A virtual machine (VM) is a software implementation of a machine (i.e. a computer) that executes programs like a physical machine.

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Sharepoint 2013 extremely slow

We have an new sharepoint 2013 site, Server Virtual and standalone , it has 12 gb ram. This sharepoint user interface extremely slow. In Developer Dashboard we see each aspx page requests waiting ...
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Need VHD containing SharePoint 2013 for download

Can anyone tell me where can I get VHD containing SharePoint 2013 preview inbuilt with at least 3 moths validity for download. Want to use it just for learning purpose. What other better option for ...
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How to connect a local database in a sandbox environment?

I have the following scenario: I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 development. In order to practice I had to create a sandbox. Therefore I was instructed to do the following steps: Get Windows 8 ...
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Physical to Virtual Migration of SharePoint Machine

We are about to conduct a full virtual migration. Among the physical machines to be migrated is our SharePoint server, which hosts two SP sites. I know very little about SharePoint and I've only ...
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Remote SharePoint 2010 Test Server running on VM

Currently I'm looking for a way to improve our test environment. I found it very useful to have a remote SP test server. So I created VirtualBox VM images for a domain controller and for a SharePoint ...
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Are there any SharePoint virtual machines available from Microsoft?

I am just starting with SharePoint and have read in various articles that there was an official SharePoint 2010 virtual machine available from Microsoft. This answer on SharePoint StackExchange points ...
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I want a pre-configured SharePoint 2010 Environment

I want a pre-configured SharePoint 2010 Enviornment where everything is configured properly and "just works". Is there a cloud-based solution available that's inexpensive and suitable for development ...
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Best way to turn off SharePoint for clean Point In time backup including the MOSS configuration?

MOSS 2007. Two Web Front Ends Load balanced with MS. One MOSS Server. One SSRS Server which is really a Web Front end. Two SQL Servers Clustered with MS. Content DBs are over a Terabyte so a native ...
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Long running process on Azure SharePoint Virtual machine

I started a SharePoint Virtual machine, and I ran a process that might take 2-3 days to complete. However, once I close the remote connection, Windows closes the session, and it seams like everything ...
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How can other users access SharePoint on a virtual machine on my computer?

I am configuring VirtualBox to run Sharepoint 2013 to be able to share some files with some other people (not many, so performance shouldn't be an issue). How are the other people going to connect to ...
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Connecting to SP from virtual machine

I've installed SharePoint and Visual studio on a virtual machine. Now I'm trying to add a SharePoint connection in the server explorer but it says "The site does not exist or is unavailable". I've ...
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Looking for Microsoft Virtual Machine

I am looking for Microsoft VM List e.g. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36435 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27417 Can anyone ...
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Keeping VM images consistent across development team

In trying to keep VM images consistent across our development team we need to ensure that SharePoint groups/users/permissions/audiences etc stay in sync as part of our CI process. Can anyone suggest ...
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Moving a Web Application from One server farm to another server farm

We have a Virtual Machine "vDemo" which is acting like our development server, then me as a developer has a copy of it on my PC, however my copy is very old and development server does have other ...
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Is it okay to use a domain account for a SP dev box?

Salvete! I have installed Windows7 64bit on an Oracle VirtualBox VM. I am preparing to install Sharepoint (Enterprise 2010), but I've a question about how this will work with my network's Active ...
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Connect SQL Server installed local machine with Sharepoint VM

I need to install SharePoint (Farm based installation) on VM and I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on my local machine. How can I connect both the machines so that I can use sql instance settings ...
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How to create a new site collection and open it in SPD?

Using a virtual machine (Oracle VirtualBox with Windows 7 and Sharepoint Server 2010), when I create a new site-collection in SCA, I can't open it with Sharepoint Designer. When I try, it says: ...
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Installation of SQL database on local machine as opposed to Virtual machine

I have configured Virtual machine to install Sharepoint 2010. The virtual machine is configured as; a. OS: Windows Server 2008 b. Active Directory Configured (Domain Name as "DOMAINNAME" is ...
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Use of Virtual Machines for Sharepoint Development

I am beginning with sharepoint Development, I was looking for Suggestions and quite a bunch of tips for Developing for Sharepoint on VM's or in Physical Machine. I have set up Windows Server VM ...
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Problem with connectivity and OWSTIMER.exe

Our stagging environment is on a single server with 3 virtual servers, Database Server K2 Workflow Server WebFrontEnd Server Now time to time I am getting this exception for a webpart in event ...
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Cloning a SharePoint Server 2010 (Virtual Machine) production box?

