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A desktop virtualization solution offered by VMware, for Windows and Linux hosts.

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Accessing Docker running on Host machine from VMWare Workstation VM

I have the following setup: Windows 10 Host (Hyper-V enabled) Docker Desktop installed on host VMWare Workstation Pro (16) Windows 10 VM - Docker CLI installed on vm The Windows 10 VM is used as a ...
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How to shutdown vm from vnet gracefully?

I use VMware Workstation Pro with one DC vm and three ordinary vms. All vms are located in the one domain and in the one virtual network. Virtual adapters are used in order to connect vm into vnet. My ...
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How many virtual machines could be run on top of a physical host machine at the same time? (AD and DHCP) [closed]

I have a Ryzen 5 2600 and 16bg ram Im trying to build a test lab to learn dhcp, active directory and some basic cyber sec stuff. I wanna run around 4 (windows 7 or 10 later. is it possible? (Very noob ...
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How to connecth VM with Host while using VPN on host machine

I'm trying to connect Virtual Machine with Host (I use VMWARE) while using VPN in host machine. When the VPN is off, I can ping my network adapters, it works fine. As soon as I turn VPN ON I can't ...
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Host won't go to sleep while VMWare Workstation 16 Player is running

Sometime this year after I updated to version 16, VMWare Player will no longer allow my host Windows 10 PC to go to sleep while the program is running. Is there a setting I can change to allow this? ...
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VMware Workstation does not support nested virtualization on this host. Module 'HV' power on failed. Failed to start the virtual machine

I am trying to run Windows 10x64 on my VMware Workstation 16 Pro (16.1.1 build-17801498) with "virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT" checked (its needed for my assignment) but i keep getting the error :...
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VMWare Workstation pro 15.5.6: is it safe to turn host (WIN10) to power off while VM is running?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 in a VM hosted on WIN10 by VMWare Workstation Pro 15.5.6. Is it safe to have Win10 powered off (Manually of because UPS detected power failure) or should the running VM be ...
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Windows 10 VM not loading

So I am trying to run a Windows 10 Virtual Machine (using VMware), it works when I'm using the latest version of VMware form Linux (DeepinOS latest version on kernel 5.10) but not when I'm Windows 10 (...
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How to access a VM's server from my host with VMWare Workstation?

I set up a VM with VMWare Workstation and started an HTTP server in it. How can I send an HTTP request from my host's web browser now? Does VMWare Workstation automatically assign an accessible local ...
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VMware workstation (v16.1.1) Nat Network. 2 out of 4 guest machines unable to ping other guest machines

VMWare Workstation 16.1.1 on Windows 10 Professional host. Created 4 guest machines, each a trial version of Windows Server 2016 standard edition. On 2 of the machines I was unable to ping the other 3 ...
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VMWare Workstation 16 conflicting with Hyper-V

I have a Windows 10 Pro hosting Hyper-V, which has a VM (Windows 10 Enterprise). The VM has VMWare Workstation 16 installed and I am trying to open an existing VM from a previous Windows 10 laptop. I ...
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It it possible to setup a Windows 10 guest OS in VMware so the default internet connection is not used when the VPN is dropped?

I have the following situation: On the guest OS (Windows 10) in VMware on I use the VPN client, respectively, all traffic goes initially from the host of the Internet connection, and after it is ...
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Connect VMware Workstation 16 Player to the internet

Running VMware Workstation 16 Player on a Windows 10 Home (ver 20H2) host. The virtual machine itself is Windows XP The host is connected to the internet via wi-fi using the built in Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Converting from Vmware to Hyper-V

I am trying to convert a VMWare Workstation Player to Hyper-V, and I see most posts using the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter. However my VMs have multiple VMDK files that comprises each. Can I ...
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Physical switch to VM firewall/router for Router-on-a-stick?

