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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Access a TFS Server inside a Hyper-V VM

I'm running a TFS (2013) Server inside a Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VM (hosted on Windows 8). Everything seems to be running correctly within the server; however, when I try to connect to the Web ...
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Stopping both hyper-v replicas from booting

Consider the following hyper-v configuration: host1, running guest1 host2, running guest2 guest1 replicated using hyper-v replication to host2 guest2 replicated using hyper-v replication to host1 ...
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Remove hosts from Hyper-v virtual machine connection list

When using the Hyper-V Virtual machine connection program to connect to a VM on another host, you can type the name/IP of the host in the first drop down, and then the second dropdown populates with ...
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Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close

I have a windows 8.1 machine that I have installed the Hyper-v role on. We also have a couple of 2012 servers running hyper-v. I am currently managing them from my PC to make life easier. When I ...
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Cannot start machine in Hyper-V - “Not Enough Memory in the system to start the virtual machine”

I have a Window 8.1 host trying to start a virtual machine through Hyper-V. The VM is configure to use 10GB of RAM, I have 16GB, it should start but it doesn't. Instead I get the message '{VM ...
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How can I automate and run post installation commands in Azure Virtual Machines?

I need to deploy Azure hosts and configure them according to a pre-defined script once they are loaded. Is there any example, guidance,or tutorial on how to modify an Azure VM once the instance is ...
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Mysterious memory usage in Linux

We have some 64 bits Linux boxes (RHEL6) running on Microsoft Windows 2012 Server (Hypervisor) with the same problem. Those Linux guest servers are running in MS Windows Cloud (Hyper-V) with 16 hosts ...
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Cluster Shared Volumes offlining under excessive use

I am trying to understand (and ideally fix) a particularly annoying phenomenon I've noticed with Failover Clustering and Cluster Shared Volumes in conjunction with Hyper-V. It appears that under high ...
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Virtual Machines List from PowerShell vs PowerShell ISE and PowerGUI

I am confused to why I have different information based on where I try to retrieve it from. I have 3 Windows 2012 servers (G0, G1, and G2) running Hyper-V. The following situation is captured from one ...
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Debian 7 + Hyper-V and random network/DNS problems

Our department is *nix-based exclusively but unfortunately the company we're part of runs on a Windows environment and until I get budget for our own servers I have to run our servers on a Hyper-V ...
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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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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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Ubuntu guests on Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 host won't reboot, but cold-boot normally?

I've tried several existing and new instances of various Ubuntu server instances (12.04 LTS - 13.10). The host is an old desktop I've converted to a host, and is a C2D E6550 with 8GB DDR2. ...
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Hyper-V 'standalone' (on baremetal) with RHEL/CentOS 6.x guest VM

My exposure to virtualization has been limited to Virtualbox &VMware-player on Desktops, and to VMWare ESXi &KVM on Linux server, and exclusively with Linux guests (RHEL/CentOS). So please ...
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Hyper-V Management Tools not listed as an Addable Feature - Windows Server Essentials 2012

I want to run Hyper-V manager on a virtual machine running Windows 2012 Server essentials. I've seen videos of others using the Server Manager to add this feature to their Windows 2012 Servers, but ...
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Hyper-V Manager - How do I Connect to Hyper-V Sever using different credentials

I have Hyper-V Server 2012 (free version) running on a box that is not on any domain. My Windows 8.1 laptop is on our domain. Both machines are on the same physical network. On my laptop, when I run ...
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Convert Hyper-V .vhdx file for import into .vhd file for xenserver import?

A VM was sent to me as .vhdx instead of .vhd and I need to import it into xenserver which supports .vhd but not .vhdx. I looked at the following solutions: Convert-VHD via Powershell Hyper-V ...
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DRBD for Windows / Hyper V

DRBD is a protocol for mirroring the storage on one server with the storage on another. Essentially it gives you a highly available (HA) cluster of storage across two or more physical machines, ...
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What regular server maintenance is recommended for Hyper-v server VM's [closed]

We have around 10 server instances (VM's) running on our Hyper-V box (mostly Windows Server 2008 R2) These do various tasks such as File server, Domain Controller, Web server, SQL Server etc. Is ...
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How to setup virtualization for our Servers / WorkStations? [closed]

I need to setup the virtual environment for our Servers and around 10 workstations. At present, we are connecting to the servers or workstations through Windows Remote Desktop Connection ( mstsc ) on ...
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Linux Kernel complaining about TSC when selected clock source is Hyper V

We are running RHEL 6 boxes on HyperV with Windows Server 2012. On a few on our RHEL boxes, I am seeing this error in /var/log/messages kernel: Clocksource tsc unstable (delta = -62519781 ns). ...
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Efficient Server Backup

I have a Hyper-V server (Windows Server 2012) running 8 virtual servers. What is the most efficient method of backing up my servers so that if one needs to be restored, I am able to restore the ...
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hyper-v server time sync source - PDC / external NTP?

The environement: 10 Hyper-V hosts, all AD joined a lot of VMs AD joined and some not some AD DCs including PDC as Guests What You think is the best approach to time sync a hyper-v farm with AD ...
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Guest OS install from Physical CD/DVD Hyper-v 2012 R2

I have been looking around if it's possible to install a Guest OS on Hyper-V 2012. The only ways i see to install guest OS is by mounting an ISO. Is hyper-v able to access the Host physical CD/DVD at ...
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Does certificate-based Hyper-V replication work when the CA is offline?

