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HP server converted from physical to virtual has no network devices and mouse won't captured after every reboot

I just converted HP Proliant DL380 G7 Windows Server R2 Standard using Disk2Vhd utility. Removed a few HP based things, assigned static IP addresses and then rebooted. When rebooted, there were no ...
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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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Windows 2008 r2 showing single disk with 2 partition

On Virtual server Windows 2008 R2 install on hyper-v 2008. I have a two disk but they have two partition marge as single array 0 I think. I need to convert Dynamic disk to Basic Disk but at the ...
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Veeam Backup (free version) can't find it's own server

I have a few servers that each have a few vm's on them. After running the install of the free version of veeam backup, I go into the program and add the new servers first. The servers run 2008 R2 ...
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Transfering Hyper-V VM os to boot Server directly from SAN through iSCSI

I have Hyper-V VMs (main application server 2008 R2 on IBM and MSSQL on DELL), both virtualized in Hyper-V 2012. I have discovered some performance offset when using virtualized OS (Terminal server) ...
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Cannot remove snapshot Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I am slowing going through and removing snapshots that for some inexplicable reason have been running since 2012!!!!!!! Most have been fine to delete and let the merge happen offline or at worst ...
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Why does a Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2 server occasionally stall?

I'm running a Virtual Machine server on Hyper-V that stalls about once a week, effectively rendering certain services it is running to be useless. -The physical host machine CPU: 6-core Xeon ...
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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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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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How to start VMs on Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (Core) when DCs are not available

We are relocating our office and a Hyper-V Server 2008 was shutdown for the move. At the new location, after connecting the cables and powering it up, I realise I can no longer access the VM on it at ...
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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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How can I compact the VHD file with Ubuntu?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk. I want to compact this VHD (The real size is 50 GB, 360 GB on the ...
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How do I reserve RAM on the Hyper-V 2012 host partition for VMs only?

I have a situation where a Hyper-V 2012 cluster node cannot support 2 VMs when I think it should. Presently, I'm playing around with 96GB RAM, and I want to have 2 47GB VMs running (static RAM). That ...
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Hyper-V Guest OS sees partition as RAW

I have a 2TB array that is partitioned into a 100GB C: and 100GB D: drives. The C: drive was a Server 2008R2 that was P2V and is now running as a guest on a Windows 2012R2 host. The Host OS sees the ...
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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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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 HPTEAM Error

I have team up the network ports but after rebooting to server one of the team get red cross. The Teamed Status: Not Joined (See in image) it works fine if I unteam it and then team again but after ...
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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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Backing up Hyper-V VM with snapshots: Which files are absolutely necessary?

I made a mistake when deleting a snapshot I had made for an update, in that I never allowed it to merge back into the VHD file. I didn't realize this mistake until the avhd file grew to over 300GB, ...
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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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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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Static IP injection to guest VM in Win2k8

Is there a way to inject IP address and do network configuration of a CentOS VM running on Windows server 2008? In Win2k12 there is SetGuestNetworkAdapterConfiguration using which IP address can be ...
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Windows Sever 2000 machine with striped scsi disk to VHD

Currently have a lot of servers running legacy applications that only work with W2k running on very old hardware that needs to be replaced. The plan is to convert each current machine into a VHD and ...
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Cant run WPF applications on Hyper-V Server 2008 r2 SP1 (core)

i'm trying to run one of my WPF application in a Hyper-V Server 2008 r2 sp1 but it crashes on startup. I created my application with .net 4.0 and looks like it crashes before my first line of code is ...
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Is it possible to export a HyperV VM from Server 2012R2 and import it into HyperV on Server 2008R2?

