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Load Balancing SMT servers with a SLES11 SP1 HAE Cluster



By: rhasleton

March 11, 2011 11:26 am

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My setup is 3 servers running in VMware Workstation, using an iSCSI backed disk for the shared storage. At the end of following this guide, you should have a 3-node HAE cluster, with 2 of the nodes running SMT and the 3rd node load balancing client requests between the 2 nodes.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Technical Solutions

Creating a Standard Server Template for SLES 11 SP1 on VMware

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By: mfaris01

October 27, 2010 5:06 pm

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Creating a Standard Server Template in VMware greatly reduces the time needed to deploy new servers and eliminates variations in servers caused by multiple engineers building from a guide.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Novell and VMware Moving on up to the Cloud!



By: jdrosenberg

June 9, 2010 11:26 am

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VMware to standardize its virtual appliance-based product offerings on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server!

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Virtualization

Novell and VMware expand partnership



By: ssalgy

June 9, 2010 9:46 am

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Today, Novell and VMware announced the expansion of their partnership to include a new offer of VMware vSphere bundled with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) from Novell. In addition, VMware has selected Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as the standard OS for all VMware product appliances and will recommend Studio as the build tool for all SLES based appliances.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Expert Views, News

How to Install VMware 6.5 Workstation on SUSE Linux 11 64 bit



By: pprakash

September 22, 2009 11:16 am

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Currently if a user tries to install VMware-Workstation-6.5.0-xxxxxx.x86_64.rpm on SLE 11 (SLED/SLES 11 64 bit), the installation of VMware goes through fine, but if the user tries to launch the VMware workstation it fails. Here’s a solution from Praveen Prakash.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

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



By: battala

June 3, 2009 6:47 pm

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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