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2answers
338 views

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
65 views

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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778 views

Determining the number of virtual processors for a CPU

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter with the Hyper-V role enable. I am planning to run 11 VMs (each with 4 vCPU) on this host. There is 1 CPU installed on the host computer. I would like to ...
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2answers
905 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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1answer
754 views

Install Windows Server 2008 Core on a Dell Optiplex 790

Does anybody have experience installing Windows Server 2008 Core on a Dell Optiplex 790? When I connect to the machine with the Hyper-V Manager Administrator snap-in, and try to create and run a ...
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2answers
219 views

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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1answer
888 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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2answers
202 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 ...
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2answers
106 views

Manage Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from same machine

Is there a way to manage Windows Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from within itself? E.g. not remotely. I'd like to be able to manage VMs as well as connect to and work with a a VM in full screen mode. This ...
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4answers
165 views

Win Server 2008 + Virtualization, A Beginners question

I want to start my first virtualized work environment and i don't know what is better to do. I have windows 2008 R2 Std edition. i want to setup 2 HyperV machines Do i first setup the windows ...
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1answer
3k views

How to boot a Hyper-V Virtual Machine with a PXE server

I am trying to boot a virtual machine created in Hyper-V Manager. I want to boot from the NIC so that the VM can connect to the PXE server (by pressing F12 numerous times). The thing is, I cannot get ...
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2answers
108 views

Host requirements for virtualization with Hyper-V

I'm planning to create a virtualized setup for a company I work for and I've been looking at server configurations. I've settled on a Dell PowerEdge R710, but I'm not sure which OS is right for me. My ...
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1answer
323 views

Hyper-V server and SAS HBA

I cannot find the option how to install SAS HBA (HP SC08Ge) into Hyper-V server to see the exported LUNs. Could you please help me in this matter ?
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Hyper-V Processor Limitations

We have recently purchased a server which is running Hyper-V 2008 R2 bare metal. The server has two quad-core Intel Xeon processors with hyperthreading, so if I'm understanding correctly this gives us ...
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1answer
124 views

Does Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 take less resources then Windows 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role instaled?

How much more resources (if any) will a full blown Windows 2008 R2 Server running just the Hyper-V role take over Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?
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Basic questions about Hyper-V

I'm more xen & vmware experienced, that's why I do not have any deep knowledge of Hyper-V.. Please, help me with these questions: I would like to have cluster made of 2 nodes (mostly Linux is ...
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5answers
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Debian Squeeze Hyper-V Drivers

I have a fresh Debian 6.0.0 (Squeeze) server running on Hyper-V and I'm trying to get the synthetic drivers loaded into the kernel (2.6.32-5-amd64). The research I've done says that the Linux ...
0
votes
1answer
615 views

Error starting Hyper-V VM

I'm trying to start a VM on a new Hyper-V installation and I'm receiving the following error: The virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running. The following actions ...
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1answer
621 views

Microsoft Hyper-V Server CPU Scheduling and NUMA Memory Architectures

I suppose this question could apply to any virtualization technology, but I am trying to understand some of the details specific to Microsoft Hyper-V Server and how virtual CPU resources are scheduled ...
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2answers
4k views

Convert Virtualbox image to Hyper-V

Is it possible to convert a Virtualbox image to Hyper-V? Preferably without having to startup the virtualbox image.
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1answer
187 views

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails?

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails? Does the VM automatically restart on another node and to the VM it is just like ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I resolve the error “(\Tahoma8)You can install Virtual Machine Additions only on a valid virtual machine…”?

I have a virtual machine that I have migrated from Virtual Server 2005 R2 over to Hyper V R2 server but I am unable to remove the virtual machine additions. When I try to remove them I get the ...
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2answers
455 views

Dell External SAS 5/E HBA and Hyper-V

I have a Dell R710 running Win2008 R2 + Hyper-V with dual SAS 5/E HBA's. I'm building a Linux VM to install Bacula on and I need to connect it to my Dell PowerVault 124T via the SAS HBA. I've been ...
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2answers
470 views

Newbie one: Virtual Networks - Hyper-V - Remote Destktop - Only one physical NIC

I'll try to explain my situation and I'll apreciate any help: I have a phisical server (quad core, 4Gb ram, 1TB raid 10, etc) with Win Server 2008 R2 enterprise, running IIS, Printing, etc... Also, ...
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2answers
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Hyper-V, Domain Controllers, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (SCVMM)

I'm trying to add one of my Hyper-V Hosts (Windows Server 2008 R2), which is also my domain controller, to the SCVMM console so that I can manage it and its guest VM's from there. When adding it to ...
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2answers
830 views

How to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from Windows XP/Server 2003?

We currently have several VMs running under Virtual Server 2005 SP1. I would like to move these to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. However, we only have Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 machines at ...
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1answer
211 views

Mixed Hyper-V environment Server 2008 & Server 2008 R2 with VMM and VMM R2

I have a few Server 2008 Hyper-V hosts all working fine with Virtual Machine Manager. I got a new server and installed Server 2008 R2 and was unable to manage it with VMM; so I upgraded to VMM R2. ...
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2answers
380 views

Is it possible to access a vm from Hyper-V server locally?

I've just installed hyper-v server on a new machine for testing purposes and wonders if there is a way to access one of the guests locally? Or is it only through Hyper-V manager (or remote desktop) ...