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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Auto Set VLAN ID Hyper-V 2012 R2 Cloud

I have a lab environment with multiple clouds configured in Hyper-V SCVMM. When a guest machine is created in the correct cloud say "Yellow" it is randomly given one of the 5 Vlans we use. If it is ...
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Restore and Backup Hypervisors

So, I have two hypervisors (Hyper-V and VMWare ESXi) running on bare metal in two diferent machines. What I need is to make an installation and configuration in two other machines with the same exact ...
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multiple network adapters in virtual machines

I need to set up server infrastructure for a client with 20 virtual machines. There will be two SQL Clusters and other machines will be web servers and active directory. I have been suggested to use ...
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Trouble bringing a cloned cluster shared volume disk online

I have a Hyper-V cluster (2008 R2) with a CSV that I want to clone. The CSV is on a fibre channel SAN (HP MSA M3 P2000 G3). I cloned a volume from the SAN side of things, and have mapped it to my ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 (Hyper-V VMs) - random BSOD

I have a problem. My VMs (Hyper-V) - Windows Server 2012 R2 restart themselves quite often (BSOD: CRITICAL_STRUCTURE_CORRUPTION (109)). Last time it was 11x over weekend. I have new HW, 2x Supermicro ...
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Hyper-V external IP address

I am trying to apply an external IP address to my Virtual Host on CentOS, I have purchased a failover IP from my host and they have assigned me a Virtual MAC. I have created a static MAC on the ...
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Mysterious status 11 errors on Hyper-V servers

I've noticed quite a few of our Hyper-V servers (both 2008 and 2012) report the following error in the Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Hypervisor/Operational log when they restart (and start all the VMs): ...
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Virtaul machines on Intel Xeon e5420 cpu [duplicate]

I google around to find out how many cores in intel xeon e5420 cpu, but not got the actual answer. I have intel xeon e5420 cpu, I would like to run multiple virtual machines with 2 cores on each, how ...
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How to allow DHCP between 2 networks using Shorewall?

I have a server with hyper-v and 3 networks: eth0 is virtual, eth1 is physical, eth2 is extranet from ISP. Virtual network has a DHCP running and all virtual machines can reach it fine. But not the ...
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Converting Linux machine from XenServer to Hyper-V

I'm in the process of converting the last few on my XenServer VMs over to Hyper-V. The majority of them have been Windows machines and I've done a backup and restore using Windows Backup. For some of ...
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Hyper-V Virtual Switches and DHCP

What is the best way to force VLAN segregation accross multiple Virtual switches? I have probably a rather complex setup going in the effort to get essentially 4 separate virtual switches. The ...
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DHCP reservation with virtualized AD DS

My main purpose is to provide SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) on a single physical machine running on say cloud provider premises. Just a remote box that should be accessible worldwide through ...
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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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How to create a virtual switch with Hyper-V

I have a very simple scenario. I have a Windows Server 2012 box and I've just installed Hyper-V on the server. After the installation I want to create a Virtual Switch to be able to get access to my ...
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Resize Array 0 VHD to smaller size

I have 2 VHDs which are members of a RAID-0 to create a 3 TB volume. We deleted a lot of the data from this RAID and I need to free up some space the VHDs are taking, about 1.5 TB. I tried using the ...
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HyperV memory per NUMA node

I have some issue with memory allocation on my Hyper-V 2012 R2 server. Server has 16GB of RAM, with 2 x 12 core CPUs. When I run Get-VMHostNumaNode, I am getting following results: NodeId ...
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Why do I get BPA error “Servers in Failover Clusters Must Have a Hyper-V Replica Broker Configured”?

I configured a Hyper-V Failover Cluster with two nodes and one domain controller. Cluster-Aware Updating is enabled. The BPA shows the following error: To Participate in Replication, Servers in ...
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How to see raid array in Windows Server 2012?

I have just setup Windows 2012 Server Standard on an HP DL380 Gen 9. I have a raid 1 array with 2 drives and a raid 5 array with 4 drives. The drives are all 600GB SAS. This Server 2012 installation ...
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Why doesn't my linux hyper-v guest display its ipaddress in hyper-v manager

I'm running Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition using the built-in Hyper-v manager. I can run linux guests no problem. However in the manager it wont display the ipaddress. Windows vm guests do display. ...
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Wrong time on Domain Controller running as guest on Hyper-V

As stated in the headline our Domain Controller runs on Windows Server. This server is a Hyper-V Guest. The Hyper-V Host is joined to the Domain. Unfortunately the Time on the Domain Controller is ...
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How to configure NICs for LAN & WAN for Windows Server 2012 Essentials? [closed]

I’m familiar with having 2 NICs on an SBS2003 server, where one is getting its IP from the internet router’s DHCP e.g. 192.168.1.2 for the WAN and the other is static e.g. 192.168.18.2 for the LAN. I ...
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How to migrate a Hyper-V VM from a Desktop PC to a Hyper-V cluster?

Migrating a VM with VMware is easy, from a Workstation to vSphere cluster it can be done with a VMware Converter. I have little experience with Hyper-V though. There is a VM on a Hyper-V on Windows ...
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How to assign an IP for Hyper-V virtual machine using PowerShell?

I'm working with the Hyper-v and have created a VM using Vagrant. Seems to be in the Vagrantfile I've forgotten to define an IP address (static or dhcp use). Now I can view the info about the VM's ...
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Creating a failover cluster of 2 VMs

I'm trying to create a cluster of 2 VMs on hyper v. The 2 VMs and the host server all running on win 2008 r2. When attempting to test validation for the failover cluster I'm getting an error of "disk ...
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Why does Read-SCVMHost fail when an unrelated host cannot be read?

