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May 16, · VMs are not laggy (e.g. mouse runs smoothly) but are slow to execute actions, execute programs. To shut down a simple fresh installation of a windows vm, it takes 10 min to do it. I’m using lastest version of VMWare Workstation trial. My pc settings. Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 s (quad core – GHz). Nov 15, · Vmware Workstation Pro 14 Serial Key Free Download For Windows 10 VMware Workstation 16 Pro VMware Workstation Pro is the industry standard desktop hypervisor for running virtual machines on Linux or Windows PCs. Download VMware Workstation Pro for Windows. Fast downloads of the latest free software! Click now8/10(K).
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Nov 28, · Vmware Workstation Player Download Free Workstation 14 Pro adds upon this with new Virtual Network Simulation features. We’ve had Network Packet Loss and Bandwidth before, but we have now added Network Latency to the mix, configurable for both Incoming and Outgoing traffic for each virtual network adapter. Slow download on all VM’s (But fast disk/network) So here is one that I can’t seem to figure out. I recently spun up a new host on new hardware and am getting very bad download speed from the internet (either updates, or just file downloads from a browser.) downloads will quickly drop from multiple MB/s down to kbps within seconds, and. May 16, · VMs are not laggy (e.g. mouse runs smoothly) but are slow to execute actions, execute programs. To shut down a simple fresh installation of a windows vm, it takes 10 min to do it. I’m using lastest version of VMWare Workstation trial. My pc settings. Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 s (quad core – GHz).
I have the machine powered down, selected download option of the vdmk file while browsing the datastore form the VSphere client. The provisioned sized of this disk is only g, and only a small portion is being used at this point. The download is proceeding at a extraordinarily slow rate, estimating nearly 30 hours see screen.
This is on a gigabit network with a reasonable well-equipped Win7 Pro workstation. In my experience, uploading and especially downloading from a datastore to a local or network PC is very slow. I can’t imagine why, but it is. I think the 30 hour estimate you see is erroneous. I’m guessing four to five hours would be closer to the length of time it will actually take.
Where are you trying to download it to? The destination if not on the host will take a while, but I can’t imagine 30 hours. Even listing folders in a datastore or files in a folder is slow, with a progression of dots appearing as objects are figured out and presented. Yet ESXi’s access to a block or file on a datastore is almost incalculably quick. Lots of stuff must be going on in the background when we look at and work with these datastores.
I have SCP on the workstation, so I could definitely give that a try. Is there no built-in conversion taking place when downloading from the datastore creates the “-flat” version of the vdmk? Also, since these are free versions of ESXI 5. Some folks have suggested using the free option of vCenter-Converter-Standalone Would this be better? What conversion?
A -flat vmdk is a base one that exists alongside a snapshot. If you copy that then you have an older copy of the VM. If you want to merge the snapshot then you need to remove any snapshots associated with the VM. The thing that I want is a 3rd, fast-track option to get the server backup in the event of failure.
There are two VMWare hosts at this client, and I want to be able to spin up machines on the other if one goes down. I can use the commercial backup products to restore the system state backups to a newly created VM, but I would also like a copy of the server as “frozen” VM that I can potentially fire up.
As I said above, there are two data disks as part of the server VM that I want to deal with separately. For a copy of entire VM, point in time, the Converter would have been your best bet, as long as you were creating the copy on another ESXi host or vCenter. Do look at Essentials. You could have done what want with six mouse clicks, in the time it takes to make a cup of coffee. For the hassle this is giving you why not get the company to buy essentials, then backup using Veeam or UEB or even replicate them from one to the other.
Obviously copying a. VMDK down isn’t a fast-track option, as it will take just about as long to copy the thing up again. And even then you don’t have anywhere near a complete VM to spin up. This is NOT the way we do it times a day, but Brand Representative for Veeam Software. Chances are doing a backup even with our Free edition will,be faster than the datastore browser.
What can I say. The client wants tinkering, I guess. As for fast tracking, I was going to upload the the downloaded the disk file to the datastore on the other ESXi server. This would allow me to spin up a VM with it in a matter of minutes, yes? I think you’d have to create a virtual disk descriptor file to accompany the flat file and then create a new VM, adding the existing disk to it.
Download an eval version of vSphere, using your client’s credentials, set it up and show it off. My primary consulting role with this client is ongoing development and maintenance of their open source ERP system. More familiar with Xen and KVM. I they will pull the trigger on on an Essentials license in Feb or March. Just want to keep them safe until then. Finish the download. Plan an upload and while you’re doing that, read-up on creating a descriptor file to match the VMDK you have. Good to hear that you’re client might consider upping to the base suite license.
And don’t sell yourself short on the VMware stuff. You have a good background in virtualization and you’re doing okay. Brand Representative for Unitrends. Please let me know what questions you may have. To continue this discussion, please ask a new question. Get answers from your peers along with millions of IT pros who visit Spiceworks.
Is there any reason it would take so long? Popular Topics in VMware. Which of the following retains the information it’s storing when the system power is turned off? Submit ». Thai Pepper. JeffNew This person is a verified professional. Verify your account to enable IT peers to see that you are a professional. VMware expert.
Rockn This person is a verified professional. Pure Capsaicin. Gary D Williams This person is a verified professional. I only use the datastore browser for small files or the odd ISO. PatrickFarrell This person is a verified professional. I usually copy the files via something like winscp for large transfers. Thanks everyone. Within expectations mine, at least. Regarding the vCenter Converter, its use depends on what you’re wanting to do with the file you’re downloading.
If you want to create another VM from it, the Converter would have been a better solution. If are copying it for backup and safekeeping reasons, I don’t think the Converter is applicable. Do you have a second ESXi host? Even on a spare desktop somewhere? Veeam Software 35, Followers Follow. Unitrends ESXi without vCenter is for tinkering. A tease, really. You’re past that point, my friend. You’re actually making it a lot harder than it needs to be by ‘copying’ it off elsewhere. Cheers, Rod.
But yes, Veeam can help here. You’re too far into the “experiment” to quit now. Ghost Chili. Katie Unitrends This person is a verified professional.
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