How to configure VcXsrv/Xming to work with AlphaVM

It is important to enable the X protocol connection through the firewall. In the firewall settings check that VcXsrv/Xming rule is enabled for private and public use or add own rule to enable TCP ports 6000 and 6001. Below are examples of starting the X servers from the command line cd \Program Files (x86)\Xming Xming […]

Shall I chose Windows or Linux as the host system?

We support all these systems to give you a choice. It does not matter much what you chose, because when you work with the emulated Alpha, it hardly makes a difference what OS is hosting the emulator. We advise to chose the OS you have more confidence with. There is one difference to consider. The […]

Does AlphaVM run on a hyper-visor (like VMware, Hyper-V, ProxMox VE, etc).

Yes, AlphaVM is supported on several hyper-visors. Supported Hyper-Visors. VMware ESXi 5.5 and later Hyper-V 2012R2 or later ProxMox 4 and later. VirtualBox AlphaVM has also been reported to run on VirtualBox, but we do not support it. Older versions of VirtualBox incorrectly passes the host CPU capability flags. AlphaVM will not run with the […]

Can I run multiple instances of AlphaVM on one machine?

Yes, you can. You have to set separate configurations in separate directories for all your instances.  You have to make sure the following settings of the VMs that will run simultaneously do not conflict (are different) The serial port numbers of the mapped the COM1 and COM2 If the CPU affinities are used, they must […]