PRE-INSTALLATION STEPS BEFORE HYPER-V INSTALLATION

Posted September 15, 2011 by rakeshraj

This post will help you go through a simple but elementary checklist of all the actions that you need to perform prior to installing the Hyper-V role on your Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. These are the settings and changes that need to be made prior to installing the Hyper-V role on your machine: Make the necessary BIOS changes. Install Windows Updates Change the default Host Name. Configure the host's product key and activate it. Change the IP to static addresses. Enabled RDP support. Join the host to…

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INSTALLING HYPER-V

Posted by rakeshraj

Installing Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 To install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 you can use one of the following approaches. Note that all methods require a reboot after completion. Method #1 - Through the GUI Probably the easiest for this specific role. I would use this method. 1. Open Server Manager, wait for it to load. 2. Click on "Roles", wait for it to load. 3. On the "Before you begin" page, click "Next". 4. In the "Select Server Roles" page, click to select the…

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LAUNCHING VIRTUAL MACHINES IN HYPER-V

Posted by rakeshraj

Once you install the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2008, a new console will be installed on your machine, and it is called the Hyper-V Manager. Everything related to Hyper-V is done using this MMC console. To open Hyper-V, click on Start > Administrative Tools > Hyper-V Manager The first time you open Hyper-V, an End User license Agreement (EULA) page will open, take a moment to read it and then enable the checkbox beside I have read and agree to the terms of this EULA, then click…

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MIGRATION OF VM’S FROM VMWARE TO HYPER-V

Posted by rakeshraj

CONVERTING VM IN VMWARE TO HYPERV Performing a Virtual to Virtual Migration of Guest Images A strategy for migrating older images to Hyper-V is to do a virtual to virtual image migration.Via VMM, an administrator can select a running virtual machine (running VMware,XenServer, Virtual Server 2005, or the like) and choose to migrate the image to Hyper-V. This process extracts all the pertinent server image information, applications, data,Registry settings, user settings, and the like and moves the information over to a target Hyper-V host server. Once migrated, the…

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LINUX VIRTULIZATION AND MIGRATION OF VM’S IN LINUX HOST TO WINDOWS H...

Posted by rakeshraj

Top 10 Linux Virtualization Software Virtualization is the latest buzz word. You may wonder computers are getting cheaper every day, why should I care and why should I use virtualization? Virtualization is a broad term that refers to the abstraction of computer resources such as: Platform Virtualization Resource Virtualization Storage Virtualization Network Virtualization Desktop Virtualization This article describes why you need virtualization and list commonly used FOSS and proprietary Linux virtualization software. Why should I use virtualization? Consolidation - It means combining multiple software workloads on one computer…

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Trac Installation on centOS

Posted August 26, 2011 by priyans

A.Dependencies 1.Basic 1.1.Python 2.5 or higher 1.2.Setup tools 1.3.Genshi 1.4.sqlite database Note:- 1.1.Python2.4 is already installed with centOS.It does not support full swing operation of Trac.So install "virtualenv" python tool.Get the tar ball from  http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenv.Just untar it,get into the directory and do [bash] #python setup.py install [/bash] Now it'll be installed(Python2.7 will be automatically installed with it)!Then create an environment by [bash]#python virtualenv.py ENV[/bash] [bash]#virtualenv ENV[/bash] Done!!! Note:-Now new binaries will be available under '/root/ENV/bin'. We're going to use commands from this directory for further. Activate the new…

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device-mapper: remove ioctl failed: Device or resource busy

Posted July 12, 2011 by Shijil T S

I have jumped into this strange problem when I tried to remove a logical volume. Things would have been easy if I had used lsof command The logical volume was named /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 At first [bash] $lvremove /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 [/bash] This command couldn't remove the logical volume the next command I tried was [bash] root@manager-desktop:~# dmsetup remove --force /dev/lvols/ubuntu64 device-mapper: remove ioctl failed: Device or resource busy Command failed [/bash] So some process is using this logical volume and to find the process id the next command was [bash] root@manager-desktop:~#…

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We are hiring BTech/BE 2010, 2011 passed out candidates for our Techni...

Posted March 16, 2011 by Nisha Ajil

Description: We are looking for  BE/Btech freshers from IT, CSE ,EEE, EC branches for our Development and Technical Support wings. Proactive candidates with exceptional coding skills. The candidate must be capable of quickly learning new technologies and capable of working on applications deployed in distributed environment. Basic knowledge of Linux platform , Perl, PHP  will be a plus. Eligibility Criteria: BTech/ BE - CSE, ECE , IT, EEE( 60%above final results and should not have any back papers ) Excellent programming skills ( C, C++) .Basic knowledge of…

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Sphinx search server

Posted March 2, 2011 by admin

Sphinx is an open source search engine designed to search text extremely quickly. It can be included in your programs to provide custom search functionality. In this document I am trying to explain you how to set it up in a linux machine and how php programs, that use mysql database, can call the sphinx search engine to provide custom search feature. So let us start with the installation part. Download and extract the tarball of sphinx [bash] $ tar xzvf sphinx-0.9.8.tar.gz $ cd sphinx [/bash] Run the…

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Xen Bridge Networking

Posted December 19, 2010 by admin

Xen provides couple of different networking options like bridge networking, nat networking and route networking. Bridging is a technique used for connecting different network segments. It is the default option for Xen networking as it simply connects all the virtual machines to the outside world through virtual network interfaces connected to the bridges created by Xen. When using bridged networking, Xen creates a network bridge and then connects the actual physical network interface to this bridge. Virtual network interfaces are then created for dom0 and each of the…

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