I'm planning to purchase a TP-Link T2500G-10TS (TL-SG3210) switch for home lab. I already have a dell server with quad-port NIC which I will connect to the switch and I'll make VLANs. The server ...
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in a virtual machine with ssd (solid state) hard drive how can create a hdd hard drive?

in a virtual machine with ssd (solid state drive) can we create a hard disk with hdd (hard disk drive) type? i installed windows 10 on vmware workstation and its hard disk is nvme and ssd. i created ...
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Connecting a Virtual Network on a Dell's ESXi with a network in VMware Workstation without Bridging

I have a Dell Server (192.168.10.10) connected to Windows laptop (192.168.10.5) via regular Ethernet LAN. The Dell Server is running ESXi (192.168.10.15) server on it. A Firewall VM (firewallsm, 192....
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Why my broswer stuck when I switch from vmware to host?

I am currently using VMware 14 pro, and I setup a Linux virtual machine. Everything works fine, but when I switch from VM to host, the host brower stuck for seconds. How to re-produce: enter vmware. ...
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Dedicate physical NIC to a virtual machine

I am running VMware Workstation 16.1 Pro on a Windows 10 Pro tower. The tower has 2 network cards. I want to configure networking like this: NIC 1: I want to give one of my virtual machines this ...
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Make virtual machine work on local network

I run VMware Workstation on Windows 10 machine that is connected to network via ethernet adapter that has defined static IP address 192.168.103 . Network has DHCP server enabled on wifi router that ...
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How to Get A Different External IP (Public ip) Diffrent From Host Ip In VmVare

When I install Cyber Panel On Ubuntu Server The after installation it gives a ip to login in when I tried to assess that ip I am un able to assess the admin Page and When I searched The I came to Know ...
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One of the configured repositories failed (centos-7 - media)

I just installed centos-7 on VMware. While trying to run the command yum update it gives me an error saying, one of the configured repositories failed (centos-7 - media) I tried all the possible ...
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Remote desktop multiple VMs installed on a same host via internet

I have VMware Workstation Pro version 16.1 installed on a powerful Windows 10 Pro host machine which is capable of running 15 Windows 10 Pro VMs simultaneously. All VMs are connected directly to the ...
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ESXi to Laptop via USB-To-Ethernet Adapter Issue

I have a Dell R620 server and has the NIC connected to a USB-To-Ethernet Adapter which is connected to the Laptop via USB. I can access the Dell Server and ESXi from the Laptop via the USB-To-Ethernet ...
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VMware still updates its modules even when i disable updates?

I have explicitly disabled updates in setting (preferences -> updates) but still from time to time, VMware updates its component and asks for me to type the admin password to update them ( Im using ...
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Facing an issue on vmware workstation 16

I'm on a manjaro kde rig, and today I created a VM on VMware workstation 16. Everything was fine. But now when I try to fire up that VM and other old VMs I get a pop up:: Could not open /dev/vmmon: No ...
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Running VMWare Workstation Player on Azure VM

So, there are a lot of questions on this but I did not manage to find a concrete answer. I have an OVA file representing a server which as far as I know, I can only use VMWare to open this file and ...
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VMware installation issue | Debian | Horizon | VMware-player

not sure whether it's reported or not but i having strange issue. I have installed both VMware player & horizon for own requirment. But what I have noticed after several (week/days) i have to re-...
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In VMware workstation player, running “adb devices” in the guest OS, doesn't show smartphone device

In VMware workstation 16 player, running "adb devices" in the guest OS, doesn't show smartphone device. But guest OS can see it for file transfer Same situation with another smartphone I ...
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Prevent VMWare Workstation from making computer lag when saving a snapshot

On VMWare Workstation 15.5.7 on Windows 10, when it saves a snapshot according to the periodic schedule, my whole computer slows down and the mouse lags. The computer is basically unusable until it ...
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VMWare: No 3D support is available from the host

I have a windows 10 OS machine with a processor i7-4770 and no GPU, so it uses the integrated graphics from the CPU chipset. I don't have physical access to the machine as it's in remote host location....
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How to run the same machine on both VMware and Virtualbox?

I am learning linux and pentesting using Kali on Vmware Workstation Pro. I downloaded some vulnerable machines from Vulnhub for practicing. Apparently, some machines do not work on VMware, and I need ...
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Very low volume for system beeps in VMware Player and VMware Workstation

The system beeps work in my VMware guests, but their volume is very very low, while all other sounds (e.g. WAV) are quite loud resp. for those sounds I can adjust the volume with the Windows sound ...
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How VMware workstation determines which OS is there in the iso?

