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Questions tagged [vmware]

A company that develops virtualization software; specify which tool you're using (Workstation, Player, ESX etc...) if relevant.

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Restore files from vmdk with logical volumes

I need to restore some files from some vmdk that were mounted on a VM with some logical volumes. Is it possible to use a new VM booted from a CentOS iso and mount these vmdk in order to obtain the ...
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VM > Centos 7 3-node HAcluster (pacemaker & corosync) (httpd wont start)

I've setup my cluster I'm now configuring my resources (2nd link). cluster setup: https://www.golinuxcloud.com/ste-by-step-configure-high-availability-cluster-centos-7/ cluster resource: https://...
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How to allow certain IP's accessing an IP:Port range?

So I have an ESXi server setup with pfSense acting as the DHCP Server for the VM's. I use VNC's to access each VM over the internet (For example with ports :5905,5906,5907 etc.) and I would like to ...
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VMware iso not found

I'm trying to install Windows 10 using VMware and the iso continues to not be found. I am running Ubuntu 18 and have installed VMware from their website. It is the 15th edition. I have a Windows 10 ...
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Expanding Drive Space in VMware for Linux use

I use Ubuntu Linux to develop applications, but usually have a Linux admin setup the final environment. I have a Linux box (via VMWare) that houses our application and Docker containers. That works ...
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Installing Vmware ESX on Solaris server

For some security issue, I have been told to install VMWare ESX on Solaris server, but I could not find resources about this issue on the web. My question is is it possible?
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CDROM drive and isofs filesystem support

I am trying to create a custom live disk using Linux Live Kit based on my current Mint 19.1 installation running in VMWare. I am having basically the same problem as this guy, here: https://github....
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how to mount from /mnt/hgfs to desktop

Host: win10 - Guest: Mint 19.1 - VMware Workstation: V15 shared folder on host is 'K:/Shared Folders'. it is named 'Shared' in vm settings. It shows up in '/mnt/hgfs/Shared' so I believe the ...
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How to copy and paste from Windows to ubuntu 18.04 on VMware

When I was running Ubuntu 16.04 as a guest of Windows 10 in VMware PlayreI was able to copy text or files from Windows to Ubuntu and vice versa. After upgrading Ubuntu 18.04, copying and pasting from ...
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Check if the cpu clock speed has historically changed in RHEL6

I have a RHEL6 server running on a vmware-esxi host but no access to the host or vCenter. I need to determine if the hosting provider is using power saving features one such way is to check if CPU ...
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Enable conection bridge in centOS 6.1

It used a vm with centos 6 in bridge, without any problem. But today, when starting vm, it is stated that there is no connectivity to the network. I have the following error message: 'Bonding, ...
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Unable to write to VMWare Debian virtual drive

I created a Vmware Debian virtual machine and I cannot write to the virtual HD, saying I have no permissions. I tried SUDO CHMOD -V -r 777 * but no luck. The same happens on any virtual Linux ...
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kernel error in CentOS 6.9

Recently I see these messeges in my /var/log/messeges and dmesg | less: kernel: INFO: task flush-8:32:1065 blocked for more than 120 seconds. kernel: Not tainted 2.6.32-696.el6.x86_64 #1 ...
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Linux Virtual Machine Video Memory Configuration

I have 256MB of video memory assigned to an Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine. [ 2.642760] [drm] Maximum display memory size is 262144 kiB I am using the VMware graphics driver, which appears to ...
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CentOS 7 issue - cannot install VMware Tools: There is insufficient disk space available in /usr/lib

I cannot install VMware Tools on my CentOS 7 Minimal VM. I expanded out the VMDK another 4 GBs (started with 2 GBs) via vSphere, then ran these commands to try and use the new space on disk of the OS ...
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Unable to change from graphical target to other systemd targets in Ubuntu

I am currently a newer user of terminal in Ubuntu. I was trying to demonstrate some features of targets in systemd. Each time that I do systemctl enable or systemctl isolate , I enter my credentials, ...
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Mouse problems in Linux machine, after changing DPI settings

