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yuki
Occasional Contributor

External device

I have a linux server (server A), I want to install a vmware on it , and install another linux server on this vmware ( server B) , I want the server B be the backup server , can server B connect all the external backup device ( the server A of course can connect it ) ? thx
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Ivan Ferreira
Honored Contributor

Re: External device

No. It can't. You should use network backup. But also, if you want to virtualize linux over linux, use Xen virtualization intead of vmware.
Por que hacerlo dificil si es posible hacerlo facil? - Why do it the hard way, when you can do it the easy way?
haeman
Frequent Advisor

Re: External device

thx reply ,

you said it can't , do you mean the os in vm server can't connect EXTERNAL DEVICE ? I tried to connect floppy , cdrom , it seems work fine , but I not try the external device ( like tape device ) yet , is this the limitation of vmware ? thx