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Windows Server 2008 Stops Responding (Hyper-V Role Enabled)

The machine is a brand new Dell Precision m6500, Core i5, 8GB RAM. Windows Server 2008 R2 (fully patched) with Hyper-V Role Enabled. Virtualization options in the BIOS are ON, SpeedStep is OFF, ...
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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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Virutal Machine loses network connectivity on Hyper V Cluster

We're running a number of VMs on a 6 node failover cluster of blades using Hyper V. We have an intermittent issue (every few days at different times - not a fixed frequency) of VMs losing network ...
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Hyper-V R2 as a VM on another virtual OS

I am trying to perform Microsoft Platform testing for a vendor application. The problem I have is that it requires the test be done on Windows Server 2008 as a VM on Hyper-V R2. Currently, I have ...
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Hyper V cluster - one VM won't migrate

We have a Failover Cluster built up on 6 blades, each running Hyper V. Each box is running Server 2008 R2. We've got a number of VMs running that all have the same basic config: VHD stored on a ...
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HP ML350G6 running hyper-V 2008 r2 resets itself every 2 hours

The system started resetting itself exactly every 2 hours. These are the messages in the iLO2 log: Informational iLO 2 03/07/2010 20:40 03/07/2010 20:40 1 Server power restored. Caution iLO 2 ...
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How to mount VHDs from command-line on Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I've installed and am getting familiar with the free Hyper-V Server 2008 R2, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to perform local management of VHDs from the command line. The built in command ...
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Physical disk or VHD for Hyper-V R2

Using Hyper-V, what are the pros/cons of using the "Physical Hard Disk" option when adding a drive to a VM as opposed to just creating a fixed-size VHD that is as large as the disk? The intention is ...
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Hyper-V Error: Failed to create partition: Insufficient system resources exist to complete the requested service

On Windows Server 2008 R2, trying to start a VM named 'TFS' in Hyper-V Manager displays the following message: Hyper-V Manager An error occurred while attempting to start the selected virtual ...
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Hyper-V Network Boot Legacy Network

I am planning out a Hyper-V R2 Cluster environment. I was wondering if I went to the effort of deploying one of the few methods to network boot from iSCSI inside the guests, whether the legacy ...
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How do to uninstall windows updates, from a prompt or PS in Hyper-V server?

I'm having an issue on my server when working with my VM guests, and I think its due to a recently installed update. What is the correct command to uninstall Windows Updates from either the command ...
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What is the proper IP cofiguration for my 2 NICs and 2 VMs?

I have a Win2008 R2 server running Hyper-V with two VMs (Win2003 and Win2008R2). I have two NICs on my server, one for the host, and one for the Virtual Machine Manager. I have it configured as ...
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SQL Clustering vs. SQL VM on a Hyper-V Cluster

In a deployment I'm considering, we have a production sQL server that needs to be highly available. It will be set up on a Server 2008R2 Cluster. Hyper-V will be set up already. I'm worried that ...
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Windows 2008R2 move machine off of Clustered Shared Volume

We currently have a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V cluster using Clusterd Shared Volumes with highly available VM's. Is it possible to move these machines to another Hyper-V server with normal direct ...
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Running multiple instances of Server 2008 on the same spindles as Hyper-V?

Hyper-V R2. I know best practices say to give Hyper-V and all its guests separate spindles, but that gets costly pretty quickly. What are your thoughts on running Hyper-V plus one domain controller ...
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Configure Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Failover Cluster from Windows Vista

How do I configure Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Failover cluster capabilities? Can I use mmc from a vista system or do I have to use Powershell?
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Hyper-V server failed, how to move VMs?

I have a Hyper-V R2 box that suffered a hard drive failure. Let me say, there was no redundancy in the box, but I was able to copy the folders for the 2 VMs that I needed to keep. Since I'm unable to ...
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Can a single SCVMM Self-Service Portal instance manage VMs on multiple hosts?

I have two servers, both running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Hyper-V. They both have a number of VMs on them. ServerA also has SCVMM 2008 R2 installed, and the SCVMM Self-Service Portal. I ...
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Hyper-V management. RSAT or SCVMM?

I have a relatively light duty Hyper-V server running 2 production servers and 3 dev servers. I've been using the RSAT with the Hyper-V role installed, and it seems to do just fine when it comes to ...
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Hyper-V R2 on SD card?

Can Hyper-V R2 be installed on an SD card for use in servers that support booting from internal SD (i.e. some HP Proliant and Dell)? All I can come up with online is that it should be supported as of ...
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Hyper-V and Network settings for colocation

I'm currently in the process of colocating a windows server 2008 r2 running 3 hyper-v machines. The co-location company has advised me to make the following example changes to my server: For example ...
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Is Windows XP Pro not a good Hyper-V guest citizen?

