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

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VMWare support contract renewal

I bought a Dell box three years ago. It uses VMWare VSphere Client (desktop app) and has a few virtual servers. In the past three years, there was no software update to the VMWare software on the box, ...
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How is it possible that we install vCenter server in windows even if its type1 hypervisor?

My friend installed VCenter server in windows server 2016. I am confused, How can he install it over any OS. it must be installed on bare metal as its type-1 hypervisor.
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How to install PowerCLI permanently on a computer with no internet

I downloaded the PowerCLI from VMware's website. https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=PCLI650R1&productId=614 Once downloaded their is an executable PowerCLI.exe. If I run ...
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Set up serial pipe between VMware Linux guest and Windows host

I am using VMware Workstation 12 Player. My host is Windows 10, my guest is Fedora 22. I want to set up a COM port between the host and guest. The reason is I have an app running in Windows that ...
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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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Stream screen to TV via network, miracast or vmware horizon?

We're a hospital and using VMware Horizon to garant our employees access to their personal desktops from any client in the campus. There are: A thin clients running a kiosk version of Windows 10 1709 ...
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Identical Photon VM's behaving Differently

Hi and thank you for reading, I have several photon VM's in production (https://vmware.github.io/photon/). These are all created from a Template within Vcenter and the config applied is from a ...
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VMWare Workstation 15: Chrome Crashing and Freezes VM

Sometimes the chrome browser on my ubuntu 18.04 box will have the UI crash, and then the VM becomes completely unresponsive. I have to restart the VM entirely to bring it back up. This has been ...
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VMware Workstation - CPU disabled by guest operating system while installing macOS

I have been trying to install macOS 10.13 on VMware Workstation 15 Pro and first I've started with patching VMware with Unlocker. Second, I made the virtual machine and booted to the VMDK file which I ...
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Run VMware Player with no GUI by editing .vmx file

I used to run VMware Player with no GUI by editing the .vmx file and disabling a preference to confirm before closing a virtual machine. The process was to disable that option in VMware Player ...
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How to load a other VM's disk as a VM's disk in VMWare Workstation?

I have a CentOS7.2 named test-CentOS7_64, which only have one disk(sda). and now I have another VM which also have sda, I want to use the VM to load the test-CentOS7_64's disk sda to sdb, how to do ...
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vmware player unrecoverable error (vcpu-0)

I installed VMwarePlayer in my remote server and while importing bigip virtual edition i am encountering with an error vmware player unrecoverable error (vcpu-0). When i googled about the error ...
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Error unable to resolve server address the requested name is valid but no data of the requested type was found

Currently I am having an issue accessing servers using VMware Horizon Client. I have check all the DNS settings, for other connections such as accessing the servers IP using Putty and SQL Developer ...
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Can I enable Windows Sandbox feature in a VMWare Workstation virtual machine?

I'm trying to test the Windows Sandbox feature released for Windows insiders. I have Win10 Pro 1809 build 18309 installed in a virtual machine in VMWare Workstation. So when I go to enable it, I'm ...
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Will vmware power off reset vm file?

I have a question. Will vmware power off reset vmware file? I would like to move my *.sql file from my windows to vmware linux. I heard if you want to be able to import file to vmware you must set ...
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Eliminate VMware Popups/Notifications that Span Multiple Monitors on Windows 10

So long story short, I have VMware Workstation 15 installed, running on a multiple monitor system using Windows 10. Although I am only using a virtual machine on one monitor, as well as only running ...
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Android Emulator inside a Windows VM in QubesOS

Does anyone know if it's possible to run a Android Emulator inside a Windows VM in QubesOS? A short answer is very good but I will be very glad if someone can help me through the process. Or maybe I ...
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How to build gtest framework for QNX Neutrino

I have a QNX Neutrino RTOS running in VMware and installed Momentics and other required libraries in Ubuntu 16.04 running in virtual box. I am able to compile programs in momentics IDE and able to ...
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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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Creating a shared disk space between 2 VMs on separate hosts and isolated networks

We are trying to create a pathway to move SQL backups from production to our test environment via shared diskspace so everything is up to date. They are on isolated networks and separated via firewall....
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Cannot run VMWARE or Oracle VM and I cannot Figure out why

I am trying to run a Kali Linux OS within either of these VMs and with guidance online I cannot run them even after enabling Virtualisation in BIOS and task manager showing: Task Manager Evidence ...
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Running a Android Emulator in a Windows VM

I want to run a Android Emulator inside a Windows VM (RDP bought online). And it doesn't seem to work with LeapDroid (I think it's something about hardware acceleration).
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Make windows vm indistinguishable from native

I'm trying to use vmware workstation pro running windows 10 pro 64 bit to setup a multiseat configuration on my desktop, and there is a game I would like to run that has anti-cheat software preventing ...
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Will VMWare Workstation 14 or 15 run with i5-2400 Intel processor or not?

I have heard various stories either way - some people say yes, some say no, and if they say yes, they said they have had "problems" installing or using it - without clarification. So the question is: ...
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How to access a virtual machine hosted by VMWare ESXi from an external IP?

There is a network topology as follows: I can access both 172.16.0.10:8444 and 172.16.0.21:8445 from the external IP by: telnet A 8444 telnet A 8445 However, I can not access 172.16.0.20:8443 by: ...
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How do I use VMDKs with VirtualBox?

I've got a backup of my VM's old VMWare folder including the VMDK files. It looks like VirtualBox should be able to handle VMDKs, but it's telling me it can't. Googling about it everything just ...
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vmware ubuntu cannot exec 'dev/serial/by-id/XXXXXX' (N310 Getting Started)

I use USB to connect my USRPN310 to my computer. I use vmware ubuntu18, but: error message ls dev/serial/by-id usb-Digilent_Digilent_USB_Device_25163511FE00-if00-port0 usb-...
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VMWare Workstation: Use Windows Virtual Desktops to quickly switch between host an VM

I am using VMWare Workstation 15 to virtualize a linux VM on my Windows 10 host. In Windows 10, you can have multiple (virtual) desktops and switch between them using a hotkey Ctrl+Windows+Left arrow/...
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Do I need to turn on VT-x in order to make a virtual machine using Oracle VM?

Do I really have to turn on VT-x in BIOS to make a virtual machine? I keep getting the error about VT-x not being turned on but I feel like turning it on could have a negative impact on my computer. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...