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How can I quickly relocate an entire virtual machine to a new location?

We are using Hyper-V in a clustered Server 2008 R2 environment with 3 identical hosts. Virtual machines are stored on cluster shared volumes (CSV's) on a SAN backend connected via iSCSI. What is the ...
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How can I move the data files for a VM to another location?

We have a cluster of 3 x 2008 R2 physical hosts running Hyper-V. How do I safely move the VHD(s) and accompanying XML files, etc, for a specific VM to a new location? I want to keep the VM with the ...
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240 views

Hyper-V, Linux . Can I install mouse and graphic integration? [closed]

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. There is local network between Ubuntu and other machines. EDIT The main problem for me is that my quest OS is ...
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How can I compact the VHD file with Ubuntu?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk. I want to compact this VHD (The real size is 50 GB, 360 GB on the ...
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Hyper-V Role Space Usage on Windows Server 2008

I have stood up a 2008 R2 Server running only a Hyper-V role. The *.vhd files are stored on a separate partition. The files (including hidden files) within the C:\ drive consume about 12 GB of disk ...
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latest integration services for Hyper-v host

I have Hyper-V hosts with both Win Server 2008 R2 and Win Server 2012. These hosts are not connected on the internet and do get security patches installed every month. How do I know if the ...
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471 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VM BSOD after 1min 30seconds even before logging in?

I have a Hyper-V VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 (Host is also WinSrv 2008 R2) that was working perfectly. It has now started BSOD before I even login. On testing if I boot normally and login the vm ...
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1answer
179 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 ...
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170 views

Hyper-V Missing Virtual Server From Hyper-V Manager List

We are running Hyper-V on a Window 2008 server that doesn't have a desktop (only console login is provided). We access Hyper-V using Hyper-V Manager which connects to this host-server and it provides ...
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Advice for Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008

I'm new to hyper-v and cloud! I installed Server 2008 Ent R2 + Hyper-V Created my VM, and installed my OS on it. (Web server, server 2012 Std, IIS) So far everything works fine. But I need to know ...
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Loosing gateway setting when switching Hyper-V virtual lan to “external”

I have a 2008 R2 server running as a NAT-Router and Hyper-V Host. NIC1 has the default gateway set to NIC2. Using this setup everthing works and all clients can connect to the internet. If I'm ...
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1answer
854 views

How to access device manager in Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I have installed Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 and almost everything works fine. Now I would like to inspect the hardware and drivers being used. On normal desktop, I'd just click Control Panel and go to ...
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first time building Hyper V hardware requirements

I intend to build a white-box that will be running a host server 2008 with hyper V and have the guest VMs on a separate SSD drive. Is it better (in terms of to run the the 2008 server host on an ...
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56 views

Automating windows server 2008 installation in hyper V with powershell

I often set up servers in Hyper V on my laptop (running windows server 2008) to test varoius software. Is there a way in powershell to build an image in Hyper V and run windows update on that image? ...
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296 views

Import VMs with differencing VHD into Hyper-V 2012

I've recently installed Windows Server 2012 to my test server to run Hyper-V test environment. I have bunch of old VMs which were created in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V which I didn't export in ...
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VPN Connection don't have access to remote access to VM's

The problem is: Within the LAN have remote access virtual machines, including the VM's (xx1.11 and xx1.26). Working through vpn in remote location, have access to the entire LAN, have remote access ...
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For a Windows 2008 R2 as a Hyper-V client should I install SERVERSTANDARD OR SERVERSTANDARDV? [closed]

I'm setting up a test "server" on my laptop with Hyper-V. When I go to install from an MSDN ISO I have two choices for standard edition. SERVERSTANDARD or SERVERSTANDARDV. Googling gives me lists of ...
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Install CentOS on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V

How can I install Centos 6 on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V? I added a IDE drive to boot from but CentOS doesn't recognize SCSI drive during install. How can I fix this please?
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1answer
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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Networking issues related to Max Ethernet Frame Size

