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Two virtual machines with different external IP addresses (VMWare)

If I create a Virtual Machine with VMWare it gets a different IP address than the host, but only different in the last number. The external IP address will stay the same, correct? How can I easily ...
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Running ruby from host to VM

I'm running Linux on a Windows host through a VM using VMware workstation 12, however I want to use Ruby from my Windows host, and use the gems that are inside of my Windows host as the gem ...
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Unable to connect to internet on Vmware work station Pro 12

I'm having some trouble attempting to access the internet on my Ubuntu VM, with a Windows 7 host. I've done my research and have bridged the network adapters I've also gone onto my host and checked ...
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Why did my VMWare Workstation instance suddenly lose fullscreen support?

I have been doing web dev work on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit on a VMWare Workstation 12 Pro virtual machine. The default guest additions / VMware tools were installed initially. Each time I ...
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Windows Server 2012 Arp Tables Show Invalid Ip's

I recently setup a home network so I can practice network administration at home to supplement my knowledge and improve my confidence in my programming career. I have been working out the kinks for ...
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Is VMWare Apple Compatible

I have vmware up and running, everything works grand. I can share flash drives, external hard drives etc with my VM no problem. If I try to connect an iPAD to the VM I get an error of: The ...
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VMware ESXi 4.1 failing to delete files from datastore browser (vSphere Client)

Receiving Error stating "Error caused by file /vmfs/volumes/[ID]/Delete/Delete1 (Names a result of attempting to rename from some advice on VMware forums.) Any input is appreciated. P.S - I have ...
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VMware player shared folders on Linux host

I haven't been able to find any shared folder settings on my VMWare Workstation 12 player (non-commercial use only). I tried searching all the documentation online, and it makes so many references to ...
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Can you set up a gaming LAN using OpenVPN installed in a VMware guest OS and be playing the game on the host OS?

I would like to setup a gaming VPN. Ie. I have some games that work over LAN and would like to play them with people that are not on my LAN. I know I can do this with OpenVPN. My ultimate goal ...
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xmonad on debian: how to change screen resolution

I've installed xmonad in a debian vmware vm on osx. In Gnome I changed the screen resolution to 1440/900 using the GUI menu but this change did not affect the resolution I get when I'm logged in with ...
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The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine

I'm trying to install Mac OS X Mountain Lion to a virtual machine (VMWare). Every time I power on the machine, it goes to the apple logo and pops up with the error: "The CPU has been disabled by the ...
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How do you set the keyboard hook timeout value for VMware Workstation for Windows?

Every time I start VMware Workstation I get a dialog asking to "update the value" of the keyboard hook timeout value. Clicking OK works for that session but checking "Do not show this message again"...
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Migrating a windows 8 partition into vmware on ubuntu

So currently, on my laptop, I have ubuntu 14.10 and windows 8 installed, and I dual boot (99% of the time, into the ubuntu partition). I was wondering if there's a way to "move" the windows 8 ...
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Vmware Combine Virtual Disks

It looks like when I set-up Vmware I chose the split the Virtual Disk option. Well now I have over 30GB of vmdk files. I do not want to loose my data that I have in the VM, so I do not want to re-...
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EFI VMWare Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0)

I am trying to turn on mavericks in VMWare but I get this error: "EFI VMWare Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0)..." and then it restarts, again error, restart, error, restart and etc. Didn't understand ...
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Windows XP guest VM on Windows 10 host with GPU and audio

I am attempting to run a Windows XP guest VM on a Windows 10 host, with GPU acceleration and audio. This is so that I can convert a really old XP computer with really old installed games into a VM, ...
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permanently disable hyper-v in windows 10

I have to use VMware systems which cannot run under Hyper-V. I know I can turn off Hyper-V in the windows feature list. However this requires a reboot. After the reboot, Hyper-V is not active and my ...
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Suse Enterprise Server 12 - Resize Root partition

I have a Suse Enterprise Server 12 installed on a VMware server, I want to be able to increase the root volume, ideal I would like to be able to set it to auto expand. below is the layout. df -h ...
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How to reduce the size of VMware disk

My Ubuntu image VMware disk has grown to 5GB physical file size. It's a dynamically growing disk with the maximum capacity of 8GB. I cleaned some stuff inside Linux distro and now inside it occupies ...
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Is there a way to share the guest OS Internet connection with the host OS with in VMware?

I have an USB Wi-Fi board without drivers for Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Sometimes I have to connect to the Internet using the external board and need to pass the Ubuntu Internet connection ...
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VNC via VPN in a VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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Get files off of VMware Virtual Machine

I have a VMware virtual machine that has a .vmdk file that for some reason it "can't find". There are some important files on it that I need to get off, but the machine will not boot. I have tried ...
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Share image disk with Grub in native and with a VM?

I would like to have only one file which is a Linux system image file. I would like to run this file into a VM when I am using Windows AND in native when I need power. The file will be on an external ...
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Can Oracle Virtualbox open vmdk virtual disk created by VMWare?

