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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 ...
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Which ports to open for Hyper-V

We have two physical servers on the different area protected by firewalls. We want to build Hyper-V cluster for this servers. We found the article from Microsoft VMM Ports and Protocols, but there are ...
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Hyper-V cluster VS regular cluster

We need to choice between Hyper-V and regular cluster technologies. What is the advantage and disadvantage of these approaches? Update: We have to physical servers and want to build reliably ...
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Why are my HyperV VM's randomly losing connectivity?

I have a strange intermittent connectivity problem happening about once every two weeks. First my configuration: I am running a HyperV failover cluster with two physical hosts (node01 and node02). ...
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Resolution path for fixing Hyper-V VM migraton from a host in one domain to a host in another domain

I have 2 Hyper-V servers one Windows Server 2008 and one Windows Server 2008 R2. I moved a VM from the 2008 box to the 2008 R2, with the 2008 on domain X and the 2008 R2 on domain y. When the ...
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Hyper-V: 'machine' could not initialize

I looked for a lot of articles regarding my problem, but none of them seem to explain this particular behavior. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 installed as a host OS and a Hyper-V role enabled. I ...
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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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Setting up an NLB cluster in Hyper-V

I am setting up a test environment in Hyper-V. All machines run windows 2008. And configured with a single network card. I have AD and SQL Server. I also have 3 web servers that I want to configure ...
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VPN server setup on a 2008 R2 Hyper-V VPS

I am renting a Windows 2008 R2 VPS (Hyper-V). It has 1 network adapter which has a public IP statically assigned. I wish to allow incoming VPN connections, so that I can access SMB for a central file ...
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time / timezone of Linux VM on Hyper-V

HI there I installed a CentOS VM on Hyper-V server and am quite confused on the time settings. my Hyper-V is set to (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US&Canada), and when installed the CentOS VM, on ...
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Hyper-V Cannot load a virtual machine configuration

I upgraded my Windows 2008 Hyper-V host server to Windows 2008 R2 last night. The upgrade went smoothly, but when it settled down as the new version, I found two virtual machines out of seventeen to ...
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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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Hyper-V: Running a script during VM reboot

I'm trying to promote a resource configuration change during VM reboot cycle. Preferably, I'd like to do that without user intervention, as in: I ask the VM to reboot, and between the shutdown and the ...
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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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Hyper-V 2008 R2 Install Question

I have 500GB HDD that I installed on the server. If I am going to load Hyper-V r2 on the bare system, do I set the partition to use all this space or is there a recommend smaller partition size I ...
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Recover as virtual machine to any host in DPM 2010 missing in Recovery option

I have DPM 2010 installed and when choosing Recovery (Bare Metal Recovery) I don't have an option to Recover as virtual machine to any host. I only have option copy to network folder available. Is ...
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STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error} The initial session process or system process terminated unexpectedly

I'm encountering such an error after expanding disk space on a virtual machine using Hyper-V. STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error} The initial session process or system process terminated ...
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Hyper-V guest custom resolution

I'm running Hyper-V on Server 2008 R2, and the guest OSs are windows XP. My XP VMs are currently limited to the following basic resolutions: * 1600x1200 * 1280x1024 * 1152x864 * 1024x768 Is there a ...
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How do you copy a machine image in Hyper-V?

I've got a Hyper-V machine that I want to copy so that I can keep a template around for other servers. I tried using the export/import feature but regardless of which folder I use, it always errors ...
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How to properly setup a Virtual Network on Hyper-V (Windows 2008 R2) that provides external connectivity to guests

I have a Hyper-V machine with one NIC card. I've set up a Virtual Network and provided connectivity to the guest OSs. The problem is that on restart of the host machine, i start up with no ...
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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 ...
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how to add additional hard (second) hard drive to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

We currently have a Dell PowerEdge T110 server with a 250GB SATA HDD. It is running Hyper-V server 2008 R2 (the bare metal hyper visor thing that doesn't have the full GUI). We are running out ...
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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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Disk2VHD and Hyper-V

I want to virtualize a physical machine and I used Disk2Vhd to convert the Hard drive to a .vhd file. My issue is that when I attach this vhd in Hyper-V, and try to install "Integration Services", ...
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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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Hyper-V R2: Need help with disk structure

I'm going to use the free (non gui) version of Hyper-V R2. In my new server I have 8 disks in total (for Hyper-V R2 installation and virtual machine). Atm I'm going to run a single virtual machine, ...
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Virtual 2008 R2 on Hyper-V won't restart automatically - waits for recovery question to be asked

When I restart a Hyper-V host one or more of the attached virtual machines (Server 2008 R2) do not start up successfully, rather they pause waiting for the recovery dialogs to be either completed or ...
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Does Hyper-V support SCSI Pass-through discs in a Server 2003 R2 VM?