How VMware workstation determines which OS is there in the iso ?? More specifically - what files does it look for ?? A little explanation - When Solus Budgie iso is selected, VMware detects it as ...
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Will I lose WSL data if I disable HyperV?

Will I lose WSL data if I disable HyperV? I need to use VMware, but I have some data on WSL. Also I Have Win 10 Home
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How to resolve the issue that is prohibiting me to boot up my VMWare?

I am getting this message when I tried to run my kali linux through VMWare. "VMware Workstation cannot connect to the virtual machine. Make sure you have rights to run the program, access all ...
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Is VMware Workstation 16 Player not available for macOS (as host OS)?

I'm not sure if it's ever been this case, but when I looked here just now: https://www.vmware.com/products/workstation-player/workstation-player-evaluation.html ... I realized that it's only available ...
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Why do we have to select the operating system when creating a Virtual Machine?

When we want to create a new VM in VirtualBox, we have to select the OS and the version like in screen below: But we are really creating a bare metal machine for the OS at this stage, the actual OS ...
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i2c-piix4 or i2c_piix4 are same thing?

While doing builds on Ubuntu, installing fresh VM Hosts gets you an error on boot that piix4_smbios isn't enabled. This is due to the fact that vmWare doesn't allow smbios access. Depending on which ...
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Ethernet dropping randomly with an Intel I219-V Adapter on Ubuntu (Possibly VMWare related?)

I am running Ubuntu 20.10 on my laptop (Thinkpad X380 Yoga), and the ethernet randomly stops working after a while (Typically a few hours after bootup). The network symbol in the top bar still shows ...
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Explain reason for occurring : Piix4_SMBus: 000:00:07.3: Host SMBus controller bus not enabled(boot-Linux Guest)

Why see this error in boot log? Why we not see this error in Virtualbox, but we see in VMware Workstation Pro?
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How to wake up the host machine when client sent WoL packet to the guest machine run by vmware?

How to wake up the host machine by WoL when client send WoL packet to the MAC address of network adapter inside the guest machine run by vmware workstation 16 player? I want to let the host machine to ...
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How to prevent VMWare Workstation 15 to suspend running VMs automatically when the host is shut down?

VMWare Workstation 15 on Windows 10 will suspend running VMs when the host is shut down. Previous versions have option to choose what to do when the host is shut down e.g. suspend the VM/power off the ...
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How can I recover a filesystem in VMWare?

This question is hard to ask clearly: I am having filesystem issues on my Ubuntu VMWare virtual machine which runs in VMWare WorkStation 15 Pro. I don't believe the problems are VMWare itself, but ...
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Nested virtualization: VMware Workstation inside Hyper-V

Is it possible to use VMware Workstation in Windows 10 Pro or Windows Server 2016 guest inside Hyper-V? I've heard of Windows Hypervisor platform and Hyper-V integration. But does it apply to Hyper-V ...
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Cannot use the menu bar in VMware Player/Workstation 14 through 16 when the VM is started

I downloaded VMware Player 16 the other day. The performance is better than VirtualBox, no doubt there. However, after the VM is started, as soon as the VMware BIOS screen pops up, I can't click on ...
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Spoofing a CPU in a virtual machine (VMWare Workstation Pro)

So as the title says, i need help or someway of doing the following. I have VMWare Workstation Pro ( if needed i could get another program ), and i would like to install normal Windows 10 (Host ...
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windows pc is shuting down when start ubuntu20.04LTS on vmware

i am using vmware workstation pro i made virtual mashine ubuntu20.04LTS to this mashine i gave 4 cpu cores, 16gb ram, 2gb vram, 120gb storage when i start this mashine pc gives me blue screen and ...
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Virtual machine loses network connection

I'm having a problem with NAT and Host-Only network adapters This are my configurations (VMnet0 has no problems): https://i.imgur.com/gARKG4C.png What happens? Everytime I boot a virtual machine (in ...
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Cannot ping VM hosted on Windows server from another PC machine

Here is my configuration: Windows Server 2019 with Linux CentOS 7 installed on VMWare Workstation 16 Pro Windows Server has domain controller I'm using NAT as connection I can ping the Linux from ...

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