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how do you run a virtual machine in a virtual machine

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by stereoscience, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. stereoscience

    stereoscience Newbie

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    hey there i was trying to run a vmware workstation vm in my vmware fusion with windows 7 and i got an error saying i had to reconfigure my main virtual machine to run esx machines. I don't know how to do that and i can't find anything online about it. Any help would be great.
     
  2. sukataetumba

    sukataetumba Senior Member

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    I left VMWare 4 years ago. use VirtualBox instead. Smaller footprint plus its free.
     
  3. stereoscience

    stereoscience Newbie

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    I've thought about using virtualbox but I already have my vm's setup with vmware. Is there anyway to convert the vm's or will they work with it anyway.
     
  4. Dr_Scythe

    Dr_Scythe Regular Member

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    It's a dream inside a dream!!! :D

    On serious note +1 to VirtualBox.
     
  5. toyo

    toyo BANNED BANNED

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    yeah, the inception!!!
     
  6. stereoscience

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    haha love the Inception reference.
     
  7. synfig

    synfig Regular Member

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    I have used virtualbox inside vmware. It worked for me when i installed this way - Win 7(Host) - Win XP (First vm-image vmware)- Ubuntu (2nd vm-image virtualbox).
     
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  8. stereoscience

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    I will give it a shot. I just hate that im gonna have to rebuild a vm but oh well.
     
  9. keinehabe

    keinehabe Supreme Member

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    where is the point to do such ? to use second level guest OS ? it's not helping with nothing lol ...