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how to avoid event log deletion after shutdown in vmware?

I have a VMWare Esxi host which shutdowns suddenly and all the event logs are deleted by default so I can't find out what's the problem. How can I avoid event logs deletion after shutdown?
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VMPlayer in Ubuntu 12.04: BSOD in Windows XP Guest

I have Windows XP running fine in VMPlayer since last 3 years. Today, after a power failure, the guest windows just can't boot. It shows a BSOD: I did try to boot in safe mode, but with same ...
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VMWare login issue

I am getting the following error when I try to log in with a user to my VM: "GDM could not write to your authorization file. This could mean that you are out of disk space or that your home directory ...
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VMWare Bridge network not working

I have Windows 8 (Host pc) and Ubuntu (Guest OS) , until few days back i was perfectly using bridged network for Ubuntu but now whenever i try to use bridged network my ethernet port stops responding ...
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VMware workstation 9 with Windows Server 2012 bridged connection failure

I'm having a strange issue I have been trying to troubleshoot all day without any success. When I first installed WSE 2012 on my virtual machine and set it up using a bridged connection, my router ...
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VMWare Tools fails to download and install in VM Player (64 bit) on Slackware 14 (64 bit)

I have installed VMWare Player from the website, and have an Ubuntu machine running. My main issue is with VMWare Tools, and whenever I try to install, it fails. First, VMPlayer asks me to download ...
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Allow a physical machine to be connected to by VMWare View Client

I am new to the whole virtual machine world and am not sure where to start. I am planning on building a custom desktop and would like to somehow connect to it remotely with as little lag as possible. ...
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VMware blank/grey screen when installing

I know this has been asked several times on many different websites, but I've tried all of the methods I could, and I still can't install it due to the grey screen. VMware: http://www.vmware.com/ ...
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VMWare workstation: “not enough physical memory available to start this VM” when installing Linux as guest OS

I installed VMWare workstation on my laptop, which has Windows 8 running on it. I got VMWare installed, after which I tried to install Red hat Linux as a guest OS. But I get an error stating "not ...
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connecting to internet by guest when host is disconnect

i am new to virtual machine and i install fedora on it i decide to connect to internet by guest when the host is disconnect i have tried bridged and host only but i was not successful and when i ...
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Connect to VMware host from VMware gust with Juniper VPN

My company provide remote access to its private network using Juniper Connect. They have restricted to the Windows Juniper Connect client, but I need to work into a GNU/Linux distribution. Before ...
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GUI on VM-8 for Linux

I have Window7 on my base PC and want to install Linux Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my VM-8. I can install that but not getting GUI on that. Please Wait : VmWare tools is currently being installed on your ...
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Unable to boot physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition in VMware, Windows host

I am unable to boot my physical Ubuntu 64-bit partition from within Windows 7. I have applied the following steps. How can I run my ubuntu partition in Windows? vmware? I chose the physical disk ...
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VMWare Guest to Host-Webserver (nginx) connection doesn't work

How do I debug the following situation: I have nginx, php etc. installed on a Mac, everything works perfectly. However when I want to connect to it from inside a VmWare Windows 7 host, I get an ...
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How to activate Windows XP that is OEM version after Physical to Virtual migration?

Dell Optiplex box, used the VMWare p2v tool to migrate to VM I can't imagine that I am the first person to ever virtualize an OEM copy of windows, so there should be a solution? Got the VM to boot ...
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Using VMwareßmount.exe remotely

we are trying to use the VMware-mount remotely in a PSSession. But it does not work at all. Strange is, that there are no errors reported, too, the vmdk just does not get mounted. Our command is: ...
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Mouse pointer and Desktop malfuntion of ubuntu 12.04 gust os

I installed ubuntu 12.04 OS via pxe boot (TFTP server) on vmware workstation 6.5. The host OS is windows 7. Installation was completed and I can log in to the system on command prompt (No desktop was ...
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Ctrl + Right_Shift or Ctrl + Left_Shift on VMWare Fusion

Ctrl + right_shift or ctrl + left_shift or ctrl + shift + X is toggle keyboard layout on Windows from LTR to RTL. How can I use these shortcuts under VmWare fusion? Thank you.
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Using Truecrypt inside a guest OS (LUbuntu) on vmware, acessing a container on the host OS (win7)

So I have a Truecrypt (TC) container in my host OS (windows7) that i want to access through my VM running LUbuntu with vmware. So I've installed TC in LUbuntu, and shared the folder containing my ...
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How to connect redis-cli on Windows to redis-server on Linux (on VMware)

I have Windows 8 as a host and Linux guest on VMware and installed redis on Linux, redis works correctly. I don't know how to connect a redis-cli -h [ipAddress] to redis on Linux with VMware. How ...
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Why can't I change the subnet IP address in the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation?

