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VM to VirtualBox converted image - Could not find a storage controller named 'SCSI Controller' error

I converted a VMDK to an ovf image using ovftool. The VMDK had a SCSI disk. Now post conversion Virtual Box isn't able to import it - it gets the error Could not find a storage controller named ...
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copy paste VMware 11 fullscreen mode bug

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts to copy paste between my mac and the linux terminal: osx yosemite -> teamviewer -> windows7 -> vmware11 -> linux centos -> terminal ...
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linux centos 7 - create delete accounts

I am running centos 7 as virtual machine through vmware, the default user was: unsername: osboxes.org password: osboxes.org I created new user (john), then removed osboxes.org along its home ...
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Error while convert ova to ovf

I am using ovftool to convert ova to ovf . But i get this error I made ova file in virtual box and I want import in vmware esxi 5.5
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Windows 10 task manager shows 0% cpu under vmware

I am running Windows 10 under VMWare Workstation Player 12.0.1 (Windows 10 is the guest, Ubuntu 15.10 is the host). When I run task-manager, it always shows that the cpu utilization is 0%, regardless ...
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Using VMWare to muti boot OSes virtually?

What I mean is that I want to be able to install Windows, Ubuntu 15 and Arch Linux on the same VM in a multi-boot like setup. How might I do that? When I create a new VM in VMWare, I am asked to give ...
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Can access VM Guest IP from Host but not from other computer on same LAN

I am hosting a web application on a Linux (CentOS 6.7) Virtual Machine guest, that is sitting on a Windows 7 host. I have configured a bridged network connection between the host and the guest, and ...
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VMware ESXi running on an SSD with RAID 10 HDDs?

I'm looking to setup a VMware ESXi server to host a bunch of VMs. The VMs will be used as various servers and malware analysis machines. Hardware I'm working with: Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z77-DS3H (5 ...
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# of Cores in VMWare shows more cores than possible

I am trying to help a friend out with a particular issue.. he sent me a screenshot of msinfo32 from a virtual environment he has but the # of cores he is running on seems to be greater than the # of ...
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What's causing my VM's OS to hang on “Switched to clocksource refined-jiffies”?

I have generated an OS using the Yocto Project, with Linux kernel version 3.14. I have tried several methods to boot this OS from VMware Fusion, all with seemingly-identical results, where the process ...
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Virtual machines, TRIM, spares files

Assume the following: I have [an SSD with] a host file system (FS) and a host OS. The virtualization software uses a file on the host FS as storage for a virtual machine (VM) disk image. The guest OS ...
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How to allocate unallocated disk space for Vmware VM

In virtual machine Windows sees disk space is 40Gb but on host VM files are actually 23Gb. Is there a way I can allocate this unallocated space after creating VM obviously? Host and Guest are ...
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Virtualbox/VMWare on USB3 SSD?

I'm investigating whether we (at work) should move our virtual windows machines from our local harddrives to one external USB3 SSD. Background: The "problem" many of us have Macbooks and PCs with ...
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Use 2 NICs to separate host from guest VM traffic in vmware

I am using VMware Workstation 12 on a Windows 10 host with two wired nics connected to the same switch. I want my guest VMs to use NAT through nic1 and the host to use nic2. No network traffic from ...
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VMware Player and Windows 7 firewall

My Windows 7 firewall (the one by Microsoft that is shipped with the OS) is configured to block all inbound and outbound connections by default. Because all outbound connections are blocked, I ...
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VMWare How to share the connection between a NAT and a host-only network?

I have 2 VMs running. (On Ubuntu 14.04) The first one has 2 network adaptater (NAT and host only) The second one has 1 network adaptater (host only). The first can ping google.com. The second one ...
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How to install VMware Player 12 on 32-bit Windows 7?

Today downloaded VMware Player 12 to my Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit laptop. I am trying to install it but get the error This installation package is not support by this process type contact product ...
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Will fragmentation of a virtual machine's disk also cause host OS disk fragmentation?

I run a number of virtual machines using VMWare Player on top of host Windows 7 OS. Let's say I am using the VMs for everything from web browsing to actual work, file transfer, etc. for a long period. ...
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Accessing VMware Virtual Machine through SSH

I want to connect to my VMware Kali Linux VM through SSH. Open-SSH server and client is already installed and here are my current VM settings: I am running VMware Workstation. Here is what is ...
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In VMware Workstation on Linux, how can I quickly switch between fullscreened VMs?

On OS-X users seem to be able to swipe the touchpad to switch between fullscreen VMs. Is there a keyboard shortcut for Linux or anything similar? The closest I can get is using the tab bar that drops ...
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VMWare 8 Fusion Installs Trovi to IE on Windows 8.1 Professional

I am facing this very very bizarre situation, which I have never encountered before. I have installed VMWare Fusion 8 (trial - downloaded from official VMWare website) on my Mac OSX machine (fresh ...
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Cant add VMware Windows2008 r2 to router subnet

Still having the same issues after trying suggestions but I need help to solve this. Trying to get vm instance of sql server 2008 in vm workstation to use the same ip range as the host. My PC is ...
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How to transfer file from Windows95 in VMWare to Host OS?

