Questions tagged [vmware]

A range of virtualization software; VMware Fusion is the name of the product for macOS. For questions about VMware products unrelated to macOS, please consider Super User.

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How to obtain a secure copy of macOS?

I need to install macOS on a VM. I don't want to download a macOS from torrent or hackintosh websites. Is there a way I can verify a macOS image's signature so I know it came from apple?
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VMware Fusion is not opening (close after a second from launch)

I am experiencing an issue with VMware Fusion on macOS Catalina (latest version). When I click on the VMware button, it launches for a second and then closes. Before this happened, I was playing with ...
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How do I restore a backup created by 'brew cask upgrade'?

I just upgraded VMware Fusion on my system: brew cask upgrade vmware-fusion ==> Upgrading 1 outdated package: vmware-fusion 10.1.3-9472307 -> 11.5.0-14634996 ==> Upgrading vmware-fusion ... =...
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Completely hide dock in fullscreen, disable show on mouse-over

When running a fullscreen (Windows 10 VM) VMWare Horizon client on Mac OS Mojave, I am experiencing an annoyance where the dock is "auto-showing" when I accidentally mouse-over near the Windows 10 ...
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VMware Fusion - Professional Version 8.5.10

I have a user that has High Sierra (don't ask why) just that he has it, and he is getting an error stating that parts of his VMWare are not 64-bit compatible. I expect he will need to upgrade to 11, ...
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Cannot pair my iPhone with Xcode

I am running Xcode 10.3 and I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 12.4. I am unable to connect it to Xcode, which is running atop macOS Mojave running on a VMWare virtual machine. I got "trust this device" ...
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Resize display resolution of a macOS Mojave guest running in VMware Fusion 11.1

➥ How does one change the screen resolution of their macOS Fusion guest? On my Mac mini (2018) running macOS mojave 10.14.5, I am running VMware Fusion 11.1 with a BenQ 4K monitor on DisplayPort. ...
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Creating a Windows partition on an external drive

I am trying to basically add a Windows 10 bootable system to an external hard drive because I haven't the space on my internal to do it. I have a mid-2013 MB Pro running Sierra. So I tried the ...
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Run macOS as guest VM OS within VMware Fusion [closed]

Is it possible to install macOS as the guest OS within a VM in VMware Fusion? I am running macOS Mojave on a Mac mini (2018). I want to run virtual machines inside of which is running macOS Mojave or ...
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Generating NMI (non-maskable interrupt) in Mac VM running on VMware Fusion

I'm trying to (kernel-)debug my Mac 10.14.5 VM running on VMWare Fusion (v11.0.2) on my Mac 10.13.6 host. I'm following documentation/blogs in [1], [2]. I am trying to generate an NMI (non-maskable ...
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Is it possible to put Windows 10 onto an external SSD and boot it through VirtualBox/VMware?

I am getting a 13-inch Macbook Pro (possibly the 2019 model) on my birthday. I am wondering if I can put Windows 10 onto an External SSD and boot it with virtual machine software on my Mac (ex. VMware,...
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How to disable Xserve power saving while running ESXi

I'm running Vmware ESXi 6.5 on an Xserve 3.1 and due to the power saving settings it puts the internal drives to sleep a short while after boot which prevents ESXi from saving settings. I've tried ...
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Cannot seem to install VMware vCSA 6.7 cert on macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra

Trying to install the web certificate for my vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA 6.7) on my Mac Mini (running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6). I download the cert.0 file, change the extension to .crt and double-...
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VMWare Fusion Full-Screen Not Available

I'm running Mojave on my MacBook Pro. IT-support installed VMWare Fusion but I can't expand the VMware Fusion window to the full width of my laptop. It's really frustrating. Any ideas on how to fix? ...
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Apple OS for vm (xcode required) [duplicate]

I have coded a app for ios (https://github.com/kegcoin-project/kegcoin-ios) and wish to compile it however I do not have a mac/ cannot afford one and the app requires XCode to compile, where can I ...
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Touch Bar doesn't show but I need F8

I'm running a Windows Virtual Machine (VMWare) through an external hard drive, however, when I boot it, I gets the error, Winload.efi is corrupted or missing but it says I need to press F8 to change ...
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Safari 12 doesn't play icecast audio stream - “Unsupported plug-in”

I have a virtual machine (VMWARE) with macOs Mojave 10.14 installed. And I tried to open the following icecast link in Safari 12: http://nashe1.hostingradio.ru/nashespb128.mp3 It's a radio stream. ...
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VMWare Fusion: Install MacOS from recovery partition is no longer available in 10.14?

