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1answer
68 views

VM that allows host to communicate with guest while using a VPN [closed]

My goal: Run a VM locally hosted on my Windows 7 box that runs Windows Server with IIS as the guest VM. I want to communicate with with websites on the guest (Windows Server) with my host (Windows ...
2
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4answers
504 views

VM Corrupted, what's the next step?

So one of our older VM's, which usually has no issues, is giving this error now when starting. It keeps going in a loop restarting and turning off with this error message. I figure it's probably ...
3
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0answers
102 views

Most VMS refuse to start

Setup: Virtual Host, running server 2012, hosting around 10 production VMs Problem: Last night, 2 VMs stopped with no warning, event log notification, or any information. The rest of the VMs on this ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Re-purpose DD660 (DataDomain) for VM Storage

We have an un-used DD660 (DataDomain) and an un-used x3650 M2 that we are wanting to use as a test bed for playing with Hyper-V as we look into it vs. VMware. Has anyone used a DD660 is simply ...
3
votes
1answer
276 views

Hyper-V and AD --> recommendations for small site? [closed]

I have a dilemma about how to proceed with new AD / Hyper-V installation and would appreciate your views, experience and advice. Situation: we are a small company with single site (25 users) and few ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

EFI virtual machine on Hyper-V

Is it possible to create EFI virtual machine running on Hyper-V? Which Hyper-V version should I use?
0
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
1
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3answers
354 views

Virtual Machines List from PowerShell vs PowerShell ISE and PowerGUI

I am confused to why I have different information based on where I try to retrieve it from. I have 3 Windows 2012 servers (G0, G1, and G2) running Hyper-V. The following situation is captured from one ...
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votes
1answer
84 views

Different subnet range of ips are not working - windows server 2012 - virtual machine [closed]

ip , subnet , default gateway The main server is windows server 2012 and main ip is : 198.245.73.82 , 255.255.255.248 , 198.245.73.81 Now i have originally allocated ip range from my server ...
1
vote
1answer
108 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
187 views

Adding existing Host to SCVMM: Error 2912

When trying to add an existing Hyper-V-Host to SCVMM I get the following error: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the %serverName%. (Unknown error ...
0
votes
2answers
145 views

Can I change the computer name of a switched off Hyper-V virtual machine without turning it on?

Here's what I see in a typical "system" log of Azure role instances for their initialization sequence (this is for Windows Server 2008 R2, I haven't checked other versions): the VM is turned on, the ...
3
votes
2answers
432 views

Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V and CPU Usage

The server sits on RAIDed SSD drives too. Is there a reason why the host machine seems to get more CPU over a VM in Hyper-V? The guest machine is at 100% CPU while the HOST is only at 20%. Anywa ...
4
votes
2answers
409 views

Proper Hyper-V Network Configuration for Windows Server 2012?

We just put our first Hyper-V based web solution online about a month ago (Diagram below). We're having intermittent communication issues between Virtual Machines during periods of elevated traffic, ...
0
votes
0answers
199 views

Windows Server 2012 R2, multiple Hyper-V Virtual Network Switches for multiple VMs

I want to configure something like this: I have one NIC, and have been given 3 IPs by datacenter, on my server which is running WS2012R2, with 10 VMs on hyper-v. Windows Server 2012 R2 (host) one ...
-1
votes
1answer
66 views

moving to a new dedicated server and need advice on the new setup [closed]

I currently have a dedicated server that we have outgrown and we are moving to another server. Our current setup was a 8gb W2008R2 server running a W2008R2 IIS virtual machine using VMWare. We are ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Rename - SQL DB Issues

I set up a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine exactly the way we want it. I shut down the instance, made a copy of the .vhdx virtual drive, then spun up a new VM and attached the copy of the drive. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Hyper-V: Guest external internet access

Following setup: Host machine has 1 physical NIC Host OS = Win Server 2008 R2 (hosted in data center) Guest OS = Win Home Server 2011 Network setup basically as described here or here. Goal: ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

Single VLAN ID out of 5 not working in Hyper-V 2012 Cluster / SCVMM 2012 SP1

I am having strange issues with one specific VLAN in a Hyper-V 2012 cluster. The cluster has 3 servers, each one has a "Management" adapter for management traffic and "VM Data" adapter for virtual ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Importing a hyper-v exported image

My google-fu is failing me. Badly. One of my clients sent me a Hyper-V exported VM which constitutes a bunch of VHDs and an XML file (which I assume is the machine definition file). Try as I might, ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
0
votes
2answers
155 views

Networking in 2003 SP2 VM running under 2012 Standard Hyper-V, adapter failing

We had a 2003 SP2 Web/SQL Server VM running on a hosts hardware. The hosting company became unresponsive so we decided to move the VM. So far I have done the following: I used disk2vhd to create a ...
1
vote
1answer
201 views

Private networks with SCVMM 2012 SP1 and Hyper-V

In my lab I have two hyper-v host running Windows 2012 server. For lab and test purposes I want to have private networks that are available on both hosts, and where the VMs on those networks are able ...
-3
votes
1answer
84 views

Virtual router for virtualisation [closed]

I'm currently setting up a virtual lab at home for general server / network testing using Hyper-V. At present I have a virtual network adapter that is linked to my Physical network adapter so that the ...
2
votes
1answer
66 views

How can a VM in Win 2008R2 cluster take more memory than the allocated Max RAM?

