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VMware is virtual machine software that provides a virtualized set of hardware (a video adapter, a network adapter, and hard disk adapters) to the guest operating system. VMware virtual machines become highly portable between computers, because every host looks nearly identical to the guest. In practice, a system administrator can pause operations on a virtual machine guest, move or copy that guest to another physical computer, and there resume execution exactly at the point of suspension. VMware's enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi are bare-metal embedded Hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system.

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Just trying to get a better understanding of NetApp snapshots.  I know what they are and how they work but by default where are they stored, would it be on the same volume as the data?  As a result of…

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Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

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We use VMware, I am not able to ping some of the servers which includes the DC as well.
I am pinging them from my laptop that is connected to the core switch. Please let me know how to troubl…

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I want to utilize the duplex mode.. I want the ability for a controller for fail and the other one become owner automatically.. And..  I want the ability to load balance across both controller for bet…

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I have ran out of space on my virtual disk.  I increased it to 50 GB but when I do df -h / in the Centos 6 Guest system it shows no free space.

I tried following this guide but still it doesn't sho…

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VM MAC COnflict

I have restored VM from Veeam to the same Vcenter, but different Datastore.
I got an alert VM MAC Conflict.

Any idea why ?

Original VM was renamed from VM1234 to VM1234-Old, …

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We have an project where we need to protect the rights of digital media that will form part of a workflow. Looking for some advice on how best to tackle this.

What we want to do is build Linux VM's…

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I have a datastore that's showing it has 20GB free space out of 1,000 GB provisioned space.
However, only thing on this datastore is a virtual disk connected to a VM.
The disk in a Windows server V…

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I am trying to assign the permissions for someone to press the "browse datastore" button for mounting an iso to CDROM in VCenter 5.5. They have the permission to connect and connect at power…

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We have esxi 6 essentials on 2 host (old one and the new one) and using vcenter i see i can migrate vm's which is great - but the vm's have to be turned off. Vreeam has the quick migration w…

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Can vsphere data protection send back ups to esata devices that are connected to a windows based system.

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I finally have vCenter6.0 installed and I am trying to update licenes and I get the error message of "To view and manage licenses, you must have the Global.Licenses privilege on the vCenter Server sys…

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I've had an issue with some 2014 SP2 SQL servers, where multiple instances stop responding and have to be restarted before the applications can reconnect to them.

It's standalone instances, all on …

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Can Dynamics GP 2015 be used with vmware or is it only compatible with Hyper-V?

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I'm following Andrews' helpful article HOW TO: Upgrade from vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 5.5 to 6.0 (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/18919/HOW-TO-Upgrade-from-vCenter-Server…

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We are trying to upgrade the VCTR from 5.1 to 6 and when the upgrade runs it gives us the following error:

The vcenter server 5.1 ssl certificate and the single sign on certificate are not compatib…

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I have a small VDI set up on a VM View server hosting 7 VDI's.  It is currently running version 5.1 and I need to upgrade to at least version 6.1.1 as there are some new features that we would like to…

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Hi Experts,

I wanted to mount an ISO file to my vcenter but it end in an error.
The ISO datastore is accessible and all file are in.

See the error here:





Do you have any idea ?

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I'm running Vmware vSphere 5.5 Update 4 and I have two DRS cluster running as production in my data center.

Using the VeeamONE software I can see that I still have the capacity to deploy…

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i've installed vcenter 5.5 on win 2008 R2 and suddenly i found service of the Inventory stopped and can't restart it. i was working normally with the vcenter.
i attached the error message for st…

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Threat Intelligence Starter Resources

Integrating threat intelligence can be challenging, and not all companies are ready. These resources can help you build awareness and prepare for defense.

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I have just inserted 2x 146 GB SAS HDD for HP DL 360 G7

here it is: http://www.harddrivesdirect.com/product_info.php?products_id=144345

I have checked it's compatibi;lity and format i…

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There are some old issues in vsphere around the total amount of open virtual disks that can be on a given host.

http://www.boche.net/blog/index.php/2012/09/12/monster-vms-esxi-heap-size-trouble-in-…

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Hi Experts,

I have been following the article https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/12938/HOW-TO-Shrink-a-VMware-Virtual-Machine-Disk-VMDK-in-15-minutes.html and I ran into a few issues:  it sa…

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Hi Experts,

I'm new to sql and I need to install the management studio so I have some questions.

Should you match the management studio version with the sql server version installed. for example…

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I have 3 blade servers esxi host 5.5,  i have one windows 7 virtual running on one of the blades.  when the windows 7 machine boots up, i noticed the time is off 14 min.  eventually it fixes itself (t…

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Hi new to VPD.

I have an .ava file that is around 4.1G and an .ova file that is around 5.1G

Is this a package that can be installed into my current VCSA appliance?
Or is this its own appliance…

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