In the old days I just install OSX virtual machine from the recovery partition. But this is no longer available in newer Macs, any ideas? P.S Recovery partition is actually available from diskutil ...
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How to resolve “No 3D support is available from the host” error in VMware Fusion 11

Immediately after I upgraded from VMware Fusion 10.x to 11.0.1, I got the following error when trying to start the VM of any "advanced" OS like Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04, which worked perfectly fine ...
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Detect copy/paste done performed in guest OS running in a Virtual Machine on macOS host

I have copied certain text in CentOS running as a guest in Virtual Machine which in turn is running on macOS host. Guest: Virtual Machine - Centos v7.5 Host: macOS - High Sierra v10.13/ Windows 10. ...
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VMware Fusion: Command + Tab window switching not focusing *inside* virtual machine

I'm a "keyboard-oriented" user. I normally switches between applications via Command+Tab combo. I noticed the following issue when working with a Linux guest (steps to reproduce): Run a Linux VM in ...
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Virtualization software options for macOS

I want to play Alto's Adventure for free on my Mac so I installed Windows 10 virtual machine on my Mac using Virtual Box, but Alto's Adventure crashes in Virtual Box even if it give the maximum amount ...
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Should virtualize within MacOS or use a Hypervisor like VMWARE ESXi

I have a Mac Mini late 2012, 16GB ram with 500GB disk, multiple (3) gigabit NICs, and some external USB3.0 drives. My requirements for guest OS are: One Macos High Sierra with Server.app One ...
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Can´t run VMs on VMware Fusion - MacOS High Sierra - Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to

macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 VMware Fusion 10.1.3 Error message: "Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to." Already clicked Allow on Privacy and Security for VMware Inc. but the button doesn´t ...
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VMware - Switch between macOS Guest and Host

I am running macOS High Sierra as guest OS using VMware on a host running macOS High Sierra. The guest OS is running in full-screen. I am looking for a mechanism (possibly a keyboard shortcut) to ...
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macOS as a guest and in the host

I want to install macOS High Sierra as a guest having macOS in the host but want to know what virtualization software either VirtualBox of VMware provides the best security options between Guest and ...
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Can't resize partition on VMWare Mac

I have a mac running in a virtual machine and I expanded the hard drive in the settings, however when I go to resize the partition in the guest OS, it does not let me. There is only one partition now, ...
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VMWare Fusion OS X 10.13.5 GUID partition

I'm using VMWare Fusion 8.5.10, and OS X 10.13.5 as client. In VMWare I shutdown the vm first, then I increased the size of the virtual hard disk. Now in OS X I use Disk Utility to increase the size ...
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iTunes movies inside virtual machine

I am running macOS High Sierra inside VMware (Professional Version 10.1.2) on top of High Sierra. Inside the virtual machine I am using a different apple id (I am not sure this is relevant here). ...
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macOS resolution can't scale up

I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on VMware on Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134.1. My screen's resolution is 3840x2160 (4K) and I want the macOS to be in resolution 3840x2009. However. it seems ...
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Cannot print period ('.') from simple AppleScript to VMware Fusion virtual machine

So I have a simple AppleScript that I think should type a bunch of keys, but the period character doesn't print in VMware Fusion's virtual machines. This is odd because my period key (.) enters a ...
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Windows virtual machines with transparent mouse capture?

I've tried VMWare and VirtualBox and both have an intentional "mouse capture" process wherein the keyboard and mouse control is passed into the VM, and then has to be explicitly released to get back ...
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How can one use /etc/paths.d to add a path with spaces in it to $PATH?

I recently installed VMware Fusion 10 on a Mac running macOS 10.12.6. After doing so, my bash PATH is broken. I traced the problem to a /etc/paths.d path file that Fusion installed; it contains the ...
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“An error occurred installing macOS” in VMware?

