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In my previous 24 VMware Articles (http://www.experts-exchange.com/ARTH_1864316.html?arthOrderBy=3&arthSort=1#arth), most featured Intermediate VMware Topics, my next series of articles will concentrate on topics for the VMware Novice.
In these series of basic VMware articles, I'll be showing you the basic skills required to install, configure and deploy virtual machines using VMware's FREE VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
This article will show you how to install and configure the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 on a computer. VMware …
HOW TO: P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1
If you need to complete a Physical to Virtual (P2V), Virtual to Virtual (V2V) conversion to a VMware product (VMware Workstation, Player or vSphere) for FREE, then there is some good news...
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1 was released on 25 April 2013, and this latest version has new support for the following:-
Support for virtual machine hardware version 9
Guest operating system support for Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Windows Server 2012…
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Question: I'm using the stand alone converter from VMware to converts some VMs on a hyper-v server.
on the hyper-v server all VMs are healthy and running fine. So, I powered them off for the conversion.
So far, I have successfully converted two, but the third is erroring out at 1%. The error is that "the operation experienced a network error"…
Answer: I would recommend, installing VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1 on the VM to be converted, this is Best Practice as recommended by VMware.
please see my EE Article, Step by Step Tutorial Instructions with Screenshots
HOW TO: Synchronize change…
Question: On a daily basis, a brand new VMware ESXi stays powered on and connected. The VM's power down. There aren't any scheduled tasks, power/hardware issues, performance or stand-out issues in the vmware logs. No issues seen on switch, either. Any ideas on why this would be happening? Thanks in advance for your help!
Answer: So this is definitely HP version?
okay, can you update to the latest version of ESXi 5.1, and update ALL firmwares on the server.
and also run HP diagnostics on the server.
Question: Hello Experts - I am regularly having backup issues using Veeam and ESXi 4.1. I replicate all of my backups offsite each evening using Veeam 7. Every few weeks I start seeing errors that a replication has failed. Checking the Veeam logs always shows its a problem with file locking. If I attempt to "Revert to current snapshot" in VMware I get the followi…
Answer: Software Bugs are what cause the issue raise Support Request with Veeam.
Upgrade ESXi OS to latest nuild version.
I would also ensure VM is snapshot FREE before you start replication.
Question: Today I tried to login to the VMWare console like usual and
get a "vmware the server could not interpret the client's request
remote server returned an error server unavailable call service
instance.retrievecontent for object serviceinstance on failed"
error, but the VMs are still accessible via Windows RDP/etc.
Do you have an easy fix …
Answer: What version of ESXi 4.1 are you using Build version is good ?
I would Restart the Network Management Agents from the console as stated in http:#a40368662.
if you have access via the console (remote via SSH), you can also try...
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