In the Virtual Network Editor in VMware Workstation (version 9.0.0 build-812388), I want to change the subnet IP address or one of my host-only virtual networks from 192.168.203.0 to 192.168.124.0 ...
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is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
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VMWare Snapshot Cleanup

Running a Win7 VMware VM (Not ESXi) on WinXP. Now the C: driver is full and want to increase the size. I used the VMWare CLI vmware-vdiskmanager to increase the size. But it throwing an error message ...
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Linux Remoteapp Server & VM

I have done some research regarding the most affordable setups available to cater for the following, however I am considering to go via the linux server, vmware vshepere, x-client route but would like ...
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Send “Power Button” To VMware Player Guest

How can I send a "power button" signal to my Windows 8 guest? (If similar, how can I send other signals, specifically Lid Close and Sleep.) Host OS: Gentoo Linux x86_64 (3.8.13-gentoo) Player: ...
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mount partition force all files have maximum permission

The question is how to not let programs to lower permission for a files. It is a possible workaround for this problem. On windows you can not overwrite a file if it has the read-only attribute. And ...
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Vmware connection not establishing

With having upgraded to Vmware Horizon view client on Android phone from version 2.0.0 to 2.1.0 the application seems to be throwing server error as the below noted: "The View Connection Server ...
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DNS resolve issue with VMWare Fusion

OK, here is my setup -VMWare Fusion 5 with NAT...On the NAT network I have a DNS server (running W12). I have added an entry for that server on my Mac's /etc/resolv.conf (and the domain too), but ...
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power on/off a vm guest from another vm guest

I'm looking to move a group of 4 physical server to become VM guests. The physical machines heartbeat each other and if one fails to respond IPMI is used to power the machine off and back on. This is ...
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Does it possible to use port forwarding for IPv6 in VMware Workstation?

I can forward port via "Virtual Network Editor" for my VM, but only for IPv4. I have a static IPv6 address on the host and I want to have access to my VM via Internet by IPv6. Is there some way to do ...
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“There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” when trying to remote desktop to a VM after power failure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a virtual machine (vmware, Windows Server 2008 R2). I was connected to the SQL Server from another virtual machine via SQL Server Management Studio, then a power ...
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Mac os shutdown based on remote UPS

I have my Mac Mini and my NAS attached to the same UPS. The NAS (FreeNAS) exposes the UPS and I can easily read its status using the upsc command. However, after extensive googling, I did not find a ...
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How to bring visual notification of notification/tray icons of guest OS to host OS?

Usually, I'll start a few long time running applications (such as Instant Messaging application, email client application...) in guest OS, when a message/email received, the application icon in ...
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PCoIP VMWare View LG Zero Clients

We are planning a vmware view infastructure with zero clients and PCoIP. We found an all-in-one solution from LG 19CNV42K and 23CAV42K. Has anybody positive experience with it or are there ...
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How to connect VMWare Host to internet of the guest?

There is a problem in my host driver and I cannot connect to Internet from Win 7 (Host), while there is no problem from within the guest (Win XP). How can I connect the host get data from guest? ...
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How do I fix VMware “Unidentified Networks” in Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1?

I have recently installed VMware Workstation 7 onto Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1 and both VMnet1 and VMnet8 appeared as "Unidentified Networks". I have tried editing ...
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Unusual incoming connection?

I have a machine that directly connects to the internet. I have an unusual connection as shown above. I have not used VMWare for a while though. I know that the exe file is genuine. As a quick ...
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VMWare Workstation Linux Host performance tuning

I need to improve my linux hosted vmware workstation for using multiple virtual machines at the same time. I feel very stupid I lost a great blog post link which I found last month (and I'm not able ...
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VMware Thinapp won't move between monitors?

I have two users who are unable to move the application window that is served to them via thinapp/terminal server. Both machines are Windows 7 64. I have tried ctrl+alt+break but am uncertain as to ...
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VMWare kernel module updater fails

I'm trying to launch VMWare workstation on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When i launch it, it says "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel", if i hit ...
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How Do I Access The VM From VMware Fusion Host?

How do I access the VM's localhost from my host machine? I can only seem to find how to access host from vm and not the other way around.
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Booting from VMDK

I recently found that you can mount a VHD (Virtual Hard-Disk) on the computer, tweak the boot table and end-up booting your VM as a regular OS (source). My problem is that Virtual PC was not meant to ...
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Bridge NIC to VM without it being used by Host-machine?

I would like to bridge some network cards so that my virtual machines, running in VMware workstation 9, can connect through them, but not the physical windows computer on which the VM's are running. ...
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Oracle VM VirtualBox;Shared folder does not exist on the host?

I had installed Oracle VM VirtualBox version 4.2.10 r84104 on Windows 7.Then I create a Windows seven operating system(form an iso image file) as a guest on it with a shred folder.But when I try to ...
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How to view website hosted on virtual machine from other accounts / machines

I'm building an Umbraco site in VMware / Windows 8 on my Mac and want to view it from the host (Mac) account. Cards on the table, I'm a designer / front end dev and my knowledge of networking and ...
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Copy vmware virtual disk contents from one to antoher?

Is there a way to copy contents from one virtual disk to another? I need a way to lower size of the virtual disk, I was thinking of creating new one and copying contents from the old to new one. Also ...
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Cannot move folder: The destination folder is a subfolder of the source folder

Using the Datastore Browser under vSphere ESXi 4.1, I need to be able to duplicate entire directory trees. Say I have the following directory structure: / | |-> Project | | | |-> Master | ...
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Vmware Dev Server not allowing HTTP traffic

Ive just finished building a dev server within VMWare Fusion 5. Specs Windows Server 2008 Coldfusion 10 SQL Server 2005 All are working correctly. I have run IP Config on the server and am ...
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Installing VMware Workstation 9 on Ubuntu 13.04 Server

I just installed VMware workstation 9 on my ubuntu server, but I can't get it to start up correctly. Running sudo service vmware-workstation-server start just says failed, and I can't find any log ...
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How to create a copy of Vmware vmdk with lower disk size?

I have a virtual machine in Vmware with two disks with 20GB and 100GB size, and I would like to copy contents of this disks and create a disk with totaling of 20GB-30GB size, I tried searching for ...