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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Hyper-V Remote Management Domain > Workgroup

I'm having trouble connecting my Hyper-V Server manager on a windows 8.1 client to a remote Server 2012R2 Hyper-V Server. The Client is on a domain and the server is in a workgroup outside the ...
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“The wait operation timed out” when running SQL Server in Hyper-V

I'm running SQL Server (2012) on a Hyper-V instance. It has plenty of resources and 25% reserved of the total resources, the VHD is placed on a very fast SSD drive for quick response times. Every now ...
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How to Setup Exchange Server 2007 SP3 in a Hyper-V 2012 Private Switch Test Environment?

What we want to do I want to setup a private virtual lab on my hyper-v host (HOST). We currently run Exchange Server 2007 SP3 on our email server and plan to upgrade it to Exchange Server 2013. My ...
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Inherited Ill-Conceived Hyper-V Thin-Client Environment: what now?

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 Manager can't find virtual machine [migrated]

I am using the Hyper-V Manager and following a Microsoft Learning tutorial. I already have the three folders representing the Virtual Machine in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft ...
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Layer 2 OpenVPN Bridge Headaches

I have a "working" layer 2 home->cloud (Vultr) bridge over OpenVPN. On both ends is an OPNSense firewall (since pfSense doesn't plan to switch to libreSSL due to "rude forking" by the libreSSL devs). ...
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SATA vs SAS vs SSD for Virtual Machine Automation

We're using SCVMM and Hyper-V hosts to manage our Automated VM environments. Currently we have two servers with 3 7.2k consumer drives each (one for host OS/Storage, two for VMs). It's hard to say ...
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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 Host Requirements [on hold]

We are considering consolidating three lightweight physical servers onto one machine using Hyper-V. I've received a quote for an HP ML310e Gen8 with the following specs: 1 Intel Xeon E3-1220V3 ...
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How to Shrink large Hyper-V VM

Using Disk2VHD utility I converted my bare-metal OS into Hyper-V VHD - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx And I could obtain a huge 190GB VHD file. Apart from performance ...
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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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Unable to create Hyper-V VM on SMB share

I'm trying to create a VM on Hyper-V 2012 R2 server and I'm getting this error: The server encountered an error while creating VMNAME The Operation failed Failed to create external configuration ...
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Hyper-V 2012 move fails to another Hyper-V 2012 host while using Windows 8 machine to do the move

I have 2 machines with Hyper-V 2012 (free, console version) that I manage from Windows 8. Whenever I want to move any machines from there's always this error. I have enabled Kerberos, I setup ...
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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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Is there a way with Hyper-V to use the wireless network on my server?

I know that Hyper-V does not support creating a virtual switch together with the wireless network adapter. One previous question here on serverfault asked almost the same question, and that question ...
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Route Print shows Interface as “c”

We are having issues with servers that are losing their network access after reboot. When I was looking at route print, I noticed under the Interface it says C. Any idea what this is? Currently ...
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Run shell command on Azure Linux VM from PowerShell

I have a Linux server on Microsoft Azure. It's an Ubuntu 14 Server. Apparently, I've done something wrong with the UFW (firewall) configuration and now I can't ssh into machine at all. I need to ...
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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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Binding multiple public IPs to one Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I have a Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V running. I have created an external Virtual Switch and a VM ( virtual machine). The VM has it's own public IP. I can ping that VM from a remote computer and it ...
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Connecting to other instances of Hyper-V Manager in domain

I have a test environment that I host from my computer. I have configured an external switch so that it can be accessed by others. Windows 8 Enterprise and Hyper-V Manager Version: 6.2.9200.16384 If ...
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Connecting to IIS on Hyper-V Windows 8 host from XP virtual machine

I have a windows 8 machine running an XP virtual machine with Hyper-V. The virtual machine uses an 'external' virtual switch, and after 'Integration Services Setup', it can see the internet ok. My ...
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Windows Server 2008 NLB doesn't respond to ARP request

I have two instances of Windows Server 2008 running in Hyper-V VM's. The two instances are configured in a multicast NLB. I can ping either node from another subnet, but I get a timeout when pinging ...
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Hyper-V and Openswan

I have Openswan on Hyper-V and I have notice that for every tunnel I have there is no route. So the tunnels are established, local pc can ping each other. With "ip xfrm policy" the policy are shown, ...
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No mouse, no keyboard, no network on Virtual SBS 2008 (Hyper-V)

I am trying to convert a physical SBS 2008 to virtual with Hyper-V 2012. Everything seems fine (the VM boots quickly - 5 minutes) until I reach the welcome screen asking me to press CTRL-ALT-DEL. ...
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Hyper-V Server Deployment - adapter configuration

I'm sure this question will have been asked somewhere before. In fact I'm sure I've read about it before too, but I can find any resources to help me along my way. What I'm trying to do is deploy a ...
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Hyper-V host with one External IP address. How do I assign guest VMs an internal IP and configure NAT?