We found in Hyper-V Manager of one of the host servers, that one of the VMs in Win 2008R2 cluster shows "higher" Memory Demand than the Max Dynamic RAM allocated to the VM (attached is the ...
0
votes
1answer
421 views

Auto-Start Virtual Machines from Hyper-V Manager (Windows Server 2012)

My company has 2 server; one is main server and another one is accounting server. At first, both servers use Windows Server 2008 then I upgraded main server OS to Windows Server 2012 and everything ...
0
votes
1answer
193 views

Hyper-V VM on Windows 8 - No Network Access

I have a VM set up in Hyper-V and 2 virtual switches that SHOULD allow me to RDP to the VM and for the VM to have access to the internet. I can RDP to the VM, but the VM does NOT have access to the ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Server Hosted at Data center Internal IP address on hyper-v guest OS

I have a hosted server that’s located at a data center that I pay for monthly (www.liquidweb.com). The server is running windows server 2012 standard. The server is used to host a SQL database and a ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

Converting Physical machine to Hyper V VM

I'm running a Physical machine with Windows 7 Ultimate mainly as a file server with 2 hard drives with all the file content stored on D drive with C mainly for OS. This file server is accessible by ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

Unable to run windows 2008 R2 after Disk2VHD

I want to convert my physical domain control to hyperv, I created the VHD using Microsoft utility Disk2VHD, The VHD was created, I attached it to HyperV and was able to login. After login the Virtual ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V stuck at stopping. Computer will not restart nor shutdown

I have a major problem with Windows Server 2012. If a VM is stuck at "Stopping", it is impossible to reboot or shut down the machine. During the shutdown process Windows goes to the screen which says ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

migrate a VM from Server 2012 to Windows 8 pro

is it possible to migrate a VM from Server 2012 to Windows 8 pro (both in the same domain) Live migration does not seem to be a feature on Windows 8 (only on Server 2012) and when I try to move it ...
2
votes
2answers
758 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
241 views

Virtual Machine cannot start

I have just installed Windows Server 2008R2 on a brand new Dell T320 Server to act as a hyper visor for an SBS 2011 VM. As with all new builds I have; Confirmed the CPU supports virtualisation. ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

SCVMM 2012 SP1 - “Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization” grayed out

I want to create a VM Network which is isolated. But the option "Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization" is grayed out. Why?
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votes
1answer
42 views

Combining / Merging Virtual Machines [closed]

I have 3 virtual machines (OS installed: Ubuntu Server) on my Hyper V. I want to combine / merge these 3 virtual machines into one virtual machine. How can I do this?
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Are Hyper-V IDE and SCSI devices performance equal?

Do Hyper-V IDE and SCSI devices both offer equally fast I/O performance when integration services are installed in the guest operating system?
0
votes
1answer
247 views

Virtual Machine Connection tool on Windows 2012 Server Core with minimal Management UI?

Is it possible to LOCALLY run the Windows Server 2012 "Virtual Machine Connection tool" on a Windows 2012 Server Core with minimal Management UI? I want to run a minimalist 2012 Server Core with ...
0
votes
2answers
667 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
1answer
91 views

What are the contraindications for using Hyper-V with Windows 2012 Server?

Background: I am researching several Virtual Machine Manager solutions. They are being considered for use in separating configuration for multiple development and testing environments. The decision ...
2
votes
2answers
942 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
0answers
557 views

How to redirect a Hyper-V COM port named pipe to a file?

I would like to redirect the serial port output on RedHat 5.7 to some recordable or reviewable medium. The normal way to do this on a physical machine is to add the console parameters to the kernel ...
2
votes
2answers
521 views

Virtualizing Firewalls/UTM

So Sophos UTM (Astaro Gateway UTM) can be virtualized in Hyper-V, VMWare, vSphere etc. Now I'm new to virtualization, so am wondering how the networking would be configured in this situation. ...
0
votes
1answer
936 views

How resolution can be increased in a hyper-v virtual machine of windows 8 [closed]

i already have Windows 8 from MSDNAA. I'm very interested in Hyper-V, so i've created an hyper-v virtual machine with openSUSE. If i connect, i have only a 800x600 resolution. I have not found any ...
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votes
1answer
837 views

How can i pause Hyper-V VMs incase rebooting host?

I want to do such setting that all vms should be paused(instead of shutdown) when host server reboots suddenly. Visualization tec: win 2k8 r2 with hyper-v
5
votes
4answers
1k views

Is it necessary to have RAID in a virtual machine?

I have a Windows 2008 Enterprise on RAID 10 running Active Directory, Hosted Exchange, and a web server on HyperV VMs. Do I need a virtual RAID for Exchange? If so, why? Edit: thanks everyone for the ...
4
votes
1answer
296 views

Provide Internet connection to Virtual Machines on Hyper-V

Our Office LAN - 192.168.1.1/24 Gateway - 192.168.1.5 (A Microsoft ISA 2006 Server) DNS - 192.168.1.4 (DC) We are having Hyper-V server running and there are several Virtual Machines on that server. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Hyper-V can't work external network

I setup my Hyper-V under Windows 2008 R2 Standard. But i can´t access internet (network) in virtualized machines. First. I setup the hyper-v using this manual ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

Migrate VM from MS Virtual Server 2005 to Hyper-V?

Is there a supported path of migrating a virtual machine running in Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, to Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1? The guest is running a version of Windows Server ...
0
votes
2answers
379 views

Move snapshots between machines

I have two VMs one(VM2) was created from a template of the other(VM1). I added VM1 to SCVMM library without cloning it first, now I can't access it, deploy it, or create VMs using it. To create VM2 I ...