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the host proxy switch associated to no longer exists in vcenter

I had an issue on my mgmt server and had to reinstall vcenter 5.1. Now the vsphere distributed switch is missing on my vcenter, however I can see them on my hosts... Question: Is it possible to ...
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How do you calculate vm cpu usage on vsphere env

I am trying to calculate the %cpu usage in vm. I only have access to vim.vm data. summary.quickStats.overallCpuUsage config.numCPU I dont see any metrics in vim.vm for cpu frequency. Given the ...
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how to view the installed operating systems in vmware hypervisor from the monitor attached to the machine

I have installed vmware Esxi 5 on an x64 machine, and also created 3 different operating system on it. Is it possible to login and switch over the three operating systems without remote desktop ? I ...
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Re-assign IP address for VMWare image that is already running

I'm using VMWare Player. When an image running CentOS (Linux) 6.5 boots up, VMWare Player assigns an IP address dynamically (probably using DHCP) to that image. I'm assuming the IP address on the ...
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VMWare VMVisor won't install

I am trying to install VMWare VM Visor directly onto server hardware as an OS. I have created a bootable USB drive using the installer, and tested booting from the USB drive on a laptop and sure ...
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How to fix file system errors in VMware

My VMware server behaves strangely recently. It turned out to be a file system error. I ran the following command: voma -m vmfs -f check -d /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.600508e00000000075b722086590fd04 ...
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Can someone explain what is the difference VMware vCenter and VMware vSphere to me?

We are currently looking to implement a Geo Spatial Infrastructure (see below) that will include a number of servers and we are planning to run each server on a different virtual machine. At the very ...
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Availability of VMware Server 2.0.2 on a CD?

I would like to obtain VMware Server 2.0.2 on a CD if at all possible. My connection to the internet is by way of satellite so I'm limited in my bandwidth so a 500GB+ download would put me way over ...
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vsphere clone machine - no IP?

in vsphere: shutdown VM1 clone VM1 to VM2 (a new VM) customize VM2 using vsphere's builtin tool. turn on VM2. doesn't get an IP address. (uses 192.168.x.x) I don't think it's the same situation ...
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Network connection between two operation systems in a virtual machine

I have a Windows 7 machine with VMware installed on it. I created two separate Windows 2003 Server virtual machines. I want to establish a network connection between the two virtual machines (Both ...
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Access denied on virtual machine

I have a friend on the same network as me hosting a virtual machine using vmware server.The guest OS is Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003.He granted me administrative priveleges for the machine but ...
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Suse linux installed in VMWare not using it's full diskspace

I have a linux server (SUSE Enterprise 11) installed in a virtual machine. Where preallocated disk space is given as 256 GB. But from the linux if I use df -h command it show this statistics: ...
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How to resize Windows partition for VMWare virtual machine?

The virtual machine is running on VMware ESXi 5.0.0. I have turned the virtual machine off and when I go to Edit Settings / Hard Disk 1, the Provisioned Size is greyed out and I cannot change it. See ...
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Will VMware Server make my virtual machines use less RAM?

I have many virtual machines on my system (6 at the moment) and many times 2 of them are running in the same time. I have 6GB of RAM but most of time it's on 90% of usage because of the running ...
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Convert a machine from VMware ESXi to VMware Server?

I have a VMware ESXi server, with various VMs. I want to clone one of the VMs so I can run it locally on my MacBook (either using Parallels or VMware Player). Is this possible?
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Multiple Monitor support for a VM-Ware hosted Machine?

I want to virtualize several high-end users who have dual/multi-monitors. Is there a way to access a VM-Ware Server hosted machine and return it to a desktop with multiple screens so that it would ...
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Using Another VM's Harddrive VMWare Server

I am playing around with VMWare and came across this scenario. I created a VMWare in VMPlayer, then decided I wanted to go the VMWare Server route instead (I know it's deprecated, but it's free!). ...
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Can't access VMware virtual machine through SSH

I have got a VMware Server 2 on a CentOS 5.6 host. I can access my virtual machines from the host machine, but I can not access it from other machines. I have configured NAT port forwarding. But ...
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Virtual client/server (like vmware server's console) - Is it possible?

