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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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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite + vmware 6 + centos

Ok, so I'm running a 2014 mac book pro retina 8gb ram, I5. Just upgraded to Yosemite with vmware 6. I've installed centos MINIMAL, here the thing centOS in command line runs DEAD SLOW. I've even ...
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Uploading vCenter appliance to ESX server

I have a vCenter appliance running in VMware Fusion. I want to upload it to an ESX host. I tried uploading directly from the Fusion GUI and exporting to OVA and uploading to the ESX host. In both ...
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Why no internet connection on vm using another vm as router vmware?

I'm trying to connect to the internet using virtual machine as router but I'm getting unknown host when pinging google or any other website. Here are my settings I am using vmware workstation 9 and ...
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VM share host's VPN connection

I am trying to get a (guest) VM running on my (host) machine to talk to a (remote) VM running God knows where on some server that is accessible via corporate VPN. I am able to SSH from the host to the ...
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Samba fails to connect to VMWare CentOS guest from Mac Mavericks host

Trying to connect through smb to my VMWare guest at 192.168.0.138:139 gives me the following message: There was a problem connecting to the server "192.168.0.138" This file server will not ...
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Virtual machines hard disks sizes can be larger than the available datastore capacity?

I am quite new in VMWare VCenter Lab Manager. Can it be that the total summary of a Virtual Machines hard disk sizes are larger then the capacity of the datastore? For example I would like to have a ...
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Is there any way to mount a .qcow raw image file in Windows?

Is this possible? A Google search turns up only Linux options, which are of no help to me. The qcow files are generated by a 32-bit Vmware android emulator.
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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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Export from VmWare to .ovf using “ovftool”

i want to export my "VmWare"-VM (Windows Vista) to an .ovf file. Using the tool "ovftool". When I tried to export this with the following Syntag: ovftool C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware ...
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How to shrink an VMWare multi volume disk?

I'm familliar about srinking the total space of a virtual disk of Oracle VirtualBox disks using their vboxmanage.exe comandline tool for shrinking, but now I have an VMWare multi volume disk (vmdk), ...
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retrieve vmware snapshot from copied virtual disk

I created ubuntu vmware virtual machine in windows 7. I created its virtual hard disk (vmdk) on an external hard disk. I took some snapshots in due time. I've burnt my laptop recently and I'm happy ...
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Why I can't see “thin” option in VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone?

The help and many web pages shows me screenshots of VM conversion process. But I can't see disk resize options when run it. VM's power is down. No snapshots. VM compat is Workstation 9.0 virtual ...
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Autostart a Virtual Machine

I've recently installed VMWare Workstation 10.0.3 and decided I'd much prefer to remote desktop to my virtual machine rather than using VMWare's interface. I therefore marked my Virtual Machine as a ...
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Access the internal subnet that is hosted on different NIC

I have windows 2012 R2 Server and installed and configured two NIC's. NIC 1: 192.168.0.100/24 and 192.168.0.254 as GW NIC 2: 10.10.0.9/24 and 10.10.0.1 as GW test client IP is 10.10.0.88 and ...
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OSX 10.10 Yosemite slow on VMware

I was having OSX Mavericks 10.9 in Vmware. It was working fine with VMware Tools installed and SVGA Drivers also. When Yosemite released, I updated it from App Store. I cam across many problems on ...
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How can I recover an encrypted VMware Virtual Machine password?

I have the VM running on one machine but when I copied it to a second machine it says I need a password to start the encrypted VM. How can I recover the password used to create an encrypted VMware ...
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No network on vmware guest

I have installed Vmware 10 and attached a previously installed guest which is Suse 10. The original Vmware for the guest is 7.0 I think. Problem is, there is no gcc on the guest and I don't know how ...
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Why the computer lags in response for about 6-10 minutes after VMware-player is closed?

Environment: My computer is a PC with Intel i7 CPU @3.4G, 8G memory, The OS is win8.1(64bit), VMware Player is V6.04(the latest version), the virtual machine OS is win7(32bit) which I assigned 4G ...
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Guest in VM-Ware workstation is extremely laggy

I am using the VM-Ware Workstation 10 for some weeks now, with Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (ElementaryOS) as guest: My main system is Windows 8.1 x64. After I have an i7 and 8 Gbyte RAM, I gave the guest 4 cores ...
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USB-Tethering (Android) shared with VMWare

Because our normal internet provider still takes a couple of days to get it working again, I have to use my Android mobile with USB tethering to access the internet on my Windows 8.1 machine. ...
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Can't install any OS updates in Windows 8.1 run inside VMware Workstation 10.0.4

I have a fresh, clean installation of Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) inside Workstation 10.0.4 on a host that is a Windows 8.1 Pro (x64) as well. Host runs on a i7-4771 processor and all virtualization ...
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VMWare Workstation 10/11 Windows 7 not enough physical memory is available to power on this virtual machine

Workstation 10.0.4 Win7 x64 SP1 32GB RAM Asus Z87-Pro (Intel Virtualization enabled, memory scrambler/remap disabled) Intel 4770K Images of error and free memory in Windows: Problem: Using ...
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How to share VPN established in VMware guest VM with host

Is there a way to share a VPN connection which is established in a VMware guest running Windows 7 with the host running Ubuntu 14.04? I tried NAT and Bridge, but I cannot seem to access VPN endpoints ...
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I'm using VMWare Player to run Ubuntu 14.04 on a Windows 8 Host and the 3d acceleration checkbox for the VM is disabled

Ubuntu 14.04 is usable, but noticeably slower in the Unity interface, apparently due to lack of hardware 3d acceleration, and I see in the VM settings that there is a checkbox to enable hardware 3d ...
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Is there a way to simulate multi PCs using VMWare?

