Virtualization is the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including (but not limited to) a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources. Virtualization is usually the creation of a system that executes separate from the underlying hardware resources, or the creation of an entire desktop for systems located elsewhere, similar to thin clients.

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hi how can i set java home in linux
i did this in my /etc/profile
java path
but everytime when i start my vm i have to manual set java home
it always point to this
java -version
openjdk version "1.8.0_131"
OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_131-b12)
OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.131-b12, mixed mode)

i try this
find /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.x.x-openjdk
find: ‘/usr/lib/jvm/java-1.x.x-openjdk’: No such file or directory

i what to do this
find /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.x.x-openjdk.
vim /etc/profile. ...
Press 'i' to get in insert mode.
add: export JAVA_HOME="path that you found" export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH.
logout and login again, reboot, or use source /etc/profile to apply changes immediately in your current shell.
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Hello Experts,

Hope are busy with resolving issues. So, I had bought Server 2016 Standard License (That allows us 2 VMs or One Physical server). I used that licensed to installed only one VM on Winodws Hypervisor.

1) Its little bit stupid question but still I have to ask, Is there any way to use that license to install another VMs but on another physical machine?

2) If I will move this VM (Winodws hyper visor) to VM ware, Is  am allowed to use same winodws server license (Licesne mobility)?
I have an ESXi server running a VM of Windows XP. I need to be able to print from DOS in specific from DBASE and Wordperfect. I have this running in Virtual PC (XP Mode) at the moment and it works fine. From what I remember to get this working in Virtual PC i installed the printer dirver in windows then enabled printer pooling and then just selected LPT1 as the second destination in the windows printer driver. This seems to work fine in Virtual PC but not in ESXi. It is completely possible I'm not duplicating what I did in the past but I cant seem to figure it out.

Im just trying to move this VM to a server vs having it on a workstation.

Your Help is very appreciated,

we’ve just did an upgrade to win10, ofk2016.
however, we have some apps to run best on win7/ofc2010.
was wondering if there is a way to run a virtual instance of  Win7 w/ ofc2010??

or image a current system with win7 w/ ofc2010 and run that virtually on my Windows 10 system??

thank you
This Morning I tried to run Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio with no response  Going to "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 18\Common7\IDE\Ssms.exe"

I get the attached error

This isn't listed under "Uninstall or change a program"
Trying to reinstall from DL exe hangs

Googling suggests this could be fixed by reinstalling various versions of Microsoft Visual C++  Redistributable  

I've got 8 so am unclear which should be repaired or or if this is the issue

I'm Running Win10 in an Azure VM which shuts down each evening

I was using this program last night and nothing has been installed since  MS Office 2 days ago prior to last use
I'd like to install OSX Mojave onto a VM instance (VirtualBox) but am having a heck of a time getting it to work.  I've tried three different .rar files that have the Mojave image on them and have set up my settings correctly on that VM instance i.e. memory, storage, display, etc.  Does anyone have an easy and sure fire method of getting the OSX Mojave image onto VirtualBox?
I am working to restore a cluster that went trough hard events in last few months ( a complete hardware failure of one of the nodes, then a crash of the vm ( on the other node ) that required to rebuld a new vm. Trying to restore the Cluster now and when running the Cluster Validation option is returning the following error:  

"an error occurred while executing the test. The operation has failed. An error occurred while checking the state of the Active Directory object associated with the network name resource 'cluster name'. Access is denied "
Below is the error in event viewer:

Log Name:      System
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-FailoverClustering
Date:          10/30/2019 4:11:30 PM
Event ID:      1688
Task Category: Network Name Resource
Level:         Error
User:          SYSTEM
Computer:      SITESRVR.SITEdomain.local
Cluster network name resource detected that the associated computer object in Active Directory was disabled and failed in its attempt to enable it. This may impact functionality that is dependent on Cluster network name authentication.

Network Name: Cluster Name
Organizational Unit: CN=Computers,DC=SITEdomain,DC=local


Enable the computer object for the network name in Active Directory.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
    <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-FailoverClustering" Guid="{BAF908EA-3421-4CA9-9B84-6689B8C6F85F}" />
Hello Experts,

What is the SQL enterprise edition VM requirements. I am at a client and they have Cisco UCS environment but they are looking to have a SQL server that is an enterprise edition.  

I need to know the aspects that I can host on the UCS environment. I have server blades about 8 x UCSB-B200-M4

Number of Processors : 2
Cores Enabled : 24
Cores : 24
Threads : 48
Effective Memory (MB) : 524288
Total Memory (MB) : 524288
Operating Memory Speed : 2133
Operating Memory Voltage : Regular Voltage
Adapters : 1
NICs : 2
HBAs : 2

Thank you,
Restored VM Hard Drive PathRestored pathHi,

 I have W2016 HyperV Server and backup VMs to external USB HD using Window Server Backup. Fyi, the vhdx files for VMs reside on E:\HyperV\Virtual Hard Disks folder.
 Today I wanted to restore this VM "PDC" to an separate external USB hard drive (F drive) so that I can set it up on another HyperV in different network.

 During Recover Operation in Window Server Backup, chose "Recover" in Windows Server Backup", I chose "This Server", "Hyper-V", selected "PDC" VM, "Recover to alternate location" and selected "F:\Restore" folder. I believe I chose to restore "HyperV components...?" as well.

 The vhdx was restored to F:\Restore\PDC\E_\HyperV\Virtual Hard Disks, which was what I wanted. However, I discovered that the virtual machine was shut down and when I started this VM, I realized  that it was slow coming up and discovered that Virtual hard disk location was changed to F:\Restore\PDC\E_\HyperV\Virtual Hard Disks\PDC.vhdx.

