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

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Does “Surfing on internet in VirtualMachine” provide privacy at work?

Employers can monitor all internet traffic at my work. I want some privacy while surfing with my PC which has my name and surname as username. Does surfing inside of a virtual machine installed on ...
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Bind VMware guest's NAT to specific NIC

I'm trying to accomplish seemingly trivial task, but after hours of googling I'm unable to find a solution. Here is what I'm trying to do: Suppose I have two virtual machines in VMware Workstation, ...
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Does the “Hardware compatibility” setting of VMware Workstation 12 influence guest OS compatibility?

I'm trying VMware Workstation 12 for the first time and when I create a new VM I must select an Hardware compatibility setting which range from Workstation 5.x to Workstation 12.0. Does that setting ...
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Virtual Box configured with 8 cpus but nproc in vm shows 1

I created and configured VM with 8 cpus, (at server with 48 cpus). Here vboxmanage showvminfo output: Memory size: 40960MB Page Fusion: off VRAM size: 8MB CPU exec cap: ...
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Create VPN with an Azure VM that is De-allocated each night and uses dynamic DNS

I've been on a learning curve with Azure this week and had some great success configuring a Windows 2012 R2 VM for hosting a POC application. The basics are in place and I've mapped a sub-domain back ...
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Web server IIS and Apache virtualized server

I am planning to use a web server IIS based on windows machine(Windows 10 Pro) and use the Hyper-V feature to create a virtual machine (Windows again or Linux I do not know yet) which would serve as ...
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Install Linux VM on Microsoft Hyper-V VM

I have a VPS with Windows Server 2012 and it's one of the multiple Micrsoft Hyper-V virtual machines that exists on the server. What I want to achieve: Install a virtual machine with Linux. I am ...
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How can i connect via ssh putty to my vmware machine on windows 10 ?

How can i connect via ssh putty to my vmware machine on windows 10 ? it always gives Network error: Connection timed out.Please help.
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Veeam Backup & Replication for Hyper-V

I have 5 Hyper-V on each of them. I have created virtual machines with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10. I want to get backup from these machines with Veeam Backup & Replication. If I want ...
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How to Bridge an XBox Through a VM?

I am trying to bridge my XBox One through a virtual machine running WANem / Knoppix, for the purpose of network testing an indie game. My operating system is Windows 8, and my setup is currently as ...
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Static IP using Bash vs Router Interface

What is the "proper" way to assign my CentOS 7 Virtual Machine a static IP? I assigned my Host system (Windows 8) a static IP through the router's administration interface, but every tutorial online ...
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VirtualBox Guest Additions broke my VM

Guest Additions stopped working for me after a VM restart. I saw this post and figured it would solve my problem. But the instructions there, here, and here all do not work for me. I've mounted ...
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How to give VM internet access while keeping my Host reachable via RDP?

I have a Window DataCenter 2008 running on a remote machine (at OVH) with the hyper V role, and I want to run several VM on this server. I have already installed a VM with Windows 7 but I can't give ...
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Can I make a virtual PC part of a domain?

I am using Oracle Virtual Box and have made a server (fardomain.local) this server has active directory on it and completely set up. I then made a normal machine in Oracle Virtual Box. What I was ...
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Can't start Ubuntu VM's on VirtualBox 5.0.14

I've been trying to spin up Ubuntu and Xubuntu (14.04.3) VM's on VirtualBox installed on my Windows 7 laptop. For reference, I tried running an older Ubuntu VM (with Spark installed, that worked ...
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Get Windows 10 to install in an OSX VM

I have a macbook pro with El Capitan and VMWare Fusion. I want to install a legal copy of Windows 10 (the cheapest available) that would work for sure in a VM. So what is that minimal/safe version ...
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What browser to use on old dated Virtual Machine? [closed]

I have some business critical software on a VM. It is unsupported and expired in 2012. In order to use it, I have to maintain the date on the VM as year 2012. This presents an issue when I try to use ...
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Does Windows Server 2012 R2 support hot-add CPUs?

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard guest in a virtual environment. My hypervisor (Virtualbox) supports hot-adding and hot-removing vCPU's, but it also says in the VirtualBox manual that "So far ...
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Clonezilla to restore a VM from clonezilla image

So I have a laptop with 3 windows partitions that I saved to a clonezilla image. I took the clonezilla image (80GB) and copied it to a USB stick (128GB). I created a 150GB fixed size drive for a ...
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Running a VPN from within a Virtualbox VM, encrypted/secure?

I am running an openVPN client from within a VirtualBox linux guest (Win 7 host) to connect to a PIA VPN server. The VM is in the default NAT server configuration. The host is NOT connected to a VPN ...
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Can Vagrant use Hyper-V server as a provider?

Can Vagrant be used to provision Virtual Machines using Hyper-V server, such as Hyper-V server 2012 or 2016? Our lab has Windows licenses for guests, so since Vagrant already has support for Hyper-V ...
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Using IPv6 link-local addresses to ping between VMs in internal VirtualBox network

I'd like to test this network configuration in fully virtualized enviroment, while I don't have access to physical lab. I am using 2 VM Guest machines (Guest OS is Archlinux), each configured with ...
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APCUPSD running in Windows VM on ESXi 6.0 host - cannot probe shutdown

I've tried a few different solutions to get this process to work on my APC Back-ups 550 with no success. I have an esxi 6.0 host running several VMs that need to be gracefully shut down in the event ...
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Just Installed Virtualbox on Windows 10 host, Cannot Load Ubuntu

Just installed 4.3.12, build 9926. For reasons I won't go into right now (extensive), the newest builds of VBox crash immediately in Windows 10 Home Edition. Build 4.3.12 will actually start Vbox ...
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Is it possible to bridge Ethernet and WiFi on IP level for the same network?

