Microsoft Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization system for x86-64 systems. Hyper-V exists in two variants: as a stand-alone product called Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, and as an installable role in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (the former containing the later release of ...

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Converting Linux machine from XenServer to Hyper-V

I'm in the process of converting the last few on my XenServer VMs over to Hyper-V. The majority of them have been Windows machines and I've done a backup and restore using Windows Backup. For some of ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Switches and DHCP

What is the best way to force VLAN segregation accross multiple Virtual switches? I have probably a rather complex setup going in the effort to get essentially 4 separate virtual switches. The ...
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Powershell script for SCVMM that queries VM's for name and removes the ones with a status of missing

I'm kind of new to powershell and I'm looking for a script that will help me find out what VM's have the name staging and to delete them if they have the status of missing. I know it should probably ...
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DHCP reservation with virtualized AD DS

My main purpose is to provide SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) on a single physical machine running on say cloud provider premises. Just a remote box that should be accessible worldwide through ...
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Is it possible to change the location of the *.avhdx files in Hyper-V

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2. Is it possible to change the location of the *.avhdx files created when creating a Checkpoint? I have changed the "Checkpoint file location" in the ...
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How to create a virtual switch with Hyper-V

I have a very simple scenario. I have a Windows Server 2012 box and I've just installed Hyper-V on the server. After the installation I want to create a Virtual Switch to be able to get access to my ...
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Hyper-V configure with internet [migrated]

I am using Hyper-V to create some Windows server 2012 R2 virtual machines. All was good until I found I could not access the internet in the virtual machine and now I am stuck. Where I am at ...
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Resize Array 0 VHD to smaller size

I have 2 VHDs which are members of a RAID-0 to create a 3 TB volume. We deleted a lot of the data from this RAID and I need to free up some space the VHDs are taking, about 1.5 TB. I tried using the ...
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HyperV memory per NUMA node

I have some issue with memory allocation on my Hyper-V 2012 R2 server. Server has 16GB of RAM, with 2 x 12 core CPUs. When I run Get-VMHostNumaNode, I am getting following results: NodeId ...
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Why do I get BPA error “Servers in Failover Clusters Must Have a Hyper-V Replica Broker Configured”?

I configured a Hyper-V Failover Cluster with two nodes and one domain controller. Cluster-Aware Updating is enabled. The BPA shows the following error: To Participate in Replication, Servers in ...
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How to see raid array in Windows Server 2012?

I have just setup Windows 2012 Server Standard on an HP DL380 Gen 9. I have a raid 1 array with 2 drives and a raid 5 array with 4 drives. The drives are all 600GB SAS. This Server 2012 installation ...
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CentOS 7 Minimal Installation on Hyper-V: X11 forwarding using Xming and PuTTy error, xhost: unable to open display “:0.0” [migrated]

Before telling me that there are a lot of post relates to X11 forwarding error, let me put you in context of the things that I have done: I have installed the following packages: yum install -y ...
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Why doesn't my linux hyper-v guest display its ipaddress in hyper-v manager

I'm running Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition using the built-in Hyper-v manager. I can run linux guests no problem. However in the manager it wont display the ipaddress. Windows vm guests do display. ...
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Wrong time on Domain Controller running as guest on Hyper-V

As stated in the headline our Domain Controller runs on Windows Server. This server is a Hyper-V Guest. The Hyper-V Host is joined to the Domain. Unfortunately the Time on the Domain Controller is ...
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Server 2012 RDS on Hyper-V - RD Licensing [duplicate]

I'm a newbie in server administration in desperate need of some guidance from our virtualization experts here. Let me start by describing my environment first. I've a Windows 2012 standard (not R2) ...
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How to configure NICs for LAN & WAN for Windows Server 2012 Essentials? [closed]

I’m familiar with having 2 NICs on an SBS2003 server, where one is getting its IP from the internet router’s DHCP e.g. 192.168.1.2 for the WAN and the other is static e.g. 192.168.18.2 for the LAN. I ...
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Windows 10 Hyper-V keep crashing [migrated]

I have a Windows 10 build 1511 host, running a Hyper-V guest of Windows 10 build 1511 as well. The guest runs fine on Standard Mode. However, as soon as I switch to Enhanced Session mode, the ...
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How to migrate a Hyper-V VM from a Desktop PC to a Hyper-V cluster?

