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Vcenter 6.7 - Want to create some completely internal vlans. Do i need physical adapters attached to my virtual switches?

The Vlans do not need to extend to anything outside of Vcenter. The VMs using the Vlans only need to talk to each other. I tried creating a separate vswitch for (no adapter attached) for each vlan. I ...
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vCenter 6.7 error while creating new users (Single Sign On) [migrated]

i'm running a vCenter Server Appliance with Embedded Platform Services Controller version 6.7.0.140000 I'm trying to create a new user to allow using the vSphere web console to a specified VM only ...
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Dynamic size disk on vmware esxi ovf deployment

My requirement is the following: I have an ova package which the users deploy on ESXi vCenter. I have created 3 profiles in the ovf template. According to the profile chosen, the user will be given a ...
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Can't upload to VMWare vCenter 6.7 datastore due to certificate, OSX

Using HTML5 webclient in updated Chrome and Firefox. Using vCenter 6.7 with self signed certificate. When trying to upload a file, it gives the error unsupported due to untrusted certificate. How ...
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AD Domain Login to ESXi Host - Permission to Perform this Operation Denied

I'm grasping at straws at this point and hoping someone can help me out. I have vCenter managing several ESXi hosts in remote locations. Lockdown mode is not enabled. vCenter and the ESXi hosts are ...
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How can I disable autostart for a VM in ESXi or vSphere?

I have some VMs running on an ESXi host, managed by vCenter, all on version 6.5.x. I have some VMs configured to autostart, which works fine, but I need to stop them from starting automatically. ...
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Server Connectivity Issue

This question is an extension of my previous question that is on hold at Server Fault here. I have done some further troubleshooting, and have found out the following through pings and packet captures:...
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What's the default filesystem installed on vmware vCenter?

I googled around and details like this aren't usually in the marketing info. I know vCenter is based on SLE 11 and btrfs is an option for installable filesystems, but I don't know how vCenter is ...
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Clarification on how VMWare VM CPU usage is calculated

Primarily I have two questions relating to VMware/virtual machine's CPU usage: How is it calculated? Which numbers under which tabs of vCenter (vSphere client) window are referenced? Please also ...
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Dual boot Windows OS automatic configuration

After soom manipulation with temporary connected another Win10 operating system installed on another HDD I got complicated situation wih my current Win 8 OS. I hadn't drive E: previously and I think I ...
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ESXi + VCenter 5.1 Refresh Networks

I have a number of ESXi 5.1 hosts on VCentre. I have been consolidating our VMs. Previously we had 2 copies of all our VMs, a test and production, I've now been removing 1 copy of everything as ...
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VMWare vCenter Solutions and Applications Icon Missing - Update Manager

I just recently installed vCenter server and the update manager and in the docs it says that I need to go to the 'Solutions and Applications' icon on the homepage. But it is not there. I have checked ...
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Virtual SAN not recognizing any disks

I'm trying to set up a virtual san but can't seem to add any disks. I made a cluster and added the hosts. Here's what I get when I go to disk management in the cluster: http://i.imgur.com/wf8594Y....
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Creating Linked Clones in vSphere/vCenter w/ PowerCLI

I'm fairly new to enterprise IT: We have a 'mini cloud' server at work that everyone uses for 'training.' We have 3 host machines with multi SSD/HDDs (on the hosts and on other hardware) which we ...
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Virtual machines hard disks sizes can be larger than the available datastore capacity?

I am quite new in VMWare VCenter Lab Manager. Can it be that the total summary of a Virtual Machines hard disk sizes are larger then the capacity of the datastore? For example I would like to have a ...
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Why I can't see “thin” option in VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone?

The help and many web pages shows me screenshots of VM conversion process. But I can't see disk resize options when run it. VM's power is down. No snapshots. VM compat is Workstation 9.0 virtual ...
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vCenter Converter - migrate P2V without dedicated boot partition

I'm looking to migrate a physical machine to my ESXi cluster with vCenter Converter but actually I got this following error : There is no '/boot' directory mounted on the source machine. It is ...
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Accessing vCenter Server from Internet (remote network)

I have this topology: And I would like to be able to give my users access to the vCenter Server through the Internet (I will use VPN here, but security is not the main concern here, at least not now)....
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PowerCLI without vCenter

I am new to VMWARE PowerCLI, but I am looking to take a serious dive into it. Looking to just set up new hosts and VLANs on a single server running ESXi. Can this be done using powercli or esxcli - ...
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Virtualize an old MS-DOS machine to VMWare

There is a very old workstation at a power plant running an MS-DOS system based HMI, I need to recover this and I believe the best way is to create a virtual machine from the old physical machine. ...
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Creation of Virtual Machine with VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone fails

I'm trying to convert my physical system to vm. And i'm trying to use VMware vCenter Converter. I was trying to follow the instrustions on this article: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/turn-...
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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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P2V fails on Windows 7 machine with vmware vCenter Converter

Today I started to convert my physical x64 Windows 7 laptop to using the tool vmware vCenter Standalone converter for my mac book pro. The progress failed at the level of %98. The error is : ...
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Installing CentOS on VMware vCenter VM from remote console

I have a VM on my school's VMware vSphere server and I need to install CentOS on it, the disc is already in it but I can't install it 'cause the console doesn't work without VMware Tools (I can't ...
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Creation of Virtual Machine fails using 'VMWare vCenter Convertor Standalone'

I am trying to convert my Bootcamped Windows 7 partition to a VM using VMWare's vCenter software. The idea being to move the VM to an external drive and reclaim the bootcamp partition. The ...
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How to transfer virtual machines from VMware Fusion to vSphere?

I have a virtual machine built by using VMware Fusion v2.0 on OS X and I would like to move it to a VMware vSphere server (version unknown). What would be the best way to do this? From what I found on-...
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“An unexplained error ocurred” when connecting on ISO cd

While using vSphere vCenter client, I try to connect to a local or network ISO cd and I get "an unexplained error ocurred". If I connect directly to the ESXi host I can use the ISO image. So the ...