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Guest OS 100% utilization, 'Total Run Time' is about 60%

I have ran CPU stress test on linux HyperV VM. Linux reports 100% CPU utilization, but "Hyper-V Hypervisor Virtual Processor(*)\%Total Run Time" metric shows about 60-70%. Is it possible to obtain ...
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Reading Hyper-V event logs using C# [migrated]

I need to be able to retrieve event log entries for Hyper-V as part of a monitoring system we use. At the moment I use VBScript and WMI and do something like: query = "Select * from Win32_NTLogEvent ...
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Is it possible to change the location of the *.avhdx files in Hyper-V

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2. Is it possible to change the location of the *.avhdx files created when creating a Checkpoint? I have changed the "Checkpoint file location" in the ...
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What exactly is the “client” in Failover Cluster Manager in Hyper-V environment?

Recently, in my Hyper-V environment, we broke out the ip addresses used on the hosts into separate subnets, some of which are non-routable. Now I am seeing a "target name resolution" error in Server ...
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How best to setup Hyper-V and Server 2012 R2 [closed]

I am setting up Windows Server Standard 2012 R2 ROK on a new rack-mounted HP server. I have 2 new Windows Server Standard 2012 ROK licences. I'd like to setup Hyper-V and have Server 2012 running in ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 Alike Backup Failures

Looking for some help with a server backup issue I'm currently facing. We use the Alike by Quadric backup software at work and recently started using it for Hyper-V Core instead of XEN as we migrate ...
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Hyper-V Replication using Certificates without VPN

I have a question on security please and seeing if a VPN would offer any more security than SSL alone over the public internet. With a 2012 R2 Hyper-V server is in a data-center setup to use a ...
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Consolidate multiple physical network drops to a single server (multiple servers, but each needs to go to all)

I am not a network guy, but rather a general IT guru that knows just a small bit about networking in general (enough to get myself in trouble!). My business has been growing over the last several ...
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Any known fixes for Hyper-V host networking randomly stops responding?

We run several HP DL380 Gen8 servers as Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts. Randomly, they stop responding on the customer NIC (ie the one connected to the virtual switch). Customers are disconnected from ...
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Hyper-V 2012R2 in workgroup: can't access via Hyper-V Manager after joining client to domain

After joining my Windows 10 workstation to the domain, I am unable to manage via Hyper-V Manager. The Hyper-V 2012R2 server remains in a workgroup. When I try to log into Hyper-V Manager as the ...
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Booting WDS Capture image on VM Gen2

Have problem booting capture image, created by Microsoft WDS management console. I have functional boot image (boot.wim) taken from WinServer 2012 R2 iso. This image works fine on Hyper-V Gen2 VM. But ...
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WDS boot image doesnt want to start

I'am using Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2. I Have virtual machine of generation 2. My goal is to boot Windows PE boot image from WDS server using PXE. PXE boot seems OK. WDS starts its ...
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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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VM Viewer cannot open console: “A connection will not be made because credentials may not be sent to the remote computer”

since some time - after we installed the latest Windows Updates on the Hyper-V hosts - we are having serious issues opening the remote console of a VM running on the Hyper-V hosts. Scenario: ...
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Questions about a Scale-Out File server cluster setup [closed]

for a learning project, i've got the following hardware configuration: 6x HP DL360G7 1x HP P2000G3 SAS + 1x HP D2700 SAS 8x 136GB 10k 3Gbps 12x 136GB 15k 3Gbps 6x 136GB 15k 6Gbps 4x 900GB 10k ...
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Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 - domain name

I am starting a new environment from scratch running two servers with Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 installed. From there each server will run 2 instances of Windows Server 2012 R2 standard (DNS, AD, ...
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Hyper-V host memory requirements. Possible over allocation to guest VMs?

System: PowerEdge R430 Intel Xeon E5-2440 (dual) 32GB RAM Hyper-V 2012 R2 VMs: DC - 8GB RAM APP - 19GB RAM The VM's are not configured for dynamic memory. The client was complaining about ...
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unable to see VM template from Hyper -v 2 during collection creation on connection broker

enter image description here I have two Hyper-v host server, hyper-v 1 & 2. During collection creation on connection broker, I can see VM Template from hyper-v 1 but I am unable to see any VM ...
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Disk IO Performance Difference — Hyper-V / CSV — Guest vs Host

I have two different Hyper-V 2012 R2 environments that use iSCSI to connect to their virtual machine storage. While the environments are different (one is all 10 GB whereas the other is mixed 1 GB / ...
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How to change a VM's checkpoint type from Production to Standard using powershell

I need to change the checkpoint type from "Production" to "Standard" using powershell. My current script for creating the new vm is pasted here, but that creates a VM with "Production" checkpoints. ...
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Exclude specific VHDX from online backup of Hyper-V guest

I'm using the built-in Windows Server Backup on my Hyper-V host (running Server 2012 R2 Standard) to back up a guest VM named SVR2012 (also running Server 2012 R2 Standard). Several VHDX files are ...
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LACP, sever 2012R2, qnap NAS & FAULT negotation

I've setting up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with hyperV services. The VM's hard drives are in Qnap NAS model TS-453S PRO. Between the server and the NAS, there is a D-link switch model DGS-1210-10. ...
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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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Blade Node Freezing

We have a Supermicro Blade with 2 Node. The 2 node are identical, the exact same hardware. We are using those Node to cluster Hyper-V Server. They are build with Windows Server 2012 R2. The first ...
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Create Separate Broadcast Domains on One Hyper-V Host

I have two VMs running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Hyper-V Host. They're both DCs holding the PDC role for the same domain name, and therefore must not be able to communicate with each other ...
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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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After making my VM highly available I get “Could not find Ethernet switch” error when trying to live migrate

I normally create new VMs from the Failover Cluster Manager GUI. But this time around I went a different route because I had to (due to time constraints and available resources at the time). For ...
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Can't Connect to some Hyper-V 2012 R2 servers after Windows 10 Updrade on Domain

After upgrading my PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, i am unable to connect to some of our Hyper-V 2012 R2 Servers from Hyper-V Manager. Both my PC and all our Hyper-V servers are joined to the same ...
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Map USB External HD to Hyper V Server 2012

I wanted to attach a USB external HD to one of my VM. I got Hyper-V Server Core 2012 R2. So I was about to follow any guides on internet (like this one Accessing USB Drives in a Hyper-V VM ), but I ...
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Can't connect Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 after Windows 10 update?

