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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) ...
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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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Using archlinux on vmware error 8000

I have been playing around with Linux a bit and I wanted to try using Arch Linux so I downlaoded the .iso and I set up vmware player saying that it was another Linux 2.6x kernel. As soon as I launched ...
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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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Does it harm to install open-vm-tools on a physical machine?

I was wondering if there is any drawback to installing open-vm-tools (VMware Tools) also on physical machines (if you don't mind some MB of disk space)? I know that it's pointless in itself, but ...
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How do I remove “SMBus Host Controller not enabled” message on Lubuntu VM startup?

I've installed Lubuntu (not Ubuntu) in a VMWare Workstation VM. Version 18.04. I'm getting a startup warning message I always get on my Ubuntu installs: piix4_smbus: 000:00:07.3 SMBus Host ...
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Initialising VMware Player 14 on Fedora 28: Unable to compile Virtual Machine Monitor

As I was installing VMware Player 14 in Fedora 28, I wasn't able to compile the vmmon module for executing VMware. The vmnet was successfully compiled but for the vmmon it occur the following errors: ...
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How can I get my wifi card TP-Link TL-WN722N to work in Kali-Linux VMware 12

As shown in the screenshot , i tried lsusb and iwconfig, none of them displayed my wifi adapter. I tried switching the USB ports and restarting VM. Performed the updates and upgrades. Its working on ...
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Optimal Setup for Windows & Linux - Sharing and Partitioning

We have a new custom designed desktop which we will be mostly a dedicated machine for scientific computations in FORTRAN and MATLAB. The IT initially installed Windows 7 on it and gave it to us. Our ...
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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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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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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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Install wireless usb on CentOS 7 (VMWare)

I have installed CentOS 7 on a virtual machine using a windows host. I am wanting to install my USB wifi dongle so it can be used on the CentOS 7 guest. (My windows does not use this dongle) I know ...
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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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VMware: Why is zero-filling ext4 free space needed to shrink *.vmdk files?

On my Linux Mint 17.2 VMware guest, df -h was reporting my total disk usage steady at about 10GB total. I'm using this machine for Ruby on Rails development inside a Windows host running Workstation ...
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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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VMWare Tools on Kali Rolling (2016.1) - Shared Folders Problem

Here is my system : Kali Linux Rolling - 2016.1 - GNU/LINUX 4.4.0-kali1-amd64 VMWare Workstation 10.0.3 I upgraded my headers to 4.4.0 by these commands : apt-get update -y apt-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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vmware hardware version info from Guest OS

i was looking if there is a option with vmware tools command or any other where i can get the vmware hardware version of the guest OS, currently i have tried is vmware-toolbox-cmd -v which gives the ...
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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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VMware route host-only VM through dual host-only/NAT VM

I have a network of test VMs whose traffic I need to go through another VM (in VMware). I figured the best solution would be to set the 'router' VM to have both a NAT and a host-only adapter and put ...
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Centos cannot ping default gateway

I want to give static ip of both my windows server and linux server but when I do this then my default gateway shows Destination Host Unreachable in linux when I ping it in linux. my windows server ...
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How to enable Adobe Connect screen sharing

I'm using Adobe Connect 9.1 for the meetings and I often have to demonstrate something from my Linux Mint 17.2 machine. Unfortunately, Adobe Connect AddIn doesn't support screen sharing on Linux. It ...
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Kali Linux Wireless

I am currently running Kali Linux 2.0 on VMWare. When I do airmon-ng it shows ls: cannot access '/sys/class/ieee80211/': No such file or directory I looked in some threads and they told me to use an ...
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Mounting error while installing VM ware tools in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali Linux on VM Workstation.I want to install the VM tools but when I click "install VMware tools" from the VM workstation menu I receive this error at the guest OS window "unable to ...
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How to extend CentOS 5 partition on VMware?

I have a CentOS 5 virtual machine and I added 20GB more to disk size. How do I initialize and extend the available space? I tried loading GParted as well, but the drive is locked; how do I unlock it?...
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mass_dns: warning: Unable to determine any DNS servers. Reverse DNS is disabled

I'm using UBUNTU 14.04 as virtual machine on Windows using VMWARE , after logging I installed nmap but after trying to run nmap -sP 10.42.0.0 I get the following message mass_dns: warning: Unable ...
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Linux VM's disk went read-only = no choice but reboot?

I have several Linux VMs on VMware + SAN. What happened A problem occured on the SAN (failed path) so that for some time, there were I/O errors on the Linux VMs drives. When the path failover had ...
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An installation step failed! Kali Linux 2016.2 64 Bit

I'm getting an error while trying to install Kali Linux 2016.2 64 Bit in my VMware machine. An installation step failed. You can try to run the failing item again from the menu, or skip it and choose ...
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Virtual environment discovery Via vCenter in pYvmomi

I need a pYvmomi script which will provide the following information: Get all VM’s from vCenter Get the attributes of vCenter Get the attributes of VM’s in vCenter. I am using Python 2.6.6.
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Networking option in VMware workstation

I am trying to setup something like a VPS on my computer. What I will do is: 1) Install vmware workstation on my computer 2) Install linux ubuntu as the operating system 3) Setup a vpn software inside ...
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No vmhgfs-fuse command in CentOS 7?

I've installed open-vm-tools in CentOS 7, but how can I mount shared folder? There's no vmhgfs-fuse command, and mount -t vmhgfs .host:/ /mnt/ shows an error unknown file system vmhgfs Any ideas?
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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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SendGrid SMTP integration with Snipe-IT asset management

I am trying to implement SendGrid SMTP integration with snipe-it . I am testing out both applications on a vmware player with centos7 . i have successfully setup snipe-it and now trying to test ...