I want to test a desktop application and I need to test it on 1000 terminals, is there a way to use VMWare and make him use one operating system and simulate like it is many separates ones and running ...
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Can't join Server 2003 domain with XP Pro

I installed windows server 2003 on my laptop using vmware and also installed xp pro using vmware on my desktop pc .. I have setup a domain using the Server 2003 wizard but when I try to set up the XP ...
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“Not enough memory” VMware Player 6.0.3 running OSX Mavericks

As of recently I seem to be getting the following error when trying to start up my VM (OSX Mavericks) with 8GB of RAM. "Not enough physical memory is available to power on the virtual machine with ...
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Why can my VMware Win8 guest system not paste from Chromium's clipboard when it works for all other applications?

I am running a Win8.1 guest in VMware Player 6.03 on an Ubuntu 14.04 host system. The Win 8.1 virtual machine can access text copied from Firefox, gedit, gnome-terminal and other applications, but not ...
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Access TrueCrypt mount over network

I'm running Linux Mint in a Virtual Machine (VMWare) with a Windows 7 as host. I shared one of my Windows partitions to access it in the Linux guest using Samba because of a problem with permissions I ...
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Monitoring physical network traffic with a VM

How can I monitor the physical network's traffic through a virtual machine (VMWare or Virtual Box)? I'm running Wireshark in a Linux VM and I would like to monitor all the network traffic. However ...
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How to configure dnsmasq to work with vmware fusion?

I am trying to set a local development environment in which every .loc domain will default to my ubuntu vm running with vmware fusion. Currently I have to add every domain in my /etc/host like ...
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Merge in snapshot vmdks in vmware workstation

Upon deleting all snapshots on a virtual machine, some delta vmdk's remained (main-000001.vmdk, etc.), with the vmware's harddisk pointing to those. How can I merge these deltas into the main vmdk ...
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VMWare Workstation processor configuration

I want to configure VMWare Workstation so that it is optimal and both host and guest Operating Systems run smoothly. Will anyone of you please help me in choosing right configuration. My laptop system ...
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vCenter Converter - migrate P2V without dedicated boot partition

I'm looking to migrate a physical machine to my ESXi cluster with vCenter Converter but actually I got this following error : There is no '/boot' directory mounted on the source machine. It is ...
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limits on remote desktop connection windows 2003 server

servers (50+) are managed on vmware virtualization spheres. I understand there are limits of 2 sessions for each server as mandated by windows 2003. How does network admins manage these servers? Do ...
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Can't open virtual machine in VMWare: “Binary translation is incompatible”

I'm in a Windows 8 x64 environment and I'm trying to open a virtual machine with VMWare to use with SAS but I get these error messages Binary translation is incompatible with long mode on this ...
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VMWare + Windows 8, wrong keyboard mappings

I've been running Mac OS X + VMWare Fusion for a long time, with no problems what so ever. But earlier today I upgraded to Mac OS X Yosemite, and after that VMWare didn't want to start my virtual ...
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Fix an ESXi configuration issue with the Rescue System

I have described the context of the problem in great detail, however if you just want to get to the point, read only the last paragraph. I was experimenting with ESXi on a box rented from Kimsufi. ...
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vmware player 6.0.3 keyboard focus settings [duplicate]

Running VMware Player 6.0.3 under Windows 7. When using windows ALT+TAB to switch from other windows app to VMware Player, the VMware window takes the keyboard focus but does not direct keyboard input ...
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debian - Working with modern openGL within a virtual machine

I want to train myself with modern OpenGL programming. I began with the following tutorial: http://lazyfoo.net/tutorials/SDL/51_SDL_and_modern_opengl/index.php (final sources are provided). However, I ...
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Connecting Wifi Dongle to VMware while main computer is connect to LAN

I have a Work PC that is connected to the office network thru LAN. I have a Wifi USB Dongle with me and I want it connected thru my Personal Pocket Wifi but to be used by my VM. I use VMware® ...
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Install Citrix Netscaler vpx 10 in VMWare

I am trying to install Citrix NetScaler vpx 10 for VMware. So i downloaded the Citrix NetScaler trial version from official website. It contained 3 files 1> .VMDK file 2> .OVF file 3> readme file I ...
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Ubuntu VM Hangs on Boot

I'm trying to boot to a Linux virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 10 for some web development work. I had some problems with the VM I was using. I tried reinstalling Ubuntu in a new VM, and after ...
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Resolve vSphere Client “Install VMware Tools” error message

I have installed VMWare ESXi server and connected to it via vSphere Client 5.5.0-1993072. When I open the client, I get an error message on the summary tab saying “Install VMware Tools. See the ...
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Delete or unmount datastore from VMWare

I am trying to remove the datastore from my VMware ESXi 5.0 using vSphere Client. When I right click on datastore and select 'delete' I get an error: Call "HostDatastoreSystem.RemoveDatastore" for ...
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What is the virtual equivalent of physically connecting 2 NICs that are on separate devices

I am looking to set up a small test bed on VMware ESXi. It would have a Firewall VM with multiple interfaces and some Desktops and Server VMs behind that firewall. My experience until now has been ...
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VMWare Player bridged guests can't see host on network

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit machine running 3 VM's on VMWare Player 6.0.3. The host is not able to communicate with the guest machines, however the guests are able to communicate with all other ...
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How to give more CPU resources to my Ubuntu based guest in VMware Player on Windows 7?

This question is similar to How to allocate more processor power to my (Ubuntu-based) Virtualbox system in Windows 7?, only that now I want to try this on VMware Player in order to see which works ...
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How to access one VM from another VM?

I have two VMs running on my machine, using VmWare Player (Linux). The network configuration used is NAT for each VM. Here is the link to vmware player's network configuration i have used. VM1: ...