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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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Using Windows 10 to manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2

Is it possible to remotely manage Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V Manager on Windows 10? I know that the Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server 2012 R2 is not backwards ...
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How to configure Hyper-v 2008 VMM listen on port 80?

In hyper-v 2012, we can enable the port 80 from the VM Manager settings window. But, how about for 2008 VM Manager?
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Hyper V 2008 enterprise not fully utilising system memory

I have 4 VM's running on hyper v 2008 R2 enterprise. Two of them have a warning memory status. Thus both have more memory demand than assigned memory. But On windows the physical memory usage is ...
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Hyper-V avhd files compressed

I have inherited a machine at a client site that the previous IT person thought it would be a bright idea to compress all the AVHD and the base VHD files for one of their servers running under hyper-v ...
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Recovering from a HyperV snapshot being manually deleted incorrectly

I have a Windows 2008 Hyper-V (6.1.7601.17514) host which has a guest VM running in Hyper-V. The guest had 2 snapshots created after software was originally installed on it. At some point, someone ...
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Hyper-V - Upgrading a 3 node 2008R2 cluster to 2012R2

I'm just after a some advice/tips on upgrading our 3 node Hyper-V cluster from 2008R2 to 2012R2. I have 3 x Dell r710s running Server 2008R2DC. These are clustered and running about 15 VMs (5 on each ...
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of Virtual Machine over windows server 2008 R2 sp1 host

I had to shut down my VM on the Hyper V host and when i tried to start it again. i started to have this Error Application error when you attempt to change the status of Svv-Log01 Did anyone face this ...
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HyperV 2008 R2 shows less hdd space for Ubuntu 10.04

We are trying to install Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS on HyperV 2008 server as virtual machine. We have set 300GB as fixed hdd but while installation of OS the partition manager shows 136gb. Can you please ...
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HP server converted from physical to virtual has no network devices and mouse won't captured after every reboot

I just converted HP Proliant DL380 G7 Windows Server R2 Standard using Disk2Vhd utility. Removed a few HP based things, assigned static IP addresses and then rebooted. When rebooted, there were no ...
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Windows 2008 r2 showing single disk with 2 partition

On Virtual server Windows 2008 R2 install on hyper-v 2008. I have a two disk but they have two partition marge as single array 0 I think. I need to convert Dynamic disk to Basic Disk but at the ...
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Transfering Hyper-V VM os to boot Server directly from SAN through iSCSI

I have Hyper-V VMs (main application server 2008 R2 on IBM and MSSQL on DELL), both virtualized in Hyper-V 2012. I have discovered some performance offset when using virtualized OS (Terminal server) ...
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Cannot remove snapshot Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I am slowing going through and removing snapshots that for some inexplicable reason have been running since 2012!!!!!!! Most have been fine to delete and let the merge happen offline or at worst ...
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Why does a Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2 server occasionally stall?

I'm running a Virtual Machine server on Hyper-V that stalls about once a week, effectively rendering certain services it is running to be useless. -The physical host machine CPU: 6-core Xeon ...
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Hyper-V Guest OS sees partition as RAW

I have a 2TB array that is partitioned into a 100GB C: and 100GB D: drives. The C: drive was a Server 2008R2 that was P2V and is now running as a guest on a Windows 2012R2 host. The Host OS sees the ...
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Backing up Hyper-V VM with snapshots: Which files are absolutely necessary?

I made a mistake when deleting a snapshot I had made for an update, in that I never allowed it to merge back into the VHD file. I didn't realize this mistake until the avhd file grew to over 300GB, ...
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Windows Sever 2000 machine with striped scsi disk to VHD

Currently have a lot of servers running legacy applications that only work with W2k running on very old hardware that needs to be replaced. The plan is to convert each current machine into a VHD and ...
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Static IP injection to guest VM in Win2k8

Is there a way to inject IP address and do network configuration of a CentOS VM running on Windows server 2008? In Win2k12 there is SetGuestNetworkAdapterConfiguration using which IP address can be ...
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Cant run WPF applications on Hyper-V Server 2008 r2 SP1 (core)

i'm trying to run one of my WPF application in a Hyper-V Server 2008 r2 sp1 but it crashes on startup. I created my application with .net 4.0 and looks like it crashes before my first line of code is ...
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Allow Non-Technical Staff to reboot a Hyper-V VM

I have a Hyper-V host machine with a number of guests. One of the guests is a Linux VM running a vendor app that isn't exactly the most robust piece of software in the world. About once per week, ...
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Hyper-V File Server Backup [closed]

I have some questions that I know you guys will be able to answer. I am a new IT guy for a manufacturing plant. I am new to being an IT manager having only a background in Staples Easytech and ...
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HyperV 2008 with HyperV 2012

We currently have a Windows 2008R2 Hyper V server with 4 VMs. We would like to get another Windows hyper v server host to add a few new servers for a long term project. My question is if we go with ...
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Exchange 2013 as VM vs Exchange Physical Server [closed]

We are planning on installing a new Exchange 2013 server into our network (we currently use hosting now). We will be hosting about 200 mailboxes and clients are in 5 locations. Has Exchange 2013 come ...
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How can I create an external switch but refrain to use the external dhcp in Hyper V?

