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Of or relating to many techniques, methods, or approaches in order to make a virtual version of something.

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recovery virtual machine

Software; Virtualization

A placeholder representing a protected virtual machine representing the virtual machines replicated from the protected site.

redo-log file

Software; Virtualization

The file that stores changes made to a disk in all modes except the persistent and independent-persistent modes. For a disk in nonpersistent mode, the redo-log file is deleted when you power off or ...

remote cloning

Software; Virtualization

Making a copy of a virtual machine or a physical machine accessed over the network by VMware vCenter Converter. See also local cloning.

port group

Software; Virtualization

A construct for configuring virtual network options such as bandwidth limitations and VLAN tagging policies for each member port. Virtual networks that are connected to the same port group share ...

power cycle

Software; Virtualization

The process of disconnecting power from the computer and then adding power again. A power cycle generally has the effect of restarting the system.

preallocated disk

Software; Virtualization

A type of virtual disk in which all disk space for the virtual machine is allocated at the time the disk is created.


Software; Virtualization

The process of creating a functioning virtual machine by assigning resources such as CPU, memory, and virtual hardware and then deploying a system image.

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