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VMware vSphere / ESXi 5.5 recommended guest system architecture

I am currently setting um VMware vSphere / ESXi 5.5 on a DellPowerEdge2900 and since it's an older server the following question came to my mind: Considering performance should I install guest ...
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XEN Guest cannot open display error

My setup is : [XEN - dom0] installed directly on hardware [ubuntu 12.04.5 server x64bit] , using it on CLI Mode - no GUI installed [domU - guest] HVM guest created via configuration file, I ...
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How to bring data to Linux, currently it's on Windows machine.. (both Hyper-V guests)

I'm learning my way through couple different things at a time. Linux(no GUI) is new to me, Hyper-V is new to me.. I have 2 VMs. One running Windows Server 2012(WVM), another running CentOS7(LVM). I ...
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Windows 7: Prevent Guest Shutting Down Computer

I have read many times that you can stop the Guest account on Windows 7 from shutting down the computer using shutdown -s in the command line by ensuring that Local Policies\User Rights ...
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Configuring iptables for guest WLAN in DD-WRT

I'm constantly failing to get a guest WLAN in DD-WRT working. I can connect to the second SSID and get an IP address of the second DHCP server range. But I cannot connect to the internet. I followed ...
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How to check if VMWare Tools are running in Linux guest from host side?

I have many Linux guests in VMWare (Fusion). Usually one would check running processes by using 'runProgramInGuest': vmrun -gu guestUser -gp guestPassword runProgramInGuest guest.vmx "/usr/bin/ps ...
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How can I tell if a guest network is separated from my main network?

I set up a TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 today and everything seems fine so far except for the guest network function. On my old router it would put the guest network on a different subnet and block everything ...
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Recover administrator locked system?

I have a system, which is actually locked with an administrator password, So the password is prompted every time when I do the following things, Try to install a new software. Try to empty recycle ...
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how to have a samba share that REQUIRES login for both a user and a guest

So my question is, with a samba share folder I'd like it so that anyone trying to access it would require authentication, and a valid user can login. But I also would like guests to also be able to ...
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Run commands on an Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox VM from Windows host

I am working on some coding, and I have an idea that should work but I have no clue how to make it work. I am using Wolfram Mathematica on my Windows host machine to run some code, but I have to ...
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How can I use the RDP client when logged in as Guest

On XP, the Guest account can run the RDP client to connect to a remote RDP server, but when I try the same under Vista Business (with all updates installed) I get this: I can run mstsc manually ...
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Windows 8 guest account

Is there any way to restrict a guest account on windows 8 from being able to download things like movies, music, etc? I have a roommate who insists on downloading things on my guest account and I want ...
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Permanently disable guest account in Windows 8.1

If I leave my PC unlocked for 30 seconds, my son enables the guest account, so he can use my PC when I'm away. The obvious solution is to teach him not to do it, but he's autistic and hard to manage, ...
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How can I Embed my password with script

I have a requirement that I must run a script(with administratiev priviledge) during one of my Guest user startup.But I dont want to prompt my user for any password.In my case I'm ok with leaving my ...
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is 3d acceleration possible in a win7 kvm guest? (host is debian 7)

I wonder if I can setup a windows 7 (64bit) kvm guest. I have only found some links for 3d acceleration in virtualbox guests, but nothing for KVM. Note that the host is a headless debian server and ...
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Dlink 865L extend guest wifi with 868L

I have Dlink 865L that will be used to serve Facebook guest wifi. Now I would like to extend that guest wifi with an 868L, but got stuck as the guest wifi is in a separate subnet, 192.168.7.*, and not ...
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Guest Account Issue (OSX 10.9.4)

I really would appreciate some help with a problem I am having with the guest account on my iMacs. I have a custom dock and settings however when I log out and quickly log back in it loads a default ...
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Windows 8.1, Domain Users logging into Mandatory Profile, skip Welcome screen, activity not saved

We currently use computers on domain and are used to Windows 7. We have a group of new computers which we would like to create a Mandatory Profile for, and have domain users login to this specific ...
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Qemu user mode networking doesn't work

I try to use network in guest system. I installed an OS in a virtual machine, but I did not get the network configured. When I try to ping, for instance google.com I get the IP address for the domain, ...
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Enable guest user not working

I would like to activethe guest user in cmd or gpo: Invité = Guest (I'm french), using Guest return an error. CMD : net user Invité /active:yes I've got "The command completed successfully" but my ...
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Multi user and guest accounts sign in WIN 8.1

Guest account has been enabled, other user accounts created. However, the sign in page allows only one (the originally created) user to sign in. I spent a considerable amount of time on the Web and ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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Windows 7 user account suddenly changed to a guest account

I'm the only user and my account has (had) administrator privileges. After a routine reboot, I logged into my account as usual, and soon found that I could not install software. I didn't have ...
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Prevent TeamViewer Startup Popup on Windows 7 Guest Account

I have a computer that is in a meeting room. The guest account is used by staff logging onto it. However, every time a member of staff logs onto the guest account, they get the TeamViewer host ...
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Guest zone in D-Link DIR-615 wireless router

I have D Link DIR-615 wireless router. In my home network, I have MyBook fileserver and my pcs and mac, iphones etc. Is it possible to configure the router so that guests do not have access to my ...
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Allow access to specific folders for Guest user on Windows 7