The requirement might seem strange. I have an organisational network (external network), but I desire to create a own private network of VMs in Hyper-v with its own domain and DHCP server(which runs ...
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Command line repair of RAID5 set on Server 2008 HyperV (or Core)

I have a HyperV box that is showing bad blocks on one of the disks. I got this from diskpart; DISKPART> list disk Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt -------- ------------- ...
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Is it possible to export a HyperV VM from Server 2012R2 and import it into HyperV on Server 2008R2?

I'm planning on migrating 2 HyperV VMs that are currently running on Windows Server 2012R2 to a new server running 2008R2. What's the best way to migrate the VMs? Will replication work between the two ...
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Restoring a VM from a backed up snapshot in Windows Server 2008R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 cluster with a number of guest VMs that are undergoing weekly maintenance for backups, performed in a save -> export -> start process. This process was taking up ...
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Hyper-V network dies after a few days of uptime

I have a Hyper-V server that randomly just drops off the internet in no specific pattern. It will go fine running five VMs that all have their own IPV4 in a /29 subnet. The host machine is on a ...
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How to delete a Virtual Machine from Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 failover cluster with 3 nodes. I added new 3 Virtual Machines to the failover clusters, one of them failed with errors: Event ID: 1069 Cluster resource 'Virtual Machine ...
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Hyper-v network issues on initial connection

I am running hyper-v on very capable hardware, host is Server 2012r2 and guest is 2008r2. The problem I am seeing is that, when the guest has not had network access attempted in a while or has been ...
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Configure Windows 2012 VHD to boot in Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. I use this server routinely to create Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 VHDs to boot within Hyper-V and natively. I have created a VHD, used imagex to ...
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Can't shut down HyperV VM with Powershell despite admin rights

I am attempting to use a script that shuts down my Hyper-V VMs, copies their VHDs to a target share, then boots them back up. I found the script on spiceworks just a couple days ago. I always receive ...
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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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Can't start VM on Hyper-V 2008R2 cluster

I have a Server 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster with 2 nodes. They use a CSV on a SAN. I use SCVMM to manage them. We recently had several crashes that caused a failover, making virtual machines die and ...
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How do I reserve RAM on the Hyper-V 2012 host partition for VMs only?

I have a situation where a Hyper-V 2012 cluster node cannot support 2 VMs when I think it should. Presently, I'm playing around with 96GB RAM, and I want to have 2 47GB VMs running (static RAM). That ...
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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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Veeam Backup (free version) can't find it's own server

I have a few servers that each have a few vm's on them. After running the install of the free version of veeam backup, I go into the program and add the new servers first. The servers run 2008 R2 ...
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Running WDS with multicast enabled from within a Hyper-V cluster

I'm attempting to run a multicast installation with WDS over my network, where WDS is hosted in a virtual machine in a Hyper-V cluster. I believe we've paved over most of the network-related issues - ...
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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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Hyper-V Server Management from Windows 8.1

Is there a way to manage a Hyper-V cluster that runs on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter from a Windows 8.1 Pro workstation? I've downloaded and installed the Remote Server Admin Tools for 8.1 ...
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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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How strongly does the number of processors influence on the performance? [closed]

I use Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. I can increase the number of processors in Hyper-V settings (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQCMT-O6bMM). How strongly it will increase the performance? ...
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Can I improve speed in Hyper-V?

I use Windows Server 2008 R2 (it is host) with Hyper-V and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is my settings: RAM 32768 Cores (virtual processes) 4. (I need 12) I also use virtual hard drive ...
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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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cannot access vps's websites from the host machine

I have a Windows 2008R2 server, I'll call this 'dedserver' for clarity, that has hyperv on it. It runs another Windows 2008R2 server with IIS on it, I'll call this 'vpsserver'. Both have a dedicated ...
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how do I network 3 vps computers together but only have 1 computer is seen on the internet [closed]

I will have 3 vps Windows 2008R2 servers running on hyper-v. VPS 1 - data computer - what do I put for the ip? VPS 2 - sql server - what do I put for the ip? VPS 3 - rdp computer - static ip I'd ...
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Moved Exchange 2010 to a VM, can't decomission original (physical server)

We created an exchange VM to replace a physical server, moved the mailboxes after pointing internal and external DNS to it. Everything works fine, except when I turn off the original machine, about ...
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Unable to reduce size of .vhd in Hyper-V 2008 R2

I have a VM that was a P2V using disk2vhd. It is WinXP Pro. It used to reside on a ~200Gb physical disk, so when it was converted, it took that size with it to its .vhd. The disk was only about 70GB ...
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How to start VMs on Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (Core) when DCs are not available

We are relocating our office and a Hyper-V Server 2008 was shutdown for the move. At the new location, after connecting the cables and powering it up, I realise I can no longer access the VM on it at ...