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation." How do I un-set this policy?

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  • NAT on vSwitches in ESX 3.5

    Hi, I am in the process of setting up a separate windows domain in our ESX Environment but I will have to separate this windows domain from the already existing windows domain. It is possible to set up ESX vSwitches in such a way that a completely separate network is created - no other traffic MUST...

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  • Virtual MACs keep changing

    Using Vristual Server 2003 R2 on a 2003 Ent Server. One program I run uses the MAC address for licensing. Twice I have had to Remove and Recreate to VM, and each time the MAC changes, requiring me to have to request a new license key. If I have to do this again, for for other VM, how can I control...

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  • What are the new rules for number of servers/admin when servers are virtualized?

    In my company we keep a metric showing the number of servers per admin. It is a way to show improvements as we increase the number of servers supported. With virtualization we will consolidate the number of servers, hence our servers/headcount will look bad. My question: what are the new rules and...

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  • I reinstalled ESX and can not connect to my old VMS

    I had to reinstall my ESX server. After I reinstalled the ESX server I logged into it using VMware infrastructure client. I can see the data partion using "brows data store" but my ESX will not add the VMs

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  • VMware Maintenance Job Failure

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  • SMTP Virtual Server Instance 1 keeps failing in cluadmin for Exchange 2003 cluster

    we have a 3 node exchange 2003 cluster setup as AAP. I changed the IP addresses of the to virtual nodes as we had moved to a different site. The problem is that the SMTP Virtual Server Instance 1 keeps failing in cluadmin. I have followed all the correct steps ion changing a virtual Ip but no luck

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  • Is virtualization causing you to rethink your storage infrastructure or consider adding/moving to a SAN?

    Is virtualization causing you to rethink your storage infrastructure or consider adding/moving to a SAN?

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  • Reconnecting data store to reload of ESX

    My ESX server died due to hw failure. My data store resides on a seperate RAID5 set and I need to reconnect the datastore to my new ESX load. How can I do this without destroying the data in my disconnected /vmfs datastore?

    Jimdenver165 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual Centre connection failed

    my virtual centre will not let me log in. I get the message connect actively refused. does any one know why

    Joshua445 pointsBadges:
  • Connecting to remote desktop

    I need to connect to my home desktop from my office. Can I connect to my desktop using VNC if I am in my Company network. What All I need to do. will Firewall be an issue even going (connecting) out to my desktop. I think Firewall is only the issue if you are conning to company network. In other...

    Ak6010710 pointsBadges:
  • Fedora 9 in a window

    Is there anyway to cause my fedora 9 vmware appliance to display in a "full" window as opposed to a small one that is apparently the default?

    brentmossberger135 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and C#

    Hi,I am using Virtual server 2005. I created one virtual hard disk “ test1.vhd”and connected it to virtual machine”VM1”.I installed guest OS in “test1.vhd”.i created another vhd i.e “test2.vhd” and attached to virtual machine“VM1”.But the guestOS did not detect the test2.vhd...

    Neelu5 pointsBadges:
  • Consequences of Virtual Machines(VM) after the hardware failure

    What will be the consequences if hardware failure occurs when VMs are running on a server? what will be the VM status? whether we will loose the data or not? There may be a xen-motion , but when the server crashes , what will be the status of the VM's running on that server ?

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  • Looking for a virtual Machine program that will run Windows 3.11

    I have an ancient piece of software that will only run on DOS/Windows 3.X It is used to program the Allen-Bradley PLCs, and read the outputs of a machine used to pressure test pipe fittings (Machine is from the early 90's). I believe the problem with more current OS's is the fact the program needs...

    Flame14,925 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual PC console is not displayed

    I installed MS Virtual PC 2007 under Windows XP Professional (Russian edition) about a week ago and everything worked fine (I installed and used several virtual machines). But now when I run the program I don't see console window of VirtualPC where I start virtual machines. I just see a small icon...

    Sirikiana5 pointsBadges:
  • Application server SW and HD in SOHO

    I am looking for advice and guidance. What kind of hardware I will need? What kind of software technologies should I start looking in to? What software packages are most relevant to what I am looking for? (I am not an IT professional and not in IT related business! ) I am looking to learn HOW TO...

    Dadara0 pointsBadges:
  • Find VM users in 2 diff locations VM servers. VMWare

    Hello, As we have VM Servers in 2 diff locations and it’s a huge organisation, User from a single location establish vm sessions to either of these VM server locations. Now I need to find which user is connecting to which region server. Appreciate your reply at the earliest. Thanks, Hussain.

    VMway5 pointsBadges:
  • Community Update: New Member Contest Win a XBox 360 this month for your participation.

    After a long, stressful day in IT, video games can be a great way to unwind and relax. That’s right, you know where this is leading. It’s time for a cool new contest on IT Knowledge Exchange. The month of September ( Sept 1-Sept 30) is your chance to get your hot little hands on your very own...

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  • Two approaches to maintenancing servers

    When a server suffers a hardware failure there are two ways to respond. The traditional way is to have onsite maintenance which can be very expensive the other is to replace the failing server with a backup device. In a large server site backup seems the more economical approach but is often...

    Jim4522820 pointsBadges:

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