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VMWare Server 2 No ideal replacement? [on hold]

I have a couple of servers running vmware server2 and I love it. Why? Because it's a headless installation, the machine itself can be used for lots of other tasks like dhcp,dns,apache2, samba server. ...
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7z commandline: test archive and only show failures?

What is the easiest way to get only the failures from 7z when testing an archive for integrity? Looking at the command-line options, there seems to be no verbose or non-verbose option (i.e. there ...
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Step by step instructions for moving linux to a smaller hard drive? [closed]

Background: I have several VMs running debian-wheezy on a home ESXi server box with a free license. When I first set them up, being a newb, I grossly overestimated the disk space requirements for ...
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VMware ballooning state from inside guest

There's tools (e.g. extop) to check VMware ballooning state from VMware host. I'm using VMware to run CentOS 6.3 and when ballooning stars consume memory to reclaim it back to ESX host, my system ...
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Should I install multiple network services on single VM?

I have a ESXi installed on Dell Poweredge T110 II. On this computer, I'm runing multiple VM. At the moment, there are multiple network services on multiple VMs. For example: I have DNS,VPN,Git on one, ...
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Vmware product that runs on Linux host OS, compatible with ESXi? [closed]

The short version: I want to create some VMs on a PC running a Linux host OS, then move them to a PC with ESXi installed on the bare metal. I'm new to Vmware products. Does anyone know if there is ...
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Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze: Expand LVM to fill expanded virtual hard disk

I am running VMWare ESXi with multiple virtual machines. One of which is running Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze (x86_64) and had a thin provisioned hard disk of 16GB. This has now become full, so I expanded the ...
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The cd command using variable to mapped NFS volume within ssh in linux script is not working

I have to do the following from within a bash script. The /VMNFS/ folder is present on linux box, from where script is run, and is mapped to the machine into which i am ssh'ing, as an NFS at ...
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Linux Disk Setup for VMs

Been trying to find the ideal way to setup disks/partitions for Linux guests on ESXi. Seems as though Linux is falling behind when it comes easily adding disk space. The end goal is to be able to ...
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How to synchronize two folders on two remote Linux virtual machines

I have two virtual machines, Host OS is ESXi 3.5 and guest OS is Centos 4.6. There are two ESXi servers remotely located, each containing a Centos 4.6 virtual machine. I wish, whatever change I make ...
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Guest slow after being idle for awhile

I've been playing with ESXi and Linux KVM to try to find out which one best suits our needs. With both of these solutions I've run into the same situation. After a guest has been idle for some time ...
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Cannot mount vmfs version 5 on linux

I know I can mount a vmfs version 3 on linux using vmfs-tools. First I get the iscsi connection using open-iscsi I then check in my partition tool to which virtual drive the iscsi connection has ...
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Time is getting reset to old value in CentOS 6.2

I have installed CentOS 6.2 in a VM on ESX & whenever I change the time to the appropriate value using date & hwclock command it's getting changed for that session. Once I restart the instance ...
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VM on ESXi host - How does one make externally accessible?

I have a home server running ESXi v5.0.0 with a VM guest OS (linux) up and running. I have apache 2.x installed and serving to my machine (i.e I can access the default apache page when going to ...
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vmware cli command resxtop not found on 64 bit ubuntu

I installed VMware-vSphere-CLI-4.1.0-254719.x86_64 on 64-bit Ubuntu 10.10 and I'm having an issue. When I try to run resxtop it says: exec: 527: /usr/lib/vmware-vcli/bin/resxtop: not found What ...