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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Hardware performance penalty for Hyper-V Generation 2 VMs

I have the following configuration: Windows Server 2012 R2 OS installed on baremetal with Hyper-V. OS is installed on RAID1 850 PRO drives. Windows Server 2012 R2 Guest OS Generation 2 VM is located ...
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HyperV failover cluster storage migration

I am trying to migrate VMs onto new storage nodes using Failover cluster manager. 95% of the VMs move across no problem but some of them fail with a generic message of "Storage migration did not ...
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Hyperconverged Hyper-V using three servers

Currently I have two independent servers running Hyper-V. I`m looking for ways to add more redundancy and bought a third server that equals the capacity of server 1 and 2. I would like the third ...
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Can't Remote Desktop To Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

I enabled RDP, set static IP address, created a local administrator account and made sure remote management was enabled. I can ping the server fine. On the client machine thats running Windows 10 I ...
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Error while Expanding Disk Space of virtual machine in Hyper-V server

I have one Virtual machine running on my hyper-v server which has allotted the disk space of 100GB, i have only created C drive in this machine and C drive of this machine is fully consumed due to ...
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Unable to create External Virtual Switch on Hyper-V Manager

I'm trying to create a External Virtual Switch on Hyper-V , every time i try it give me a error message *Error applying Virtual Switch Properties changes Failed while adding virtual Ethernet switch ...
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Hyper-V KVP (Data Exchange) Not Working Between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu 14.04 Guest

I have followed the directions at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531029.aspx, the daemon is running on the Linux side, the /var/lib/hyperv/.kvp_pool_* files exist...but are not being ...
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Hyper-V Manager - Use HTTPS with WinRM

I've successfully configured WinRM on my Hyper-V server to use HTTPS. I am able to connect to it and execute commands from my client PC by using the same local username and password on both (they are ...
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Hyper-V NUMA setting

My machine is running on Window 2012 R2, with 48 Logical processors and 240GB RAM. I have create a VM with 48 processors and 230GB ram. I am double about the NUMA nodes I should create and memory ...
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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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Slow transfer speeds between Hyper V guest and host

I have a Hyper V host on windows server 2012 and a guest virtual machine also Windows server 2012. I have two NICs..one is assigned to the guest and the other the host. DNS is fine and external ...
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Git corrupting Hyper-V VHDX [closed]

Hi I have created some Hyper-V machines (2 Ubuntu and one windows), exported them, and added them to a remote git repository. When I clone the repo on another machine, I can import and run the Linux ...
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Pacemaker and DRBD on Hyper-V

I need to setup two-node Web cluster for Apache web site. I have Hyper-V infrastructure and only two nodes. The points are load-balancing and high availability. I installed and configured two VMs ...
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Is there a way to recover data from a Hyper-V avhdx file with a broken chain?

I have inadvertently broken the differencing disk chain for a Hyper-V VM on Windows 10. It's not the end of the world, but it would be nice to get the data back off the last avhdx file. I tried the ...
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Remove hyper-v virtual switch extensions adapters from device manager

After reading the solution to this question I still cannot solve my problem. In my device manager I still see this virtual switch, but it's not present in my hyper-v manager and using the powershell ...
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Hyper-V Replication & Large Machine Observations

I have Oracle Unbreakable Linux 6.5 which runs Oracle ERP application & Database it has three VHDs 80 GB , 600 GB and 120 GB on daily basis it creates RMAN backup approx 32 GB which stores on 120 ...
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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 VPN....
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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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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 8....
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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 ...