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Questions tagged [virtual-machine]

A virtual machine is an emulation of a guest operating system, running on virtualized hardware within a host operating system.

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VMware Mac OS X Guest Not Showing iOS Phone, even though listed under removable devices

I am using macOS High Sierra on VMware Workstation Pro 14 with my host machine running Linux. When I plug in my iPhone into my computer - VMware recognizes it. Infact "Apple iPhone" is listed under "...
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how to connect my lamp stack application sql database with popsql or mysql gui applications like mysql workbench?

I have a virtual machine with LAMP (PopSQL), and am interested how to connect this to GUI applications like MySQL Workbench. How can I achive this?
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How can I give my only VGA controller to a virtual machine?

So I have Linux host which is my main OS and a Windows guest OS which I use for doing my Windows work. Sometimes I would like to play an old game (which I'm sure can run on my integrated GPU) or have ...
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How can I perform nmap scanning on a Windows virtual box

I am trying to do an Nmap scan to a Windows 2016 Server virtual machine from my host Windows 10 machine. I want to see the open ports in the virtual Windows machine. There is no problem with the ...
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can't increase partition size in the virtualbox with GParted

I have ubuntu 18.04 guest os on virtualbox and I want to increase partition size. First:(in my host OS) I've increased the size of vdi file (to 20GB) with: sudo vboxmanage modifyhd FileName --resize ...
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Configure Hyper-V network for a for a Windows 2016 Virtual server

I have a Server 2016 VM installed. And I have a Windows 10 VM workstation installed. How do I in Hyper-v configure a virtual switch Using a 192.168.10.1 address and assign it to the Server 2016 ...
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How can I create a virtual switch which allows the virtual client to communicate with the host but not with the internet

I'm using Windows 10 Enterprise and the Hyper-V Manager. I want that my virtual machine is able to see the host but not the cooperate network and internet. I want to be able to connect from the ...
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Sign into specific desktop using VMware View

I’d like to allow users to sign into specific virtual desktops. The virtual desktops will have different environments for their work. Is this something that can be configured? I haven’t found any ...
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Virtual Box does not use GPU on Surface Book 2

I have a Surface Book 2 that has GTX 1060. In case you don't know, Surface Book 2 can switch between the integrated GPU and the dedicated GPU seemlessly. This works great for Photoshop as evident in ...
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Converting Existing Windows 10 Install to a Hyper-V virtual machine [on hold]

I have a laptop currently running windows 10 pro, and is all configured as my development machine with SQL Server, Visual Studio, web servers, etc. I want to convert this fully configured environment ...
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Can't ping from Mac host to windows 10 guest in virtual box

Firewalls for both os is disabled. in VM windows network settings 'Attached to: Bridged Adapter' and Name : en0:wi-Fi(AirPort) are set. The virtual box network operations manager says "There are no ...
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Is it possible to run a single VM on two bare mettal?

I have two bare-metal machines with the following configuration: machine1 CPU: 4 cores ram: 16GB HD: 200GB machine2 cpu: 4 cores ram: 16GB HD: 200GB is it possible to have a VM using these two ...
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I want to unhide menu of virtualbox manager

I tried right ctrl + c but I didn't get result.
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Is my VM fully separate from my host machine?

My host machine (an old spare laptop) runs Linux Mint 19. I use Virtualbox, no Guest Additions. The VM runs Windows 7 SP1 32-bit. I run a VPN (PIA) on the host machine. I've done nothing but create ...
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How do i resize virtualbox disk .vdi host linux

i have not found any tutorial on how to resize linux virutalbox on linux host i have gentoo virtualbox but i ran out of space, and my host is arch linux how do i resize the .vdi file ? i have seeen ...
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Windows 10 Hyper-V Default Switch IP Assignment

I am new to hyper-v and have used VirtualBox in the past. I am running Windows 10 version 1709. I created a new RHEL 7.5 VM and connected it to the default switch. When I try to use my network ...
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Touchscreen device in VirtualBox running Android x86

I'm trying to use Android on my Surface Pro. The problem is, that for some reason, my touchscreen works as a trackpad. When I try to drag something, a mouse moves in Android, and singletapping clicks ...
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Is it possible to run a 64-bit program WITHOUT creating a Virtual Machine with an OS?

