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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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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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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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Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host running Active Directory

If you install the Hyper-V role on a Windows 2008 R2 Server running Active Directory (on the host), will Microsoft provide support? Is this MS approved or will they say this configuration is not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 2008 enterprise not fully utilising system memory

I have 4 VM's running on hyper v 2008 R2 enterprise. Two of them have a warning memory status. Thus both have more memory demand than assigned memory. But On windows the physical memory usage is ...
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of Virtual Machine over windows server 2008 R2 sp1 host

I had to shut down my VM on the Hyper V host and when i tried to start it again. i started to have this Error Application error when you attempt to change the status of Svv-Log01 Did anyone face this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 D:...
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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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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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Hyper-V avhd files compressed

I have inherited a machine at a client site that the previous IT person thought it would be a bright idea to compress all the AVHD and the base VHD files for one of their servers running under hyper-v ...
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Recovering from a HyperV snapshot being manually deleted incorrectly

I have a Windows 2008 Hyper-V (6.1.7601.17514) host which has a guest VM running in Hyper-V. The guest had 2 snapshots created after software was originally installed on it. At some point, someone ...
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Hyper-V - Upgrading a 3 node 2008R2 cluster to 2012R2

I'm just after a some advice/tips on upgrading our 3 node Hyper-V cluster from 2008R2 to 2012R2. I have 3 x Dell r710s running Server 2008R2DC. These are clustered and running about 15 VMs (5 on each ...
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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 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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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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latest integration services for Hyper-v host

I have Hyper-V hosts with both Win Server 2008 R2 and Win Server 2012. These hosts are not connected on the internet and do get security patches installed every month. How do I know if the ...
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Unable to reduce size of .vhd in Hyper-V 2008 R2

I have a VM that was a P2V using disk2vhd. It is WinXP Pro. It used to reside on a ~200Gb physical disk, so when it was converted, it took that size with it to its .vhd. The disk was only about 70GB ...
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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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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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Unbind virtual NIC to a physical NIC

In Hyper-V Switch Manager from a remote machine I configured a NIC to be External and with the option for Allow management operating system to share this network adapter. The process failed mid way ...
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How to configure Hyper-v 2008 VMM listen on port 80?

In hyper-v 2012, we can enable the port 80 from the VM Manager settings window. But, how about for 2008 VM Manager?
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HyperV 2008 R2 shows less hdd space for Ubuntu 10.04

We are trying to install Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS on HyperV 2008 server as virtual machine. We have set 300GB as fixed hdd but while installation of OS the partition manager shows 136gb. Can you please ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How long does it take to expand a Server 2008 R2 HyperV vhd?

I added an used drive to a RAID array over the weekend, and now I need to schedule a time to expand a .vhd used by a file server VM hosted on a 2008 R2 HyperV box. I'm going to be adding about 500 GB'...