How can I transfer files from Virtual Windows 95 to Host (Windows 10) ? I tried many things: Enable copy and paste in Guest Isolation Enable shared folders option but it isn't supported in Windows ...
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Establish a fixed IP on Windows VM guest on Mac host (VMware Fusion 6)

I have a windows VM running a development web server from visual studio. I can connect to it from my Mac browser at the machine's local IPv4 address. The problem is that every time the host machine ...
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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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How to enable VT - X in Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108

I purchased a new Acer Aspire notebook E5-573-5108. Processor: Intel Core i5-4005U (2.2GHz, 3MB L3 cache). I installed VMware workstation, but when I install an operating system on the VMware ...
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Error Code-0x8007025D :For Windows server 2008 R2 Installation in VMWARE

I am installing Windows server 2008 r2 using ISO file in VMware and came across this error code : 0x8007025D Can any one help me in solving this issue
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Difference between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication?

What are the primary differences between VMware Site Recovery and VSphere Replication when using Vcenter 6 and ESXi 6?
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unable to connect internet on guest OS X ver 10.9.5 from host OS windows10

I have been trying to connect my guest os IOS X ver 10 to connect with internet but still unable to see any sign of internet. Previously it was working fine but after windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 ...
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Black screen in guest application when VMware is windowed

When I use VMware, an application renders as a black screen when windowed, but appears correctly when maximized: The guest OS is Red Hat, running in VMware Player on Windows 7.
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Linux windowed GPU passthrough

I've read that GPU passthrough on linux (ubuntu/mint) is possible with the correct types of hardware. I'm looking for a specific use case of passthrough and I'm wondering whether technology has ...
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Convert vmware .ovf to hyper-v

Can you please tell me if there is any script that I can do(preferably in python or powersehll), for taking vmware .ovf(+his vmdk) and import it in hyper-v machine? I don't want to convert with third ...
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Using VMware virtual machine disk as local on OS X with VMWare Fusion

I am looking for solution to use disk from my virtual machine similarly to using local disk. Currently I am mounting disk over SSHFS, however, this solution is quite unreliable and unstable ...
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VMware Fusion Windows 10 Guest can't connect to VPN

I'm running a Windows 10 guest VM on an OS X host. The Windows VPN client is unable to connect to a VPN server. It says "Connecting to VPN" then "Verifying your sign-in info", then after spinning for ...
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VMWare installation doesn't finish on Windows 10

I am trying to install VMWare 12 on windows but before conclude the installation I see BSOD blue screen on windows 10. I tried to install just the player free 7.0 without success because I see the ...
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Can the PowerCli command “Get-VM” indicate if a VM is a SRM replica or not

I am working on powercli 5.5 release 1e and i run the following command to get a list of vm under a hypervisor server:- Get-VM now i got many useful info such as :- > powerState Version ...
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Use the same virtual machine into another computer?

Today, I have created a virtual machine (using VMware player) in my local computer and in the future I need a new laptop or regular computer. Is it possible to use the same virtual machine into ...
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Weirdly I can't ping my Gateway from linux virtual machines

Assume the following Situations: Gateway IP : 10.0.0.60 Host IP (Win7) : 10.0.0.81 Guest 1 on this Host (VMWare-Linux-Kali) : 10.0.0.16 Guest 2 on this Host (VMWare-Win7) : 10.0.0.27 Gateway is a ...
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Connect Windows virtual machine to my local network

I had this working for the last couple of years, but today I updated to Windows 10 and I guess the settings got removed and now I have a problem. So I have a private network, 192.168.0.0/24 . I have a ...
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VMware: How to Reset a Hung Guest

Say, something goes wrong with a guest. It hangs, or you lose power, basically it just is not working any longer. The workstation does not even allow you to start this guest any longer. How would one ...
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Unsupported VM Profile Version.VMWare Studio

Unable to create profile with VMWare Studio web console. Creating profile results in following error Unsupported VM profile version. Use "Import Profile" from the VMs page to import and convert ...
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No Network on Ubuntu VM after crashing

I have a Ubuntu VM with gnome shell running on vmplayer, At some point, my vm crashed, and when I reopened it, I didn't have access to the internet anymore. There is this sign that wasn't there ...
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How can I recover access to a Windows 10 virtual machine?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine (host: VMware Fusion 7.1.2 on El Capitan), and I gave it a PIN on installation. I tried this morning to get into it, and it said on each of several tries that the ...
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Hosting a Server on a CentOS Virtual Machine - Bridged Connection?

I have a Virtual Machine (VMWare) running CentOS 6.7. I am looking to host a Shiny Server for R, with which I am deploying a Web Application on my corporate network. I think that I need a Static ...
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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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Screen Recorder to record Virtual PC,can it be issue?CTRX

I am accessing a system where some tutorial videos are getting played on VLC player.I want to watch those videos again at a later stage as those are concepts and am not getting them. So i have a ...
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VNC Viewer: Timed out waiting for a response from the host computer

I have VNC Server installed on my OS X 10.11 El Capitan as virtual machine on my VMware Workstation 12 Pro running on Windows Server 2012 R2. But when i try to connect to it with VNC Viewer, it says: ...
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Ssh Access to VMware Virtual Machine(NAT) From Host

I need to ssh into NAT based VMware Virtual Machines from host. What's the minimum requirement to do that? At first, it seems impossible to me, as NAT VMs have internal IP addresses (10.20.xxx), ...
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How to join a domain if both Server and User machines are virtual

I am learning Network Administration. In our University lab, everything is setup with different virtual machines connected to each other, And I am trying to create the same scenario at home since ...
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errors in patching vmware for installation

I'm trying to patch vmware on my arch linux machine, using vmware-patcher and i get this error from the logs 2015-10-28T21:56:31.069-06:00| vthread-4| I125+ Failed to execute child process ...