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How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox

How to import Howtoforge OVF and OVA Virtual Machine Images in VMware and Virtualbox

This guide explains how to import virtual machine images in the vendor neutral OVF and OVA format into VMware and Virtualbox. I will use a ova image from howtoforge.com as example here. The vmware images from howtoforge can be used as basis for test and production servers.

Converting A VMware Image To A Physical Machine

Converting A VMware Image To A Physical Machine

This tutorial shows how to convert an existing CentOS VM to a Physical machine. This tutorial covers the cloning of the VM to an unpartitioned HDD and troubleshoot some of the possible errors that you may have booting the OS on your new hardware. To illustrate this procedure I will use VMware Workstation 7 as the handler to transfer the VM installation to a physical HDD.

Upgrade/Migrate VMware ESX / ESXi 4.* To ESXi 5.0

Upgrade/Migrate VMware ESX / ESXi 4.* To ESXi 5.0

VMware has recently released its new VM hypervisor product, VMware ESXi 5.0. VMware is replacing its current ESX model with ESXi and the biggest change (between ESX and ESXi) is the architecture, as most of you VM gurus are well aware of, but for the people that don't know I will quickly explain.

How To Upgrade VMware ESXi 3.5 To 4.1 Update 1 (Free Version)

How To Upgrade VMware ESXi 3.5 To 4.1 Update 1 (Free Version)

In this guide I will show you how to upgrade VMWare ESXi 3.5 to ESXi 4.1 Update 1 (Free Version) without going through the pain of reinstalling your host server and then restoring your VMs.

How To Install VMware Player On Ubuntu 11.04/Linux Mint 11

How To Install VMware Player On Ubuntu 11.04/Linux Mint 11

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Player on an Ubuntu 11.04 or Linux Mint 11 desktop system. With VMware Player you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. on your desktop, i.e., you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money.

Monitoring ESX/ESXi Servers

Monitoring ESX/ESXi Servers

The purpose is to highlight the most important topics related to setting up ESX/ESXi monitoring as well as applications hosted within managed virtual machines (a MySQL database is used in this tutorial).

How To Install VMware Tools On pfsense (FreeBSD)

How To Install VMware Tools On pfsense (FreeBSD)

This tutorial shows how to install VMware Tools onto pfsense v1.2.3 which is operated by the FreeBSD OS. It took me days to figure out how to do it, especially with lack of a complete guide in the Internet.

How To Install VMware Server 2 On A Fedora 14 Desktop (Kernel 2.6.35)

How To Install VMware Server 2 On A Fedora 14 Desktop (Kernel 2.6.35)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on a Fedora 14 desktop system (with kernel 2.6.35). With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 10.10 (Kernel 2.6.35)

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 10.10 (Kernel 2.6.35)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

VMware Server 2.0.2-x On Ubuntu Server 10.04 With VMware Remote Console Plug-in

VMware Server 2.0.2-x On Ubuntu Server 10.04 With VMware Remote Console Plug-in

Today I will tell you how to set up a new Ubuntu 10.04 server which runs VMware server 2.0.2-x and the VMware Remote Console Plug-in.

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