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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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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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Create VMDK from DMG file [on hold]

I have been trying to follow your instructions some years back on creating a VMDK from a DMG file. I get to the point where your guide says: quote 6. Then make a linked vmdk via ./vmware-...
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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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Migrating a windows 8 partition into vmware on ubuntu

So currently, on my laptop, I have ubuntu 14.10 and windows 8 installed, and I dual boot (99% of the time, into the ubuntu partition). I was wondering if there's a way to "move" the windows 8 ...
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Windows XP guest VM on Windows 10 host with GPU and audio

I am attempting to run a Windows XP guest VM on a Windows 10 host, with GPU acceleration and audio. This is so that I can convert a really old XP computer with really old installed games into a VM, ...
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kali linux stuck in log in after veil-evasion install

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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2012_r2 DC VM Guest OS stops responding

I am experiencing problem on our DC which is a VM hosted inside ESXi 5.5. Upon checking on the event logs I'm seeing this error before the DC stops responding, in which in return I need to restart ...
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VMware failing to start network interfaces (vagrant)

On some routers, vagrant up fails with the following error (or similar, the vmnet* number might change): Vagrant failed to start the VMware network interfaces! The output of the failed command, if ...
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Unable to traceroute from RSA Authentication Manager to Windows Host Machine

I'm setting up my virtual environment for a virtual machine like this, Problem : Here, I need to test, whether my windows host browser and the RSA AM VM is able to connect or not. Try: For this ...
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How to install Arch Linux to laptop Harddrive from Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I have my laptop's HD in my PC. I want to install it without any issues to work on the laptop. For example, things like assuming the wrong hardware or putting grub on my PC. For one thing: My PC's ...
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What to do wine32 installation breaks my kali guest and prevent login?

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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Export libvirt VM to vmx (howto generate virt-image)

To convert from vmware to libvirt, I'd do: virt-convert myvm.vmx -o virt-image IMAGE.XML virt-image IMAGE.XML but how do I create an image descriptor from a libvirt domain to be able to reverse the ...
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In Windows 10, how can you get VMware Horizon View to maximize to only one monitor?

VMware Horizon View (for VDI) does not behave like other Windows applications - if you have a second monitor attached and you click the maximize button, it maximizes across all available screens (ie ...
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Sharing and sync multiple VMs with one image on server

I'm building a complex system for my research team. I thought it through a dozen of times an I'm still not sure how to execute it. I'll present my idea and I'd like to hear your suggestions for a ...
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Shrink a VM hardisk size

I have a giant VM (Ubuntu 14, ext4) which takes about 150GB. I've did some cleaning up and I'd like to shrink this VM to take about 60GB. I've used gparted live CD to redistribute the partitions, and ...
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git clone fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository for VMware vmhgfs share

I'm getting this "fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository" error while doing git clone (go get) . $ git clone https://github.com/andybalholm/cascadia /path/to/Go/src/github.com/...
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How do I repair a VMWare Disk file?

I have a copy of Ubuntu 16.04 (guest) running in VMWare Workstation (11.1.3 build-3206955) on Windows 7 (host). I recently was working and received the following message. The operation on file "C:...
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Apache Startup Failure

I am using vm ware and have installed xampp. While I start apache, it shows this: 2:42:36 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly. 2:42:36 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked ...
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Backup multiple virtual machines and save backups to host

I have linux centos server with multiple ( 10 ) virtual machines running on vmware. Is it possible to make backup on database and specific directory on each virtual machine via script and cronjob on ...
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VMWare does not connect to remote server

I currently have a Windows 7 Professional OS running on my laptop. I have the Vshpere Client 6.0 running on it. I installed the server OS through the Vsphere Client. While in the office, I can ...
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Can't change TCP/IPv4 settings on windows 10

As I am trying to change my wireless IPv4 or DNS IP address, everything goes well until I click OK. The adapter window pops up this error: "An unexpected condition occurred. Not all of your requested ...
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Multiple Monitors while running Ubuntu on VM Ware, with Windows Host

I've re-installed VM Ware Tools (following instructions from here Ubuntu 15.10: multiple monitors do not work within VMware). I've also tried following this https://pubs.vmware.com/workstation-10/...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 VMware with BSOD error 0xF4

I moved VM from one machine to another, now Im getting 0xF4 error. Below is the Dump. Can anyone help me what I can do to fix it? Thanks! Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.10586.567 AMD64 ...
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VMware Tools for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial

Anybody knows how to get VMware Tools working for the latest Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial? I've been using the patches from here for my Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid, which works fine. But not any more for ...
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Virtual Network adaptor which is always online

I'm not exactly sure how to word this, so please forgive me for lame wording. My situation is this: I have 2 identical docking stations, one at home and one at work. I run VMware Workstation 12, and ...
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Grub boot loader not detecting Android X86 5.1 RC1 NTFS file system

I'm trying to install Android X86 5.1 RC1 on VMware workstation. so far the Android OS boots up when I choose "boot to the Android 5.1" instead of "reboot" directly at the end of the instal, but when ...
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Mounting virtual USB storage device for use in VMs

