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problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - sajal - 10-08-2010 12:57 AM

Ive installed private instances in windows xp virtualbox and windows server 2003 on amazon ec2 without issues, but now im trying on a cheap VPS its just not working.

The network adapter on this VPS is listed as "SWsoft Virtual Network Adapter"

When i try to install the dummynet, i get past the "have disk" step, confirm that i wanna install it without it being digitally signed... then nothing.

The terminal server session just hangs... it doesn't close, just hangs...

I cant ping the VPS also when this happens. The only way to recover is to reboot the VPS via my hosts control panel (Parallels Business Automation).

Cant find anything in the event log...

Any clues/workarounds?

TIA
In case this helps...

Code:
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=2442 ttl=110 time=261 ms
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=2443 ttl=110 time=261 ms
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=2444 ttl=110 time=260 ms
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=2445 ttl=110 time=261 ms    <-- attempting to installl dummynet
From <snip> icmp_seq=3435 Destination Host Unreachable      <-- Clicked stop server in control panel
From <snip> icmp_seq=3436 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3437 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3438 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3439 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3440 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3442 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3443 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3444 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3446 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3447 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3448 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3450 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3451 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3452 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3454 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3455 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3456 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3458 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3459 Destination Host Unreachable
From <snip> icmp_seq=3460 Destination Host Unreachable
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=3466 ttl=110 time=438 ms    <-- Clicked start server in control panel
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=3467 ttl=110 time=261 ms
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=3468 ttl=110 time=262 ms
64 bytes from <snip>: icmp_seq=3469 ttl=110 time=262 ms



RE: problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - pmeenan - 10-08-2010 05:32 AM

Sounds like that may be a "Parallels Virtuozo Containers" system which may not work. I was doing some poking around and it looks like there are different Virtuozo solutions. The hypervizor solution virtualizes the full hardware and you run the OS on it (and I have had no problems running testers in that configuration). The "containers" version of virtuozo looks like it's a shared windows kernel with just the application side of things protected and I don't think that will work.


RE: problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - sajal - 10-08-2010 06:26 AM

aha.. thanks for the clarification... makes sense cause this was the cheapest windows VPS i could find....

So, next time i look for a VPS ill keep it in mind about asking if its shared kernel or complete virtualization...


RE: problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - sajal - 10-08-2010 07:26 AM

so... another provider offers this "Hyper-V Windows Server 2008 VPS Hosting" ... gonna give it a try soon...


RE: problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - pmeenan - 10-08-2010 07:27 AM

Just watch out that it's not 64-bit :-)


RE: problem installing dummynet in windows 2003 VPS - sajal - 10-08-2010 07:32 AM

thanks for reminding.... will confirm that bit before taking it...

Windows is too complex Sad