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Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:50 pm

Vmware esxi runs Mikrotik as a vm but as discussed in some threads it has performance issues since vmware-tools is not installable to Mikrotik.

May be a vmware-tools package produced by Mikrotik can be easily deployed. We can have Routeros inside the esxi/esx, close to native performance.
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Tue Jul 10, 2012 8:09 am

I agree!
Specially a driver for VMXNET3 is needed!
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:38 am

in v6 it can be here, with upgreded Kernel :)
found in Linux kernels: 2.6.32–2.6.39, 3.0–3.4, 3.5-rc+HEAD
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sat Jul 21, 2012 10:26 am

In the test RB1100Ahx2 noticed that when updating the queue was not simple and that the correct markings in queue tree no longer an option in global-and global-out, only global.
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:46 am

in v6 it can be here, with upgreded Kernel :)
found in Linux kernels: 2.6.32–2.6.39, 3.0–3.4, 3.5-rc+HEAD

Can't be right, 5.0rc1 is based on linux-2.6.35 unless MT just wont compile it in
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:44 pm

Vmware esxi runs Mikrotik as a vm but as discussed in some threads it has performance issues since vmware-tools is not installable to Mikrotik.

May be a vmware-tools package produced by Mikrotik can be easily deployed. We can have Routeros inside the esxi/esx, close to native performance.
Really interested!!!!! +1!!!
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:07 pm

Vmware esxi runs Mikrotik as a vm but as discussed in some threads it has performance issues since vmware-tools is not installable to Mikrotik.

May be a vmware-tools package produced by Mikrotik can be easily deployed. We can have Routeros inside the esxi/esx, close to native performance.
Really interested!!!!! +1!!!
+1
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:21 pm

+1 for vmware-tools
We want new versions of The Dude!!!!!!!
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:52 pm

xenserver tools too :(
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:28 am

I would guess that MT isn't keen on supporting or improving VM performance at all, It introduces the abilty to clone the HDD without triggering a new license key, If they were to offer great support/speed with VM's they would need to figure a way to lock down the licence key's better than HDD image backed
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:15 pm

That reason crossed my mind too. But on second thought, does it really make sense? Current RouterOS already works with VMware. And if you buy one licence, there's nothing except your honesty preventing you from making a thousand clones with it. What would change if RouterOS supported virtualization a little better? Well, people would tend to use it more, obviously. Both paying and non-paying ones. Which still sounds like MikroTik's victory to me.
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:39 pm

It would give them recogniztion, market share and visibility.

But it would violate someones religious believes, so it wont't happen.

And it HAS to be religious believes, if you look at the arguments for not supporting it.
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:46 am

it would be same problems as with XEN where previously. Either start developing for them, or you end up with a feature that is not usable. And your customers rely on the feature. Not long ago it took several month for vmware to update "virtual hardware" to be compatible with intel released e1000 driver. On the other hand - KVM has its set of drivers that just works and are fully supported by Linux kernel devs.
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:22 pm

ubuntu has an open-vm-tools package. Mikrotik can have it too. As more than a 100 licenses purchased and 3 CCR's running in my network, i request vm-tools.npk
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Mon May 04, 2015 7:42 pm

+1 for VMware tools as well. I purchased a license to stand alone run Usermanager and its performance isn't as good as it could be.
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu May 07, 2015 4:56 pm

Yes please, vmxnet3 is already in linux kernel, please include (enable) it also in mikrotik. And there are open vmware tools
https://github.com/vmware/open-vm-tools
 
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:15 pm

+1 vote! Would be great a feature!
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Re: Feature request:Vmware support - vmwaretools package

Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:45 pm

Unfortunately, all virtual features are being added to Cloud Hosted Router http://forum.mikrotik.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=98981
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