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Hyper-V dynamic virtual disk will not shrink

We have a number of Win10 .vhdx disks provisioned at the default of 127Gb but I would like to reduce the maximum to a more sensible 40Gb. Some disks have shrunk fine but others, for no apparent ...
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Improve video and java performance in Win 7 running on Hyper-v (Server 2012, not R2)

I have an older DL360 G5 that runs a handful of not too intensive VMs. It seemed to have the 'overhead' and I needed a remote desktop for an assistant so I installed Win 7 Pro in a VM and it's working ...
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Hyper-V guest failover cluster file server

Environnent is full Windows Server 2012 R2. I have a Hyper-V cluster on which I host a testing fail-over cluster file server with 2 guests. Guest cluster is running and file server role installed ...
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Hyper-V Windows Server 2012 R2 “Cannot create virtual switch” General Access Denied Error 0x8007005

After an ip change on the network adapter connected to a previous hyper-v switch we ran into some issues so I uninstalled the existing virtual switch and attempted to add a new external. I get the ...
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Slow transfer speeds between Hyper V guest and host

I have a Hyper V host on windows server 2012 and a guest virtual machine also Windows server 2012. I have two NICs..one is assigned to the guest and the other the host. DNS is fine and external ...
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Hyper-V Replication & Large Machine Observations

I have Oracle Unbreakable Linux 6.5 which runs Oracle ERP application & Database it has three VHDs 80 GB , 600 GB and 120 GB on daily basis it creates RMAN backup approx 32 GB which stores on 120 ...
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MS Server R2 Standard & Hyper V

We have a physical 2012 R2 Standard DC. Can the Hyper-V Manager be loaded and two Virtual servers be created within the licensing of MS 2012 R2 licensing?
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Why are Win 2012R2 virtual machines not in time synch with hyper-v host?

We have a Win 2012R2 server that runs (using hyper-v) 3 Windows 2012R2 VMs. Configuration The hyper-v host is configured to sync its time using NTP with be.pool.ntp.org, see left screenshot The 3 ...
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Is it safe to open an IDE HyperV VHDx as SCSI?

I adopted a HyperV environment and I'm trying to squeeze every bit of performance I can get out of it. Some of the virtual machines in the environment have IDE drives instead of SCSI drives. Is it ...
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Hyper-V NIC Teaming - Host *AND* VM

All: In a Server 2012 R2 environment, would there be any advantage of teaming vNIC's inside (max team size is 2 I believe?) a WS2012R2 Hyper-V VM when the VM is connected to a vSwitch comprised of a ...
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Microsoft Hyper-V and Linux on 1 drive, Linux data on different drive?

I would like to run Windows 2012 and Linux as a VM both on my C: drive. Would it then be possible to assign Linux a partition on the D: drive for all of its data storage? My goal is to have all ...
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Manage Windows Server 2012 and trunk the Hyper-V VM (same physical NIC)

I'm trying to use Hyper-V to deploy a pfSENSE box inside of it. But, the scenario is: 3 VLANs VID: 1000 VID: 2000 VID: 3000 On a physical switch port, I've tagged the Server physical port with ...
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Update Hyper-V Server 2012 (free version) to r2

Is there any way to patch Hyper-V Server 2012 to Hyper-V Server 2012 R2? Or I need to download & install new version instead with manual VM migration? I tried to google it, but found answers ...
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Domain Controlled Hyper-V with RDS

Let me start by saying that I'm very new to server administrations. I'm creating a single server setup for my work. It is a small organization with 15 users. I currently have a Windows Server 2012 ...
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Virtual Machines in Windows Server 2012 Core Hyper-V going Off-Critical

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 Core Hyper-V. This server currently hosts two virtual machines (one Windows Server 2008 and one Windows Web Server 2008). Occasionally, without any warning, ...
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Activate Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 32bit under Win2012 R2

My host system is Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (OEM). I installed a guest os (Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 32bit, downloaded from Microsoft) using Hyper-V. The problem is I could not activate ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 and TCP slow start and Hyper-v hosts

I need to change default value of TCP InitialCongestionWindow I read this document: https://www.iispeed.com/blog/windows-server-2012-and-tcp-slow-start I tryed it on our hyper-v hosted virtual ...
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CentOS 7 - Will not boot after converting from ESXi to Hyper-V

Converted CentOS 7 Core, using Microsoft VM Converter 3.1. Moving from ESXi 5.5 to Hyper-V 2012 R2. The conversion completes successfully. When I start the VM on the Hyper-V server, I receive the ...
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How Hyper-V server 2012 shares processor usage over virtual machine?

I have a Hyper-V server 2012 installed on my physical server (bare-metal). For testing purposes I created 2 VM machines (windows 7) and began testing server processor usage while VM runs at 100% ...
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Hyper-V 2012 EAL 4 certified

Is the Hyper-V 2012 (R2) hypervisor EAL4 certfified? I only found an EAL4 certification for Hyper-V 2008, but not for newer products.
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Hyper-V Host Shutdown script

So I have a cluster for Hyper-V and am working on a script to move all active VMs to a host over the weekend, put the hosts in maintenance mode, and then poweroff all but one of those hosts for the ...
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Should hosts and guests be separated?

just setting up first small Hyper-V system (2012 R2). Will be a small box with two guests, one DC and one Exchange, for about 10 people. No cluster, all disks are local. There are two NICs that I plan ...
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Inherited Ill-Conceived Hyper-V Thin-Client Environment: what now? [closed]

I have a new client that has purchased 10 thin clients. The thin-clients are each operating as users of a single Hyper-V virtual machine running Server2012. The VM is running on its own server, also ...
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10 Virtual Machines with 1 User or 1 Virtual Machine with 10 Users?