I am looking for ways to mount a virtual USB storage device (containing some of my files) to several VMs (running Windows 7 and XP) on VMware. So far, I have tried using ImDisk. ImDisk is capable of ...
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Protecting Virtual machine from being copied to other hosts

I'm deploying a web application on a linux server (ubuntu) on virtual machine (In VMWare ESX 5.1 and the host machine is Windows) I need to protect the entire application and guest OS from being ...
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VMware - Bridging a Network Connection with a Fixed IP in 169 Range

I have a virtual machine running that I wish to connect to a physical piece of hardware via an Ethernet connection from the host machine. This piece of hardware requires a specific IP address to be ...
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How to reach VMware host from guest without changing IP address all the time

I have no trouble accessing my VMware host from the guest (as covered here, for example). That's easy. But once I've set up my (Windows) guest's hosts file to point to my (OS X) host's IP address, ...
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Is it possible to activate a Windows 10 Pro virtual machine on the same keyed host?

I've built a couple computers for my kids, and naturally they want to play MineCraft and whatever other games. So, we purchased full versions of Windows 10 Pro. I don't really have time to "manage" ...
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Small installed footprint Linux distro with X and Browser

I'm looking for a modern Linux distro that can be installed on a very small VM image (2GB or less, prefer 1GB) that contains X-Windows and enough to run browser (like Firefox). I thought this topic is ...
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Why is it taking so much time to generate gpg keys inside VMware?

I am running ubuntu inside VMware on windows. When I try gpg --gen-keys it gives the usual Not enough random bytes available. Please do some other work to give the OS a chance to collect more entropy!...
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Can Virtual Box/VMware infect the host PC when testing Cryptolocker?

Can cryptolocker encrypt the host PC if I test it on a Virtual Machine? Currently I am using 'NAT' as my network type or whatever...
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how to Increase VM disk without reboot on Linux redhat 6.x + LVM

I increased the second disk in VM machine from the VSphere client GUI as the following: By right click on the machine --> edit settings --> hard disk2 --> increase the disk from 1G to 2G Then I ...
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How can I use static IP addresses in my VMWare guests so they can communicate with other machines on my Win network?

I use VMWare Workstation 12, have a Windows 10 host machine, and multiple Windows guest machines. I want all physical and virtual machines to be able to communicate with each other and I want all ...
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Local ovf to Hyper V using Virtual Machine Converter with Powershell

Now that I want convert and import a vmware VM to Hyper V. My ovf file with vmdk amd mf files are located in C:\OvfHVTest2. I used the command in powershell: Import-Module "C:\Program Files\...
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Access Docker Container from Host which lies inside VM

I may have a weirdo dumb question but I installed an ubuntu server in vmware on my win 7 host. I have a NAT network adapter and I can ping from Win7 Host to Ubuntu Guest in both directions. I started ...
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Guest can only access Internet connection for certain websites in vmware player

My corporate laptop is a windows 7 machine that is able to access both internal corporate websites and other websites such as Google. I'm able to install Ubuntu in the VMWare Player with NAT network ...
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How to work in team on one VMware image?

For one project, four of us got project to work on VMware virtual image, OS is CentOS. We have to do our project in MySQL workbench, R language, and some other programs. What is the best way work ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 Problems with composition on vmware

I am using Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon as a guest OS under vmware workstation. Host OS is Windows 10. I have a pretty good configuration of my host PC (i7-6700K and nvidia 9600), but overall experience ...
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VM Snapshot Reliability?

Quick question about snapshot backups. I have a hobby project at home where I have a webapp connected to a postgresdb on a VM. I want a simple way to do backups so I wrote a script which stops the ...
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Bluebeam licensing in a VMWare Horizon environment

We're starting the process to move our users over to a virtual desktop environment using VMWare Horizon client. All the Appvolumes we have set up are working great so far but there is one final ...
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Operating System not found, to install CentOS 7 on VMWare Workstation 12

I want to install CentOS 7 on VMWare Workstation 12. After I created a virtual machine and clicked "Power on this virtual machine", I got the following error: What is wrong?
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vmrun error - Home directory is not accessible: permission denied

After updating my linux server from Red Hat 4.8.3-9 to Ubuntu 5.2.1-22. I've reinstalled VMWare on this new machine to host two virtual machines like I did on Red Hat. I have a script to stop the ...
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IP ping works but domain name doesn't

I am working on two VMs, the domains are ArcticIce.com and GlacierIce.com They have static IPs 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.100.2 DNS running on ArcticIce.com I ran into this problem when trying to ...
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Increase size in dev/sda

Alright People be nice. First question here. I tried to search on blogs but could get anywhere. I am using debian which is on vmware so case may be little different. Situation : This is machine ...
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Awesome not re-sizing to fill screen in VMWare instance, though unity does

When I full-screen my ubuntu instance in VMWare, it stays at the same physical size on the screen as it was before full-screen, though when I log-in to the default WM, Ubuntu seems to notice the ...
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VMware Windows 7 corrupted, need to recover my files

I installed a Windows 7 operating system on VMware virtual machine and my host computer is running Windows 10. My Windows 7 operating system of virtual machine is corrupted and I need to recover some ...