I've been struggling with this for a few days now, I've got a Hyper-V host with one statically configured external IP address. There is no DHCP server or internal network to retrieve an IP. How do I ...
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Cannot ping a VM from a Hyper-V host

I am facing a weird situation in my network environment. My infrastructure looks like this: I have a D-LINK DIR-635 acting as my default gateway (192.168.0.1) A physical Windows 2012 Server ...
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Intermittent 100% CPU on all VMs

We're a small shop, running a Dell T420 (dual CPU, only one present, 6 cores) w/32GB RAM as our main server. We have only 5 VMs, one of which is our WSE 2012 DC. From time to time, and at a rate for ...
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Remote Desktop Connection from Login Screen

My Environment: I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with Hyper-V installed. Inside of Hyper-V, I have a few other virtual desktops running (all Windows operating systems with Remote Desktop ...
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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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Does Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 support direct access or RDP to guest machines?

Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 has a limited GUI with commandline console only access. Is is possible to get access to the Guest machine though RDP or otherwise on the Hyper-V Server's console? Or is the ...
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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 Replica Capacity Planner stuck getting VM information

I'm trying to use the Capacity Planner for Hyper-V Replica tool to estimate requirements for a replica site. It keeps getting stuck "Getting the VM and VHD from primary site, this can take upto ...
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Send trunk directly to vm in HyperV 2012

I'm setting up OpenBSD as a VM in HyperV 2012. It would be easier for me to just create one interface on the vm and have OpenBSD take care of setting up the vlans. Is it possible to tell HyperV to ...
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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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Restoring read only domain controller from VM checkpoint

I have several RODC on remote sites, and sometimes power failures corrupts ADDS database which takes some time to recover. I'd like to move RODC to virtual machine (on same server) to be able in case ...
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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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Hyper-V Replication Failures

I have 2 sites with failover clusters running Hyper-V 2012. When I started this job the production website (site A) was on Server 2008 running Coldfusion 9, SQL 2008 all on one machine. I upgraded ...
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Hyper-V Guest looses network connection when configured with VLAN id and NIC teaming

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard host with two physical netwrok interfaces configured for teaming (Hyper-V Port). Virtual machine is assigned Hyper-V Virtual switch, and only then virtual ...
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Hyper-V lost synthetic NIC after Debian 8 dist-upgrade?

I'm running a Debian 8 vm on Hyper-V (Win Srv 2012R2) and when I did a dist-upgrade of stable, I lost all network connectivity. Using the console, I was able to see the network interfaces as UP but ...
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Fedora 22 Server on Hyper-V: Cannot reach httpd

I have created a WinS2012 Hyper-V Guest running Fedora 22 Server. HTTPD is running on the guest and listening on ports 80 + 8008. I have checked selinux - both ports are allowed for httpd. I can get ...
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Dell 12G R720 Hyper-V host virtual/physical NIC stops working

On the host 1 physical adapter is plugged into our network, on host itself I have Hyper-V role. I have created a external switch and binded it to the physical Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet, box ...
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Hyper-V won't start VM on startup

Win 8.1 Pro, Hyper-V v6.3.9600.16384, 32 gig RAM, SSD boot drive & SSD drive for VMs/VHDs I have the VM Automatic Start Action set for 'Always start this virtual machine automatically'. I have ...
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Separating test environments

We're utilizing TFS and Hyper-V with SCVMM for our testing environments, but unfortunately we don't have any network separation right now. We had to create our own domain in order to most effectively ...
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Hyper-v virtual machine acting as two separate vm's

I have a Hyper-V virtual machine (vm1) that has two separate instances of itself. I can log into what should be the same VM (vm1) through Hyper-v and RDP (Remote Desktop Connection) with the same ip ...
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Hyper-V VLAN with static IP

Trying to setup/simulate Hadoop cluster locally via multiple (hyper-v) VMs. I'm using hortonworks sandbox image for hyper-v which runs centos linux. I can hit the vm, if I use an internal switch and ...
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Force disk cache even if guest uses direct i/o

Have IBM db2 on Rhel on Hyper-V on Windows Server. The *.vhdx file is on CSV. e.g. C:\ClusterStorage\volume1\hyper-v\oktest-lb1\oktest-lb1.vhdx. db2 uses O_DIRECT flag (uncached i/o) for its database ...
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Hyper-V VHDx Compacting & SIzing Issue - No Minimum Size, Unable to Shrink

Trying to recover ~450GB unallocated space from a VHDx total filesize. Thanks for taking a look at this issue: Hyper-V Server 2012. Dynamic VHDx (we'll call it disk2.vhdx) with a file size of 1.5TB ...
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2012R2 Hyper-v host CentOS7 guest slow network speed over external network

I have a Hyper-V host on win2012R2 (Version 6.3.9600) with two gigabit network adapters, one of them connecting to a gigabit router (the another one is currently out of use because lack of a gigabit ...