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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 "/home/...
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Can a hypervisor like VirtualBox be used to launch a virtualized OS which is also directly bootable?

This question is rather theoretical: Suppose I have a PC with two different OS on two different partitions: OS1 on sda1 and OS2 on sda2. Is it somehow possible to set up a program like VMWare or ...
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Problems installing VMware on arch linux

I'm trying to install VMware but when it gets to "before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel" I click install, enter my password, and i get a error ...
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How to log amount of data transferred (upload / download)

What is the easiest way to keep track of much data is transferred? I'm interested in knowing the amount uploaded and downloaded over a certain time frame (i.e. the past day or week). It would be for ...
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Using VMware shared folders

I have host Win 8 that runs WinXP WMVare machine. I would like to have easy copy files from one machine to another and prefer not use network. Under WMVare options I found Shared Folders setup. I have ...
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No IP address on VMware

There is no IP address on VMware, so/and cannot connect to the internet. How to get the IP address? Trying to understand what these technical things are. There is no NIC. Why it isn't showing NIC?
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Keep in sync a bounch of remote Virtual Machines/Appliances

Small Intro I'm preparing a virtual machine (a sort of virtual appliance) for a small target of users, 8-10 of my friends. This vm will run on their pc and simulate a machine connected on their ...
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install .ova on physical machine

Hortonworks Sandbox is available only as .ova file. I need to install it on physical machine without esx, or VirtualBox, just raw machine. Is that possible? If so, how to install it?
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Windows 10 mobaxterm time out

I use VMware on a Windows 10 OS as host. When I try yo connect to my machine (debian-master) through mobaxterm, I get a time out error. I have tried to ping the vm machine and it seems that i cannot ...
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VMware Player not opening

I'm trying to import a virtual machine image to the vmware and run it. But even after import the machine doesn't show up at the library list. I can find the required files in the host machine but I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 kernel panic — not syncing attempted to kill the idle task

I just purchased a Lenovo W540 workstation with the following specifications: CPU i7-4810MQ (quad core) 32 GB RAM 2 TB SSD storage capacity Nvidia Quadro K1100M 2GB graphics card. Windows 7 Pro OS I ...
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Repair a VM where the files have changed location

I have (or had) a few VM's setup in VMware Workstation (10.0.1) which worked fine. I have had a "hard disk tidy up" and have changed the paths of the VM files (config file, VHD etc) and - obviously - ...
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Can I run a virtual machine from external USB drive?

A question regarding how to setup my VMs on internal/external disks. First, here's my setup: Host OS: Windows 10 Processor: i7 5600U RAM: 16 GB VMware Workstation Player (Licensed) I have 3 VMs so ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN721N USB Wi-Fi adapter not detected in VMWare Kali Linux

Since the a TP-LINK TL-WN721N USB Wi-Fi adapter is one of the few that works with Kali normally. I am having trouble having it detected as a Wireless Adapter in a Virtual Machine. I installed Kali ...
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My Ubunutu Guest requires recovery mode Grub

Every time I startup my Ubuntu 15.04 Guest after powering it off, it freezes at this point. I have to use VMWare to restart it, then go into the boot menu, select recovery mode. From the recovery ...
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Ubuntu can't ping the gateway on the VMWare

I have Ubuntu installed as a virtual machine in my Windows-7. Here is my windows-7 network configuration: C:\Users\ghasemi>ipconfig Windows IP Configuration Ethernet adapter VPN - VPN Client: ...
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VMWare Server 2 installation: VMCI kernel module

While installing VMWare server 2.0.2 on debian 8 I'm getting the error: The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware installer. Please ...
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Is it feasible to mount a 16GB image on a virtual machine?

I'm currently working on 32-bit VMware, running Ubuntu. I was thinking of switching to a 64-bit virtual machine, because I’d like to do some cross platform development for the Raspberry PI without ...
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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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CentOS 7 TSO/GSO causing send packets to be bigger than MTU

I have some costumer with the following env: CentOS 7 on esxi in VMWare env. In the VM the MTU of the NIC is 1500, and in ESX it's bigger(with jambo frames). TSO and GSO are enabled on both of them....
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Console access to a VMWare virtual machine

I have setup a serial port on a linux virtual machine (on VMWare ESXi 5.5) to the following options Use Network Server(VM listens for connection) Port URI : telnet ://:26000 From my MAC client, I ...
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ESXi kickstart- prompt for install device

I want to kickstart install VMware ESXi. The install device would be sometimes SD card and SAN LUN at other times. I can create different ks.cf for each situation but I dont want to accidentally ...
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VMWare: Making PC Speaker redirect to sound card in dos guest

I'm trying to record some DOS software that uses ONLY PC Speaker as audio output device. Can't use dosbox as these programs doesn't work with it. However, when I've actually tried to run say ...
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DNS resolution failing on OpenSUSE 13.2

Since this morning, DNS resolution is failing on my virtual machine (VMWare). I'm using NetworkManager on OpenSUSE 13.2 to configure my network. Things I've tried: I've manually added 8.8.8.8 and ...
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character corruption in VMware player v7.1.2

Ever since I installed VMware player and installed the Windows XP guest operating system within it, I keep getting problems typing in characters - it will work fine for a while but then will start ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...
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vmware workstation does not detect physical disk - unknown filesystem

System : Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot (multi-bood) with Windows 10 Process: I tried to load the Windows 10 partition as a virtual guest according to http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-...
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enabling shared folders in VMware Workstation 9 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to enable a shared folder. The issue is I can't get the guest to recognize the share and mount it. Following this guide I executed mount -t vmhgfs .host:/share /homt/user1/share after ...