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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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Windows Server 2008 R2, weird intermittent outgoing connection issues, & Hyper-V Virtual Network

My provider says that they run an 'unfiltered' network, so it's not a network issue. Not entirely convinced...but they aren't being very helpful. Basically two days ago started having issues with ...
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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 ...
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Remote desktop connection to Hyper V computer freezes

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise server with two Hyper-V virtual computers. These two virtual computers are used with remote desktop connection from different client computers (Windows 7, ...
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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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Strange way to configure IP on Server with Hyper-V. We're doing something wrong?

Scenario (real with address/names altered): Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V installed. Originally, there were 2 machines let's call them FileServer and MainServer. The FileServer does a little ...
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Static IP on Windows Server 2008R2 Hyper-V guest

I have a Hyper-V 2008R2 Enterprise host with 5 guest machines running on it. The 5th machine is running Windows Server 2008R2 Web Edition. I had it running for weeks statically set to the IP I want it ...
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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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CentOS 6.4 on Hyper-V memory exhausting issue

I am having an issue where the RAM on the virtualised machine is becoming exhausted after periods of time, the machine itself has 4GB RAM assigned to it and it always seems to be reporting around 15% ...
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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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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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Windows Server 2012 HyperV

I have a server at my company with Windows Server 2008 R2 with 4 VM's for software testing. 1st Question I have access to the new Windows Server 2012. Is HyperV in Server 2012 much better than the ...
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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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Running apcupsd on server core 2012?

Is it possible to run acpupsd on server core 2012? I went out and bought some Back-UPS (with USB cable signalling) to run some Hyper-V servers before I realized "that wont work" :-) Back-UPS are not ...
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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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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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Hyper-V Time Sync for VM Domain Controller

We have 2 physical hyper-V servers running 8 VMs between them, each physical server has a Domain controller on it running in a VM and all servers are 2008R2 The VM PDC is set to NTP and to sync with ...
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hyper-v any way to automatically start a vm after merge?

In Hyper-V, a VM needs to be shutdown for the merging of deleted snapshots to take place. The merge process can take a long time so I wanted to know if there is any available method/program/script to ...
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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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Is there any chance to get Hyper-V enlightened I/O inside Windows 2008 R2 recovery DVD?

I'm fiddling with Windows Server Backup in Hyper-V virtual machines, testing backup and recovery time. While ( full ) backup time is pretty good, Bare Metal Recovery time using recovery DVD is 5 ...
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How to create two users on Windows Server 2008 R2 with custom requirements [closed]

I have a very powerful PC that is capable of running several environments. This computer is running Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V feature I want to allow a user to physically use the computer ...
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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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isolate networks in hyperv

I would like to isolate my pc LAN from my servers LAN. All my servers are virtual machines in a windows2008r2 hyperv cluster (2nodes). I thought about create a rras virtual machine and play with my 2 ...
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Huge packet loss Hyper-V when guest is running with R410 and Broadcom BCM5716C NetXtreme II

I am running a domain controller, that also has a Hyper-V role installed. Within the Hyper-V, I have a legacy Windows 2008 SBS that we will eventually retire. When the guest OS is shutdown network ...
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How to run Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management Service using a domain account

I have an Domain account with admin priviliges and I need to use that account to run the Hyper-v Machine Management Service. my goal is to use that domain account to create VMs using ISO files that ...
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Prioritize One Network Share Over Another And/Or Cap Network Share Traffic? (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)

One of my fileservers is a hyper v VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The NIC in the VM maps to a 1 GB NIC on the host that is dedicated just to this VM. I have two shares on the file ...
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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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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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information delivered from pidenu32.msi seems to be wrong

I've installed WindowsServer 2008 R2 on the computer with Xeon3430 2.40GHz processor. VT was activated in BIOS. Hyper-Role was installed and a VM could be created and started. Running ...
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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 ...