In SCVMM 2012 R2 Rollup 7, I had an issue with a certain Hyper-V host (host1) which was on a cluster with another host (host2). When running Read-SCVMHost -VMHost host2, the command failed with the ...
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QNAP, Hyper-V, unstable windows

I have problem with extremely unstable WS 2012. I'm using physical server connected with HP switch with 2 ports set by NIC and configured as swithc independet (LACP didn't work). my QNAP is also ...
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Converting virtual drives from .vmdk to .vhdx produces huge files

I'm using powershell and ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk cmdlet to convert .vmdk disks into .vhdx disks to be able to run them in our hyper-v environment. For some reason, the .vhdx files produced are ...
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Linux guest graceful shutdown in Hyper-V

What mechanism Hyper-V use to signal a Linux guest to gracefully shut down? Somehow CoreOS does gracefully shut down, but another Linux doesn't (it is just abruptly powered off)
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Using Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage Pool for Hyper-V Virtual Machine Storage

Am chasing down some information regarding an upcoming project. So Basically we have a large Glusterfs Dist-Replica Storage pool running on ubuntu and we want to have several virtual machines running ...
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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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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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Using a scanner with thin client, RemoteFX redirect not working

So I work IT for a small company and we are testing and considering rolling out Dell WYSE Rx0L thin clients to our employees. So far all is going well, except for our set up for our Data Entry dept. ...
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Hyper-V VM moving went wrong

I had a little project to move our DHCP server from an old host to a new one. It looked dead simple.. but after I moved it manually ( copying vhd to new host and then configuring VM there) the Guest ...
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Change Screen resoultion in Oracle Linux running on Windows Hyper V

How can the screen resolution of, the Guest OS: Oracle-Linux 7, running on Hyper-V, be changed? The reason this is required is that, there are scroll bars on the side and bottom that need to be ...
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Single host CSV

I have a single physical server with directly attached SAS storage that I run Hyper-V on and within it all of the machines on my lab (AD, Exchange, SQL, SCCM, SCOM, File Servers, etc). I am trying to ...
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how to access a unix machine from windows command prompt

I have created a Vyatta virtual machine on my Hyper-V server, but I didn't enable ssh on that virtual machine. I want to connect to that machine without enabling the ssh and execute some shell ...
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Running svhdxflt filesystem filter on Windows 10 Pro Hyper-V [closed]

I am currently building a lab at home and would like to set up a clustered Scale Out File Server and AlwaysOn SQL Server configuration. As I do not own any JBOD enclosures nor SAS HBA's or any other ...
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How to properly install windows in hyper-v to use the included virtualization rights?

I have a server I am redoing for a client. I want to take advantage of hyper-v and run VMs for them. The issue is I only have one physical key for the server. However I have read that the copy of ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 7 guest has no keyboard in recovery modes

I am working with CentOS 7 as a Generation 2 guest on Hyper-V 2012 R2. Everything runs fine, but I am unable to control the guest when I boot it into certain systemd targets. For instance, if I were ...
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How does Hyper-V Replica Initial replication from Existing VM works?

I've found nice Technet blog which gives some advices when to use which replica init method, but without any technical detail. To make a good decision I would like to know how the replication using ...
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Missing Exchange Writer + Missing System Writer + Specific services crashing regulary + Hyper-V VM

I have some strange errors on multiple Server 2012 R2 Virtual Machines (Hyper-V hosts). Missing VSS writers on startup: System Writer and Exchange Writer. I have scoured the net for possible ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Unattend Headaches

I've used WinSIM from ADK 8.1 and 10, as well as http://windowsafg.no-ip.org/server2012r2.html to make an autounattend.xml answer file. The default product key works fine via a regular, interactive ...
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Hyper-V - backup guest VM (while powered down) just by copying files?

If you have a guest Windows 2008 VM in Hyper-V what is the simplest way to make a backup of it in its entirety. I'm happy to power the guest VM down before making the backup. The disks used by the VM ...
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Safe to turn off Hyper-V VM during Windows 8.1 Windows Update?

I've got a Generation 2 VM running Windows 8.1. It has secure boot disabled and lists the VMs version as 5.0. Hyper-V itself is version 6.3.9600. This morning, about 4 hours ago, it started a Windows ...
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Hyper-V 2016 Gen2 VM PXE DHCP Timeout (Wireshark DHCP Discover -> Offer -> ???)

I've built a test lab running Windows Server 2016 and SCCM 2016 and I'm having an issue with PXE booting a VM to install an OS via SCCM. Here's the run down on the configuration. At this stage SCCM ...
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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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Unable to start VM with more than 1388MB of memory in Hyper-V

I have a question regarding Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard). After installing and configuring Hyper-V via adding a role in the server manager, i am able to start VM only if they have ...
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Hyper-V cluster don't want to use CSV cache

I'm trying to use CSV cache on a Windows 2012 R2 hyper-v cluster, seems easy theoretically. I've got 5 hyper-v hosts, a volume shared on a storage array. I setted up the value with ...
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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory for Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running the latest Windows 10 Pro Fall Update, and setup a guest OS of Ubuntu Desktop 64-Bit 15.10 in Hyper-V. I'm trying to use the dynamic memory feature, but Hyper-V wants to assign far more ...
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User Profile Disks not created - 2012R2 pooled VDI windows 7 VM

Servers- RD Web Access/Connection Broker - VMWare 2012R2 machine - VDW RD Virtualization Hosts - 2x physical servers - VD1/VD2 The User_Profile storage location is a replicated DFS on the F drive ...