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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...
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Windows based development environment: HyperV, VMWare, or VirtualBox on development machine? [closed]

I am a software engineer with a little bit of an informal "support" functionality... I am trying to figure out what is the best possible approach to employing virtualization technologies into our ...
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Remotely Shut down Hyper V server from Bat file (UPS shutdown)

I have set up an APC UPS on our 2003 Small Business Server with an APC SmartUPS connected to it via the USB port. I have set up PowerChute on the server with the following settings: After 1 minute ...
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NIC Teaming with Broadcom on HyperV 2008 R2

I have a HyperV cluster made up of 3 hosts. Each host is connected to both of my Nexus 5548 switches running in an etherchannel. LACP on the switch and NIC teaming using Broadcom 802.3ad on the server ...
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Server 2008R2 cluster for hyper-v - start with a single server?

I'm planning a Hyper-V virtualization system what will include: 2 very nice dual 16 core servers Dell MD3600f fibre channel SAN It will be running about 10 virtual machines. The plan is to setup ...
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Automating first time login process in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 virtual machine

I have a set of Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 Enterprise Edition virtual machines running in Hyper-V. The host server has 64GB of RAM and two SSD drives (one drive for the host OS, and the second one for ...
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Elastix 2.2 clock not keeping correct time

I'm configuring our Elastix 2.2 server and the clock was not in sync. When I check the machine in Linux this is what it says. I've tried to search for a resolution but came up empty. This is ...
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Hyper-V is there a webinterface to start/shutdown the VMs?

I´m using a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. Now I´m searching for a way for a normal user to control the VMs on this server. Is it possible to use a webinterface to start and shutdown the VMs? ...
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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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SCVMM 2008 R2 Powershell Commands

I am running SCVMM 2008 R2 with 3 hosts. Right now I am patching the hosts, so I am running the command disable-vmhost hostA -MoveWithinCluster Is there a command that I can run or switch I can ...
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What are the possible reasons why Hyper-V can't compact a VHD?

I am hosting several virtual machines on a host running Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. The disks were originally provisioned on a different server (2008, not R2) about 16 months ago, and were migrated onto ...
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Where to enter an IP address on a newly created Hyper-V machine after connected to a network adapter

Where to enter static IP address on a Hyper-V machine. I have created a new VM on a hyper-v host, connected to a network adapter, have an IP address available to assign to it, but don't know where to ...
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Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V

I want to access the internet on a dedicated second public ip from the guest. I have created an internal only network in Hyper-V Manager. The virtual network is in a bridged connection to the ...
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Assign public IP address to Hyper-V guest [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V I have now been trying for nearly 4 days to setup what i would think is the simplest hyperV env. I have a ...
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Can one make Hyper-V's virtual networking ignore VLAN tagging?

Is there any way to make Hyper-V's (Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1) networking subsystem ignore VLAN tagging and just accept all packets that the physical NIC accepts? ...hopefully by actually ignoring ...
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Hyper-V guest suddenly extremely slow

I have a setup with a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V Server and a couple of guests. Yesterday I noticed that one of the guests had become very slow (e.g. noticable lag when browsing through folders). I ...
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Hyper-V Guest Connectivity Problems

I have one particular Hyper-V guest, one of 5 on this particular Hyper-V host, that can't seem to make any outgoing network connections. The guest is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and uses IIS ...
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Raid group on a p2000g3 iscsi

I have to set up an hypervR2 cluster (2nodes) and a san storage (hp p2000g3 iscsi) with 12 disks (300 GO, 10k SAS) The p2000 has 2 controllers. What is the best ? ONe big raid group (raid10) with the ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine unable to get IP address from DHCP server running on same physical box

We have a Windows server 2008 R2 with two network cards running AD, DHCP, DNS and Hyper-V The first nic is setup with a static IP address and DHCP, WDS, and DNS are bound to it. The second nic is ...
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Can I temporarily leave other roles active when converting a 2008 R2 server to a hyper-v host?

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 box that I want to convert to a hyper-v host. Currently I have the following running on it: File Services, Web Server (IIS), and Sql Server 2008 R2 with a few ...
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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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iSCSI volume for hyper-v

I am moving several hyper-v VMs from an under-powered host to a newer host with an iSCSI array for storage. What is the best configuration for the iSCSI volume to get the best performance for hyper-v? ...
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Hour-long shutdown duration “shutting down hyper-v virtual machine management service”

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that is a Hyper-V host (Dell PowerEdge T300). Today for the first time I encountered an odd situation; i lost connection with one of the guest machines but logging on ...
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Disk Latency High on Hyper V (20ms to 100ms for avg. disk write)

I am running Hyper V on a 12 GB, i7 Sever with 5 VMs running. I had the impression that the VMs operate quite slowly but the memory consumption and cpu utilization are not worth mentioning so I ...
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Managing Hyper-V in a domain with RPC errors

I've got an awkward setup here. I've got a domain controller (2008 R2 STD) in the United States, and a Hyper-V 2008 R2 server (Raw Hyper-V server) and a Windows 7 workstation, all connected to a ...
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Dell PowerEdge t710 raid configuration for newbie [closed]

My company bought a Dell PowerEdge t710 server with: 48 GB ram 4x4 GB ethernet ports. RAID 5 for PERC H700 4 x 1TB, SATA, 3.5-in, 7.2K RPM Hard Drive (Hot Plug) My job is to configure Hyper-V ...
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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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Is there a way to capture a Hyper-V VHD image of a running Linux (Centos) server?

