Microsoft Hyper-V is a hypervisor-based virtualization system for x86-64 systems. Hyper-V exists in two variants: as a stand-alone product called Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, and as an installable role in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (the former containing the later release of ...

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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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Configuring Remote Shut Down with UPS

A similar question has been asked but there are differences to my situation. 1) A Hyper-V Core machine running three VMs (XPProSP3) (Win2003SP2) it is a system we inherited and migrated from Physical ...
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Restart Hyper-V VM on heartbeat lost

I have a Windows Server 2012R2 hyper-v host. It is running a number of VMs, including a few linux VMs. I have one linux VM that has been occationally, but somewhat regularly crashing somewhere in the ...
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HyperV Failover Cluster (with/without CSV)

Been browsing a few websites, and it seems right now all hyper-v clusters are build on CSV ( clustered share volume ). I have a current setup (2 node window failover cluster). I have 2 vms running ...
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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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Running All Microsoft products vs VMWare/backup/AV for small network

Recently a company that I work for is getting IT advice to upgrade their infrastructure (for approximately 30 on prem users). We are a not-for-profit and get deep discounts on many products ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V connection to external SQL Server not working

For almost 2 years, I've had a Hyper-V virtual machine on my local Windows 10 (formerly 8.1) machine running IIS and connecting to my production SQL Server (the Hyper-V VM is a development machine). I ...
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Veeam Hyper-V backup error: Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_POST_SNAPSHOT

I have an error from a Veeam Hyper-V backup of a Virtual Machine in a Hyper-V host: Unable to create snapshot (Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Provider) (mode: Veeam application-aware processing). Details: ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 VM on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 r2 not connecting to the internet

I've Been searching around for answer and I keep on coming to the same conclusion as to use "Legacy Networking Adapter" however that seems not resolve my issue. This is my following setup as Follows: ...
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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Regular Disk Backup Vs. Hyper-V Backup

I have a Server 2012-r2 environment where the hard disks are backed up regularly. In the machine I also have two or three VM running at a time. I was wondering if the entire disk backup is enough to ...
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Is there a way to clone/template linux VMs on Hyper-V

I've seen how you can do it with System Center but we don't have a System Center license and there is no plans to get one. I guess I could install a trial for the 60 days just for this purpose but I ...
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One Physical Machine hosting Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Thin Client connected to VM Server [migrated]

I apologize if there is already answers to this question. I looked for hours but was unable to find a solution through multiple trials and errors of possible solutions online. Configuration ONE ...
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Slow conversion of VDMK to VDI - Virtual Machine Converter 3.1

So I am trying to migrate from VMWare to Hyper-V and I'm using the MS tool Virtual Machine Converter 3.1. However, the VM conversions are going super slow. Like 2MB a second which means that a 300GB ...
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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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Disk2vhd : error during copy. The error could not be performed due to an I/O error

I'm trying to convert a fully patched, Windows Server2008 R2 system disk into a VHD by using disk2vhd from Microsoft Sysinternals. Every time, the conversion fails with error during copy. The error ...
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Storage Pool Keeps Disconnecting After Reboot on Hyper-V

I have a File Server installed on Hyper-V with Windows Server Datacenter 2012. I created a Storage Pool in the Hyper-V Session. When I reboot the host, the server hyper-V session is in saved status. ...
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of 'WindowsServer2008'

I've had a Hyper-V running Windows Server 2008 for about two years. Today I did a Save on the VM in the Hyper-V Manager and then restarted my computer. When computer restarted I went to Start this VM ...
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Hyper-V vm can ping host but host cannot ping Hyper-V vm?

When ping host from hyper-v VM, it works both with ipv4 or ipv6. Pinging MyHost [fe80::3549:ee49:a75c:619c%9] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from fe80::3549:ee49:a75c:619c%9: time<1ms Reply from ...
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Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Teaming with 1 Virtual Switch vs 2 Virtual Switches

I've currently got 2 NICs going to my LAN and each one to it's own virtual switch. I've been wondering about instead of the two switches using one virtual switch and having my two LAN NICs teamed. So ...
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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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Most VMS refuse to start

Setup: Virtual Host, running server 2012, hosting around 10 production VMs Problem: Last night, 2 VMs stopped with no warning, event log notification, or any information. The rest of the VMs on this ...
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Is it possible to cause artificial network packet loss or latency?

I'm trying to reproduce some issues on a deployed application where the MSSQL server and client are running in two separate machines. I think there may be network issues between the two machines, so ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to create a differencing disk from Hyper-V checkpoint

I do have a VHDx disk with with Version 1 system and a checkpoint with a Version 2 update. Some VHDs are inheriting the Version 1 System (parent disk). Now I would like to build another VM inheriting ...
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Migrating Hyper-V storage server to another VM in Hyper-V

Here at work we have a storage server (windows server 2003) VM in Hyper-V. We recently installed a new VM in Hyper-V with server 2012 R2 and would like to migrate our storage server to this new VM. We ...
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Small business network vlans and hyper-v configuration

We are a small business and have been successfully running one Hyper-V 2012 R2 vmhost with many Windows Server 2012 VMS that includes a DC, Web Server, CRM Server and SQL Server for a couple of years. ...
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Hyper-V dedicate network adapter to 1 VM

I have one windows server, 2 network adapters, 2 public IPs and I want to route/port redirect each IP to one of VMs (so I can host on :80) At the same time I want to partially use one of the IPs to ...
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Private networks with SCVMM 2012 SP1 and Hyper-V

In my lab I have two hyper-v host running Windows 2012 server. For lab and test purposes I want to have private networks that are available on both hosts, and where the VMs on those networks are able ...
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Convert Virtualbox image to Hyper-V

Is it possible to convert a Virtualbox image to Hyper-V? Preferably without having to startup the virtualbox image.
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Can a Windows 7 PC remotely manage Hyper-V on a Server 2012R2

I have a Windows 7 (W7 Pro, SP1, up to date) desktop, and a Windows Server 2012R2 server, running the Hyper-V role with a number of VMs. I've gone through with HVRemote and set everything up on both ...
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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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Can the Hyper-V role be installed on Windows Server 2003?

Is it possible to run Hyper-V on Windows Server 2003 as the host OS? The only documentation that I've been able to find is about running Server 2003 as a guest.
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Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V cluster without shared hardware

I have several servers with local SATA/SAS RAID arrays. I would like to run there virtual machines with some level of automated failover - sync VM to secondary node in 1 minute interval and automated ...
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Hyper-V standards, replication before or after exchange

I'm currently building my own lab to improve, however I have a couple of general questions. I have 2 dell R710 servers, with 2012r2 and the hyper-v role installed. What I want to do is build up 4 ...
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Personal Virtual Desktop Collection: User Assignment

Using Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services, I have a 'Personal Virtual Desktop Collection' with automatic user assignment enabled. According to Microsoft "Personal virtual desktops are ...
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Hyper-V Windows hosts see/count multicast traffic that they shouldn't

I have some of my Hyper-V VM's on a network segment that pushes a lot of UDP multicast traffic (several 100MBit/s). Now, all Hyper-V Windows hosts actually see and count the traffic on the Ethernet ...
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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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What happens with the local virtual machine when I shutdown my PC [migrated]

I have an Hyper-V virtual machine running on my PC and I'm in the middle of an installation wizard. but I have to shutdown my PC where the Hyper-V is running. My question is, what happens with the ...
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DNS name server IP keeps reverting back to unknown for forward lookup zone

I'll start by saying I have not worked much with DNS and DC's. I'm a programmer who is trying to build out an environment with a domain to simulate a production scenario. My issue is the forward ...
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BITS Compact Server, can this be installed on Windows 10 Pro?

I'm trying to use Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter to connect to an old laptop and create a VM from it, but it needs BITS compact server installed and I can only find how to install this on windows ...
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Perfmon HyperV Logical Processor Frequency is incorrect

When HyperV role is enabled on a windows server or workstation, the reporting of the CPU's frequency in taskmgr is no longer useful. The solution is clearly outlined in KB3003081 However, I am ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Sharing 'cluster shared volume' .VHDX hard drives between two VMs, are they supposed to not live update? [duplicate]

I have a .VHDX volume that's a cluster shared volume in a Server 2012 R2 failover cluster. I'm able to share the hard drive between two VMs. If I create a folder on VM2, it doesn't show in VM1 in the ...
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Obtaining an IP from a DHCP server that is reachable through VPN

I have a Windows 2012 Server running on Hyper-V (also on VMWare and VirtualBox)at home. I connect my Windows 10 to my work place using VPN (Forti), is there a way to configure my Windows 2012 server ...
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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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Unable to establish communication between 'HYPERVSERVER' and 'MYCOMPUTER'

I am trying to connect to a Hyper-v server on our network using the Hyper-V Manager. Others on the same network have this working, but when I try to connect to the same server, I just get this text in ...
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Can Hyper-V host join a domain of a virtual machine domain controller on that same host?

Learning about Failover Clustering with Hyper-V. I have two hyper-v nodes(servers). I want to add them to a failover cluster, but it said that the nodes must be in a domain to join failover cluster. ...
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Disable Hyper-V pausing due to low disk space

Is there a way to keep Hyper-V from pausing due to low disk space errors? I have tried some registry edits but they do not seem to be working. Is this a policy setting?
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VHD with 3 partitions and 3 operating systems. How to split?

Got a guy on the other side of Earth who needs a sole partition off of a vhd so he can do his job. The entire vhd is over 490gb. The 1 partition is about 80. So I want to split the the vhd up into ...