A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

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Cannot access webserver on virtual machine from the internet

I'm having trouble accessing my webserver when it's located on a virtual machine. If I put the webserver on the physical host machine, I can access it from the internet. However, when I try to access ...
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Where is VirtualBox's virtual hard disks repository?

A colleague shared a VirtualBox VM with me. When double clicking the VDI file, VirtualBox opens but I get a few errors (the errors were related to incorrect paths and UUIDs in the VBOX file). So I had ...
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Configure a linux VM to use host computers internet connection

I am using a software which must be configured as a "bridged network" on a Virtual Box VM. I have already tried with NAT and other configurations but none of them work. the bridged network is the only ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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Cannot SSH into Ubuntu VM from OS X Yosemite

I am trying to SSH into a Ubuntu 14.04 VM from OS X but am not able to do so. I have tried various suggestions from Googling but none seems to work. ping does not work either and returns the host ...
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How do I resolve BSOD after installing Internet Explorer 11/Visual Studio 2013 Update 4?

This is Windows 7 64 installed as virtual machine using vmware. I get a BSOD after I install Internet Explorer 11. I also get the same BSOD when I install Visual Studio 2013, update 4. I can get ...
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VirtualBox headless is running but not answering on rdp port(4001) on the same server

I am running SLES11 SP2 and VirtualBox-4.3-4.3.20_96996_sles11.0-1.x86_64 is running in the same server. facing problem to make VirtualBox headless answer on rdp port(4001) on the same server. ...
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Connecting to a linux server running on a VM on windows [closed]

I have a linux VM running on windows, and I need to ssh into that VM from a different machine running linux. What is the most straightforward way of setting this up/doing this? Thank you!
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IP config of a private network with a vagrant VM

I am following this installation document of a mapserver stack (on my Ubuntu Trusty 64): https://media.readthedocs.org/pdf/nodeshot/latest/nodeshot.pdf I am pretty bad at network/ip-settings. The ...
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Can I use the same Virtual Machine in two virtualizers?

Is it possible to use the same virtual machine in VirtualBox and also in VMware without losing any data? I don't need to use them "at the same time" but rather have the choice to lauch the virtual ...
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Connecting to the vms local host not from vm

My colleague created a windows 8.1 vm on azure and has given me the DNS and the port number to access the a web server running on its local host. However when I paste the url into chrome it doesn't ...
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Better use XEN or KVM? [closed]

I have read a lot about XEN and KVM (best documents I read where from phoronix.com and major.io) and would like to know which one is really better. The thing is, that according to the stuff I read ...
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How to I add a “confirmation on close” option to an android AVD

I have unfortunately gotten into the habit of clicking on the X to close the android emulator (AVD) when I really wanted to just minimize it or something - can I make it do a "are you sure" pop-up, or ...
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Transfer VM without shutting it down?

Is it possible to transfer a VirtualBox VM from one server to another without shutting it down? Is there any way to achive this? Does this technology have a name to identify it? As far as I know Xen ...
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Mac OSX Snow Leopard on Virtual Machine - Double Panic

I am trying to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard in Virtual Machine and I seem to face error after error, but I am close! I feel like this is the last one before I win, but it's tricky. I've done quite a ...
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How to run OS X inside VirtualBox inside OS X inside VirtualBox [duplicate]

I want to have the following virtualization configuration: Real Apple Hardware: MacBook Pro 13" (2014) VirtualBox OS X 10.10 VirtualBox OS X 10.10 Why? A real reason, ...
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Over 100% disk capacity usage on Hyper-V

In many of my Hyper-V VMs the disk capacity usage is shown in Virtual Machine Manager to be above 100%: but inside the VM itself, there is plenty of space left: This is the properties page of ...
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Strange behaviour when calling getty on Virtual Box

I am currently trying to get a shell script to run on a Debian 7, that replaces the initial getty call in /etc/inittab. The line in /etc/inittab looks like this: 1:2345:respawn:/bin/bash ...
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Cannot disable Hyper-V in Windows 8.1, listed as missing [duplicate]

I'm trying to run AndyOS. Its an Android emulator to run Android apps and games on my PC. My system meets the hardware specifications and since I have prior experience in running virtual machines, I ...
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Access windows directories from Ubuntu 12.04 that runs on VMware. without file sharing

I'm was wondering if its possible for me to reach my local file system (windows) from inside my VMware which runs Ubuntu 12.04. As mentioned in the title I would like to achieve this without sharing ...
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Changing the default network VirtualBox assigns to VMs attached to NAT

By default, VirtualBox assigns a 10.0.2.0/24 address to a VM attached to NAT. Is it possible to change NAT to a different network? This is not a duplicate question. I know it is possible to define a ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu in a virtual machine and be able to boot to it?

Say I were to install Ubuntu Linux onto a virtual machine (or the other way around, installing it to dual boot), and keep it's files on it's own partition. Is there a way the computer could also boot ...
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SVN server for network

I'm struggling to get my svnserver working as I need it to. What I'm trying to do is to set the server up on one of my VMs so that it would be visible for my hostOS and other VMs. What I have ...
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Disk Image to Virtual Box Virtual Machine

How do you take a disk image and turn it into a virtual machine in VirtualBox? For example, assume I have a physical machine and I run a dd command on the hard drive. Is there a way to turn that into ...
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Virtualbox Guest VM not capturing any mouse/keyboard input

Kind of a stupid question, but, I'm running a Kali Linux image from a VMWare .vmdk file inside Virtualbox, and I can't move the mouse cursor, and it doesn't appear that it's taking any input. It was ...
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How do I attach VHD file to Oracle Virtualbox?