I have just taken on a client that wants to use Hyper-V and thin-clients together in a 10-client workspace setup. There is a single server with Windows Server 2012. Is it better to set up a single ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 5.11 kernel: journal commit I/O error

Running CentOS i386 5.11 with Hyper-V I have found an issue where a newly installed (and updated via yum) box has corrupted itself the first warning was in the SSH session kernel: journal commit I/O ...
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Hyper -V 2012-R2 Expanding VHDX for VM did not expand the current file size

Hyper-V 2012-R2 with 1 VM (Windows 7). I increased the VM disk size from 60 GB to 80 GB and the operation completed OK. When I click on "Inspect Disk", it says: Current File Size: 59.97 GB Maximum ...
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Setup server hosting hyper-v as a router

I have a windows 2012 server hosting several windows VMs by hyper-V. As I was building this infrastructure at home all VMs got IPs assigned from my home router (DHCP). So both hyper-v manager and VMs ...
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Hyper-V doesn't recognize when a DVD is swapped

I'm running a Windows Server 2012 Host with five Windows Server 2012 guests. All have the latest updates installed. Whenever I add the Host's DVD drive to one of the guests, the guest will recognize ...
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Set USB HD to Better Performance on Windows Server Core

I have a USB hard drive plugged into a server running Windows Hyper-V-server, which in many respects is like Windows Server Core in that it has no GUI and no way to get to device manager. On a normal ...
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Windows Hyper-V Debian going into Read Only mode

I am running Debian 7.8 (wheezy) which is installed on a Windows Hyper-V server (not managed by me). However, the server frequently goes into 'read only' mode and I am not sure why. I have looked in ...
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Does Hyper-V Replication support memory replication?

Does Hyper-V replication support the replication of memory, or is it just the deltas between disk writes? ie, in a fail over situation would a server with a memory fault have this same memory fault ...
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Cannot access SSH & neither any other service

I have installed a Red Hat 6 server as a virtual machine in a windows 2012 enterprise edition Hyper-V. The installation is over and I configured the static IP address using GUI tool provided in the ...
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Error when trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 Hyper-v VM from Virtual DVD .iso [closed]

I'm trying to install a Hyper-v Gen 2 Ubuntu 14.10 Virtual Machine via a DVD .iso that I have attached as a virtual DVD on my Windows Server 2012 R2 First, two things that I know will be asked: ...
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70+ VM migration from ESXi 4.1 free to Hyper-V [closed]

We have 70+ VM's (all Windows except Elastix PBX and 1 more LAMP server) on 2 hosts running free ESXi 4.1, backed by a Dell PowerVault MD3220i SAN. I am adding another host and another PowerVault MD ...
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HYPER-V Cluster W2012R2 Can't delete VHDX on CSV

I'm working on a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-v. I've just done an EXPORT of a Virtual Machine to a CSV Volume to import later. But I hanve't performed the import, and when I went to delete the exported ...
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Hyper-v number of Virtual Processor (Virtual CPU) on Virtual Machine

VMware world recommends that you only add one Virtual CPU on each Virtual Machine unless that your application requires detect more than one CPU. Does this recommendation could be applied on ...
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Hyper-V and Windows Failover Cluster Manager - View available resources per node?

I have a Hyper-V host with Failover Cluster Manager and 6 VM nodes (hosts). How can I see how much memory and CPU is allocated per node? I want to know what my available resources are to create more ...
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How to find how a port has been forwarded from main server to hypver v vm

I must appologise for being a novice in server administration but I have somehow been given the responsibility and I have spent a long time reading up on this. The issue I have is that the previous ...
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Major Issues with Sysprep, server now has a installation prompt

So yesterday I asked this question: How to create a single image of Windows Server 2008 R2 to use on a Azure Virtual machine I was told by multiple sources I need to run sysprep against the machine, ...
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Connect remotely to an APIPA assigned host

I had the unfortunate (and not correctly planned) event of having one of my remote Hyper-V hosts assigned an APIPA address hence i cannot connect by any means on it. Funny thing is, i can RDP to the ...
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Why Hyper v 2012 server does not show up MMC option

I have remotely logged on to a Hyper V 2012 server which is in domain from a windows 2012 server through remote desktop connection and after login the first thing which was configured to run ...
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Hyper V Guests are not performing as expxted

I am experiencing very slow performance on a HyperV Guest that runs W2012R2. The guest is used as an Application Server that runs an ERP application. The erp application is responding very slow on ...
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3TB RAID1 not detected in Hyper-V Core 2012

I'm creating a small server, but I have issues with one RAID config (RAID1-HOST-DATA). As you can see in the image below, everything seems fine. My four physical disk are detected, and two RAID1 are ...
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Windows 2012 Core Extreme memory use on SVCHOST/Workstation service

We have approximately 200 servers, Hyper V, File Cluster, and IIS, that are all experiencing the same issue, an event occurs on the server through normal use that maxes out or near maxes out the RAM ...
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Best practices for file layout in a Hyper-V server?

We've got a Hyper-V server set up, and the layout of the files is inconsistent because it was set up by several people. Here are the two different "templates" that were used: Template 1 D:\Hyper-V\...
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Is it possible under Windows Server 2012 to run Terminal Services but have it run a VM?

I have a Windows Server 2012 box that I'd like to be able to host up to 5 TS instances on it. However, it would be ideal if those instances could actually fire up a Hyper-V VM running Windows 7. So ...
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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: snapshotting a VM results in sluggish response

When snapshotting a running VM, I notice that the affected VM's performance is degrading heavily (leading to bizarre response times in the magnitude of minutes where similar actions might only take 2-...