Migrating a VM with VMware is easy, from a Workstation to vSphere cluster it can be done with a VMware Converter. I have little experience with Hyper-V though. There is a VM on a Hyper-V on Windows ...
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How to assign an IP for Hyper-V virtual machine using PowerShell?

I'm working with the Hyper-v and have created a VM using Vagrant. Seems to be in the Vagrantfile I've forgotten to define an IP address (static or dhcp use). Now I can view the info about the VM's ...
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Creating a failover cluster of 2 VMs

I'm trying to create a cluster of 2 VMs on hyper v. The 2 VMs and the host server all running on win 2008 r2. When attempting to test validation for the failover cluster I'm getting an error of "disk ...
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Why does Read-SCVMHost fail when an unrelated host cannot be read?

In SCVMM 2012 R2 Rollup 7, I had an issue with a certain Hyper-V host (host1) which was on a cluster with another host (host2). When running Read-SCVMHost -VMHost host2, the command failed with the ...
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QNAP, Hyper-V, unstable windows

I have problem with extremely unstable WS 2012. I'm using physical server connected with HP switch with 2 ports set by NIC and configured as swithc independet (LACP didn't work). my QNAP is also ...
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Converting virtual drives from .vmdk to .vhdx produces huge files

I'm using powershell and ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk cmdlet to convert .vmdk disks into .vhdx disks to be able to run them in our hyper-v environment. For some reason, the .vhdx files produced are ...
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Best method to go about cloning a server

I am curious about cloning servers. I have a HP ProLiant ML150 with Windows Server 2008. I would like to move it to a bare metal Dell PowerEdge R230. I was thinking about Virtualizing the server with ...
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Linux guest graceful shutdown in Hyper-V

What mechanism Hyper-V use to signal a Linux guest to gracefully shut down? Somehow CoreOS does gracefully shut down, but another Linux doesn't (it is just abruptly powered off)
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Using Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage Pool for Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage

Am chasing down some information regarding an upcoming project. So Basically we have a large Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage pool running on ubuntu and we want to have several virtual machines running ...
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Hyper-V Replication using Certificates without VPN

I have a question on security please and seeing if a VPN would offer any more security than SSL alone over the public internet. With a 2012 R2 Hyper-V server is in a data-center setup to use a ...
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Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2012 Core Hyper-V going Off-Critical

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 Core Hyper-V. This server currently hosts two virtual machines (one Windows Server 2008 and one Windows Web Server 2008). Occasionally, without any warning, ...
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Using a scanner with thin client, RemoteFX redirect not working

So I work IT for a small company and we are testing and considering rolling out Dell WYSE Rx0L thin clients to our employees. So far all is going well, except for our set up for our Data Entry dept. ...
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Hyper-V VM moving went wrong

I had a little project to move our DHCP server from an old host to a new one. It looked dead simple.. but after I moved it manually ( copying vhd to new host and then configuring VM there) the Guest ...
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Change Screen resoultion in Oracle Linux running on Windows Hyper V

How can the screen resolution of, the Guest OS: Oracle-Linux 7, running on Hyper-V, be changed? The reason this is required is that, there are scroll bars on the side and bottom that need to be ...
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Single host CSV

I have a single physical server with directly attached SAS storage that I run Hyper-V on and within it all of the machines on my lab (AD, Exchange, SQL, SCCM, SCOM, File Servers, etc). I am trying to ...
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how to access a unix machine from windows command prompt

I have created a Vyatta virtual machine on my Hyper-V server, but I didn't enable ssh on that virtual machine. I want to connect to that machine without enabling the ssh and execute some shell ...
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Running svhdxflt filesystem filter on Windows 10 Pro Hyper-V [closed]

I am currently building a lab at home and would like to set up a clustered Scale Out File Server and AlwaysOn SQL Server configuration. As I do not own any JBOD enclosures nor SAS HBA's or any other ...
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How to properly install windows in hyper-v to use the included virtualization rights?