On my Windows Server 2008 R2 w. the Hyper-V role, I have these guest VMs: 3 x Windows Server 2008 R2 2 x Windows Server 2003 x86 2 x Windows 7 x64 1 x Windows XP Pro x86 In general, all machines ...
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Hyper-V processors

I'm running a HP ProLiant DL380G6 with 2x Intel® Xeon® E5520 Quad Core Processor 2.26 GHz and 12GB of ram. I got Hyper-V installed and 3 VMs for now. If I open up task manager I can see 16 cores (I'm ...
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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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Server 2008 Hyper-V User Accounts to access each other

I have a windows server 2008 r2 with 3 hyper-v vm's IIS server Sql server 3 - Mail server I'm new to networking/server configuration. I have created a Virtual Network and can see each of the 3 ...
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FreeBSD running in Hyper-V

I'd like to install FreeBSD 8.0 in a Hyper-V VM but I get a kernel panic whenever I try to boot the install ISO. I've tried both i386 and amd64; with and without APIC enabled; with and without ...
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Hyper-V - Why would .vhd expand when it still has unused space?

I have a dynamically expanding .vhd file. The current file size was about 50 GB, with only 29 GB used. However, it recently expanded to about 54 GB, but still only shows 29 GB used. Are there any ...
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Hyper-V host backup failing using Windows Server Backup

The host in question is a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter edition host with 64GB of RAM set up as a dedicated Hyper-V server with a 2TB backing store attached via a PERC 5/e controller to a Dell ...
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Hyper-V Live migration without shared storage?

Hypothetical scenario: 2 machines running Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 configured as a cluster VHD files stored on each machine Is it possible to do a live migration without using shared storage? I ...
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Mixed environment with 2008 SP2 and R2 hyper-v compatibility

If I upgrade 1 physical server to R2 will the hyper-v virtual servers on this server be able to freely move back to the other 2008 SP2 physical servers? Or is it a fact that when you upgrade to R2 ...
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Does Hyper-V Server R2 have VPN client?

Does Hyper-V Server R2 have VPN client? Thanks
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Need advice on how to setup dev. virtual server farm

I have a box with 8GB RAM and a Quad Xenon processor and I'm planning to use this as my development server. On this, I want at least 3-4 virtual instances consisting of 1 SQL Server 2008, 1 or 2 ...
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Hyper-V Server Backup

We are running a test install of Hyper-V Server 2008 (Stand Alone Free Version). I was wondering if there is anyway to backup the VHD's using the command line as this is all you have. I know you can ...
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Using UPS with USB driver on Hyper-V Core

My setup: HP ML350 G6 HP R/T2200 UPS that has a USB connection Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (bare metal hypervisor) SBS2008 running in a VM Windows Server 2008 R2 running in a VM Other VMs for ...
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SCVMM 2008 R2 problems migrating VM from VS2005 to Hyper-V host

I have System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 installed, and have a Hyper-V R2 host and a Virtual Server 2005 host. I'm trying to migrate my machines from the VS2005 host to the Hyper-V host, ...
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IPv6 problem in Hyper-V

I'm testing a IPv6 setup using Hyper-V on 2008 R2. I've setup one VM as a DC, with 2008 R2 Standard Edition, AD, DNS and DHCP. I've got one VM as Windows 7 RTM x64, as a domain member. IPv4 ...
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Application Launcher for Hyper-V Server

We are currently in the process of setting up a HyperV R2 Server machine. Though there's not a lot we need to do wihtin the HyperV Server itself, the command line is sure minimalistic. There are a ...
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VHD Boot failure in Hyper-V (Win7 boot from vhd)

I've have a virtual machine with a VHD image that I've copied from Windows 7 to the Hyper-V server. This image was created on Windows 7 (Windows 7 64-bit), and I'm using it on Windows 7 as boot image. ...
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Do I *really* need to reserve a LAN adapter for Hyper-V remote access?

I recently installed the Hyper-V role on a Windows Server 2008 R2 system. As I installed and configured the role, it asked me which Network Adapters I would allow it to use, and I had to check the ...
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HOWTO Change Drive Letter of DVD Drive on Windows Server 2008 Server Core

I am configuring an HP Proliant DL580 G5 Server to run Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server Core with Hyper-V. The storage configuration is as follows RAID1 2x36GB Two RAID5 arrays - ...
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Hyper-v error starting vm after reboot

v host running server 2008 r2. After reboot one of my vm is throwing following error. 'The version does not support this version of file format' Out of my all vms this was only set to save state ...
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Does Hyper-V Server R2 require a domain to use the new features?

Simple question that I've yet to find a simple answer for: do you need a domain in order to use the new features in Hyper-V Server 2008 R2? Using the Remote Server Administration tools? Using SCVMM? ...
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exiting fullscreen mode of Hyper V client

I have a hyper v server that I am connected to using remote desktop in full screen mode. Life is good. I then connected to one of the virt machines in the and selected 'View | Full Screen Mode' which ...
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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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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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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) ...
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HOWTO: Disable complex password policy on Hyper-V Server 2008?

How do you disable the password complexity requirements on a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2? Keep in mind that when you log into the server, the only UI you have is: And you cannot run ...
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How to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I've installed Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on a spare box. How do I configure and manage the server? I configured as much as I could find to be open on allow etc. Now back at my desk ...
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Is Hyper-V Server 2008 working on Intel's Atom platform

Did anybody try to install Hyper-V on Intel Atom platform? Hyper-V requires: x64 compatible processor with Intel VT or AMD-V technology enabled Hardware Data Execution Prevention (DEP) It seems ...