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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 ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Disk Space Difference On Hyper-V Server OS VS VM Guest OS

I have a Windows Sever 2012 Standard 64-bit running Hyper-V. The Hyper-V is hosting a guest OS of Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. I noticed that I was running out of disk space on my server. So I ...
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1answer
46 views

How to add NT Virtual Machine\Virtual Machines to GPO?

I have a Windows 2012 Server with Hyper-V enabled and a few virtual machines. My current configuration has a few account in the "Log on as a service" list in the domain policies, and sometimes this ...
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1answer
33 views

How to exclude VHDX disk from snapshots on Hyper-v

(I'm using the built-in Hyper-V that comes with Windows Server 2012 R2) I want to play with my snapshots while I have a separate disk that would not be affected by those snapshots, thus I can store ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Hyper-V How to define “auto revert” to a snapshot after each reboot

I'm using the built-in Hyper-V that comes with Windows Server 2012 R2 and I'm looking for the option that lets me to set "auto revert" (or "auto apply") to a specific snapshot after the machine is ...
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11answers
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When deploying a single server on new hardware, do you virtualize it or not?

There are a few questions that I've found on ServerFault that hint around this topic, and while it may be somewhat opinion-based, I think it can fall into that "good subjective" category based on the ...
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1answer
35 views

Network Hyper V host with Virtual Machine

Forgive me if this has been asked or is very rudimentary but I am just starting out and need to get this configured. I have been looking around and can't seem to find an answer. I have a host server ...
2
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1answer
48 views

Can Hyper-V host join a domain of a virtual machine domain controller on that same host?

Learning about Failover Clustering with Hyper-V. I have two hyper-v nodes(servers). I want to add them to a failover cluster, but it said that the nodes must be in a domain to join failover cluster. ...
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0answers
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Hyper-V: NAT Port Forwarding [closed]

I rented one dedicated server (Win Server 2012) with one adapter/static IP address. I want to install Hyper-V and guest OS (Win also), that can expose some of its services to the internet. For ...
0
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1answer
19 views

Missing Enchanced Session setting in Hyper-V Manager

I have a Windows 2012 Server running with a Hyper-V role. Wanted to enable Enhanced Session setting, but I cannot find it under Hyper-V Manager settings. What gives?
0
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1answer
53 views

What condition on a Hyper-V host would cause high CPU utilization in guests

I have an odd situation here, so I thought I'd see if anyone else has run into it. I have a Hyper-V host (2012) that had two VM's on it, one of which was an Exchange 2013 server. The other is a 2012 ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Remove hosts from Hyper-v virtual machine connection list

When using the Hyper-V Virtual machine connection program to connect to a VM on another host, you can type the name/IP of the host in the first drop down, and then the second dropdown populates with ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close

I have a windows 8.1 machine that I have installed the Hyper-v role on. We also have a couple of 2012 servers running hyper-v. I am currently managing them from my PC to make life easier. When I ...
0
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0answers
140 views

Dell 12G R720 Hyper-V host virtual/physical NIC stops working

On the host 1 physical adapter is plugged into our network, on host itself I have Hyper-V role. I have created a external switch and binded it to the physical Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet, box ...
2
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3answers
333 views

DRBD for Windows / Hyper V

DRBD is a protocol for mirroring the storage on one server with the storage on another. Essentially it gives you a highly available (HA) cluster of storage across two or more physical machines, ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Efficient Server Backup

I have a Hyper-V server (Windows Server 2012) running 8 virtual servers. What is the most efficient method of backing up my servers so that if one needs to be restored, I am able to restore the ...
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2answers
724 views

Guest OS install from Physical CD/DVD Hyper-v 2012 R2

I have been looking around if it's possible to install a Guest OS on Hyper-V 2012. The only ways i see to install guest OS is by mounting an ISO. Is hyper-v able to access the Host physical CD/DVD at ...
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1answer
59 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 ...
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2answers
80 views

Individual licenses needed for guests on 2012 datacenter?

I think I may not be 100% clear on Microsoft's licensing model for Server 2012 Datacenter edition. I have read that datacenter entitles you to run unlimited VMs, but Standard only allows you to run ...
3
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2answers
558 views

How to recover Hyper-V Guest Domain Controller from Stop Error 0xc00002e2

Host is Server 2012 with single Hyper-V guest which is a Domain Controller. When booting the DC it gives a Blue Stop Error: 0xc00002e2 and then reboots. After third reboot it shows a recovery console ...
0
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3answers
104 views

Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Clustering Live migration Hot Failover

We are thinking of implementing Hyper V Clusteriazation on Windows server 2012 servers. We aim to use the Live migration feature to eliminate downtime when one of the servers fails. My question is: Is ...
3
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2answers
171 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 ...
0
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5answers
425 views

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Failover Cluster + Active/Active HA storage solution

I have a question. I need to build active/active HA storage architecture, but I don't know how achieve this without expensive third party software. I have two Hyper-V hosts, each with iSCSI storage. I ...
4
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2answers
162 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
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0answers
79 views

Windows Server 2012 RD services: Cannot connect to a Virtual Desktop

Following a few tutorials I setup a server and installed 2012 RD services on it. I created a new pooled, managed desktop collection with only one VM which is connected to an internal vSwitch. From ...
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1answer
47 views

Improving Hyper-VM machine [closed]

I have a newly imported Hyper-V VM using Disk2VHD and I've noticed things have been a little slower. Could this be a networking issue on the server or inside the VM? I looked under the configure ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Is there some kind of load balancing happening in a Hyper v fail over cluster?