I have a server I am redoing for a client. I want to take advantage of hyper-v and run VMs for them. The issue is I only have one physical key for the server. However I have read that the copy of ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 7 guest has no keyboard in recovery modes

I am working with CentOS 7 as a Generation 2 guest on Hyper-V 2012 R2. Everything runs fine, but I am unable to control the guest when I boot it into certain systemd targets. For instance, if I were ...
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How does Hyper-V Replica Initial replication from Existing VM works?

I've found nice Technet blog which gives some advices when to use which replica init method, but without any technical detail. To make a good decision I would like to know how the replication using ...
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Missing Exchange Writer + Missing System Writer + Specific services crashing regulary + Hyper-V VM

I have some strange errors on multiple Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machines (Hyper-V hosts). Missing VSS writers on startup: System Writer and Exchange Writer. I have scoured the net for possible ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Unattend Headaches

I've used WinSIM from ADK 8.1 and 10, as well as http://windowsafg.no-ip.org/server2012r2.html to make an autounattend.xml answer file. The default product key works fine via a regular, interactive ...
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Hyper-V - backup guest VM (while powered down) just by copying files?

If you have a guest Windows 2008 VM in Hyper-V what is the simplest way to make a backup of it in its entirety. I'm happy to power the guest VM down before making the backup. The disks used by the VM ...
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Safe to turn off Hyper-V VM during Windows 8.1 Windows Update?

I've got a Generation 2 VM running Windows 8.1. It has secure boot disabled and lists the VMs version as 5.0. Hyper-V itself is version 6.3.9600. This morning, about 4 hours ago, it started a Windows ...
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Hyper-V 2016 Gen2 VM PXE DHCP Timeout (Wireshark DHCP Discover -> Offer -> ???)

I've built a test lab running Windows Server 2016 and SCCM 2016 and I'm having an issue with PXE booting a VM to install an OS via SCCM. Here's the run down on the configuration. At this stage SCCM ...
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VM Viewer cannot open console: “A connection will not be made because credentials may not be sent to the remote computer”

since some time - after we installed the latest Windows Updates on the Hyper-V hosts - we are having serious issues opening the remote console of a VM running on the Hyper-V hosts. Scenario: ...
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Unable to start VM with more than 1388MB of memory in Hyper-V

I have a question regarding Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard). After installing and configuring Hyper-V via adding a role in the server manager, i am able to start VM only if they have ...
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Hyper-V cluster don't want to use CSV cache

I'm trying to use CSV cache on a Windows 2012 R2 hyper-v cluster, seems easy theoretically. I've got 5 hyper-v hosts, a volume shared on a storage array. I setted up the value with ...
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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory for Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running the latest Windows 10 Pro Fall Update, and setup a guest OS of Ubuntu Desktop 64-Bit 15.10 in Hyper-V. I'm trying to use the dynamic memory feature, but Hyper-V wants to assign far more ...
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User Profile Disks not created - 2012R2 pooled VDI windows 7 VM

Servers- RD Web Access/Connection Broker - VMWare 2012R2 machine - VDW RD Virtualization Hosts - 2x physical servers - VD1/VD2 The User_Profile storage location is a replicated DFS on the F drive ...
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DNS Server on Ubuntu Hyper-V

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 with RRAS running a NAT. I have Ubuntu Server 15.10 running VestaCP with a bind9 DNS Server. I've forwarded common ports to the VM through RRAS NAT, like 80 and 53(DNS ...
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Hyper-V Vagrant - Running out of memory but not sure why

I understand that something is using the memory, and forcing OOM killer to kick in and start killing processes, to the point where there is nothing more to kill and a kernel panic happens. ...
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Ubuntu WebServer in HyperV

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2, with HyperV running Ubuntu 15.10 Server. The problem im having is something to do with networking and routing. I can never connect to both the Windows Server and the ...