I have a linux server running Centos (actually its a PBX running Trixbox) that I want to migrate to a Hyper-V based VM so that the physical server can be repurposed. Is it possible to capture a VHD ...
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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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Hyper-V Live Migration Fails

I have a failover cluster consisting of two nodes: VS1 and VS2. Each node is running Windows Server 2008 Datacenter R2 SP1. They have slightly different processors (E5335 and E5420), so I'm running ...
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How to export a virtual machine in Hyper-V?

i am trying to export a virtual machine in Hyper-V. i click Export, i select a location: and click Export, and nothing happens: How do you export a virtual machine in Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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What is causing the huge network traffic?

I have a virtual machine hosted by Hyper-V, in a physical server provided by Hetzner. The physical server has Windows 2008 R2 Server, and the virual machine has Windows 7 Pro 32-bit. The virtual ...
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Why is RPC connectivity broken for the Hyper-V Manager?

I have a Hyper-V Server 2008R2 (Core) with numerous VMs running. This Hyper-V server is a member of a domain. Since the server has nothing running on it apart from the Hyper-V service, the only way ...
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Hyper-V Core: Dedicate SSD for pagefiles

I want to move pagefile.sys from C: -HDD- to S: -SSD- on Hyper-V Core. I just upgraded RAM from 8GB to 16GB. 8GB was pretty enough. I also want to move guest OSes' pagefiles to SSD as .VHD format. ...
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How do I ensure that a member server DNS client (dnscache) is not initialized until its hyper-v domain controller has started?

I have a laptop configured in the following manner: Laptop is Server 2008 R2 member server running Hyper-V connected to the internet via a Wireless adapter One virtual machine is a Server Core 2008 ...
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Hyper-V spontaneously pauses all VMs

I just had an odd thing happen with a Hyper-V server that has 4 guest VMS running on it. The host server and all guests are Server 2008 R2 SP1. I logged into one of the guest VMs using Remote Desktop ...
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Dropped network connections to hyper-v server and guests on local network

I have recently installed at home a new Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 to be used primarily as a hyper-v host for several home servers. I'm having some interesting networking issues that I suspect are ...
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Hyper-V Guest RDP keeps asking wrong credentials

I have 3 W2008 R2 Guests running inside a w2008 R2 Hyper-V Host. All three VMs are part of a domain, All with RDP enabled, the machines have the following names and ports HOST1 3389 VM1 3401 VM2 ...
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Hyper-V network considerations (hosted server)

I have a hosted dedicated server, that I would like to run Hyper-V on including TMG as an edge to secure the environment. But because this is a hosted server, I have a few questions that I hope you ...
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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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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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Time Synchronization for Domain Controllers Virtualized Via Hyper-V

I would like to know if someone can recommend a better way to configure domain time synchronization for a group of Windows Server 2008 R2 servers than what I currently have configured. I have three ...
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Restoring individual Hyper-V machine backed up with Windows Server Backup?

Is it possible to restore Hyper-V virtual machine (just one of 4) using Windows Server Backup (if it was backed up first)? Or is there no way to do individual and every time one machines goes bad full ...
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Can I choose only some directories of Windows 2008 R2 if I want to backup Hyper-V using Windows Server Backup?

I want to use Windows Server Backup that's included with Windows to backup Hyper-V. Can I only choose C:\VM, E:\VM and C:\ProgramsData (basically hyper-v directory I'm interested in) if that's where ...
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Does Windows 2008 R2 windows backup requires changes in registry to allow backup of Hyper-V?

There's a lot of information on web that to enable Hyper-V backup in Windows Backup Tool you need to do changes in registry before it will allow you to. But are those settings applicable only to ...
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Hyper-V limit disk usage of a VM

I'm using Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have one virtual machine that writes constantly to its vhd, using between 60% and 100% of the maximum disk I/O according to Resource Monitor. This ...
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Hyper-V not scaling processor access for Windows Server 2000 VM

I have a Dell R710 rack hosting several VM's: Windows Server 2008 R2 w/ Hyper-V dual Xeon 5520's @ 2.26 GHz 32GB mem teamed nic (4 gigabit NICs) all VM's are on their own set of mirrored SAS disks ...
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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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VMRC equivalent for Hyper-V?

VMRC was the client tool used to connect to virtual machines running on Virtual Server. Upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role, i need a way for people to be able to use the ...
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Add RAID to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 That Boots VHD From USB Flash Drive

Is there anyway to add RAID after the fact to an VHD install? I used this guideline http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee731893%28WS.10%29.aspx to create the OS and everything seems to be ...