I want to install Premiere Pro CC, but since I have a 32-bit laptop, I can't, so the only solution is a virtual machine. Before I start these are my PC's specs (not great but they do the job): Intel ...
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Moving Large Amounts of Data to Virtual Machine

I have a physical server right now with a repository of many gigabytes of media files I need to move to a new virtual machine that will act as my new web server. However, I am not sure what is the ...
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Linux/Google Cloud VM Instance give permissions to SSH key user

I created an SSH key to connect my google VM instance to FileZilla. But I get permission errors. For example, I want to replace the index.html. But I get: How do I get my SSH key user to have full ...
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Is there a way to run VMWare VMs faster than normal?

I run a ton of blackbox tests that have code that look something like this: Do something Wait 30 seconds or so for something to expire from the cache Do something else Etc... Since the tests are all ...
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error code 43 for nVidia in VM | linux host

I am trying to setup a vm for gaming purposes on a void-linux host using KVM/qemu and virt-manager. After successfully installing my Windows 10 guest, it shows me a Microsoft Basic Display Adapter in ...
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Virtualbox: Accessing Win7(guest) files; from MacOS(host)

The title is probably pretty self explanatory, and the general topic has probably been beaten to death by now, but I'm yet to get this to work. My host device is a Mac (OS version: Sierra). ...
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How to disable buffering for a LVM partition under QEMU KVM

I'm using Windows 10 under QEMU KVM on a Fedora 27 box. Disk for a VM is attached as a raw LVM partition with cache=none. <disk type='block' device='disk' > <driver name='qemu' type='raw'...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL at .iso boot | Problems with Windows 10 virtualisation

Since my gaming hardware supports IOMMU, I decided to migrate the machine to Linux. The setup: AMD FX-8350 8 GB 1600 Asus Sabertooth 990FX R1.0 ATI HD 5450 (for base system) nvidia GTX970 (for VM) ...
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Simultaneous remote access to both Windows 10 and Hyper-V virtual machine

I would like to remotely access - by two different users simultaneously - a powerful workstation running Windows 10 Pro. Normally, only one concurrent remote desktop protocol (RDP) session is allowed ...
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When i have multiple VM hosts using NAT, does that mean all of them are behind a single virtual router or each of them have a dedicated router?

So in a networking perspective, when i run many hosts on my VMware and set all of them to use NAT, does it mean that each of them are behind a virtual router that is using NAT or all of them are ...
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Why Internet is not working when I connect two Virtual Machine on a network in VirtualBox?

I'm running two Windows Server 2003 on VirtualBox and my host PC is Windows 10 laptop. I created two host-only ethernet adapters to practice router configuration using GNS3 in future. I set the ...
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Best way to setup Windows laptop for easy recovery [closed]

I'm a software developer and have lots of system configured aspects on my development Windows 10 laptop (SQL Server, IIS, IDEs, etc). Over the years, I've had several hardware failures and the ...
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Unable to import virtual machine from VirtualBox to VMware

I'm having problem importing virtual machine from VirtualBox to VMware. This is what I get when I was trying to import the virtual machine. But then i keep on clicking retry. This is what I get ...
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Lost files after running chkdsk /f :e

I have a laptop with Ubuntu as the main OS. Inside Ubuntu I use VMware Workstation on which I have a Windows 7 VM. Inside this Win7 VM I used a USB drive to store some important data. I moved the ...
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How to turn virtual Win10 to 64bit with Virtual Box on Win10 when Hyper V doesn't work?

EDIT: Hyper V isn't compatible with Virtual Box anyway as mentioned in a comment - but I leave it in the title since others might fall for the same issue as me. I'm running Win10 on a virtual ...
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Connect to vpn with VM as middleman

I am assuming it is possible to connect to a virtual machine as a VPN service from my host machine, but I would assume like any other vpn service I would need to go through my router with some rule ...
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Uninstall the VirtualBox guest addition on CentOS 7?

