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VMware software provides a completely virtualized set of hardware to the guest operating system.

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Ping on LAN fails even without firewall

Since the last windows update I have severe problems with my network card. Pings on LAN (including Virtual Machines) are causing general failures. Also SSH connections to my VMs fail. A ping in the ...
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Performance difference exporting a Virtualbox VM to VMWare

Is there any performance difference at all (CPU, RAM, DISK) if you export a Virtualbox VM and import it to VMWare Workstation? Also an other question is, VMWare in general should be faster for ...
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Hard drive disk getting full randomly

I am running Windows 10 through VMWare Fusion Professional 10.1.3 on my Macbook Pro with MacOS 10.14. Last night I received a warning that my Windows Machine was low in storage so I went to disk ...
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Unable to connect internet in bridge mode in vmware

I am trying to install CentOS 7 minimal in VMWare, but when I tried to connect Internet during the installation in bridged mode, it refused to connected and, after few seconds, it automatically ...
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How to open a VMWare VMDK file

I have a .vmdk file for Ubuntu Linux that I'd like to open up in VMWare Workstation. I tried creating a new Virtual Machine and adding the .vmdk file as an existing hard disk. But, the virtual ...
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VM-Ware Workstation Backup onto remote server

My Setup is the following, a host Windows 10 machine with 2 Linux VMs running on VMware Workstation. Further I have access to a Backup server but only through the host machine not through the Linux ...
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Unable to Ping from VMWARE Linux Guest to Other VMs running but can ping Windows Guest to others

I have setup few VMware machines. namely Windows 10/7/XP and linux Kali/CentOS/Metasploitable I have tried seting up the Network Modes as following on all the machines one at a time Host-only Bridged ...
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How to open Direct Console User Interface in ESXI server

I have an ESXI hypervisor installed on a server with centOS installed as a guest operating system and have it's terminal opened. I want to open Direct Console User Interface (that black and yellow ...
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LINT1/NMI purple screen Dell R710 with Vmware

I have an Dell R710 server with Vmware. An it keeps crashing with the following purple screen. Can someone point me to the right direction? I tried different versions of vmware and the same (6.0, 6.5, ...
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set VT to enabled in Windows 10, but it becomes disabled when you reboot, as some other Settings in the BIOS do [closed]

SystemInfo: Windows10Pro Intel P55 CPU is Xeon X3440. I want to turn on the virtual machine on my computer, using VMware. Please help me!!! Please excuse my poor English.
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What does Win+P do in VMWare Workstation?

While running Ubuntu 17 under VMWare Workstation Pro 15.0 on a Windows 7 host machine, I noticed by accident that pressing WinP seems to force the VM into full screen mode, even when VMWare Tools hasn'...
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Unable to enable Intel TXT in bios

I installed Vmware in my Windows 10. The VM unable to start up because of Intel VT-x is disabled and disable trusted execution. I go to bios and enabled Intel VT-d but Intel TXT not able to enable. ...
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VMware Horizon Client generating hundreds of gigabytes of logs in VDM folder

I work for a very large financial institution and use VMware Horizon Client daily for work, both on a personal laptop (which runs Fedora) and home desktop. This issue is occurring on the desktop; the ...
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From VMware and Fedora 29 ssh to remote machine cause Broken pipe

I install Fedora 29 on VMware player just now, and found ssh to remote machine fails with "Broken pipe". Fedora 29 is just available few days, did you meet this problem? $ ssh cranuser22@10.39.158.52 ...
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Shell script execute permission not preserved on Windows VM guest in Cygwin

I have a Ubuntu machine that is running a windows 7 VM. I am using VMware workstation 15 pro. My home directory is shared with the VM and is mapped as a network drive on the Windows guest. I have a ...
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Is there any performance difference between using VMware image compared to installing the ISO file?