Can I simply shutdown this VM,, change virtual hard disk path to E:\HyperV\Virtual Hard Disks folder and start it?
Will it do no harm?

may I know if the replication job for SQL server in process will impact on user access or not .

I am replicate about 5TB data over to remote site this will take about a week to finish .
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I have a laptop that gets connected to the internet through WiFi. but many WiFi’s and depends where I am (home,office, customer,etc...)
my laptop is windows 10 Pro.
I have a virtual box installed and I have installed on it Ubuntu.
unfortunately I am not being able to make my Ubuntu VM connect to the internet.
can someone help me on how to achieve this ?
the weird thing is that I also have another VM that is windows 2012 server and this VM has internet without me doing any configuration change !
thank you
Disk ManagementHi,
 I have a Windows 10 Virtual Machine in Hyper-V Server. I had 50GB of disk space and it was running out of space. So I increased the disk space to 100GB. However when I try to expand the C drive in Disk Management, there is 507MB healthy(recovery partition) that prevents me from adding 50GB Unallocated space to existing C drive partition.
First of all, Is it typical to see 507MB healthy(recovery partition) on Windows virtual machines? What is the purposed of that?
Secondly, what options do I have? I need to somehow increase the disk space on this virtual machine.

New virtual machines taking long to shut down. Using vSphere Web Client to manage VMs.
VMs is in our domain. Any ideas why the VMs are taking so long to shut down?
I am trying to understand how SD-WAN helps SaaS connectivity for an enterprise company.  What I know only that SD-WAN is used for WAN connectivity between Main and Remote Offices.
For example if I am located at branch office and wants to connect with Office 365 then how SD-WAN make a connectivity with Microsoft Cloud ?

Can someone please shed some light on this ?
I have a service written in Delphi.  it has been tested and run on many machines.
it writes to a log file(on create/install/uninstall), then starts an executable periodically

however, setting it up on a new 2016 server VM (created through Azure if that helps)
isn't going to well.

the log file isn't being written to(ever), and the the service absolutely is refusing to start.

the application it is starting has been tested and is runs with no issue.

the Account being used is the local system.
we have also tried using the admin user, same result.
It fails with error 1053,  and no log is generated (I have startup message in the create statement), I don't know where to look

any idea would be appreciated
Hi There,

Im looking to to VM build automation.

Do we have a method to build VM in VMware 6.x using a script or any automation way also we need to put the machine name in the automation job.
i need to participate in failover exercise of VM's being migrated from primary data center to secondary data center.

i need to give helping hand regarding validation, can you give me some simple examples , what i i can tell the vmware admin, i need to validate

like for ex. whether servers are up , or NIC is configured, any other thoughts you can share, something simple which needs validations
Hi Experts, I have a physical server with Windows Server installed. In the attachment the disks and volumes are shown.

I need to install a virtual machine (HyperV) on this server that requires approx. 100 GB. The OS volume  has 110 GB free and the Data volume disk 1 TB. By default HyperV would like to install the virtual server on the OS volume. I wonder if I can install on the Data volume instead. If not, can you please point me to the correct procedure to shrink the Data volume and expand the OS volume, if this is the preferred solution.

Thanks for any help!
I power down a datacenter following the procedure as below.
1. Disabled vSphere HA.
2. Powerdown all VM.
3. Enter into maintenance mode of Esxi hosts except for the one host which holds vCenter.
4. Power down the ESXi host.
I noticed all the VM were migrated to the last ESXi even though the VMs were power down. I was expecting the powerdown VMs to be on the ESXi host where they were running.
Why did they move to the last Esxi host?
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Hi Experts

RDP has stopped working on our Windows 10 VM running on HyperV we get the attached error.

I have checked the event logs and can't see any errors. I've also tried disabling the windows firewall and AV.
Dear EE,

We have one VM at AZURE CLOUD,
We want to run the android emulator in android studio and we are using Android Studio(3.5) for development purposes.
But while we try to install HAXM to run the android emulator on the android studio I'm facing the error attached in the screenshot.

Please suggest any solution, thanks in advance.
Error Screenshot is attached.

Dear Experts,

We have a hyper v cluster running on 2016. One of our customer is asking for 2 sockets 4 core each instead of 1 socket and 8 cores for his virtual machine.

I tried go through the documentation and google search yield inconclusive result. As I see it may not be possible with Hyper V

Can you any suggest if this is possible by any means?

Looking forward to hear from you

I have a qnap storage that is connected to my server through iscsi
I have a veeam backup server,
I have synolgy ds connected to veeam as backup storage
how i can backup data that is on qnap iscsi  to my synolgy
Installed HyperV Manager on Server 2012R2 . Have created a VM into which I've installed Server 2012.

At present there are no virtual network switches in HyperV Manager so no connectivity for the VM.

If I add a Virtual Switch in HyperV Manager (External network) - at the point of clicking apply i have a
warning may lose network connectivity for a while and overwrite some  static settings.

This is a production server in a remote location so cannot risk losing connectivity to it . Is this a generic message
I can ignore ? Thank you.

HyperV Virtual Switch Manager with warning message
VMWare host running ESXI 6.0 U3 on a DELL R740.

One of the basic Win2012 R2 server is not able to be backed up. When launching a backup task from Veeam, it fails with "operation not allowed in current state".  Looking at the VMWare host, this error appears to be passed through from an attempted Snapshot request.  See screens below.







Virtualization is the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including (but not limited to) a virtual computer hardware platform, operating system (OS), storage device, or computer network resources. Virtualization is usually the creation of a system that executes separate from the underlying hardware resources, or the creation of an entire desktop for systems located elsewhere, similar to thin clients.