Virtualization is the process of using software to emulate an entire computer, in which "guest" operating systems can run.

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MSDN Datacenter and Standard Licensing [closed]

I have an ESXi server that hosts VMs of Windows Server 2012 R2 environments. In that process, I have a template that uses Windows Server 2012 R2 as the OS with other software. This way users have the ...
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Creating a virtual network interface on Fedora?

I would like to create network interfaces named vNIC11 and vNIC12 on Fedora 23 that I could connect to a bridge. How is this done through the scripts in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts? What should be ...
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Autofit Guest in Workstation 12 Player

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Host O/S. (the "Host") Windows XP Home 32-bit Guest O/S (Latest VMWare Tools installed) (the "Guest") I have been unable to activate Autofit Guest inside the Guest. My goal is ...
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ESXI only 4.7GB RAM available for VMs from 8GB of RAM. why so little?

I have an ESXI 6.0 with 8GB Ram. For some reason I can only use 4.7GB for VMs. I tried using esxtop but didnt see anything using lots of RAM. Below are screenshots from vsphere. Can anyone help me to ...
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Virtual box problems with a vmdk disk on usb memory stick

I have cloned a disk from virtual box format to a vmdk format splitted in small parts 2 Go. When I start a VM on an usb external hard drive everything is OK. But if I copy the disk on a usb key/stick ...
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KVM / Qemu Virtualization Live-Snapshot

im running an Ubuntu 14.04 Host with KVM/Qemu (libvirt) as virtualization host. Now im here to ask for the best practise about creating snaphots for the whole VMs. i read much about a Live-Snapshot ...
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Virtualization of Windows under the Linux

I have a problem. I am using dualboot on my laptop - Kubuntu and Windows 8.1. /dev/sda1 - EFI partition, /dev/sda4 - Windows OS partition # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 698,7 GiB, 750156374016 bytes, ...
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VMWare Workstation image vs. ESXi image format

I understand that, in order to use an traditional vmware workstation image on an vSphere ESXi machine, it must be converted (using vdiskmanager, standalone converter, etc...) However, I'm a little ...
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Creating image of windows partition that can be run under linux [duplicate]

I was trying to create an image of my existing windows partition in disk2vhd program. I succeeded with .vhd image, but if I try to run it in virtualbox there's given error: "No bootable medium found! ...
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Can a hypervisor like VirtualBox be used to launch a virtualized OS which is also directly bootable?

This question is rather theoretical: Suppose I have a PC with two different OS on two different partitions: OS1 on sda1 and OS2 on sda2. Is it somehow possible to set up a program like VMWare or ...
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Hyper-V VMs running on a different subnet

I'm wanting to achieve the following and so far struggling. I have a physical server running Windows Server 2012 Standard acting as a Hypervisor solely (running Hyper-V). I want the Virtual Machines ...
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How to solve the error “Code: 0x0000000A” while installing Windows 8.1 with enabled VT-x

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.0 for Windows hosts I have same problem as described here but my VT-x is enabled in BIOS. But my virtual box thinks other way.
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Virtual box multiple adapter settings issue

In virtual-box i have 2 VM's which has Xubuntu in one and Ubuntu Server in the other. I have selected 2 Adapters in Network settings 'NAT' and 'Host-only Adapter'. Issue: Xubuntu gets correctly 2 ...
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How can I get a low power virtual machine?

How can I get a low power Linux virtual machine? I usually use virtual machines on my laptop to use some GNU/Linux programs, and I've found that at the very moment I start a Virtual Box machine, the ...
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Keep in sync a bounch of remote Virtual Machines/Appliances

Small Intro I'm preparing a virtual machine (a sort of virtual appliance) for a small target of users, 8-10 of my friends. This vm will run on their pc and simulate a machine connected on their ...
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Do CloudStack and Hyper-V get along?