I have a domain joined HyperV Server Core 2012 R2 machine, and a domain joined service is enabled and allows access from this computer. By default, the WinRM firewall exception for public profiles ...
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Can't join host Hyper-V to guest virtual machine's domain controller

Below, is the text of a question from superuser that was never responded to. I can't find any information on this issue and have exactly the same problem. I created Domain Controller role running ...
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Migrating Vmware to Hyper-V - number of Virtual CPU

I'm performing a migration from VmWare to Hyper-V and the Virtual CPU that you are assigning to a Virtual Machine is different and I'd like to know what should be the equivalent values when we move a ...
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Hardware requirements for 100 virtualized high performance Windows 7 desktops?

We are debating whether to add Client Hyper-V or VMWare Player Pro to new Windows 10 desktops later this year and have our developers run their developer tools in a Windows 7 VM on their local ...
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How do I safely clone a Linux VM in Hyper-V?

This is a home lab, so nothing critical. I have a base Linux ISO I'm installing for all my VMs, but the install takes a long time, and even once it's done, I still have to go install a ton of updates ...
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Should integration services always be installed on a Hyper-V VM?

Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V In researching my PDC time synchronization problems (noted in this serverfault post) I came across this Microsoft guidance at this link: "For virtual machines that are ...
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Bitlocker without TPM on Hyper-V 2012 r2 from the command line?

I know that Bitlocker can be used from a Hyper-V Server 2012 r2 install. And I know that it can be done on a machine that lacks a TPM chip. The problem is that all of the examples I've found depend on ...
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Hyper-v ISCSI Network Setup

I have Hyper-v installed on Windows Server 2012 R2. We are using 2 x Dell R730xd's with 8 NICS (4x10GigE 4x1GigE) per host. I would like to dedicate 2 NICS to our ISCSI network, however I am unsure ...
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Hyper-V guest loses network access when virtual switch port is in trunk mode

I have guest VM on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine running Hyper-V. Currently, the guest is using the native vlan (vlan ID 1). I can communicate with the guest from the host and from the network. ...
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What hotfixes/updates does a new 2012 R2 Hyper-V server need?

I'm building several new 2012 r2 Hyper-V servers. One thing that I've read over and over again is that there are A LOT of hotfixes that i need to install on top of the regular OS updates Microsoft ...
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2012r2 Server Mananger not showing all VDI Desktops in Collection

We are running a 4 node 2012r2 Hyper-V Cluster and using Microsoft's RDS/VDI for serving up Virtual Windows 7 desktops. Right now we have about 90 desktops in 3 collections of 30 desktops each.(I know ...
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Can't access newly migrated Hyper V guest from LAN

I migrated a working Hyper-V guest server from one physical server to another by stopping the machine, copying the files manually, then importing by "registering in place". The import completed and ...
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Creating new Virtual Machine in Microsoft Hyper-V server 2012 r2

I am new to Windows Hyper-V server 2012 r2, trying to create new virtual machine in ther Hyper-V server. Try to follow ...
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Cluster Shared Volume error after server not shutting down properly

We have two IBM X240 servers (call them server A and server B) connecting to IBM disk system:V3700 via fibre HBA. The both servers are installing windows 2012 R2. We have implemented VM cluster and ...
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Hyper-V Failing to create new VM with error 0x80070531

Running Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, with Hyper-V role installed, domain joined, domain account is both a local admin and a hyper-v admin. If I try to create a new virtual machine (either via UI, or ...
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Hyper-V windows server 2012 - Download speed not more than 10KBps from Virtual Machines

I have installed HYPER-V rule on my windows server 2012. Hyper-V created one virtual adaptor and it is linked to the physical adaptor (only one physical adaptor is there) I used powershell to enable ...
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CloudStack Hyper-V agentshell installer crashes

Attempting to install the Hyper-V AgentShell on Hyper-V 2012 r2 per the instructions at: http://cloudstack-installation.readthedocs.org/en/latest/hypervisor/hyperv.html The installer simply crashes ...
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What are the best practices for NIC teaming in Server 2012 R2? Broadcom or Windows software?

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster with two Broadcom adapters for my LAN connection. Currently, we have a virtual switch set up with SCVMM, that teams together both NICs using Windows software ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine upload speed unbelievably slow

I have the weirdest problem I was hoping you could help me with. I've got a dedicated Server 2012R2 server with an Intel 82580 network adapter. It runs a couple of VMs in Hyper-V that are attached to ...
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Hyper-V Manager shows 3 sockets/NUMA nodes available but there are only 2

I just stumbled above this weird NUMA configuration on one of our Hyper-V virtual machines. How comes it shows 3 NUMA nodes? This is what the Task Manager (correctly) tells me.
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Two-Node Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Cluster: Is it possible use local physical disks in the cluster?

Looking at the following Clustered Shared Spaces TechNet article, and it looks like this only applies to hosts sharing a JBOD enclosure by way of external SAS backplane. However, each host in the ...