I fixed an issue today earlier today but i'm interested in learning WHY it worked. We set up a new Hyper-V virtual machine only to discover that HTTP traffic wasn't working. HTTPS, pings, everything ...
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1answer
422 views

How to separate Hyper-V Private network from the External network

I am setting up a virtual test lab and I configured a domain controller VM running Windows 2008 R2 on my Hyper-V 2008 R2 server. I needed to download and install updates on it so I added an External ...
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1answer
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Xeon 5150 w/ 2008 R2 is being limited to (2) virtual cores per VM

As I understand it, I should be allowed 8 virtual processors per core, and 4 per VM. How do I find out why I'm being limited to two, and how to overcome that?
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How do I log back into a Windows Server 2003 guest OS after Hyper-V integration services installs and breaks my domain logins?

After installing Hyper-V integration services, I appear to have a problem with logging in to my Windows Server 2003 virtual machine. Incorrect passwords and logins give the usual error message, but a ...
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Do Hyper-V guests see multiple CPUs (sockets) or multiple CPU cores when assigned more than 1 vCPU?

I have SQL Server 2008 Express running on Hyper-V based virtual machine with two vCPU-s. I've just been reading up on SQL Server 2012 Express and noticed that it's CPU is "Limited to lesser of 1 ...
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2answers
180 views

Clustering a live 2008 r2 server

I have a W2K8 R2 Datacenter server running Hyper-V with a Equallogic PS4100 SAN. I 5 virtual machines running in production. I now have a second server and would like to set both up for clustering. ...
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User 'X\y' failed to create external configuration store at 'D:\Hyper-V':

I have a Hyper-V server which has served me well, so far. It's been in a workgroup until recently, and has hosted four machines. I hadn't used it for a while and decided to join it to my new domain. ...
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3answers
759 views

Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)

I am wondering if anyone else has done this and has subsequently ran into any problems or if based on what I describe, anyone could suggest types of problems I may run into: I have Windows 2008 R2 ...
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Server Restarts and Respective Orders

EDIT:Not meaning to be disrespectful to any of the answers, but, the main question was whether rebooting a DC at the beginning of a cycle, then all the other servers, or rebooting it at the end once ...
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1answer
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Nagios XI Virtual Server on Hyper-V - Networking

I'm trying to get the Nagios XI virtual machine working on Hyper-V (yes, I know it's not a supported config). I'm trying to get it on the network to download some packages so that I can then install ...
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1answer
270 views

Hyper-V Live Migration without Cluster Shared Volume

Can someone please shed some light on this for me? I gather that it is possible to use Hyper-V live migration without the need for a Cluster Shared Volume. Given the following: Live migration can ...
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“Unexpected shutdown” message on Hyper-V guest machines

We have a couple of Dell Poweredge servers running Hyper-V. Both host machines and the guest VMs are using Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Service Pack 1 installed. The guest machines were built as VMs ...
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798 views

Restrict Hyper-V to only Port 80/443 (HTTP/HTTPS)

I am using Hyper-V with Server 2008 R2. Does anyone know how to setup Windows Firewall so that I can restrict my Hyper-V guest instances to only allow outgoing connections on normal HTTP/HTTPS ports? ...
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510 views

Restarting my HyperV Host

A real quick question! I have a physical VHOST which hosts several VM's for different purposes - they are all set to automatically load when my VHOST first boots at staggered times. Now if I apply ...
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0answers
851 views

Can't ping or access Hyper-V Server R2

I have installed Hyper-V Server R2 on a brand new HP Proliant DL180 G6, From the server I can ping the others computers on my local network. When I try to ping the server from any computer on the ...
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1answer
119 views

Hyper-V Export VM

I have Hyper-V VM that I exported off of a server a few days ago. Right now it's running on a temp server as I rebuilt the original host server. Now that I have the host server all ready to go I am ...
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Does Hyper-V support GPT disks on the host?