Here is the long and short: Goal: To clone a SharepointProd VM retaining all the webapps and sites in order to debug a custom solution. We have two virtual machines: spTest and spProd. spTest is ...
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How do I tune a SharePoint 2010 farm on VMWare?

We have a large SharePoint 2010 farm running on VMWare ESX cluster. Based on the hardware underpinning this environment and the given load (which is light), we feel like the servers are responding ...
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Developer VMs on the domain

My organization recently hired 2 SharePoint developers, myself and another person. Prior to this, the organization has never had any developers, so we are in the process of setting of the ...
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Is there a SharePoint 2010 virtual machine?

Is there a downloadable, ready to use, virtual machine with sharepoint 2010 and all prerequisites already installed? I just googled it but apparently it does not exist. I just want a quick way to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Install on VM - Is it possible to isolate it from rest of the corporate network while giving connectivity to some devs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SharePoint 2010 and Active Directory I have a corporate network. The system admin has created a VMware VM for us with Windows Server 2008 R2 on which to install ...
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Sharepoint Archticture

We're having some severe performance issues with Sharepoint so we're going to move it off onto a Hyper V server (separate it from other servers and dedicate more resources to it). Thing is, does ...
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SharePoints on VMWare Workstation. Need to access the SP from non-domain desktop

I installed VM-Workstation and added 2 VM (1 vm for AD domain controller and 2nd VM for play SP 2010) I dont want my home desktop to be part of the domain that I created for play sp2010 I can access ...
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Creating new instance of SP2010 on same domain (snapshots from existing prod vms)

Just received snapshots vms from production (3 vm, 1 for app/ca/index, 1 for sql and 1 for wfe). They will be on same domain. (the new vm pc names are different than the one in production) I ran the ...
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SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player - Step by step instructions

I am looking for detailed instructions on how to install SharePoint 2010 on VMWare Player. Ideally I'd like to install additional applications on top of SharePoint, like SSRS or PerformancePoint.
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vmdk's vm-workstation and change domain

I created 4 vmdks (CA server, sql server, app server and index) from the dev instance. Now I need to change their domain from old domain (crest to seacrest) Do I need to add these vmdks to vm ...
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Backup Plan for a VM based sharepoint website

I developed a doc sharing website for my company using Sharepoint2010 and SQLServer 2008 R2. The website is on a virtual machine powered by Hyper-V Now, I am thinking the disaster recovery plan. ...
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Can't connect to Sharepoint site after power outage

This is a weird issue. We host our Sharepoint 2010 stuff on a local VMWare setup. There was a power outage in the building this weekend and since then, our SP site has been inaccessible (our servers ...
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Improving SharePoint 2010 performance in a VM

I have created a virtual machine with windows server 2008, Visual Studio 2010, and SharePoint 2010 for development and testing. The machine is configured in VMWare with 40gb hdd, 2gb ram, and 4 ...
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SharePoint 2010 VHD for VMWare

Is there an evaluation VHD that can be used for VMWare, as opposed to Hyper-V? This package appears to be targeted to Hyper-V. Is it usable for VMWare as well?
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Cloning a SharePoint virtual machine

We have a SharePoint 2010 Server standalone virtual machine (vmdev1) running Win 2008 R2; VM created with VMWare. We use this as our development system. We tried cloning it via vSphere but when trying ...
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How to install Sharepoint 2010 on Windows 7 - special requirements?

I have read some of the similar questions but I haven't found a solution which meets my requirements. I don't want to use the SharePoint 2010 Easy Setup Script. It downloads trial version of software. ...
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VM Sharepoint 2010 install on beefy box is slow running

We have a 2 server SharePoint 2010 installation, one FE one Index. Each is sitting on a different VM host. Each host has 256 gigs of ram with 4 8 core processors (32 cores). Each box is not over ...
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Recommended Source Control setup for single developer on single machine [closed]

I'm curious about what kind of setup other single developers have for their source control. Do you install your source control system (e.g. TFS) on the same machine as SharePoint, do you use a ...
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Allocation of RAM to use in server virtualization

I'd like to create three or four virtual machines on my Windows Server 2008 R2 OS (single server farm for now), and I'm wondering how much RAM to allocate to each virtual if the host has a total of ...
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Run Windows 7 and Windows Server Together

I am running SharePoint Foundation on Windows 7 as a development platform. I have had some problems with web services not working as a data source. I was instructed to work with a server platform ...