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Tag Archives: VMware

How to add Virtual Hard Disks and get them to work inside the Guest Operating System



By: battala

June 3, 2009 6:47 pm

Reads: 4201

Rajesh Battala explains how to add additional virtual hard disks and get them to work inside the Guest OS in a VMware virtual environment.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Using Linux Scripts to Manage VMware Virtual Machines



By: gchilders

March 24, 2009 4:27 pm

Reads: 2657

This solution allows VMware administrators to more easily manage VMware virtual machines from the Linux console, and to more easily script both host and guest commands for automated processes, such as data backups.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Sharing Files Between a VMware Guest and SUSE Linux Host Using Samba



By: ldagair

February 19, 2009 6:35 pm

Reads: 1025

When using VMware server, an easy way of sharing files between a Windows guest and a SUSE Linux host would be to set up a Samba server on the SUSE Linux host. Find out more…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Allow VMWare Server to load after reboot without having to rerun vmware-config.pl



By: joharmon

February 13, 2009 2:50 pm

Reads: 610

Sick and tired of having to run vmware-config.pl after every reboot of the host in order to get VMWare Server 2.x to run? This is a workaround to prevent that on OpenSuse 10.x and 11.x

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Categories: openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Novell Announces Broad Support for VMware Ready Virtual Appliances



By: coolguys

September 16, 2008 2:07 pm

Reads: 168

Novell has announced broad support for the VMware Ready Program and for VMware Studio, with SUSE Linux Enterprise now verified as VMware Ready and as a fully supported guest operating system. In addition, Novell announced that it has entered into a redistribution agreement with VMware that will allow independent software vendors (ISVs) to download, configure, and distribute evaluation versions of SUSE Linux Enterprise through the VMware Virtual Appliance Marketplace.

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Categories: Expert Views, News, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Virtualization

Welcome to the party, VMware



By: virtualization

August 8, 2008 2:01 am

Reads: 173

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Today, VMware announced they are joining the Linux Foundation. This is very exciting news, and as a board member of the Linux Foundation, Novell is very excited to have VMware join the party.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, News, Virtualization

Automatic network configuration and eDirectory configuration for bootable VMware images



By: jhhut

July 24, 2008 10:11 am

Reads: 281

Set up your SLES 10 VMware image to automatically create virtual network adapters at boot time and configure the eDirectory configuration file for newly acquired DHCP addresses during boot.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Accessing Files On A VMDK Without Booting The Virtual Machine



By: kryptikos

May 30, 2008 9:15 am

Reads: 1348

Arrrgh! I just shut down my virtual machine when suddenly I realize I need to pull a file from it. Do I have to really start the vm back up? Nah…the power of Linux shows up again…

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

The Complete Guide to Installing VMware Server in SLES 10 SP1



By: jhbown

April 18, 2008 6:49 pm

Reads: 239

If you’re new to SLES and have been looking for a comprehensive, front to back, top to bottom, line by line how-to outlining the installation of VMware Server, you’re in luck!

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Solving Network Woes After Cloning A SLES 10 Virtual Machine From Template On VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX 3.5 Server



By: kryptikos

March 24, 2008 10:05 am

Reads: 829

VMWare Linux Template Wars: Episode One – Attack of the NIC Clones.
Episode One finds our valiant Linux engineers battling lost connectivity and dual NICs after cloning a Linux virtual server from templates in VMware Virtual Infrastructure / ESX servers. This is their story of how they reestablished order in the Empire.

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