I'm running into some difficulties getting pass-through disks to be accessible to a Hyper-v server 2003 r2 virtual machine. Host OS : Server 2008 R2 full w/Hyper-V role Guest OS : Server 2003 R2 (...
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Enabling Jumbo Packet support on Hyper-V internal network NIC

I have a Hyper-V setup where guest OS'es accesses the host/parent OS via an Internal Network. I've noticed that "Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Network Adapter" has support for Jumbo Packets and ...
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Hyper-v vs Virtualbox

I am using Oracle VirtualBox for ubuntu guest virtual servers on windows server 2008 R2. I'm in a plan to migrate(stop using virtualbox) from VirtualBox to Hyper-V. I guess many are using hyper-v ...
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Hyper V Backup Solution

We are going to be P2V 3 of our servers. During this process, we would like to rethink / rebuild how we backup our data. I want to try and move away from the traditional tape backup. However, there ...
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Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine file from a Windows 2000 Server Machine

I have a Windows 2008 Server Platform with Hyper-V and a Windows 2000 Professional Server machine. I would like to know if there is an automated way to convert the windows 2000 to a VM and import to ...
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How can I delete virtual networks from command line?

I have Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (without GUI) running at my colo for a week. I was connected via RDP and could use the menu interface and command line. I figured out how to connect Hyper-V Manager from ...
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Running Debian as guest operating system on a Hyper-V VM

Layer-9 considerations are prompting a migration from Citrix XenServer to Hyper-V as our shop's virtualization platform of choice. This will require me to migrate our existing virtual machines from ...
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Network outside internal not reaching TMG Forefront 2010 (Hyper-V environment)

Below is my environment: I have 1 physical machine running Windows 2008 R2, with the Hyper-V role. This machine has 3 physical NICs: One for Internet One for Internal Network One for Wireless ...
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Cannot get SCVMM Admin Console to Connect to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I cannot get SCVMM Admin console to connect to Hyper-V Server 2008. I have changed all firewall settings on the server to allow for a connection, I have even tried turning the firewall off completely. ...
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Re-partition Hyper-V Server Virtual Hard Drive (VHD) with Windows Server 2003 installed

can anyone recommend a re-partitioning tool to resize the primary partition of a VHD that I’ve just expanded by a couple of GB which has windows server 2003 32bit standard installed. I'm using Windows ...
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Setting up Hyper-V Server with Two Network Adapters

I read in an article that it's best practice to have two network adapters for a Hyper-V server - where one network adapter is for the management and the other for the virtual machines. Can I the two ...
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problem with enabling remote management of hyper-v server 2008 r2

I just recently installed hyper-v server 2008 r2 on a dedicated server i have, but i'm having trouble enabling remote management. Running the HVRemote - http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/HVRemote - tool ...
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How do I connect to Hyper-V server with SCVMM Admin Console?

I have Hyper-V server installed and running on a domain. On the same domain, I have a Win2k8 machine that has SCVMM admin console installed. When I try to connect to my other machine via IP address, I ...
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Microsoft Hyper-V Server with Linux Guest (Ubuntu 10.04)

I am running Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 and have 2 Linux guests running. I have noticed that if I increase the number of processors that are available to the Linux guest networking doesn't seem ...
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Building a Server to host Virtual Machines

I'm looking to put together a server with the base OS as Windows Server 2008 with Hyper V. This machine is a development box that will be hosting multiple VMs for development - test instances of ...
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HyperV Failover

I am looking to setup a 2 server HyperV environment with a Dell SAN in the back. I am setting them in cluster format and have 2008 r2 Enterprise servers for the hosts. Is there any other software that ...
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Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 vs. Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V role?

There are currently two Microsoft HyperVisor products: Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 http://www.microsoft.com/hyper-v-server/en/us/default.aspx Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Role http://www.microsoft.com/...
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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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Taking Hyper-V Snapshots to a Network Location

Is it possible to take snapshots in Hyper-V (on Windows Server 2008 R2) directly to a network location? I want to set the Snapshot Location under Settings on the VM to \server\c$\StoreVMsHere. We ...
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Setup Sharepoint 2010 development machines

I'm currently assigned to the task of preparing our development machines for a SharePoint 2010 project. The machines are quite beefy: 1x Intel Core i7 950 with 16GB 2x Intel Core i7 950 with 12GB ...
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Upgrading Server 2008 R2 to Service Pack 1

I'm planning of upgrading my physical server nodes to the latest service pack for Server 2008 R2. In order to do this with as little downtime, I'm going to live migrate all VM's on one node to ...
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Mount secondary partition on Hyper-V Server guest

My Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 box has 2 partitions, one for the OS and a second for data. Can I configure my guest virtual machines to have access to that data partition? Preferably so that the guest OS ...