Heyo, I'm trying to build a Vagrant box for command line access to a macOS virtual machine, to make it easier to build macOS applications. I managed to script up most of the macOS High Sierra ...
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Windows VM does not start in VMware Fusion after cloning old Mac to new hardware

I had an old Mac with Sierra installed. Its screen got bad and I bought a new one with Sierra. After cloning my old device into new hardware, my Windows VM in VMware Fusion is not working. It ...
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How to trigger spinning wheel diagnostics report

I'm working on application that consume significant CPU time and memory under heavy load. my setup configuration is fusion VM that runs macOS Sierra 10.12.6. At some stage I get spinning wheel and ...
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Connect to Windows VM from Mac?

How do you connect from a Mac to a virtual machine running Windows? This VM is hosted remotely, e.g., on a public cloud or even a private vSphere environment.
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Create macOS 10.12 VM on VMware Fusion

Can someone let me know how can I create a macOS 10.12 VM for VMware Fusion? I am not able to find the ISO of macOS 10.12. In app store I am seeing macOS High Sierra which I am not interested in. ...
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Drag&Drop Support in VMWare Fusion

I am using VMWare Fusion 8.5.8 on MacOS 10.12.6 with a guest of MacOS 10.12.5. Periodically drag and drop stops working. Usually I can reboot and it will start to work again. This time a reboot did ...
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Shrinking VMWare flat esxi images

I've been following Moving Fusion VMs to ESXi on moving VMWare Fusion images into VSphere Cloud/ESXi, and am unsure of something that comes out of this. When running the following command: /...
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Repair Bootcamp Windows 10 0xc0000225

I'm usually running my Boot Camp partition in VMWare Fusion. When resuming the MacBook from sleeping (Boot Camp also ran in VMWare Fusion) the computer (OS X) told me it was restarted due to a problem....
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Override wallpaper with VMware AirWatch Agent

I have a corporate MacBook Pro (2015), and it has VMware AirWatch Agent (2.3.3) installed. I'm fine with that. It is their laptop and I still have Admin rights for my work. Only thing is... they ...
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How to remove VMware menu bar item?

I have just bought a MacBook Pro yesterday. I have downloaded and installed VMware and Google Chrome. Today I see some sort of icon looks like a stretcher. That ask to search about any program but it ...
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How to reverse Windows scrolling direction in both VMware and Boot Camp

On my Mac, I have a Windows partition that I can either directly boot into (with Boot Camp) or run as a virtual machine (with VMWare Fusion). I set up Windows to reverse the scroll direction of my ...
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How to let my VM connect the network?

On my Mac, I use VMware Fusion created a VM, my Mac's ifconfig is like below: aircraftdeMacBook-Pro:.ssh ldl$ ifconfig lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384 options=1203&...
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Beeping iPad connects to iTunes in VMWare's Windows 10 but not in macOS

I like to connect my iPad (3rd Gen; Wi-Fi + Cellular) to iTunes in my macOS (10.12.5) using the USB cable. This fails but the funny thing is that it works fine when I enable the USB connection to be ...
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Failed to expand to the maximum partition size

There are two partitions currently allocated on my 100 GiB hard disk. However, only ~85GB is formatted and I cannot expand /dev/disk0s2 to the maximum size with various attempts such as diskutil and ...
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VMWare Fusion Pro macOS Host to Linux Guest Keyboard Mapping

I'm running a Fedora (also a Ubuntu) guest in VMWare Fusion Pro 8.5 on macOS Sierra. I've got a problem that's been bugging me for a long time: the keyboard keys don't map across correctly from the ...
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VMWare Fusion and moving between monitors

I'm running a Windows 2012 guest in VMWare Fusion 8.5.6 on my Macbook pro. The VM itself is fine but the problem is: at work, my secondary display is a high-density Samsung, where I need things ...
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Forcefully un-suspend a Parallels VM without starting Parallels

I recently updated to Mac OS X 10.12.5, which is a beta version as of right now, and Parallels Desktop has subsequently refused to start. It sits for a little bit with a spinner and then quietly dies. ...