VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk) is a file format used by VMware products.

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Mount a single vmdk to multiple physical computers (NOT VM's)

Is there any way that I can mount a single .vmdk file to multiple physical computers as a storage drive? I tried to but it seems that the .vmdk locks after mounting it to a single computer so it ...
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Shrink the size of a dynamically sized VMWare vmdk from maximum to current

My VMWare disc image has a flag allowing a maximum of 100GB. It currently holds 50GB of data and 50GB of empty space. The image currently takes 75GB of the parent, and those extra gigs difference are ...
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Vsphere Client Migrate option

I want to convert an VMDK disk THICK into THIN...when i click in the Virtual machine with right button it should Appear MIGRATE option but it dont appear...someone know other method to conver HDD ...
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Which disk image support siplit into files, VDI, VMDK, or VHD?

Different from this quesiton, What disk image should I use with VirtualBox, VDI, VMDK, VHD or HDD? Does only vmdk format support 'splitting the storage file into files'? What about other formats? ...
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Convert VMDK to VHD

I need to convert a VMDK to a VHD for importing into Hyper-V. It seems that the answers to the apparent duplicate here do not help me. The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter will only take the ...
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How to see what is changed in a difference image?

After restoring a backup, there is always the question of "What was broken?" I can always create a post-catastrophe backup image offline, mount it, mount a pre-catastrophe image and use a file ...
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VirtualBox doesn't boot vmdk disk

I converted Windows XP mode using VMware Player and vCenter converter and it runs fine. But now I want to run it in VirtualBox and it says "FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted." I went ...
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Power Outage: Corrupted vmdk image - VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER

I read a similar thread on this site Can I fix corrupted vmdk image? VERR_VD_VMDK_INVALID_HEADER but I need more assistance on the steps to try and make this repair. I have the exact problem that ...
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permission for “users” directory for a mounted vmdk file

I mounted one vmdk file in my windows 8 machine and I am able to access all the folders and files except those in "users\ directory. When I try to open, it says I dont have permission. I am not able ...
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wanna merge 2 VMDK files

I have a problem...wanna merge 2 VMDK files...but using ||\vmware-vdiskmanager.exe" -r "E:\abc_vbox-disk1.vmdk" -t 0 C:\destination.vmdk|| command it just converts first file into destination ...
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How to convert qcow2 to VMDK in openstack kilo

I was trying to convert qcow2 to vmkd in Openstack Kilo version using the qemu img convert. qemu-img convert -f qcow2 osname.qcow2 -O vmdk osnamenew.vmdk But the converted image while booting in ...
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Ubuntu: Mount existing VMDK on host at boot then share via Samba?

I currently have a VM guest that is using a data only VMDK. I want disconnect it from the guest and (using FSTAB) to automatically mount this to the host at boot for RW and then to share this device ...
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can't boot dd'ed and VMDK'ed Linux image in Virtualbox

i've been trying to recover a lnx install (Debian 4.0) from bro's old notebook. i've dd'd the drive over ssh to my puter, but after i made an vmdk image for use in virtualbox, i got this error during ...