Questions tagged [virtual-machine]

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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Access Sharepoint On-Prem in another VM

I have a SP 2013 installed in one VM and I want to access the sites to another VM, is it possible?
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Creating a development environment on Azure

Is it still possible to create a quick development environment on Azure for SharePoint 2013 or 2016? Like it's described in this very old blog post: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepointdev/...
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Guide for installing SharePoint 2013, 2016, 2019 on Docker, Hyper-V or VirtualBox

I have yet to succeed in installing SharePoint 2013, 2016 or 2019 on VirtualBox, Docker or Hyper-V. I always get to a certain point in the installation then it fails completely. And there doesn't seem ...
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Virtualizing SharePoint on vSphere and Hyper-V

I am planning on virtualizing my SharePoint environment and currently, I can go with either VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V. I want to know whether one of the products works better with ...
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Connect on-premise Virtual Machine to Azure Active Directory

I want to include on-premise Virtual Machine into Azure Active Directory. I don't have much idea how to implement this. Kindly let me know the steps to perform this.
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Virtualizing Highly Available SQL Server database on SharePoint

I am planning on virtualizing my SharePoint environment. So, I am thinking on virtualizing all the roles (Application Server, Frontend, ...) including the Database. My question is: is it recommended ...
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SharePoint 2013 DR - Warm Standby

We have really struggled with our Disaster Recovery processes for our SharePoint farm. I would appreciate any input on improving our current processes. Here is the technology that we're currently ...
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Sharepoint Farm - How to change Hostname and Ips of the VM's

I am going to snapshot the virtual machines containing my Sharepoint Farm and put them on a different VM. (When I say snap shot, I'm talking about copying the entire virtual machine one at a time - ...
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Need a Free Trial of MOSS 2007 VM

I need MOSS 2007 VM very badly for some testing. The current blogs are pointing to an MS link which is no longer working. Can anyone please let me know from where I can download a free trial of MOSS ...
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Make web app from hyper-v available on client machine?

We are experiencing some issues with the Microsoft Edge browser, and I need to test some things on my local development environment. I am using Windows 10 and my SharePoint 2013 is on a Hyper-v image. ...
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Foundation, Designer and SQL Database in a Virtual Enviornment

Are there any good tutorials that show you how to set up a web server, SharePoint 2010 Foundation & Designer as well as a database in a virtual environment (i.e VirualBox). I would like to learn ...
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SharePoint 2013 virtual machine

Where can I find a SharePoint 2013 virtual machine that Ii can run on my pc? I need to do some basic stuff like creating sites collections and sites. The only ones I found is some that need like 24 ...
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Installing softwares (including OS) in Windows Azure VM for SP installation

I have a Windows Azure subscription. I have to create VMs with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 OS. I need to create multiple VMs so that, I can install SharePoint in one of them, SQL Server in another, ...
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VM Snapshot recovery of MOSS 2007?

Has anybody ever recovered their MOSS 2007 farm from VM snapshots from the night prior? MOSS VM, 2 WFE VMs and a SQL 2005 blade. Say SharePoint becomes corrupted and we just can't fix it. Any good ...
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Approach to move multiple virtual machines SharePoint 2010 Farm

The migration requires to move the SharePoint farm to another location (from a country to another). Since all servers are virtual servers, one approach is to copy all virtual machines to the new ...
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SP2013 DEV environment VM creation - AD machine setup

I'm creating a dev environment, Server 2012 R2 + SP 2013, as a separate virtual machine. My main OS is Win 8.1 Pro. Now, I would like to dual boot to this dev environment. I already know how to ...
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How to install Sharepoint 2013, AD and SQL Database separately

I have a ISO with SharePoint 2013 Standard Edition and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and want to make a SharePoint environment with Active Directory on 3 virtual Machines (using Hyper-V). Instead of ...
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Creating a development Environment SharePoint 2010

I want to install SharePoint on my laptop for development purposes. I'll probably have Windows7/8 in the laptop when purchased. The idea is to have a dual boot system, one for the original Windows7/8 ...
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Connect Domain Controller to Virtual SharePoint Server

I am building a Virtual Machine with SharePoint 2010 Server and SQL Server 2012 installed for a testing environment. When running the SP Configuration Wizard, I hit an error regarding the server farm. ...
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Creating a Virtual Machine copy of SharePoint 2010 Server

Is it possible to create a Virtual Machine copy of a SharePoint 2010 server? Would the copy lose any functions? Are there any guides to do this? I am running Windows Server 2008.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. List 1 AND List 2 Can anyone share list of all vm which microsoft provide for Evaluation. Thanks in advance.
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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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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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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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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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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 log, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Sharepoint ...
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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 ...