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

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How can I RDP to an azure VM when the VM is connected to corporate VPN?

I have a VM in azure I like to use for development. I built it with 2 NICs in hopes that I could have two public IP addresses, but that doesn't look possible in azure. When I connect to our ...
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Host Website On Virtual Machine

I know how to set up a VM, and I know how to bridge the connection so that the VM can have outside access. However, is it possible to set the VM to a different IP address than the host machine? ...
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Getting FTP working on an Azure VM, connection closed

I'm struggling to connect to FTP on a new VM in Azure. I made a new Virtual Machine from the default image (Windows Server 2012 Datacenter) and RDPed into the new VM. I then enabled the Web Server (...
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Personal VDI for different environments

I'm about to reinstall my computer and I'd like to have different self-dependent environments: Android development, .Net development, PHP development, Gaming and stuff, misc, etc. My first option was ...
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Android Studio Vitual Device on a Windows 7 VM not compatible

I have a VirtualBox VM on my computer, the VM is running Windows 7 64bit. I installed Android Studio on that VM. I only have the basic Hello World application. When I try to run AVD I get this message:...
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Azure: Load Local Storage from Blog Storage

I notice that with my Azure VM I get a certain amount of SSD "Local Storage". I also see a ton of references online to this only being temporary storage, however I have a large amount of static data ...
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RHEL 6 VM not booting Unexpected inconsistency

I have a daily backup that starts around 5pm, and i think yesterday it kicked while my VM was powered on which corrupted or something to my VM
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Ubuntu 14.04 HOST - Windows 10 GUEST - VirtualBox Resolution Issue

Running Ubuntu 14.04 as the host. Got version 5.0.26 of VirtualBox and I'm running a Windows 10 as the guest os. Like all of the other threads, the resolution will not go above a certain setting. I'...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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Converting .GHO to .vmx

I wanted to convert a .gho file to .vmx or any VMware player compatible one. I have used the following command to convert gho to vmdk. Ghost32 -clone,mode=restore,src=Drive_D.GHO,dst=DriveD.vmdk -...
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Launch VMWare virtual machine from another host

I have a triple-booting PC with Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.04 and Kali Linux 2016.1. I have installed VMWare 12.1 on Kali, which runs several VMs. Every VM's files are stored on an external HDD reachable ...
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Hyper-V / Server-Client-Model / Download VM from server to locale machine / VM HUB

I have to realise a solution for a software instruction room. I have the following vision: There are 9 Clients, all of them run Windows 10 Pro with Hyper-V. There is a Server (Win Ser 2016 maybe), ...
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vm workstation linux ip setting and putty connection

If you look at the picture, you'll see the Network Settings on VMWare Workstation. With this setting, I could not connect to the Linux VM with PuTTY. What have I incorrectly set?
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VMWare Workstation VMs Change IP Address without powering on

my home router changed and now new gateway is 192.168.1.254 and i see no way to change it to 192.168.1.1 I changed my physical machines to use 192.168.1.254 as the new gateway now I have around 200+ ...
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Parallels Desktop: Windows VM got reset overnight - lost all files

I posted the below on the Ask Different site. I am putting it now also into Superuser as it might be solely windows related. My boss logged into her Windows 7 Parallels Desktop VM (runs on an 2014 ...
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Apple 10.7 Lion OS on Windows 7 Using VirtualBox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? So I do not own a Mac, and have never owned a Mac so I am not really sure how it typically works with the OS'. I am ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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How to share a VPN connection in a VMWare Guest VM with the Host

The need - This question is relevant for all of those who want to bypass their corporate's annoying VPN, and access their work/corporate network from their private computer, especially if the ...
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How to copy command line text to host clipboard while using Ubuntu on VmWare?

I have host machine running Windows 7 and VmWare running Ubuntu in command line mode. When I am trying to copy content of command line of client machine to host machine - it is not working. There is ...
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How to run TIB file created in Acronis True Image to VM Ware

I have created a full backup of XP Using Acronis True Image File type .tib, I converted the .tib file to vmdk to run on Virtual machine. I installed VMWare on Windows 7 and when I run or open the ...
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Send files via SFTP to VM without internet access through Citrix

I need to send some files to a CentOs VM which has no internet access and I am logging on to Citrix with the credentials of a colleague of mine. When using FileZilla to connect via SFTP, I can ...
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Error while connecting to USB device in VMWare Player after update to Windows 10

I have a VMWare Player version 6.0.0 installed on my machine since when I was using Windows 7 x64. Some time ago I updated the later to Windows 10 and when I started my Linux Ubuntu Gnome with VMWare, ...
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Get files off of VMware Virtual Machine

I have a VMware virtual machine that has a .vmdk file that for some reason it "can't find". There are some important files on it that I need to get off, but the machine will not boot. I have tried ...
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Can't access internet from inside Virtual Box

I have used Virtual Box on my system before and was able to access the internet. I just reinstalled Virtual Box and installed XP inside it. I cannot access the internet from within. When I look in ...
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Do VMware, Virtualbox & Virtual PC play nicely together?