I'd like to expose a virtual machine to a WiFi network. I'd like to have it in the same network. Would setting a route table and ip forwarding works or is it waste of time and I should set up two ...
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more power for windows and video render

I have 10 different project on 5 windows machine that render a video with after effect, I already have a software that schedule my render. What i need is to make more video, I would like to know what ...
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How to share a single Virtual Machine across multiple Vagrant files

I don't want to have multiple VM boxes on my machine since I'm pressed for space. I want to be able to share one VM across different Vagrantfiles. Is it possible? My experience has been that they use ...
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What is the performance difference of a Virtual Machine vs the Physical host?

Where I work we are running relatively powerful PCs using the Debian Linux Distribution. However for certain programs which we need to install it would be better to have CentOS and these would be our ...
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File server VM on a btrfs host

I want to build a file server/NAS while using btrfs to protect the data (from bitrot), but I'd like to use my existing KVM/QEMU server (debian with btrfs raid1) and create a VM for this purpose. If I ...
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How do you enable wifi geolocation software within a virtual machine (VMWareplayer)

I have a win 10 host with windows 7 guest VM. The virtual machine is attached to the internet via NAT (host has access to internet through either ethernet cable or Wifi, the VM Box shows ). How do i ...
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Running matlab on Windows through Mac

I need to do some work on matlab which must be through windows. Unfortunately I have a 2014 mid retina (8gb ram, core i5). Would one think I would be able to run it through parallel? I need to do some ...
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VirtualBox http connection error

I am trying to connect to VirtualBox remotely using the following code, String url = "http://192.168.0.101:18083"; String user = "..."; String passwd = "..."; VirtualBoxManager mgr = ...
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XenServer LVM and Virtual Machine relationship

I am trying to understand the relationship between LVMs and Virtual Machine files, particians and mount points on a XenServer. My end goal is to be able to view files that are hosted by virtual ...
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Can I use a “refurbished” Windows 7 license key on a virtual machine? [duplicate]

I am a software developer and recently purchased a Windows 7 Home Premium license and media labeled as "Intended for distribution with a refurbished PC". Does the license allow installation in a ...
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Configure UART/COM in Linux using Hyper-V Generation 2 VM

I've setup Linux Mint x64 in Hyper-V as a Generation 2 Virtual Machine on my Windows 10 desktop. I would like to attach a USB->Serial converter (FT232RL) to the VM, so I can program and debug embedded ...
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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...
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Bridged qemu machine cannot receive packets, these are dropped

I've created virtual machine (ppc) with bridged interface (using bridge helper) on archlinux. Machine can send packet out, but cannot receive anything. I can see packets (dhcp discover,request and/or ...
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Hyper-V configure with internet

I am using Hyper-V to create some Windows server 2012 R2 virtual machines. All was good until I found I could not access the internet in the virtual machine and now I am stuck. Where I am at ...
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VirtualBox (5) - Make guest see VDI as USB stick?

I am using VirtualBox 5 on Windows 7 as my virtual machine program of choice. I am running a linux program on it, but it requires to save on USB stick (program written by my friend, who i lost contact ...
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Which filesystem to use for hosting virtual machines?

Goal A reliable server configuration which serves as the off-site backup for several, distributed servers as well as hosting a few virtual machines. Each server's backups should be encrypted, ...
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Why is Virtualbox start mode not detachable by default

Virtualbox has three start modes: normal (with a window for the VM but window cannot be closed) headless start (no window for the VM, but you can see a screenshot in VBox UI) detachable start (a mix ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 not presenting hostname to network

Environment is all Windows, non domain, including one host, five VMs, and three PCs. The Host (and periodically, one of the VMs) will not broadcast their hostnames across the network. Meaning, I ...
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How come I cannot use a VMDK disk on with a Windows 7 guest on another machine

I am a bit baffled about what I just tried to do. I have a machine running Windows 8.1. I have VirtualBox installed. Let's call this MACHINE-A. On MACHINE-A I have a VirtualBox Guest that runs off ...
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How to obtain the proxy resolver configuration of a Virtualbox VM

Virtualbox provides two configuration flags to modify the DNS behavior of the NAT engine for a virtual machine: VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --natdnsproxy1 on VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --...
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Virtual disk on external drive — VDI or raw?

I plan to keep an Ubuntu work environment on an external SSD and take it back and forth with me between home and work. I'd like to run it in VirtualBox rather than boot directly into it on each ...
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Trick VMWare Fusion into “Boot Camp”ing Linux

I have the following scheme on my harddrive: Ingwie@Ingwies-Macbook-Pro.local ~ $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE ...
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Using modern AMD chips with Vmware and Virtualbox

Looking to build a cheap PC and then install VMWare workstation and Virtualbox to create some operating system virtual machines. Do all modern chips work with VMware and Virtualbox, or do they need ...
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Can't boot my VirtualBox VDI — messed up storage setting

I messed some storage setting up in the VirtualBox GUI, and now I can't boot my VDI. I tried just creating a new VM and using the existing drive. That didn't work either. I get: This is what my ...
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Hyper V Server not starting

I have setup a computer running windows server 2012 Datacenter R2, however after adding the Hyper V Roll I still cannot start a Virtual Machine on the Server. I am told in the error message that the ...
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Getting “Watch Dog Time out” when starting VMWare Workstation

I had installed VMWare Workstation at my windows 8.1 but whenever I am starting the VMWare Workstation I am getting error "Watch Dog Timeout" could please suggest us what to do now. I have 4 GB of RAM,...