I have a vmdk virtual disk that was created by VMWare. Can I option and load it from VirualBOX?
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How to restore wifi access to Kali VMWare

I am reading Justin Seitz book, Blackhat python. I have installed VMWare and Kali and has been using it for like two weeks. But all of a sudden Kali cannot communicate with the internet via my wifi ...
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VMware virtual machine with no network connection to actual PC [closed]

How do I configure a VMware VM to still have internet access but no network access to my actual PC?
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detect host machine cpu type

Support I'm running a VMWARE virtual machine (Called Machine A) on a host server which we call it B. I want to know are there any methods that applications/users inside A (the VM) can detect CPU type/...
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How from my Mac can I regain access to my Windows 10 VM under VMware?

I have a Windows 10 virtual machine on my Mac running current El Capitan. This may be my first attempt to access it after a hard drive and/or memory upgrade; when I first tried to access it, VMware ...
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How to change the resolution of the TTY on Arch Linux

I followed the Arch beginner's wiki to install on VMWare player (host is Windows 7) Arch without x-server and I would like to know how I can change the resolution of what I think is called the TTY to ...
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kali linux stuck in log in after veil-evasion install

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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What to do wine32 installation breaks my kali guest and prevent login?

I am running kali(4.3.0-amd64) guest in vmware.I need veil-evasion whose prerequities is wine32(if u don't know then just say it is an emulator to run window app). The prorblem i'm facing is after ...
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How to install Arch Linux to laptop Harddrive from Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I have my laptop's HD in my PC. I want to install it without any issues to work on the laptop. For example, things like assuming the wrong hardware or putting grub on my PC. For one thing: My PC's ...
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Buggy display when using Ubuntu 15 on virtualbox

things just sometimes stick and dont display correctly. Ubuntu 15.04 with unity. examples of faulty screens / displays that just don't seem to refresh correctly: first picture should have looked ...
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2012_r2 DC VM Guest OS stops responding

I am experiencing problem on our DC which is a VM hosted inside ESXi 5.5. Upon checking on the event logs I'm seeing this error before the DC stops responding, in which in return I need to restart ...
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How to mount a .vmdk VMWare virtual harddisk outside of the virtual machine

I've got the virtual harddisk (VMWare .vmdk file) of an old (crashed) virtual machine. How can I open this to extract files without booting from it or attaching it to a virtual machine? I know ...
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Issues with linux mint installation on vmware player

I downloaded the iso image of Linux mint 17.1 cinnamon and then burned it to a dvd.I get this strange message from VMware player. Even when I instead use the iso image itself instead of the dvd,I get ...
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VMware failing to start network interfaces (vagrant)

On some routers, vagrant up fails with the following error (or similar, the vmnet* number might change): Vagrant failed to start the VMware network interfaces! The output of the failed command, if ...
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Unable to traceroute from RSA Authentication Manager to Windows Host Machine

I'm setting up my virtual environment for a virtual machine like this, Problem : Here, I need to test, whether my windows host browser and the RSA AM VM is able to connect or not. Try: For this ...
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Running VM image created by Workstation in Windows in a Linux machine

I have a Windows machine, on which I'm running a VM image using Workstation. I would like to run this VM image on a Linux machine. I know I at least need the Linux version of Workstation. But is the ...
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How would I recover a crashed ubuntu instance running in VMware workstation?

I was running VMware Workstation 11.0 VM on a Windows 10 (64bit), and it VMware I had ubuntun 14.04 installed, last night my window got crashed and I reset my window but all new application/software I ...
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Apache Startup Failure

I am using vm ware and have installed xampp. While I start apache, it shows this: 2:42:36 PM [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly. 2:42:36 PM [Apache] This may be due to a blocked ...
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vmware and hyper-v living together

I have Windows 10. Our network security is requiring Hyper-V for Credential Guard Security Feature. I know they are not compatible because I got the error message when launching a vmware instance and ...
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vmware uninstall old partition

I installed Vmware Workstation on Windows 10 on a partition named X: I decided to get rid of that partition in order to increase the capacity of the C: drive but forgotten to manually uninstall ...
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git clone fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository for VMware vmhgfs share

I'm getting this "fatal: 'origin' does not appear to be a git repository" error while doing git clone (go get) . $ git clone https://github.com/andybalholm/cascadia /path/to/Go/src/github.com/...
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Can't mount VMware tools cdrom in VMware Player

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali Linux,...
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Linux VM Size show very high in vsphere

We are using vsphere for running our Vm environment Issue Some of the Linux vm show that their size is more then 300Gb in the datastore. But when we checked the dir within the linux systems its show ...
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Online Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive Images for Use with VMWare Server 1.0

I have a remote Server running the VMWare hypervisor. I want to create a virtual machine running Windows Server. However I can't upload mine since my internet connection is slow (would take me days to ...
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Can ESXi read CPU temperatures (and report them to Observium)? (Poweredge 1950 Gen 3)

Currently running ESXi 5.5, Poweredge 1950 Gen 3 with dual Xeon E5410's at 2.33GHz. As far as I can tell, ESXi does not report CPU temperature anywhere. Here is the health page on ESXi vSphere: So ...
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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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Shutdown Esxi server over ssh

Is there any way to shutdown a VMware vshere server (Esxi) over ssh. I know Esxi is not really UNIX anymore so shutdown command will not work but the reboot command does seem to work. Is there an ...