Lately VirtualBox has been a bit unstable and I want to try other VMs. If I install VMware and Virtual PC on the same host as VirtualBox will it cause problems (eg. crash the host)? What if I try to ...
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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Assign static IP to VMware Player guest on host-only network

I have a VMware guest (Ubuntu 14.04) on a Windows 7 host that has a host-only network adapter (the 192.168.59.xxx address range), and every time I reboot the machine, it gets a new IP address assigned ...
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Minimalistic Linux or opensolaris HOST suitable for VM Guests [closed]

Question: Suitable Linux or opensolaris (minimum requirements/packages) as HOST platform, to run Virtualbox or VMware? Note: I would like a bare minimum installation of Linux or opensolaris as the ...
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Edit VM setting so he configurate like a 84-bit processor [closed]

How can I the virtual machine settings change from an ESXi5 64-bit machine so that I can configurate it like a 84-bit operation? I'll nothing change to my guest operation system! This virtual ...
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“vendor VIB for HP found, but host is VMware”-error while installing VM

I'll install ESXi in a virtual machine in VMware. But I've got this error: The problem is not what is this meaning but how can I solve it? Must I download a new iso file from VMware that is not ...
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CentOS 7 ESXi/VMware Hang on Boot

I installed CentoOS 7.0 1406 on a VMWare ESXi 5.5 hypervisor. I installed "Sever with GUI" and selected KDE. However on boot I get the following messages in under a second, before the process tops (...
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What is the point of using a template as opposed to clonning a VM?

I've red this article published by VMware and this blog post and neither actually explain what a template is. Why would one bother making and using a template, why not keep cloning a base image?
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Wondering why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both “capture” the mouse inside the Virtual Machine? Virtual PC 2007 works quite well if doesn't

I wonder why VirtualBox and VMWare's Player both "capture" and bound the mouse pointer to the Virtual Machine and not let it come out, and needing to press RIGHT CTRL key or CTRL-ALT to come out. ...
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Running virtual machines on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core

The Server Core installation option for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system provides a minimal environment for running specific server. I want to run a minimal linux build Virtual ...
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Can Snow Leopard be run inside Windows 7 using VMware? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? Can a PC running Windows 7 with VMware, run Snow Leopard in a VMware virtual machine? Has it been done before?
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VirtualBox 5.1 - Can not mount SATA device - a real partition (VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED)

The host is Windows 10. I am trying to mount partition as SATA device on one VM but when the VMDK file is attached it throws the following error: ws1-pt.vmdk is generated as explained here. I have ...
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Good Free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image Needed

Can anyone recommend a good, free Ubuntu Server VMWare Image (or Virtual Appliance, as they call them)? I have looked on the VMWare VAM and there are literally hundreds to choose from. I am looking ...
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Unable to run top command in Linux after a few days of uptime

After 3 days uptime, I can't run top in Linux. This is x86 Linux Fedora Core 8 running under vmWare under Windows XP. [root@fc8 ]# uname -a Linux fc8 2.6.23.1-42.fc8 #1 SMP Tue Oct 30 13:55:12 EDT ...
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Unable to get Debian guest full screen on VMware Player 12

I have installed a Debian 8 guest on VMware Player 12 but I cannot get the Debian screen to fill my whole monitor even in Full Screen mode. When I set it up, I set screen size to be the same as the ...
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How to install a program in a Windows 7 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 7 virtual machine setup on a Windows 10 host using Virtual Box. What is the best way to transfer and install a large (8GB file) on my Windows 7 virtual machine?
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how to pass hackintosh parameters to virtualbox [on hold]

People keep talking about: Try booting with nv_disable=1 http://www.hackintosh.zone/forums/topic/2421-virtualbox-amd-fx-8350-unknown-cpu-family/ But how on earth do you pass these sort of ...
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Defragging Host OS of VMWare

I want to ask something that has been puzzling me from last few days. I will try to explain my problem as clear as I can ... I have VMWare Workstation installed in my machine. And I use one separate ...
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CPU stolen time by VMware Guest SDK does not match CPU ready time

I'm using the VMware Guest SDK library to figure out the CPU ready time of the virtual machine running my application. According the VMware documentation, the method VMGuestLib_GetCpuStolenMs of the ...
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Can't mount VMware tools cdrom in VMware Player

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali Linux,...
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Running multiple VMs with Core i3?

I have a desktop with Core i3 + 8GB. It looks like I need to assign one of my CPU cores to a VM. That means I can only run one VM at a time? Does VM application actually uses a core for each VM ...
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Booting a vmdk (or similar virtual machine disk) natively

I've got a nice VMware Fusion setup on my Mac with a few different VMs. This works really nicely, but it gets really slow when running heavy programs. So I thought, why not boot into them directly? I ...
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Why does VirtualBox show more CPUs than available?

I have an Intel Core i7 3930K with 6 CPU cores. Now, I understand that every of that cores can handle 2 separate threads. That makes 12 virtual cores - which I can see using my system monitor (see ...
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VirtualBox, why can't I use more CPU?

I have a six core, 12 thread processor. two virtual threads per one core. I have the option to allocate one to 12 CPUs. There are warnings about allocating more than six CPUs not doing anything. ...
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Establish a fixed IP on Windows VM guest on Mac host (VMware Fusion 6)

I have a windows VM running a development web server from visual studio. I can connect to it from my Mac browser at the machine's local IPv4 address. The problem is that every time the host machine ...
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Moved VM Ubuntu from Windows to Mac, no longer able to access shared folder

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 VM running on VMware Workstation 11 under Window 7. I have installed Samba and mounted /var/www/ to be accessible through the network connection to access through the native ...