I have just turned on the Guest account on my Windows 7(64bit) system. This is what I require the Guest user should / shouldn't have: Guest should not have access to D: drive (any other drive except ...
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Removing guest account from Ubuntu 12.04 caused Ubuntu to go to terminal on startup

I have used this tutorial to disable guest account on Ubuntu 12.04. The change was basically adding this line allow-guest=false to the file /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf And the result was that on ...
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public computers open to all employees in our inhouse library - Need to register the downloads

users login with a guest account, in fact it's an auto login, anyone can use these computers in our inhouse library, I've been asked by security to log what they download, but also since it's ...
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how to prevent my guest user from installing chrome extensions

in my home pc ,i have two login's one is mine and another is guest user, is it there any way to restrict my guest user from installation of chrome extensions?i fear installation of malicious ...
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How can I emulate the effects of “Guest Mode” on windows 8?

I noticed guest mode (not guest account) has been removed in windows 8, is there anyway I can replicate it's effects of removing any and all user changes on log out? Furthermore I would like to change ...
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Is it possible to install NetBeans under Guest account in Windows 7?

Is it possible to install NetBeans under Guest account in Windows 7? I need to install NetBeans in Windows 7. It's extremely urgent and when I say urgent I mean urgent... I only need to install it ...
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How do I set up a guest WLAN?

I want to set up a guest wifi network that is separate from the network my family uses, so that guests can access the Internet but not my home network. Note that the DSL router from the ISP is really ...
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Ubuntu: Getting sudo access as guest

I installed Ubuntu Linux 12.04 a little while ago to try it out and play around with it (hence I have no idea what I'm doing). I tried changing my home directory by editing the /etc/passwd file, ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Suspending on Host Shutdown (Integration Services Installed)

I'm trying to get a VM time synced with a 64-Bit Windows 8 host upon host shutdown and startup. Linux Integration Services is installed on the virtual machine and all integration services are enabled ...
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How to remove admin rights from guest account?

I discovered that the Guest account on my computer has Administrator rights. Yep, my kids are much clever than I thought…Unfortunately I am unable to remove admin rights from Guest account. Any ideas ...
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Can't I install a 64 bit OS as a guest OS,when the host OS is 32 bit [duplicate]

I read it somewhere "If you are running virtual box on a 32 bit OS, you cannot install a 64 bit OS as a guest OS (in virtual box)." Is it true ? If so, I want to know the reason ? Note: I am using ...
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How do I create a better guest account experience in MacOS X Lion?

I'm running Mac OS X 10.7.5. In previous versions of MacOS X, there would be a guest account created from a template when a guest wanted to use the computer, and then the files would be destroyed upon ...
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How to enable “allow Guest Account to log in to this computer” option on Mac OS X Mountain Lion via command line?

How to enable "Allow Guests to log in to this computer" option on Mac OS X Mountain Lion via command line ?
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Windows 8 administrator's account permissions have been reduced to guest's account

Some reason I am unable to do simple tasks like change time or uninstall a program. Here is the list of user accounts:
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How to share Internet connection of VMWare guest with host in VMWare Player?

I have a cheap 3G Internet stick with no driver support for my current operating system, yet that is currently my only way to get online. I had no trouble getting a connection with VMWare Player and ...
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Accessing shared folder asks me credentials

I have a shared folder on a Win 2003 server: user Guest can access in read-only mode. On the network I have many different pc with different OS (Win8, Seven, XP) and almost all can access that folder ...
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Which Windows version should I install as guest OS on VirtualBox? [closed]

I want to install Windows on VirtualBox on my Ubuntu laptop to be able to run some Windows applications. However, I'm not sure which Windows version I should install to get the best performances. I'd ...
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No network connection on Host or Guest simultaneously with Client Hyper-V + Windows 8

I create a virtual switch from the Hyper-V manager, then I set it as the Network adapter in the VM's settings. In subsequent attempts, this happens: The VM gets access to the internet, but the ...
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Does Guest WiFi on an Access Point make any sense?

I have a Belkin WiFi Router which offers a feature of a secondary Guest Access WiFi network. Of course, the idea is that the Guest network doesn't have access to the computers/devices on the main ...
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How to detect/list rogue computers connected to a WIFI network without access to the Wifi Router interface?

This is what I believe to be an interesting challenge :) A relative (that leaves a bit too far to go there in person) is complaining that their WIFI/Internet network performance has gone down ...
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Does Windows 8 provide guest user functionality [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create new user and set the privilege for this account on windows 8 One of the great functionalists windows has been offering for long is multi-user login. ...
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Escalating privileges of a program from guest account

Can I esclate privileges of any Windows executable from Guest account to system or administrator? Do I have to edit the registry or use some script?
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Does Windows Update run when Guest account is logged in?

Our other PC is primarily used for guests so the Guest account is logged on most of the time while the Admin account is rarely used. Does Windows Update run on Guest Account? If not, is there a way ...
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Dangers of Guest Account in Windows XP/7

What kind of Harm can be done on a Windows XP/7 based system with access to only the Guest account and not the administrator or standard user account. I live in a University Hostel and many of my ...
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Cannot ping to VMware guest

I have a VM on my laptop that runs Windows Server 2008. Both my laptop and my VM are connected to my office domain network, and I use NAT network for my VM. From my VM, I can ping to my laptop, but ...