I am still reading up on Hyper V clustering and there is something fundamental I am not understanding. Windows Fail-over Clustering is supposed to be for high availability only- not load balancing. ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Snapshotting single disk of running Hyper-V VM

I'm currently somewhat at a loss of how to create a snapshot of a single virtual hard-disk of a running Hyper-V VM. Generally, creating a differential disk while a server is shut down is no problem ...
1
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1answer
115 views

vSphere 5.5: Binding VMs to HBA cards on the host

I am setting up a lab and wanted to be sure the following makes sense\is possible: One server running vsphere 5.5 with two fiber HBAs 2 Windows 2012 Hyper-V VMs each bound to an HBA I'm using ...
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1answer
59 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
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1answer
61 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
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0answers
103 views

Hyper-V machine on Server 2012 losing connectivity randomly

I have start using Hyper-V on my Microsoft Windows 2012 Server, hosting a 2012 server. But randomly my virtual machine loosing connections, i see it now when i trying to copy data to it from a old ...
1
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1answer
80 views

How to make clustered storage available from SAN to Hyper-V for two node cluster

I want to make a 2 node SQL Server 2012 cluster. Both nodes are virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 on Hyper-V. I have a physical SAN available which I can use for clustered storage so I was ...
1
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1answer
90 views

Use Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition as Virtualisation Host

Would it be reasonable to run the Standard Server 2012 Edition (as opposed to Hyper-V edition) as a virtualisation host? Obviously there is a performance penalty but I guess it's not that bad - are ...
0
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0answers
49 views

Hyper-v takes a long time to create snapshots

I'm not sure when, but I've noticed as of recently, whenever I go to make a snapshot of certain machines, it hangs at 2% for a good while and then eventually finishes (fairly quickly, actually). I ...
0
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1answer
69 views

Hyper-V replica - PowerShell - replica merge (detect / invoke)

I need a PowerShell command which can detect replica merge process on the specific VM. And to be sure... There is no way how to invoke replica merge process using a PowerShell command.. Am I right? ...
4
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1answer
64 views

Do two VMs on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating?

I'm fairly new to Hyper-V, and can't seem to find the answer to this question: Do two virtual machines on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating with each other? For example, take this ...
0
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0answers
210 views

No disks were found on which to perform cluster validation tests

I am trying to make a cluster of two Hyper-V machines running Windows Server 2012. There is a SAN available in which I have created several partitions to use such as J drive, K drive L drive etc. ...
3
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1answer
311 views

Adding virtual NIC to HyperV VMs killed my network speed

I have a pretty simple configuration: Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Host, with two VMs (both Server 2012), one for IIS, one for SQL Server. They're all connecting through the physical NIC Last night I ...
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1answer
36 views

WS 2012 to host linux VMs, should I use AD/DNS or is workgroup better? [closed]

I am setting up a dedicated server that will be running Windows Server 2012, and hosting about 5 Linux VMs, and 1 Windows VM. All the VMs are independent and do not interact with each other. The ...
1
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1answer
97 views

Hyper-V pass-trough disks incorrectly identified as SSDs on guest

I have setup a Windows Server 2012 Essentials guest to run on a Hyper-V host (Windows Server 2012). A physical HDD (spinning rust) is setup as pass-through to the guest, but it's incorrectly ...
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votes
1answer
215 views

SSH and telnet in Hyper V [closed]

I have installed Windows server 2012 and setup a VM using Hyper-V. I have setup networking using a virtual switch on one of the NIC with address 10.0.0.20. I have assigned a static ip to Ubuntu VM ...
4
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1answer
334 views

Assign Static MAC address to VM Hyperv

I have a scenario that involves building out a ton of virtual machines in Hyper-V, I cannot use SCVMM and must use a scripted method to create these VMs. I have a CSV with all required information ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

Debian install on Hyper-V: “Unreachable Gateway”

I'm currently running Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012, and I'm trying to get a Debian Wheezy VM running. I've configured the virtual switch and added a legacy network adapter configured to the virtual ...
4
votes
2answers
222 views

How to get from a Hyper-V 2008 R2 node with Powershell the IP address and Vlan ID

I tried to take from the Hyper-V (Hyper-V 2012) node with this command the IP address: Get-VM | select -ExpandProperty networkadapters | select vmname, ipaddress The thing is that i take as an ...
0
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1answer
205 views

Configuring WSUS server to use NIC#1 (LAN#1) to push, NIC#2 (LAN#2) to sync

Oh boy... This should be easy, but my head is swimming. I work in two domain environments. My primary domain (LAN1) is completely offline, but has regular domain services (DC, DHCP, router (legacy, ...
0
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1answer
110 views

Unable to add Hyper-v host in different domain

I have a SCVMM2012SP1 server sitting on a dual homed host, this server has connectivity to both our BE and CORP facing networks. I am able to add hosts in DOMAIN1 but not from DOMAIN2. The VM that ...
2
votes
1answer
84 views

What is the most reliable and effective way to compact a Hyper-V or Boot to VHD Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) file

I've seen (and tried) many ways to skin this cat, but none are quite as effective as I thought and require a number of manual steps. Here is my scenario: 1) I have installed an OS on a Dynamic ...
1
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2answers
154 views

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V bad vCPU performance

we have a windows server 2012 enviroment with two hyper-v servers. Each of them has two 16 Core AMD CPU's, eight 16GB DDR3 ECC RAM modules, 10 HDD's in HW-Raid 6. Now Hyper-V is running and some ...
1
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1answer
85 views

HyperV Migration and DHCP Reservation

In my company network we've 2 HyperV-2012 host with DAS, every server has a DHCP reservation in the DHCP server (windows server 2008). Yesterday we've migrated (using shared with nothing migration) ...