By default Named Pipes and TCPIP are diabled. You need to enable them in the SQL Server Configuration Manager.
All of the instances installed should show up in the Services Snap-In in the Microsoft Management Console. To get the instance names, go to Start | Run | type Services.msc and look for all entries with “Sql Server (Instance Name)”. This will list all the sql servers installed on your network. At a DOS prompt … Read moreHow can I determine installed SQL Server instances and their versions?
http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1022680 Verbose troubleshooting information can be reviewed using the vSphere Client: In the vSphere Client, select Home > Solutions and Applications > VMware Data Recovery. Enter the virtual machine name or IP address of the VMware Data Recovery backup appliance and click Connect. Click the Configuration tab. Hold down the Shift key, and click the Log link. The Verbose log interface appears. Click Client Log, Appliance Operations Log, or Appliance … Read moreWhere are the vmware data recovery logs?
Install the SVGA II adapter located in: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\video After installing the SVGA II Drivers: Now you have to change Hardware Acceleration to Full in the Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Machine. Right click in Desktop, select Screen resolution option Click on Advanced settings and then Click on Troubleshoot tab, and select Change … Read moreSlow mouse performance on Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine