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PowerShell script to create VM in 2012 R2 fails when adjusting memory size

I've created a basic script to quickly add a VM in Hyper-V and everything works great until it reaches the Set-VMMemory command. At this point the variables seem to fail and generate an error. Script ...
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“No active network adapter found” in Hyper-V core versions 2008-R2, 2012-R2, 2016-TP5 [migrated]

System configurations:- Intel Core i5 processor, Intel DB75EN motherboard, 500GB WD HDD, 4 GB RAM, Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection(built-in with mainboard)(VEN_8086&DEV_1503&...
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Deleting a Hyper-V checkpoint restores unwanted state

I had hoped that applying and then deleting a CheckPoint would result in all changes since the CheckPoint being discarded, but unfortunately this has proved to not be the case. Here's what I did with ...
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Converting HyperV 2008R2 image to 2012R2

I have a HyperV 2008R2 VHD image created with a 2008R2 based template configuration being - 2G RAM, 40GB disk, 2 CPUs and 2 bridge port network interfaces. Would like to know if it is possible to ...
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“Hyper-V encountered an error trying to access an object on computer '<remote hyper-v server' because the object was not found.”

Setting up a Windows 8.1 Enterprise VM with Hyper-V tools installed to manage our Hyper-V Servers. I have it working with one hypervisor already, but on this one I get the above error. I have followed ...
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Factory reset Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Virtual Machines

I have two Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition Virtual Machines running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition with Hyper-V role. As a student, I've been playing around with the virtual ...
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Route to VM sub network

I have a problem routing the fraffic to my Hyper-v Vms. I have an hyper-V server in an private network environnement (deployed in a Vmware lab infrastructure) together with other Windows machines. I ...
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Do I need an antivirus program in each virtual machine?

I have a 2012 R2 Hyper-V host running System center endpoint protection. There are two virtual windows servers being hosted by it. I have all .vhdx drives in a folder on d:/server/ Can I trust the ...
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Moving/Migrate a VM to Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Ok what am I doing wrong? Picture the scene. One test network with 3 devices on it. 1 x Windows 2012 Server R2 (Domain Controller) 1 x Windows 10 Enterprise 64bit (Member of the domain) 1 x Hyper ...
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Hyper-V unbind NIC from host

I have a server with 2 NICs. NIC1: direct cable from modem (ISP provides 8 public IPs). NIC2: to the internal network. Software is Hyper-V Server. Created 2 Virtual Switches in Hyper-V, one with ...
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Move-VMStorage failing with error 0x80070005

I'm issuing this command on the Hyper-V host SERVER2: Clear; Get-VM | ForEach { Write-Host "Migrating: "$_.Name; Move-VMStorage ` -VM $_ ` -DestinationStoragePath "\\SERVER1\D$"; } ...
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Enable-VMResourceMetering sometimes fails in Hyper-V 2012 R2

I am trying to loop through and enable metering on all virtual machines that already do not have it enabled. It works most of the time but when it does not, I get the following unhelpful error message ...
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How does CSV cache behave under memory load?

We're looking at using Microsoft's CSV cache feature in our new Hyper-V 2012 R2 clusters: It's enabled by default, with 512MB allocated to each CSV. The maximum memory that can be assigned is 80%. ...
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Nic teaming server 2012 r2

I've been asked to build a server and team the nics, my understanding is the nics should each be dhcp enabled and the team should be configured with a static ip. Would this be correct and also what ...
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Wireless devices are detecting DHCP/DNS but Wired are not

I set up a server hosting AD, DNS, and DHCP. My wireless devices are successfully contacting the server and receiving an IP address, but my wired devices are not connecting. I have 2 virtual servers ...
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DATA NOT STORED IN GUEST OS?

Dell PowerEdge T110 II Tower Server | Windows Server 2012 R2 | Hyper-v VM manager | Windows 7 Pro (Guest OS) The Hyper-V guest OS (win7 pro) serves as the database server (MySQL) for storing ...
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Installing a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host

My task is to install a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials instance in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host. I added an external virtual switch, and the VM connects to that. The host computer ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V - High Availability (Clustering): Connect servers to storage using FC: switch or direct attach?

My scenario: I have a DS3400 DISK SYSTEM DUAL CONTROLLER FIBRE CHANNEL storage equipped with two controllers each equipped with two 4-GBPS FC ports, for a total of four FC ports. Then I have four ...
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internet connection sharing Hyper-v virtual machine switch

I am running hyper-v. I created a virtual external switch and configured it to be shared with the host and the VMs. However the VMs obtain dhcp information just like the host does: same gateway, same ...
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Does 2012 R2/TFS/SQL need limits set so it doesn't eat up disk space with logs?

Setup: Hyper-V 2012 R2 host, primary guest is TFS single server installation w/ SharePoint (includes SQL for TFS ops) This question was posted on StackExchange SharePoint WRT the SharePoint aspect ...
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Why would a Hyper-V VHD still show 100% disk space used after adding 20 Gig?

Hyper-V Host is 2012 R2 with several guests. My primary guest is a TFS server using a 100G VHD. I wasn't really keeping track of it that close and at some point the VHD hit 100% space used. I ...
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Cannot connect remotely to a shared folder inside a vhdx

I am using Windows 10 to connect to a Windows Server 2012 R2 (VM) installed on a Hyper-V core host. The VM is set to share a second virtual disk where I allowed previously share and gave full control ...
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Server 2012 R2 - how to delete a file that is “open in System”?

I am using Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Core. It is one of our Hyper-V hosts. I manage it from my workstation using Hyper-V manager, and manipulate files through the admin share. I created a VM, then ...
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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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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 VM-...
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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

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 Templates from Hyper-V 2. I have ...
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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. I'...
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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 ...