1
vote
4answers
279 views

Hyper-V 2012 Cluster with only one DC

What happens with a Hyper-V 2012 Cluster with only one DC, if the DC suddenly goes down? Would the Hyper-V Cluster works after a reboot, if the DC is missing? Or should we have two DCs?
0
votes
1answer
254 views

DNS name server IP keeps reverting back to unknown for forward lookup zone

I'll start by saying I have not worked much with DNS and DC's. I'm a programmer who is trying to build out an environment with a domain to simulate a production scenario. My issue is the forward ...
0
votes
1answer
315 views

Hyper-V Server - Can't UnJoin An Orphaned Domain

I have a Hyper-V host running on a Windows 2008 server that does not have a desktop GUI. This server is currently joined to a domain that no longer exists and there are no domain controller for that ...
-1
votes
2answers
216 views

Remote manage a Hyper-V 2012 server that is hosting the Domain Controller, while the domain controller is down

Ok, i seem to have gotten myself into a bit of a catch 22. I have a hyper-v 2012 server which is running the Domain Controller. However, the Domain Controller isn't loading due to some sort of ...
2
votes
2answers
731 views

How to create new domain w/ Hyper-V 2012 hosting the DC server?

I have a small business client that's being spun off to run independently from a larger organization. They want to start from scratch and will be on their own premises. I'll be setting up a new 2012 ...
0
votes
1answer
414 views

DNS Configurations for Microsoft VDI on Hyper-V Server 2012

I'm trying to set up VDI using Hyper-V Server 2012. I have 2 physical machines, one Windows 8 client for remote management and another machine running a fresh copy of Hyper-V Server 2012. I'll be ...
0
votes
2answers
639 views

Moving a Domain Controller VM from one server to another

I have a Hyper-V Virtual Machine that is a Domain Controller, specifically it is our main DC and holds all 5 FSMO roles. If I wanted to move this Virtual Machine to another VM Server than the one it ...
1
vote
2answers
276 views

Rebuilding Hyper V after crash

I am currently having an issue with our Domain Controller network environment which is on Hyper V. Basically the machine that was hosting the Hyper V has crashed. The problem is not with hard drive ...
2
votes
2answers
932 views

How can I hide a Virtual Machine in the Hyper-V Manager, so that only administrators can see it?

I have a domain controller that is a virtual machine, last week a user logged on to it and shut it down accidentally. I need to prevent this from happening so I would like to hide this VM in Hyper-V ...
1
vote
1answer
344 views

DC in Hyper-V VM after reboot is not working

I have a Hyper-V Host with a couple of VMs a guest. One of the guest is the DC. There is only on physical server, so I have only one DC as a Vm (I know, it is not a good solution to have only one DC, ...
1
vote
1answer
638 views

Moving Domain Controller Guests between Hyper-V Hosts

We're moving our domain controller to a new Hyper-V host. I read it on TechNet about not using export on a VM running as DC (although I saw a lot of answers on TechNet suggesting doing so to move DC). ...
0
votes
2answers
419 views

Hyper-V virtual machines become disjoined from domain regularly

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise SP1 that has a Hyper-V manager with two virtual machines. The problem that I am facing is that on any given day either one of the virtual ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

Join a domain from inside a Hyper-V guest OS

I have a Windows Server 2008 inside Hyper-V. My host OS is a Domain Controller. I can ping my network from the guest OS, but I can't join the domain. It gives a DNS error: The operation ...
0
votes
2answers
201 views

Server upgrade to virtual environment

Hello guys I hope that you are well with everything that matters to you including health, family, finance and everything else. We are having a big project that initially includes • Active Directory ...
4
votes
1answer
496 views

Dell PowerEdge t710 virtualization suggestions

My company just bought a dell PowerEdge t710 server with 48 gig ram 4tb disk 4x4 gb ethernet ports. My job is to configure virtual (hyperV) system infrastructure on this server. The requirements are: ...
2
votes
1answer
230 views

Hyper-V Test DC: access via RDP from production domain

i got a little trouble with a test setup i want to do using Hyper-V. Its supposed to be running within an active domain network. I want to setup a DC and other Servers - so normaly i would choose a ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Exporting a VM running as a Domain Controller

There is a Microsoft KB article that talks about best practices for running a DC on a VM. One of the notes is "Do not use the Export feature on a virtual machine that is running a domain controller". ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Hyper-V, Domain Controllers, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (SCVMM)

I'm trying to add one of my Hyper-V Hosts (Windows Server 2008 R2), which is also my domain controller, to the SCVMM console so that I can manage it and its guest VM's from there. When adding it to ...
2
votes
3answers
198 views

Running 1 DC physically and a second virtually

I plan to create my first DC and forest on a physical server, then I want to run a second DC on a virtual server that will replicate the first DC. I understand that this will provide redundancy for AD ...
2
votes
1answer
243 views

Need advice on how to setup dev. virtual server farm

I have a box with 8GB RAM and a Quad Xenon processor and I'm planning to use this as my development server. On this, I want at least 3-4 virtual instances consisting of 1 SQL Server 2008, 1 or 2 ...
0
votes
4answers
447 views

Running a Domain Controller as 1 VM & a RODC as another on the same machine, will it work?

I have been tasked with replacing our current network using Windows Server 2008 Virtual Machines running on Hyper-V, my question is will a DC as 1 VM work and a RODC as another work on the same ...