Here is the deal, I need to hook up my Hyper-V environment to my HostBill environment so customers can restart, shut-down and install new virtual machines. Since HostBill doesn't have a Hyper-V ...
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Virtual Box virtual machine guest OS screen is not resizing in Windows 10

I have guest additions installed on my Virtual Box, so that the screen is a decent size. When I start Virtual Box, the screen resizes properly. I am running Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan), the guest OS ...
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kvm crash when running with default clock option

I am running kvm on an embedded linux platform. The OS running is a custom built Linux using kernel 3.18.21; packages are being pulled in as needed. The architecture is intel x86 64bit. When I run ...
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Steps to Use WinToUSB app to create a Windows To Go WTG on VHD?

WinToUSB is a WTG Creator for Non-Enterprise Windows versions. http://www.easyuefi.com/wintousb/faq/en_US/How-to-use-WinToUSB.html Apparently, it does support VHDs, but I have not been able to find ...
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Guest in VirtualBox 5.0.4 should act as router for SSLsplit

Recently I’ve been studying SSLSplit and TLS/SSL so I wanted to try it in VirtualBox. Host system: Windows 8.1. Guest: Ubuntu 14.04 with Bridged Network Adapter. On guest I allow forwarding in /...
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Vagrant crashes host when enabling public_network

I try desperately to enable public_network in Vagrant. However, as soon as I enable the option in my Vagrantfile, my computer (the host) freezes totally. I have created an issue a month ago on ...
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Virtualized OSX can't see iPhone device

I've been running a VM with OSX for a while now while developing for iOS using an iPhone device. Everything was working fine until the update to El Capitan. Since the update, the iPhone is no longer ...
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VMware - Protecting a virtual machine ovf/ova

I am working on vcenter server 5 standard. I am generating an OVA using vsphere client. Since OVA is a tar file, unauthorized user can get hold of the software. So i am looking at solutions to prevent ...
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HyperV share broadband network

I can't seem to get my desired setup work First things first: I have an ISP providing me USB stick, running on Win10 Pro host (works fine) I have hooked up DDWRT Linksys E1200 switch to share the ...
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Hyper-V virtual external switch disables my internet connection

My goal is simply to get internet connection within my virtual machine (without disabling it on the host). Given the length - I split this is to different parts, as I am aware some would prefer to ...
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How to force all connections to “as host” in Hyper-V?

I have multiple local VMs running on Hyper-V (Windows 8.1 Ent). All of them are configured with 'External' network adapters allowing them to share internet connection with the host. My problem is now ...
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Using integrated GPU to render Linux desktop instead of my dedicated GPU

I'm trying to set my CPU integrated GPU as the default one for rendering. I also have a dedicated R9 280. I'm doing this to pci passthrough the R9 to my windows VM to play games. Looks like you must ...
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Vagrant VM is starting but ansible doesnt process anything

I have such Vagrantfile: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION = "2" Vagrant.configure(VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION) do |config| config.vm.box = "ubuntu/trusty64" config.vm....
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Backup Windows 2008 R2 Server to a ISO file

I want to virtualize a Windows 2008 R2 Server system for testing. At the moment the system in question is installed in a server and I want to make a copy of everything to an ISO file to then ...
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VirtualBox no acceleration on Windows 10 host

After upgrading my host OS to Windows 10, I have noticed some problems with my guests so I looked around the settings and noticed that the number of CPUs and acceleration options are greyed out.. I ...
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How to enable Virtual Technology from BIOS in windows?

Oracle VM VirtualBox gives the following error message when trying to start a virtual machine: AMD-V is disabled in the BIOS (or by the host OS) (VERR_SVM_DISABLED). How to enable virtualization ...
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How much RAM/CPU for running VS2015 on a VM? [closed]

Host system: Linux, i5 4210U 2 cores / 4 threads, 8 GB RAM Guest system: Win10, Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise How much RAM and how many CPUs should I assign to the VM to ensure a smooth experience?
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How do I script the creation of Disposable Virtual Machines with vmware workstation?