Thanks to Update on Azure Storage Service Interruption | Microsoft Azure Blog, my VM's Windows is failed to start and Microsoft suggested me downloading System's .VHD locally for troubleshooting (VM's ...
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esxi VM resource allocation for multiple users with varying requirements

I have an esxi host which several users will use as a development machine. Let's say that I have a host with 32 cores and 32 GB of RAM and 4-5 developers that will work on Ubuntu machines. The number ...
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CentOS on VMWare Workstation - Anyconnect VPN and connection to local network?

I'm not sure how to do what I'm hoping to be able to do, and so far I haven't been able to find anything that shows me, so I figured I'd ask. The host computer is running Windows 7. On Workstation 10 ...
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accessing local host from another computer

This is the first time I am trying to host at IAAS level. I have installed Win 8 on the VM and installed XAMP. I can access local host on the same VM. But how do I access the local host from another ...
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VMWare Workstation 10.0.3: Unable to open kernel device “\\.\Global\vmx86: The system cannot find the file specified.”

VMWare Workstation keeps displaying me the error "\.\Global\vmx86: The system cannot find the file specified." when I try to start a VM. I am using Workstation on a computer with multiple users. ...
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Hyper-V VM Connection Requires Admin Privileges

When I run "Hyper-V Virtual Machine Connection" to connect to my virtual machine it sais: You do not have the required permission to complete this task. Contact the administrator of the authorization ...
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How to use the jack port of a android “Kit kat v4.4 virtual machine”?

I'd like to use the jack port of a Android kit kat v4.4 virtual machine (VMware Workstation 10), but it seems that it's not working. There is no error message, but hopefully it seems that the virtual ...
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vmware horizon at boot

**what i want** Ok people here what i want i have virtual desktop system ready what i want is when the end point pc thin client power up instead of windows log in ...
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Does Processes on Host Machine Affect Virtual Machine?

I use Windows 8.1 as host and Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare. I am going to run computational simulations in Java. I have two questions: 1. If I run simulations on VM and do other works on host machine, ...
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Windows Server 2012 r2 Hyper-v 2 External Switches

I wish I could have a setup as the following: I have Windows Server 2012 R2 I have Two NICs: First one is connected to the LAN and the second one connected to the Internet I have Created two ...
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VMware PC won't start after copying to new drive: “The file is too large”

Because I was lacking space on my SSD I placed the VMware image on a different drive. Everything was working fine. Now I bought a new SSD and wanted to move the image to it to take advantage of the ...
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virtualbox port forwarding does not work

My Ubuntu is the guest OS running on a windows host. NAT is used and port forwarding has been added. All access to host on port 3000 should be forwarded to guest on the same port. But that port can ...
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CPU Usage High - Physical Memory Low on Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I run a development environment in a Windows 7 VM (on VMWare) and am running into an issue in the VM where my CPU Usage sits at 100% and my Physical Memory stays around 40-50%. My computer has 24 GB ...
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Globally Unique IPv6 Address on a VM running ubuntu

For testing purposes, I'd like to be able to deploy VM's running Ubuntu that have globally unique IPv6 addresses. The VM software is Virtualbox. I am able to make link local addresses (as said by ...
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How can I import a VMDK disk image to an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance on us-east-1e region using an S3 bucket on us-east-1?

I've recently purchased a reserved EC2 micro instance on region eu-east-1e. I am having trouble importing a virtual machine using ec2-api-tools: ec2iin -t t2.micro "CentOS 7 x86_64-disk1.vmdk" -g ...
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How do I keep CPU from going into Turbo mode when I run VirtualBox in Windows?

PC Info: Windows 8.1 Intel i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz 16 GB memory NVidio GTX 860 (2 GB mem) Virtual OS Settings: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit desktop Memory: 2048 Kb 2 (of 8) Processors , Enable PAE, Acceleration ...
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Legal Windows for Virtual Machine

I want to have a free and legal Windows OS on a virtual machine such as VMware, virtual box etc. It seems that Windows “Starter Edition” fits the needs. Can someone confirm this? If it is not, then ...
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How to setup ALSA Linux audio to Virtual machine sound card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64 bit installed on an HP Probook 4440s machine. On said machine I have installed VMware Workstation (version 10.0.3 build-1895310) as my default Virtual machine app. I ...
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Virtualbox guest (Win Server 2k8) has ip but can't ping anywhere

I try to setup Active Directory on Windows Server 2k8 on VM (Virtual Box). I have installed VB Guest Addition. My problem is when I change the network mode to bridged, it can have a valid IP from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Secondary HDD / Storage

I have added a additional HDD (Virtual) to a Internal server which handles varius tasks and such, now I also want to use it for storage of larger files (Including backups). I have already installed ...
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vSphere 5.5 Can't tick “connect” for VM Networks

We are using vSphere 5.5.0. Using the vSphere Web Client, when I create a new VM or add a new NIC to an old VM, if I tick "connect" for the VM nentwork, the task is completed without error. But when I ...
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Domain controller on a virtual machine with physical host as member [closed]

Can I make a virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 R2 and make it my domain controller? and add physical PC and other virtual machines on it? I dint try it yet
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Windows 8.1 Pro restarting in VirtualBox boot from ISO (virtualization enabled)

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 Pro X86 on a VM with VirtualBox. My OS is LinuxMint 17 Cinnamon. Everything is set up properly except for the fact that I can't asign more than 1 CPU to it in ...
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Migrate a VMWare Machine to Hyper-V locally

I have some existing VMWare machines I used with VMWare Player. Since upgrading to Win8.1 I have the problem, that I must use Hyper-V for several development reasons. I have a dual boot setup to ...
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Error only on VirtualBox - CDBOOT : Cannot boot from CD - code 5

Host OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS DVD : Windows 7 Virtualization software : Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager Problem Description: The DVD boots fine when I put it before the PC starts. However, it throws the ...