I have a 4k resolution laptop, so I had resolution problems in my VMware player 15, it runs clear linux. I red few articles, and then like many others changed the DPI settings to "Override high DPI", ...
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After installing Clear Linux on VMware Player 15, it launches the installer again

I'm trying to download clear linux on my VMware player 15. I got windows 10. But each time I press "install", it installs the files of the OS, and then I press "Reboot" when it's finished, but it ...
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VMware Workstation guests NAT adapters always got the same IP address

I'm on Windows and created three Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop virtual machines using VMware Workstation. This is my NAT and custom host-only network configuration. This is my guest VM's network adapters. As ...
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Alpine: persistent disk mounted to /media/sda even though fstab has /media/usb

I'm having some issues with Alpine Linux, running in "diskless" mode on ESXi. I have configured it following the instructions in the wiki. Here's the content of the fstab file: /dev/cdrom /media/...
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Docker containers can't communicate on the outside network

We have a Docker host (A virtual machine) hosted on VMware. This docker host has two network interfaces. ens160 and ens192 ens192 is configured with a normal IP address ens160 is configured without ...
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Unable to reach ESXi GUI from outside the network, using iptables FORWARD on RPI (Stretch)

Goal: to connect to the VM GUI using browser of PC 2 and PC 1 Here is the topology: VM (ESX Server) <--> (eth0)RPI(wlan0) <--> FunBox Router <--> ISP -- PC 2 ...
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how to validate an VM is allocated much memory than it need and set an appropriate memory size?

I want to check if one VM is allocated much memory than it needs. If so, want like to recycle some free memory back. how to validate it ? From vmware client,if one VM's guest physical memory usage of ...
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How to solve gptboot: No /boot/loader on 0:ad(0p2) issue while installing Freebsd?

I have installed FreeBSD 12.0 in vmware virtual machine. After installaion, I am getting below error while booting. gptboot: No /boot/loader on 0:ad(0p2) gptboot: No /boot/kernel/kernel on 0:ad(0p2) ...
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Why guest centos ping gateway but can't ping dns 8.8.8.8?

I have installed centos 7 on vmware which itself is installed on ubuntu 16 I want to connect to internet using nmcli (network manager), I have done the following : nmcli connection add +connection....
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Extend ubuntu file system

i have a Vmware EXSI server with a ubuntu server virtual machine i gave it more disk space but ubuntu doest see the disk space i cant install gparted too little disk space
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A start job is running for dev-disk-by\x2dpar…dffa6b3c0a51f.device no limit

I have a VCSA that won't boot. It gets as far as: A start job is running for dev-disk-by\x2dpar...dffa6b3c0a51f.device (no limit) What I'm trying to do is track down that UUID so I can start ...
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Opensuse Leap 15 vmware not AltGr Keys

I'm trying to get the Keyboard Layout right on a opensuse 15 leap. I've been in System Settings -> Input devices -> Keyboard -> Layouts and tried to configure a layout there... didn't work. ...
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How to use complete disk space in the lvm - CentOS

I have created a new physical volume using /dev/sdb. I ran lsblk command and following is the output. NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT fd0 2:0 1 4K 0 disk sda ...
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Fedora 27: Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates'

Dears, i have an issue in update the repo for Fedora 27 VM,i faced the bellow error Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' every-time i run any repo command. also, i try the dnf ...
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VMware doesn't recognize the path to linux-headers on Kali linux

I want install WMware 15, first problem, not found gcc-7.3, I resolved. But now WM don't found Header 4.18.0.-Kali3-amd64, but if I tape "uname -r" I find 4.18.0-kali3-amd64... I don't know where ...
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wrong time at Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS

I have VM with Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS, and time is wrong. The difference is about 15 hours. I synchronize it via sudo ntpdate 1.ro.pool.ntp.orgevery day and then it becomes right, but next day I have this ...
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After SLES Migration LDAP does not start with TLS error

We had to migrate an existing physical Server running SLES to a virtual machine running on ESXi 6.5. The migration was done with VMware vCenter Converter. All the data was copied without problems - ...
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50GB /dev/sdb is filled with more than 250GB of files?