Are there any issues with Hyper-V (on Server 2008 r2) if the host is formatted as GPT? Someone out there has tried this...
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1answer
116 views

Server 2008R2 cluster for hyper-v - start with a single server?

I'm planning a Hyper-V virtualization system what will include: 2 very nice dual 16 core servers Dell MD3600f fibre channel SAN It will be running about 10 virtual machines. The plan is to setup ...
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2answers
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Hyper-V is there a webinterface to start/shutdown the VMs?

I´m using a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. Now I´m searching for a way for a normal user to control the VMs on this server. Is it possible to use a webinterface to start and shutdown the VMs? ...
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Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Server: Guest Windows Server machine imported - only see blinking underscore

I exported 2 virtual PCs from Hyper-V. and then imported them. I can't start one virtual machine that has Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. The machine starts, but then I only see a blinking ...
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131 views

SCVMM 2008 R2 Powershell Commands

I am running SCVMM 2008 R2 with 3 hosts. Right now I am patching the hosts, so I am running the command disable-vmhost hostA -MoveWithinCluster Is there a command that I can run or switch I can ...
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1answer
259 views

Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V

I want to access the internet on a dedicated second public ip from the guest. I have created an internal only network in Hyper-V Manager. The virtual network is in a bridged connection to the ...
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1answer
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Assign public IP address to Hyper-V guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V I have now been trying for nearly 4 days to setup what i would think is the simplest hyperV env. I have a ...
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2answers
638 views

Can one make Hyper-V's virtual networking ignore VLAN tagging?

Is there any way to make Hyper-V's (Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1) networking subsystem ignore VLAN tagging and just accept all packets that the physical NIC accepts? ...hopefully by actually ignoring ...
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1answer
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Hyper-V guest suddenly extremely slow

I have a setup with a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V Server and a couple of guests. Yesterday I noticed that one of the guests had become very slow (e.g. noticable lag when browsing through folders). I ...
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1answer
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Hyper-V virtual machine unable to get IP address from DHCP server running on same physical box

We have a Windows server 2008 R2 with two network cards running AD, DHCP, DNS and Hyper-V The first nic is setup with a static IP address and DHCP, WDS, and DNS are bound to it. The second nic is ...
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1answer
50 views

Can I temporarily leave other roles active when converting a 2008 R2 server to a hyper-v host?

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 box that I want to convert to a hyper-v host. Currently I have the following running on it: File Services, Web Server (IIS), and Sql Server 2008 R2 with a few ...
2
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1answer
847 views

How does “Hyper-V won't boot off SCSI Disks” affect me? (all HDDs in server are SCSI)

A few months ago we purchased a Dell server with the intent to eventually start rolling out VMWare. Now we are exploring Hyper-V as an option instead, however I've seen a requirement for an IDE drive ...
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4answers
7k views

Hour-long shutdown duration “shutting down hyper-v virtual machine management service”

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that is a Hyper-V host (Dell PowerEdge T300). Today for the first time I encountered an odd situation; i lost connection with one of the guest machines but logging on ...
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2answers
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Disk Latency High on Hyper V (20ms to 100ms for avg. disk write)

I am running Hyper V on a 12 GB, i7 Sever with 5 VMs running. I had the impression that the VMs operate quite slowly but the memory consumption and cpu utilization are not worth mentioning so I ...
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1answer
168 views

Managing Hyper-V in a domain with RPC errors

I've got an awkward setup here. I've got a domain controller (2008 R2 STD) in the United States, and a Hyper-V 2008 R2 server (Raw Hyper-V server) and a Windows 7 workstation, all connected to a ...
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195 views

Hyper-V machines refusing to start after BIOS upgrade

I have a Windows 2008 Server with Hyper-V installed, and a couple of VMs. All was working properly until I tried upgrading BIOS. All of a sudden I get permission denied when attempting to start any ...