I am Making a disposable (use for one task/website then delete) Virtual Machine (VM) it's a slow process to do it in VMware workstation. I want to automate it so it is like the quick ~5 second DispVM ...
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Under what environment would a VM perform better: a virtual box VM on a lightweight Linux distro, or a hyper-v VM on windows server 2012? [closed]

I would like to allow my modest laptop to host VMs for the purpose of software development. I’d like to run one VM at a time nothing more. I’d just like to know which of the suggested setups would ...
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i5-4460 or amd fx-8350 for virtual machines (vmware)?

I am building a new desktop that will be used as server in my room - it will basically run 24/7 with 20 or 30 vmware virtual machines active (windows xp installed with 512mb ram, 10 gigs of ssd) - ...
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How can I run Qemu with the “-nographic” option in Mac OS X?

Does anyone know how to run Qemu with the -nographic option in Mac OS X? The idea is to use the native Terminal for a text based operation instead of running inside Qemu’s own window. The -nographic ...
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OpenGL ES 3.0 on Android via Bluestacks?

I can run pretty much 90% or more of every app in existence via Bluestacks, but those that depend on and require GL ES 3.0 will not work on Bluestacks. Any word? If Bluestacks can do 2.0, why not 3.0? ...
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How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E 15 E5-573G-34QR?

How to activate the hardware virtualization on this laptop if the BIOS menu does not have any options? It's very simplified. Similar to How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E1-571G? Can't use that ...
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QEMU/KVM fails to start on openSUSE

I've gotten this to run before. I'm using the OVMF BIOS image and the EFI executables generated using this guide. I ran sudo qemu-system-x86_64 -bios /usr/share/qemu-ovmf/bios/bios.bin -hda fat:/home/...
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packer.io exit code of provisioning script

I got packer.io for building VM images. I provision VMs with shell script which uses puppet. Now sometimes there is situation where this provisioning script fails to provision VM correctly. I am ...
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Hyper-V Manager can't find virtual machine

I am using the Hyper-V Manager and following a Microsoft Learning tutorial. I already have the three folders representing the Virtual Machine in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Learning\20488\Drives\...
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Can't seem to use 2CPU on Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.2

I have an Intel® Celeron® Processor N2815. I've confirmed Virtualization and VT-x are enabled. I can't choose more than one CPU when configuring a Linux machine on VirtualBox; the scroller is grayed ...
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HP Probook 6470b BIOS locked [duplicate]

I want to enable Intel's virtualization technology in my BIOS but my BIOS is locked with a password which was setup by the previous owner of the laptop. Is there any other way to enable Intel VT-X or ...
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Virtual Machine or a Cloud Server without IP Address?

Is it possible to create a virtual machine or a cloud server on a dedicated server without IP address, for example with a hostname, or something else? The reason I'm asking this is because I want to ...
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VT-x is enabled, but it's not detected as such

I preemptively reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64 recently, but I lost the ability to use VT-x in the process. Namely, I was trying to get HAXM to work, but I will surely need it later for VirtualBox. ...
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linux KVM Virtualization: USB cameras and nvidia graphics cards with dual display

I wonder if is possible to create with KVM guest machines (Windows and Linux) they can use 2 monitors (in desktop extension), USB cameras and graphics cards like Nvidia
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Operating system not found in virtualisation

I have download an image for a debian computer. But if I will startup that image with vmWare I get the following message: Can anyone help me? Thanks.
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How do I use a prebuilt virtual machine?

I downloaded prebuilt virtual machines of Windows 7 and XP. I'm trying to run them in VMware, but I don't know how to use a prebuilt VM. How do I get them to work?
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Error starting a VirtualBox instance inside an Ubuntu VirtualBox instance

I am trying a Microservices demo that uses Vagrant to start up a VM and deploys software to the started machine. Because the demo is set up for Linux and I am using Windows (8.1 Pro), I am running ...
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Preparing a Windows 7 x64 installation for Hyper-V hosting

I'm moving to Windows 10 but I need to keep my old Windows 7 installation usable via Hyper-V host. I tried connecting a virtual machine to the old Win7 disk but I got a 0x7B STOP error (inaccessible ...