Many operating systems have the option of downloading the VMware image so there would be no need of installing the O.S in VMware but my question is, is there any cons in doing this compared to ...
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MacOS Virtual Machine on Windows using real partition in VMWare

Note: I am on a Macbook Pro and so I should not be violating the Apple EULA for virtualizing MacOS. I am trying to use VMWare Workstation to boot my MacOS partition while in Bootcamp (while working ...
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Centos 7 on vmware stopped while booting

I suspended CentOS 7 on VMware while updating and later when I tried to boot the virtual machine it stopped here: I tried to repair virtual machine but this error repeats. I don't have access to ...
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After Small Business Server 2011 VM has been migrated from VMWare to KVM, it stopped reacting to input devices

I have to migrate a ESXi-based Small Business Server 2011 VM to KVM (from rather old ESXi to KVM provided by Ubuntu 18.04) Disk conversion by itself worked normally. .vmdk volume has been converted ...
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Windows 10 VMware - How to hard set display resolution

I have a Windows 10 VM running on ESXi v6.5. This is in a home lab, and the Win10 VM is just used for dev & test. I generally start the guest from the ESXi GUI and then access it via RDP and/or ...
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How do I enable/disable VMware Tools at whim?

I have Mint 19 running inside VMware Player. VMware Tools is already installed. Is there a way to enable and disable the VMware Tools without uninstalling it or shutting down the machine? Can I do ...
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What's the meaning of `VCP` and `VFP`?

when I read vMX blog. there are bellow list: Software image for vMX VCP: jinstall64-vmx-15.1F4.15-domestic.vmdk Software image for VCP file storage: vmxhdd.vmdk Software image for VFP: vFPC-...
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Using graphics card in VM environment

I need to utilize a graphics card when working on a VMWare VM. I googled this but the articles were too technical for me. Can someone plainly explain what is the configuration for doing this. Can ...
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VMware and Linux

I have the following problem: I need to connect the virtual machine (windows 7) to my host(Ubuntu): My host Ubuntu have internet access. Ubuntu must as act a gateway of windows 7. Windows 7 VM must ...
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Prevent VMWare from saving to (host) disk

I want to run an Ubuntu live disk inside VMWare. However, I do not want the OS to write to the virtual disk. I instead just want it all to be stored in memory, and shutdown completely when I am done. ...
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ESXi management freezes

I've been running an environment at home running ESXi 6.7 for some of my school projects and to learn more about virtualization. Currently, there is a Plex VM and a webserver VM. The host specs are: ...
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Ubuntu vm: No network interface, no UI

I have an Ubuntu VMWare virtual machine that stopped having an internet connection after a forced a shutdown. Upon inspection there were no connections in the Network panel of Settings. I found ...
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Can I configure VMWare to always be in dual monitor mode?

I have a VM running Windows 7 on a host running Windows 10. We have to do all our development in the VM, so having it in multi-monitor mode is very useful. Manually toggling it to multiple monitors ...
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Can't install Windows Server 2016 on VMware Workstation Player

I've downloaded ISO file from Microsoft and while trying Installer disc image file option at the end it shows an error "Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms". How can I fix this ...
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Virtual Disk .vmdik file taking too much space

I am runing 4 virtual machines on my macbook pro, But i realized recently that virtual disk vmdk files are taking way too much space, I will very much like to delete these .vmdk files but i am not ...
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Is this network identity issue? VM cloning goofup?

An existing Vmware VM (x.x.x.1) was cloned , i.e xxx1 -> xxx2 OS: Win Server 2012 I'm able to RDP to both xxx1 and xxx2 (At RDP level looks like both nodes/device/ip are not confused?) ipconfig /...
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Black screen at the start of Ubuntu on VMware

I installed Ubuntu on VMware on Windows 10.  After installation, black cmd appears and I can't get rid of it.  Not either by Ctrl+Alt nor by any other means.  How should I proceed?
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VMware VM under the NAT network controls dedicated servers

I have bellow snapshot's network configration: in the Dedicated Control Server(172.18.1.249) there is a VMware VM1 with ip 172.18.1.247, and it use the NAT network(gateway is 172.18.1.248). I want ...
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how to copy virtual machine for use in vmware

I have my virtual machines of Vmware 15 in following folder E:\installed software\vmware\virtual machines I have downloaded a cloudera virtual machine for hadopp in folder E:\studies\programming lab ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 18.04 require really slow mouse double-click?