I'm planning on migrating 2 HyperV VMs that are currently running on Windows Server 2012R2 to a new server running 2008R2. What's the best way to migrate the VMs? Will replication work between the two ...
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“No active network adapters found” Hyper-V 2008 R2

I fiddled around with the virtual network settings of my Hyper-V server, because Windows Update failed to run in the VMs. I set the flag that makes the NIC exclusively usable by the VM. Now, the host ...
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Allow Non-Technical Staff to reboot a Hyper-V VM

I have a Hyper-V host machine with a number of guests. One of the guests is a Linux VM running a vendor app that isn't exactly the most robust piece of software in the world. About once per week, ...
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Hyper-V File Server Backup [closed]

I have some questions that I know you guys will be able to answer. I am a new IT guy for a manufacturing plant. I am new to being an IT manager having only a background in Staples Easytech and ...
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HyperV 2008 with HyperV 2012

We currently have a Windows 2008R2 Hyper V server with 4 VMs. We would like to get another Windows hyper v server host to add a few new servers for a long term project. My question is if we go with ...
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Exchange 2013 as VM vs Exchange Physical Server [closed]

We are planning on installing a new Exchange 2013 server into our network (we currently use hosting now). We will be hosting about 200 mailboxes and clients are in 5 locations. Has Exchange 2013 come ...
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How can I create an external switch but refrain to use the external dhcp in Hyper V?

The requirement might seem strange. I have an organisational network (external network), but I desire to create a own private network of VMs in Hyper-v with its own domain and DHCP server(which runs ...
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Hyper-V Server Management from Windows 8.1

Is there a way to manage a Hyper-V cluster that runs on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter from a Windows 8.1 Pro workstation? I've downloaded and installed the Remote Server Admin Tools for 8.1 ...
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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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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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Command line repair of RAID5 set on Server 2008 HyperV (or Core)

I have a HyperV box that is showing bad blocks on one of the disks. I got this from diskpart; DISKPART> list disk Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt -------- ------------- ...
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Can't shut down HyperV VM with Powershell despite admin rights

I am attempting to use a script that shuts down my Hyper-V VMs, copies their VHDs to a target share, then boots them back up. I found the script on spiceworks just a couple days ago. I always receive ...
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Restoring a VM from a backed up snapshot in Windows Server 2008R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 cluster with a number of guest VMs that are undergoing weekly maintenance for backups, performed in a save -> export -> start process. This process was taking up ...
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Hyper-V network dies after a few days of uptime

I have a Hyper-V server that randomly just drops off the internet in no specific pattern. It will go fine running five VMs that all have their own IPV4 in a /29 subnet. The host machine is on a ...
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How to delete a Virtual Machine from Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 failover cluster with 3 nodes. I added new 3 Virtual Machines to the failover clusters, one of them failed with errors: Event ID: 1069 Cluster resource 'Virtual Machine ...
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Hyper-v network issues on initial connection

I am running hyper-v on very capable hardware, host is Server 2012r2 and guest is 2008r2. The problem I am seeing is that, when the guest has not had network access attempted in a while or has been ...
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Configure Windows 2012 VHD to boot in Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. I use this server routinely to create Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 VHDs to boot within Hyper-V and natively. I have created a VHD, used imagex to ...
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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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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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“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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How can I quickly relocate an entire virtual machine to a new location?

We are using Hyper-V in a clustered Server 2008 R2 environment with 3 identical hosts. Virtual machines are stored on cluster shared volumes (CSV's) on a SAN backend connected via iSCSI. What is the ...
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Hyper-V Guests suddenly stopped working

Here's my configuration: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as a host OS, and two guests VMs running the same exact OS. Yesterday, Trial Activation on all OSes has expired and quite naturally all ...
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Can't start VM on Hyper-V 2008R2 cluster

I have a Server 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster with 2 nodes. They use a CSV on a SAN. I use SCVMM to manage them. We recently had several crashes that caused a failover, making virtual machines die and ...
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How can I move the data files for a VM to another location?

We have a cluster of 3 x 2008 R2 physical hosts running Hyper-V. How do I safely move the VHD(s) and accompanying XML files, etc, for a specific VM to a new location? I want to keep the VM with the ...
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Running WDS with multicast enabled from within a Hyper-V cluster

I'm attempting to run a multicast installation with WDS over my network, where WDS is hosted in a virtual machine in a Hyper-V cluster. I believe we've paved over most of the network-related issues - ...
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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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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 ...