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How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on an Ubuntu 9.10 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).

Virtualization With KVM On Ubuntu 9.10

Virtualization With KVM On Ubuntu 9.10

This guide explans how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an Ubuntu 9.10 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun xVM VirtualBox 3.1 on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 1.0.x (1.0.10 at the time of this writing) on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop system. This is for those who prefer VMware Server 1.0.x over VMware Server 2.

How To Install vcPanel - VPS Control Panel

How To Install vcPanel - VPS Control Panel

vcPanel is a vps control panel for  managing VPS servers around the globe from one portal. It is  mainly written in  PHP + MySQL so you can install it on any hosting server.

Paravirtualization With Xen On CentOS 5.4 (x86_64)

Paravirtualization With Xen On CentOS 5.4 (x86_64)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 3.0.3) on a CentOS 5.4 (x86_64) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called "virtual machines" or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can separate your applications into different virtual machines that are totally independent from each other (e.g. a virtual machine for a mail server, a virtual machine for a high-traffic web site, another virtual machine that serves your customers' web sites, a virtual machine for DNS, etc.), but still use the same hardware. This saves money, and what is even more important, it's more secure. If the virtual machine of your DNS server gets hacked, it has no effect on your other virtual machines. Plus, you can move virtual machines from one Xen server to the next one.

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner's DS Servers (Debian Etch)

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner's DS Servers (Debian Etch)

This tutorial shows how you can enable networking in Xen guests (domU) on Hetzner's DS servers. With the DS servers, you can get a subnet of eight additional IPs (or more) - usually that subnet is different from the subnet that the server's main IP is from. The problem is that these additional IPs are bound to the MAC address of the host system (dom0) - Hetzner's routers will dump IP packets if they come from an unknown MAC address. This means we cannot use Xen's bridged mode, but must switch to Xen's routed mode where the host system (dom0) acts as the gateway for the guests.

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner's New EQ Servers (Debian Lenny)

How To Enable Networking In Xen Guests On Hetzner's New EQ Servers (Debian Lenny)

This tutorial shows how you can enable networking in Xen guests (domU) on Hetzner's new EQ servers. With the new EQ servers, you can get up to three additional IPs that are in the same subnet as the server's main IP. The problem is that these additional IPs are bound to the MAC address of the host system (dom0) - Hetzner's routers will dump IP packets if they come from an unknown MAC address. This means we cannot use Xen's bridged mode, but must switch to Xen's routed mode where the host system (dom0) acts as the gateway for the guests.

Paravirtualized OpenSolaris 2008.11 domU Using Debian Lenny

Paravirtualized OpenSolaris 2008.11 domU Using Debian Lenny

This guide will help you to create an OpenSolaris paravirtualized Xen guest under Debian Lenny.

Installation And Setup Guide For DRBD, OpenAIS, Pacemaker + Xen On OpenSUSE 11.1

Installation And Setup Guide For DRBD, OpenAIS, Pacemaker + Xen On OpenSUSE 11.1

The following will install and configure DRBD, OpenAIS, Pacemaker and Xen on OpenSUSE 11.1 to provide highly-available virtual machines. This setup does not utilize Xen's live migration capabilities. Instead, VMs will be started on the secondary node as soon as failure of the primary is detected. Xen virtual disk images are replicated between nodes using DRBD and all services on the cluster will be managed by OpenAIS and Pacemaker. The following setup utilizes DRBD 8.3.2 and Pacemaker 1.0.4. It is important to note that DRBD 8.3.2 has come a long way since previous versions in terms of compatibility with Pacemaker. In particular, a new DRBD OCF resource agent script and new DRBD-level resource fencing features. This configuration will not work with older releases of DRBD.

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