Ubuntu 18.04 insists on really slow mouse double-clicks for me. If I double-click too fast, it gets treated as a single click. I'm running in a VMware Fusion 10.1.3 VM on a Macbook Pro host. Ubuntu ...
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Reading/writing speeds in different RAIDS in VMware

I'm running Windows Server 2016 on VMware workstation player and I am testing different RAID systems with ATTO disk benchmark. In my system the striping volume reads/writes much slower than a spanned ...
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Using Physical EFI Disk Image as a Virtual Hard Drive

I imaged an HP Envy laptop that has an M.2 Solid State drive. When I view the image file in FTK I can see 5 partitions including the Windows partition. I would like a virtual instance of this ...
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What do people use to get a “hash” of a VM imported into vCenter to verify a successful upload?

I have a unique deployment of a large VMware environment and we are importing an OVA into the servers going to each of our sites. I did a quick search and could not really find anything related to a ...
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Accessing Apache web server on Oracle Linux virtual machine in both VMware Workstation Player and VirtualBox

I've tried researching various SuperUser forum posts and even a blog post (https://blog.superuser.com/2011/04/25/virtualbox-and-networking-how-you-do-it/), but none of the questions seem to resolve my ...
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Testing Software on 1366x768 Resolution Virtual Machine

I have a winforms application(C#).The user is reporting a window cutting issue on her 15inch Laptop Screen.ie:Portion of the window is below the screen. I have made some changes to the application.But ...
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Which IP as dns server for vmware nat config?

Unfortunately I don't seem to understand how NAT on vmware works, so I'll start by describing my setup: Vmware guest with a linux system, ie fedora. It has a static ip configured from the NAT ip ...
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Let Linux host use (wireless) network driver of Windows VM

I bought a Wifi network adapter (Asus PCE-AC88) that is not compatible with Linux - even if it works, it is very slow. With Windows drivers, the card is extremely fast. I'm a Linux-only user so I won'...
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“”ping 8.8.8.8 connect: Network is unreachable“” in centOS 7 on VMware workstation 14

I am trying to work with centOS 7 which I installed on VMware workstation. But it doesn't have internet connection: $ ping 8.8.8.8 connect: Network is unreachable $ ping www.google.com ping: www....
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Using Hamachi to connect to my local VM from a distant computer

I have a virtual machine running Debian hosted on my Mac. I use it to develop and host a server. I also have a distant PC which I use to play my games. I'd like to connect to my server running on my ...
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VMware Host-only connection to web server from host

I've set up apache and the relevant firewall services on CentOS 7. If I set the network to bridged then I can access the web server from the host computer using 192.168.0.87. However when I change ...
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Connect two vms via ethernet step by step

How to connect two linux VMs via ethernet connection? I installed on my VMware on my pc two Fedora VMs. I want to connect them via ehternet connection, I want to perform ping between them, how to ...
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VD: Backend 'VMDK' does not support discard

Do any of you know how to solve the following error? I installed the latest version of VirtualBox and am trying to run the following image BitcrazeVM_2018.01.ova. The VM is installed properly, but ...
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Windows 10 Home x64 VMware loaded but doesnt recognize digital key and is not activated

I was able to get my Windows 10 home x64 iso finally working on VMware by using the ctrl+G command at boot. Everything loaded fine and I logged into windows, however it showed me that I have to ...
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What the most similar OS to RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 5.3

I should have a test in a few days on RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 5.3 OS. I will need to ping from one machine to another, to use FTP etc.. Since It's for my personal use and I'm not a company I can't ...
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Network Group with VMware between Windows 10 and Windows 7 possible?

I want to simulate a company Network. I have a computer running Windows 10 Pro. On this computer, I have installed VMware, and I have set up a Windows 7 machine in it. I would now like to simulate ...