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Virtual Machine Environment (VME)

This section contains articles related to the FBRI Virtual Machine Environment (VME) for remote and dedicated work.

  • What is the VME?

    The Virtual Machine Environment, or VME, is a compute environment that exists entirely in the FBRI data center and allows for uninterrupted and fast access to tools and storage.  For example, if you h...

  • Virtual Machine Environment Overview (VME)

    The VTCRI uses a tool called Guacamole to access the VME.  You can access the VME using any HTML 5 compatible browser using the following URL:  http://vme.vtcri.local Use your Active Directory credent...

  • What is a Virtual Machine (VM)?

    You can think of a virtual machine as workstation or server that runs, as a program, on a physical server or other 'powerhouse' machine.   A virtual machine is a program that acts as a virtual compute...

  • Accessing the VME

    The VTCRI uses a tool called Guacamole to access the VME.  You can access the VME using any HTML 5 compatible browser using the following URL:  http://vme.vtc.vt.edu Use your Active Directory credenti...

  • Waking Up a VM in the VME

    if you are accessing a machine with the VME and it launches to only a black screen (or the clock screen saver) and mouse movement won't wake it, the VM is likely in standby and waiting on input from t...

  • Changing the Resolution of the Default Linux Desktop in the VME

    At present the VME supports a Linux desktop resolution of 2560 x 1440.   If you have been assigned a VM in the VME and would like to change the default resolution: 1. Log into the VM 2. Click Applicat...

  • Persistent Connections & Disconnecting from the VME

    Q: Will my work be lost if I lose connection to the VM(s)? A: No! If you have work running in the VME and you become disconnected, the work and applications running on the VM will not be interrupted a...

  • Requesting a VM in the VME

    If you have a need for a VM in the VME, or would like to try your workloads in this environment, please Start a Conversation with us and tell us: What OS you will require (Linux or Windows) What tools...

  • Accessing Lab and Project Data from the VME

    You can access Lab and Project Shares from the VME the same way you can from any VTCRI workstations:  Accessing Lab Shares Accessing Project Shares...