I'm trying to uninstall the VirtualBox guest addition for a CentOS virtual machine. How do I do so?
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Unable to create Virtual Switch - HyperV

Trying to use HyperV for the first time. I have installed the 'feature' and rebooted. Now when I open Hyper-V and try to create a VM I go through the whole process and then it fails on "Hyper-V ...
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Access IIS host header inside Virtual Box guest from the host

I am working on a mac, and I have Windows 10 VM inside virtual box. Inside Windows, I am developing .net web application, and I host it in IIS using IIS Host header. So, the website name is www.mysite....
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Creating multiple bridges connected to one eth port

I want to create 6 VMs in KVM on an ubuntu 16.04. But I want these VMs be accessible from outside directly. To explain more, I have another PC that is connected to first one and I want to be able to ...
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How do I get an immutable UuID on a VM in an ESXi server?

Background: I would like to find out the non-modifiable UuID as guest Ueser of a VM, but without knowing the structure of the ESXi server in which I am. Problem: I would like to find out the ...
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Oracle VM Server installation goes to blank screen after loading to initrd

I'm using my old laptop (Lenovo Z500) to build my on VM environment. The laptop has i7-3630QM processor an a Nvidia 740m graphics card. I was able to create a bootable USB of Oracle VM Server. When ...
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I can't turn on virtualization to run Ubuntu in Virtual Box on my AMD-V machine

I set up Ubuntu in Virtual Box (the version 4.3.28.0, I uploaded it older, because new version makes mistakes), and when I start it, it emit this error: Failed to open a session for the virtual ...
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Can I run a VPN on a host machine through a VM to connect to Tor?

I thought I'd give a VPN a shot with Tor on top. I understand that you connect to your VPN provider first then Tor. I want to run the VPN client on my host machine and use the Tor browser to connect ...
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CentOS 7 Virtualbox VM SSH Connection Suddenly Refused

I am new to linux and am working with a minimal CentOS 7 installation on a VM running on Virtualbox with a Win10 host. Up until today, I was able to use PuTTy and WinSCP to SSH into the VM from the ...
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Not able to route between bridges

i have a virtual machine with 2 network interfaces (eth0 and eth1). Each interfaces is connected to a different bridge so i can connect eth0 to another virtual machine and eth1 to my physical ethernet....
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VirtualBox suddenly returning Hyper-V errors, despite hyper-v being disabled

I've encountered a recent issue in VirtualBox. It's recently started giving me errors such as: VT-x is not available(VERR_VMX_NO_VMX). On another one of my virtual machines it says: Raw-mode is ...
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Isolate (secure) multiple boot images from harming my PC

Is it possible to protect my bare-metal from compromise, so that I can be fairly confident that (for example) restoring a VHDX system image every month keeps me clean? If so, how? I'm building a ...
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How to connect two virtual machines with accessible private IP address

I am trying to have some VMs on two Ubuntu hosts using KVM (two seperate machines). I want all these VMs to be accessible with their private IPs (or public IPs). I know the local IPs of the VMs can ...
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Completely isolating my VM from my host machine

I'm scam-baiting fake tech support people (like the ones who ask you to go to 7/11 and buy $200 Google Play gift cards for payment after running netstat and saying that you've been hacked). Most of ...
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Why are Virtual Machines operating system/distro specific?

Why do virtual machine programs (Virtual Box, VMware, etc.) ask what operating system and, in the case of Linux, distro will be running in a virtual machine? I would think that the VM program would ...
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Virtualbox consuming all of my memory

System specs are as follows: 62.8GB of RAM 1TB of Hard drive space - Samsung 960 Pro M.2 CPU is an AMD Threadripper 1950x - 16Core Running Ubuntu 17.10 Virtualbox 5.1.34_Ubuntur121010 So I started ...
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Issues mapping IIS server to custom domain name in Azure VM

I created a new VM from Microsoft Azure portal. I've configure my local website on IIS and its working fine when I browse my website from localhost. Here I attached screen shot: But I want to run ...