I migrated my vmware vcenter(26GB) over NFS on to /dev/sdb(50GB). [root@centos7~]# df -hT /dev/sdb Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sdb ext4 50G 26G 21G 56% /...
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initial DNS zone transfer too slow, too slow to update, any configuration to speed it up?

I have configured a master/Slave zone, the initial zone transfer is too slow and no changes have happened over the course of 10 mins, the only update I have seen so far is 2 updates, this is in a test ...
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Cent OS VM not resolving DNS via nslookup ?! all zones/conf OK

I have virtual setup on NAT in VMWare with a Cent OS as a DNS Server (192.168.102.159), I ran the zone and conf test through bind named, allresults are OK, when I run nslookup from a client I get : ...
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How to determine if guest OS is suspended when running as virtual machine

Running CentOS 7 and in need to do some network related commands when suspended and resumed by the VMWare. Thus far all the solutions I have seen, is connected to pm-utils. But nothing appears to ...
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linux + how to convert VMDK disk to LVM disk

we have linux machine with sdb disk lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT fd0 2:0 1 4K 0 disk sda 8:0 0 150G 0 disk ├─sda1 ...
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Problems with VMware

I am starting a Linux class and the teacher provided download links for VMware and Fedora. When I made a new virtual machine I get two errors and it doesn't work. I have an HP Envy 360 and it is 64bit....
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apt-get install not working properly [closed]

I've been experiencing a hard time with my kali rolling dist. It's been more that a week(or weeks?) that I have problems with this rolling version, one after another. Let's leave the fact that it ...
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Can't start debian on vmware : Failed to initialize policy for cpu [closed]

I want a minimal install for debian 9.5 with gnome on vmware. Following this post, I first install the base system without gui, then install gnome by apt install gnome-core --install-no-recommends, ...
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Apt-get upgrade error [duplicate]

After installing Kali Linux on my VMware machine , I was trying to update the sources.list file , but for some reason while using the command apt-get upgrade It is resulting in error as E:Could ...
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“Please insert CentOS disk 2 to continue” error on VMware

I am trying to install CentOS on VMware, I download CentOS-5.3-x86_64-bin-1of7.iso. But in the middle of the installation I'm getting Please insert CentOS disk 2 to continue, here a screenshot:
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How do I create symbolic link in a VMWare shared folder that both host and guest see as a symbolic link?

I'm using a VMWare virtual machine. The host is Windows 8.1 with a NTFS filesystem; the guest is Linux Mint 19. I have a VMWare shared folder set up, so that the guest sees part of the host's ...
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Expose VNC port when building via VMWare Workstation

I am performing a remote headless build on a Ubuntu 16.04.05 server using packer. When the build starts, I get the informative message vmware-iso: The VM will be run headless, without a GUI. If you ...
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No font rendered Debian 8.11 in VMware (Windows 10 host) [closed]

This happened suddenly today. Is this a known bug/problem?
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CentOS 7 in vmware, console text too small for retina display

I've just installed centos 7.5 in vmware, also installed vmtoolsd and shared folder works. But the console text is simply too small: Any ideas? In Xorg I can set DPI but what about console?
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“Missing” memory on ESXi VM

I’m a contractor and have been given a VM with 128 gigs of RAM which the application I’m developing needs. However, I can at most allocate 74 gigs before the allocation slows down significantly (...
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How to generate backup GUID partition table

I am trying to boot my OSX install using Qemu + OVMF + CLOVER + FV2 from my physical disk (I have a PS/2 driver from here https://bitbucket.org/timmycook/virtioinputdxe for VmWare FileVault (FV2) but ...
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Installing VMWare Tools

I am trying to install VMWareTools 9.6.5-270 on my freshly downloaded Linux Mint 19 from OSBoxes. I am running it inside VMWare Workstation 10.0.7 build-2844087 Like many online, I cannot get past ...