Is it possible to install a following setup in VirtualBox: Install a Linux server + VirtualBox OSE. Install Virtualbox OSE on a windows machine. Manage the Virtualbox on the linux server using the ...
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Disadvantages of having a virtual machine with a different file system than host

I have a server with VMware Server 2 configured to host several virtual machines. I chose XFS as the filesystem for this main server because of his great handling of large files. But I want the ...
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VMWare Server replacement?

Now that VMWare Server is EOA and end of support soon, what should I use for tests and development for several Linux systems at home? Ability to run headless and gains in performance due to being ...
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Has VMWare Workstation become incompatible with VMWare Server?

I have a few VMs created in VMWare Workstation 6.5, which have been upgraded to version 7 compatibility. I can copy them to a PC running VMWare Server 2.0.2, and add them to the inventory of VMs with ...
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git-daemon fails on VM suspend and resume

I have Gitorious running on a Centos 5.3 install on a VMWare virtual machine under VMWare Server. Everytime we take down the server via suspend to back up the image, and resume the VM, the git-daemon ...
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VMWare Server Not Working in Bridged Mode

I have a Win 7 x64 Host with VMWare Server 2.02 installed. On a previous install of Win7 on this machine, I had everything working fine with VMWare server. This time, my virtual machines can not get ...
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Why ssh connection failed?

I have an ubuntu virtual machine with vmware server 2.0.2 and my pc windows xp. The problem is that I have all the time a message "ssh connection failed". My firewall is disabled, all protection ...
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restart gdm at linux terminal

Sometimes the Ubuntu 10.04 the gui will freeze and the only thing I can do is move the mouse. I can't interact with programs and I can't change to a different virtual desktop. All I can do is press ...
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VMWare server vs. VMWare player Speed Difference

I was under the impression that VMWare server was better/faster than VMWare Player. I finally got it installed and found that it's slower than VMWare player on my system. I tried connecting to the VM ...
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VMWare Server inventory directory for ISO images

I'm trying to create a Virtual Machine in VMWare Server for Linux. I'm at the part where it asks for an ISO image. The inventory is empty. I don't know what directory this actually corresponds to on ...
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Which is Windows 7 most similar to?

Is Windows 7 more similar to Windows XP or Windows Vista? I'm trying to create a Virtual Machine for Windows 7 in VMWare Server and it doesn't show Windows 7 as an option. It only has Windows XP and ...
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How to start a run a VM in VMWare Server?

When I had VMWare Player, when I started the program, it would show a list of VMs on my machine that I could open. When I start VMWare Server, I don't see anything like that.
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How to open virtual machines made in VMWare Player from VMWare Server

I made some virtual machines in VMWare Player. Then, when I installed VMWare Server, it said I had to uninstall VMWare Player. So how can I access those virtual machines from VMWare Server?
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boot from encrypted filesystem without user interaction?

Is it somehow possible to boot a Linux operating system from an encrypted filesystem/disk without having uesr interaction? Background: I am preparing a VmWare Image for shipment to a customer. This ...
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VMware Server directory

Where does VMware Server store VMs? I want to add an existing VM to VMware Server.
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Problems getting VMware Server to work on Ubuntu 9.10

I'm trying to get VMware Server 2.0.2 (64-bit version) to work on my Ubuntu workstation. However, the install script ($ sudo ./vmware-install.pl) runs into problems with the kernel modules: [...] ...
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Does Virtual Box have an alternative to VMware Server?

I really like being able to log in to my web access of VMWare server and starting my VM when I need too. However, I would really like to be able to do this with Virtualbox. There are many reasons why, ...
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How do I install/run VMware Server 2.0.1?

I want to install and run VMware Server 2.0.1 on my desktop for personal use (non-enterprise). I'm interested in the x64 guest OS and multi-core support, both features unavailable in Windows Virtual ...
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VMware Server vs. VMware Workstation for software development

I've been using VMware Server to run some development virtual machines on my PC for the past year or so. The idea was that I get tired of having to reinstall all my development tools and other ...
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How to launch VMWare Server?

I'm feeling really dumb asking this, but VMWare Server has stumped me. I've installed VWware Server 2.02 on Windows Vista. I want to install XP in a virtual machine. All instructions start with ...