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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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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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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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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 ...
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Xeon 5150 w/ 2008 R2 is being limited to (2) virtual cores per VM

As I understand it, I should be allowed 8 virtual processors per core, and 4 per VM. How do I find out why I'm being limited to two, and how to overcome that?
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Hyper-V Server 2008 Configuration

I need to set-up Lync on a Server 2008 machine. The problem is that Lync cannot be set up on a Domain Controller. That means I need to have one Server 2008 that's a domain controller and another ...
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How do I log back into a Windows Server 2003 guest OS after Hyper-V integration services installs and breaks my domain logins?

After installing Hyper-V integration services, I appear to have a problem with logging in to my Windows Server 2003 virtual machine. Incorrect passwords and logins give the usual error message, but a ...
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Hyper-V/Ubuntu server 12.04 - VM does not stop

i just installed a ubuntu 12.04 server on a 2008 R2 Hyper-V server and all is fine (networking/storage ...). There is just one thing, when i halt my linux (using "sudo halt"), i can see on the console ...
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Do Hyper-V guests see multiple CPUs (sockets) or multiple CPU cores when assigned more than 1 vCPU?

I have SQL Server 2008 Express running on Hyper-V based virtual machine with two vCPU-s. I've just been reading up on SQL Server 2012 Express and noticed that it's CPU is "Limited to lesser of 1 ...
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Running a script in task scheduler on hyper v startup

When my rackspace hyper v server is bought online, I have a scheduled task that is set to run on startup to get the internal ip address and make use of it. It seems though that the internal ip ...
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How to manage VMs in Windows 2008 R2 Core server?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Core server running Hyper-v, for some reason, I am not able to use the Hyper-V manager to connect this server remotely(RPC service unavailable error). I am still able to use ...
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Clustering a live 2008 r2 server

I have a W2K8 R2 Datacenter server running Hyper-V with a Equallogic PS4100 SAN. I 5 virtual machines running in production. I now have a second server and would like to set both up for clustering. ...
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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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User 'X\y' failed to create external configuration store at 'D:\Hyper-V':

I have a Hyper-V server which has served me well, so far. It's been in a workgroup until recently, and has hosted four machines. I hadn't used it for a while and decided to join it to my new domain. ...
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Restarting a VM from a different VHD file (but a copy of the old one)

I am wondering if anyone else has done this and has subsequently ran into any problems or if based on what I describe, anyone could suggest types of problems I may run into: I have Windows 2008 R2 ...
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Server Restarts and Respective Orders

EDIT:Not meaning to be disrespectful to any of the answers, but, the main question was whether rebooting a DC at the beginning of a cycle, then all the other servers, or rebooting it at the end once ...
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Nagios XI Virtual Server on Hyper-V - Networking

I'm trying to get the Nagios XI virtual machine working on Hyper-V (yes, I know it's not a supported config). I'm trying to get it on the network to download some packages so that I can then install ...
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Timesync on HyperV with CentOS 6.2

I've got a CentOS VM (release 6.2) running under HyperV. I have integration services installed (part of base now), and CentOS shows the current clocksource is hyperv_clocksource, however my time in ...
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Hyper-V Live Migration without Cluster Shared Volume

Can someone please shed some light on this for me? I gather that it is possible to use Hyper-V live migration without the need for a Cluster Shared Volume. Given the following: Live migration can ...
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Windows 2008 core HyperV 4 ports open- what's required for remote management?

On a brand new install of Windows 2008 core (for use as a hyper V host( There are 4 ports open to the world: 135/tcp open msrpc 445/tcp open microsoft-ds 2179/tcp open unknown 49154/tcp open ...
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“Unexpected shutdown” message on Hyper-V guest machines

We have a couple of Dell Poweredge servers running Hyper-V. Both host machines and the guest VMs are using Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Service Pack 1 installed. The guest machines were built as VMs ...
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Restrict Hyper-V to only Port 80/443 (HTTP/HTTPS)

I am using Hyper-V with Server 2008 R2. Does anyone know how to setup Windows Firewall so that I can restrict my Hyper-V guest instances to only allow outgoing connections on normal HTTP/HTTPS ports? ...
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How to activate updated drivers in Hyper-V

I am working on getting a host setup using Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 but am running into some issues with drivers. I have been able to add the drivers via pnputil. When I check to which which drivers ...
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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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Linux Integration Services no longer function after a kernel upgrade on Hyper-V

I've been running CentOS 6.2 as a VM under Hyper-V on my Windows Server 2008 R2 system. If I run "uname -r" it shows my current Linux version as "2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64" A while ago, I did a ...
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Hyper-V Export VM

I have Hyper-V VM that I exported off of a server a few days ago. Right now it's running on a temp server as I rebuilt the original host server. Now that I have the host server all ready to go I am ...
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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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Does Hyper-V support GPT disks on the host?

Are there any issues with Hyper-V (on Server 2008 r2) if the host is formatted as GPT? Someone out there has tried this...