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How to identify the disks of a Linux virtual machine in VMware vSphere 6

I have a virtualized RHEL7 server with vsphere 6, I need to remove some virtual disks from vCenter that are presented to my virtual machine (rhel server) that are no longer being used by the operating ...
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LVM + use the space of the OS in order to increase the partition

from the lsblk I have the following output NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT fd0 2:0 1 4K 0 disk sda 8:0 0 300G 0 disk ├─sda1 ...
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How to know last Sunday of month

i try writing script on ESXI and i need add "if last Sunday of month". I try date -d @$(( $(date -d $(date -d @$(( $(date +%s) + 2678400 )) +%Y%m01) +%s) - 604800 )) +%d It can not work, but it ...
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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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Jumphost suddenly reseting first SSH MUX connection attempts

I have been using a Debian 9 SSH jumpbox host to run my scripts/ansible playbooks for a while. The jumbox talks with Debian 9 and some Debian 8 servers, mostly. Most of the servers are VMs running ...
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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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When is `irqbalance` needed in a Linux VM under VMware?

I have a Linux farm in VMware Enterprise 5.5. The VMs are (mostly) 64-bit amd64 Debian Jessie servers with SysVinit and not systemd. The VMs have open-vm-tools installed. I paravirtualized their ...
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Fedora 25 Workstation : Anaconda throws Traceback error during installation

I'm trying to install Fedora 25 Workstation on Lenovo Ideapad. Using VMWare Player with 20GB HDD space, 2GB RAM, 2 Processor core. Installation goes fine till stage 2 where Anaconda tries to create ...
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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 can I run Linux in a VM on a Retina MacBook Pro in Hi-DPI mode?

I use a Retina MacBook Pro. I run Linux in virtual machines for development work. I occasionally use the Linux GUI directly in the virtual machine, but most of the time I ssh (with the -Y parameter) ...
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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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SSH accesss between CentOS and Vmware installed Ubuntu

How to use SSH remote access between my CentOS (Host) and VMWare installed Ubuntu?
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How to enable WIFI on VMWare Fedora 12? (It's detecting and working fine on Windows 7)

I have Fedora 12 running on my VMware. I am unable to see any options to enable WIFI connection on Fedora. When I am accessing Internet through WIFI and its working perfectly fine on Windows 7 (on ...
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Displaying disks without partitions in openSUSE Leap 4.21

I am trying to allocate a Linux partition to a disk using an openSUSE VM (in VMPlayer). I have tried running sfdisk -l to find the disk, but when I do so I can only see drives with an existing Linux ...
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Expand Disk on VMware but no effect?

I have a Virtual Host (CentOS 6.4) running on VMware. Hard disk of this PC is 100GB but I want to expand it to 500GB. I tried to expand the Hard Disk (SCSI) to 500GB. It's ok, no errors. But another ...
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How to uninstall vmware-tools-foundation

So I am having lots of problems with this: Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum. ** Found 21 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output follows: kmod-vmware-tools-vmci-9.5.13.0-2.6.32.71.el6....
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How to extend filesystem partition on Ubuntu VM?

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 as a VM on a mac with vmware fusion. I'm getting space warning issues and now want to expand from 20GB to 200GB. I powered off the VM and on the vmware side ...
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Trying to install vmplayer in arch linux

I used this article here: VMware | ArchWiki to try and install VMPlayer on Arch Linux. It seems to install correctly, but when I run it, it gives me errors. It sends these messages to the console: ...
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How to clone a CentOS server to a VM?

I have a HP Proliant DL380 CentOS 5.10 server that I'd like to clone to a VMWare VM. I have successfully cloned it to identical hardware using Clonezilla, however when I try to restore it to a VM it ...
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installing emacs on CentOS

I installed VMware and I have centOS installed in it and I'd like to install emacs on it but I don't find any source which has the tar file for that. I either find it for Linux or Solaris but when I ...
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Unable to boot VM: Error 13: Invalid or Unsupported Executable Format

I used VMWare vConverter and everything converted fine, but when I try to boot I get an error: The physical machine boots correctly, so I don't think it is a source machine issue. I am not sure why ...
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Installing VMware. Error : Kernel headers for version 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 were not found

Trying to install VMware Player on Kali Rolling (debian Wheezy). When running VMware Player for first time after installation I get: Error: C header files matching your running kernel were not ...
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How to mount sdb directly or using LVM partitions on sda?

I am new to LVM and VM yet, and I need to be able to access sdb like /mybackup/ 1 - should I have sdb1 created then mount? 2 - should I mount sdb as whole disk without LVM? 3 - create lvm and than ...
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How to fix vmware header error?

I'm trying to run vmware on my kali linux 2.0 box, because I want a lab to practice my skills on, but vmware won't launch it's giving my an error message saying "C header files matching your running ...
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Kali Linux running in VMware problems related to Wi-Fi [duplicate]

Today I installed the latest version of VMware to run Kali Linux. All installation went fine, but when I started the virtual machine, I found that Kali Linux was already connected to the Internet ...
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Arch Linux becomes unresponsive from khugepaged

I am a heavy VMware workstation 10.0.3 user, and as such I have 32GB RAM on my system. My only operating system is Arch Linux, using Unity for the desktop. Usually when I have two virtual machines ...
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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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Where does windows 8.1 virtual machine occupy disk space in linux

I want to have a Windows 8.1 32-bits virtual machine on my Ubuntu distribution. I'd mainly use it to play the videogame "Roblox". It seems like windows 8.1 would take around 12GB of disk space, plus ...
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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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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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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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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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Can a VM swap to host main memory.?

While my developer machine has a lot of memory, my vmware VM is 32 bit only and needs some swap space. Can I make it to swap into the host memory? If so, is it possible to use compressed swap space ...
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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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Expanding the disk size on pfsense under VMWare ESXi

I've been testing pfsense on ESXi for a while. And now I'm almost running out of space. Currently it holds around 30GB and I would like to expand it to 150GB as I'm planning on installing squid for ...
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not working vmware 12.5.1 on linux mint 18.3 [closed]

i'll install vmware 12.0 but it is not working. i'll try to install kernel but it is not work log file details 2018-01-05T21:42:52.370+05:30| vthread-4| I125: Log for VMware Workstation pid=30222 ...
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How to connect CentOS virtual machine (on VMware) to the internet?

I have set up VMware and installed a minimal CentOS (my laptop's OS is Windows 7). But cannot connect to the internet. Eventually I tried following this guide but still no luck. Trying to ping a ...
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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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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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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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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) ...