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VMware Server

VMware Server

VMware Server installs on any existing server hardware and partitions a physical server into multiple virtual machines by abstracting processor, memory, storage and networking resources, giving you greater hardware utilization and flexibility.

VMware Server enables users to quickly provision new server capacity by partitioning a physical server into multiple virtual machines. Users can provision a new server in minutes, run Windows and Linux on the same server, increase the utlization of a physical server, move and migrate virtual machines, and capture the state of an entire virtual machine and roll back to that state with the click of a button

 VMware Server

Price
Free to download

Size
532MB (32-bit)
502MB (64-bit)
License

Proprietary

Developer
VMware, Inc.

Website
www.vmware.com

System Requirements
x86, x86-64 compatible server
CPU: 733MHz or faster
RAM: 512MB (2GB recommended)
Hard disk: 1.7GB free space for basic installation

Support Sites:
User Guide

Selected Reviews:
PCW, Petri, Linux Journal

Features include:

  • Can be managed by VMware VirtualCenter to efficiently provision, monitor and manage infrastructure from a central management console
  • Supports two-processor Virtual SMP, enabling a single virtual machine to span multiple physical processors
  • Runs on a wider variety of Linux and Windows host and guest operating systems
  • Captures entire state of a virtual machine and rolls back at any time with the click of a single button
  • Installs like an application, with quick and easy, wizard-driven installation
  • Quick and easy, wizard-driven virtual machine creation
  • Opens VMware or Microsoft virtual machine format and Symantec LiveState Recovery images with VM Importer
  • Supports Intel Virtualization Technology
  • VMware Infrastructure (VI) Web Access management interface
  • Independent virtual machine console
  • Support for USB 2.0 devices
  • Multi-tiered permissions: Configure different levels of permissions to access virtual machines in different ways, including browsing, interacting, configuring and administering virtual machines
  • Hardware editors: Edit and add devices such as USB 2.0 devices and legacy devices such as floppy drives, serial and parallel ports
  • Automatically start your virtual machines
  • Link to Virtual Appliance Marketplace
  • Support for up to 8 GB of RAM (up from 3.6 GB in Server 1.0) per virtual machine, 10 virtual network interface cards and up to two virtual SMP (vSMP) processors per virtual machine
  • 64-bit guest operating system support
  • Support for Virtual Machine Interface (VMI)
  • Support for VIX API 1.5
  • Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
  • Virtual Machine Communication Interface (VMCI)
  • Support for SCSI pass-through (generic) devices
  • Expand disk capacity on the fly: Allows for adding new SCSI hard disks and controllers to a running virtual machine
  • Firefox 3 as a supported browser for the management interface
  • Remote Client Devices: Access devices such as CD-ROMs that are not physically connected to the host via VMware Remote Console

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