We are using Hyper-V replication on Windows Server 2012+ outside Active Directory, so we are using SSL certificates issued by our own internal CA. When setting up replication, I made sure that both ...
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Different subnet range of ips are not working - windows server 2012 - virtual machine [closed]

ip , subnet , default gateway The main server is windows server 2012 and main ip is : 198.245.73.82 , 255.255.255.248 , 198.245.73.81 Now i have originally allocated ip range from my server ...
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1920x1200 or 1920x1080 full screen resolution when connecting to hyper-v virtual machine (WinXP) via teamviewer (not RDP)? [closed]

I have a WinXP hyper-v virtual machine running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 somewhere in a datacenter. I do some remote development on this machine and I would like to do so using the complete screen ...
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How can I move the data files for a VM to another location?

We have a cluster of 3 x 2008 R2 physical hosts running Hyper-V. How do I safely move the VHD(s) and accompanying XML files, etc, for a specific VM to a new location? I want to keep the VM with the ...
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Group Policy error 1006 with and error code 52

I have a hyper-v cluster operating on win2k8 R2 in a 2003 forest. These servers are at our NOC with a DC that connects to our PDC at HQ via a persistent VPN. The cluster boxes are reporting a error ...
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Best way to convert an esxi 3.1 virtual machine to hyper-v 2012 r2?

I know system center can migrate from esxi 4.0 to hyper-v, but I have esxi 3.1 virtual machines to convert. Anyone faced the same problem?
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Experience using Disk2Vhd to P2V migrate Exchange Server?

I'm interested to know your thoughts and/or experience with using Disk2vhd to migrate a physical Exchange 2007 server to a virtual machine. I assume (from reading articles on P2V exchange) that using ...
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Failed to add VM to Hyper-V cluster. How to fix?

Background/Setup I've got a running Hyper-V 2012 cluster with 2 nodes. It's already got a VM-role in the cluster managing a VM; failover works and all that nice stuff. There's another, standalone ...
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Installer for Windows Server 2008R2 blue screens under Hyper-V 2012

Trying to build an SQL Server cluster lab on an old Dell Latitude E6400 with 6gb RAM, using Hyper-V 2012. The install works great, I can create VMs and networks just fine, but when I try to boot the ...
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Join hyperv server 2012 to domain?

Ive read that when running svc 2008 as a guest on hyperv 2008 that the host should not be joined to the domain because on restart if the host it presents a chicken and egg problem. I have been ...
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Individual licenses needed for guests on 2012 datacenter?

I think I may not be 100% clear on Microsoft's licensing model for Server 2012 Datacenter edition. I have read that datacenter entitles you to run unlimited VMs, but Standard only allows you to run ...
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Creating virtual desktop on windows server 2012

I've been trying to make this work for like 2 days and still no luck from google and searching... i have a windows 7 VM in hyperV ready and generalized to use as my collection template. when im ...
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Adding existing Host to SCVMM: Error 2912

When trying to add an existing Hyper-V-Host to SCVMM I get the following error: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the %serverName%. (Unknown error ...
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How to recover Hyper-V Guest Domain Controller from Stop Error 0xc00002e2

Host is Server 2012 with single Hyper-V guest which is a Domain Controller. When booting the DC it gives a Blue Stop Error: 0xc00002e2 and then reboots. After third reboot it shows a recovery console ...
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Can I change the computer name of a switched off Hyper-V virtual machine without turning it on?

Here's what I see in a typical "system" log of Azure role instances for their initialization sequence (this is for Windows Server 2008 R2, I haven't checked other versions): the VM is turned on, the ...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Clustering Live migration Hot Failover

We are thinking of implementing Hyper V Clusteriazation on Windows server 2012 servers. We aim to use the Live migration feature to eliminate downtime when one of the servers fails. My question is: Is ...
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Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V and CPU Usage

The server sits on RAIDed SSD drives too. Is there a reason why the host machine seems to get more CPU over a VM in Hyper-V? The guest machine is at 100% CPU while the HOST is only at 20%. Anywa ...
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Converting physical Win2008 Machine into Hyper-V virtual machine on same box. Change SID?

We only have one hardware box. We converted our C drive into a VHD. We want to run install Hyper-V on our server to then load the new VHD as a virtual machine. We will be updating the physical box ...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Failover Cluster + Active/Active HA storage solution

I have a question. I need to build active/active HA storage architecture, but I don't know how achieve this without expensive third party software. I have two Hyper-V hosts, each with iSCSI storage. I ...
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Hyper-V 2012 Cluster with only one DC

What happens with a Hyper-V 2012 Cluster with only one DC, if the DC suddenly goes down? Would the Hyper-V Cluster works after a reboot, if the DC is missing? Or should we have two DCs?
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Proper Hyper-V Network Configuration for Windows Server 2012?

We just put our first Hyper-V based web solution online about a month ago (Diagram below). We're having intermittent communication issues between Virtual Machines during periods of elevated traffic, ...
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Windows Server 2012 RD services: Cannot connect to a Virtual Desktop

Following a few tutorials I setup a server and installed 2012 RD services on it. I created a new pooled, managed desktop collection with only one VM which is connected to an internal vSwitch. From ...
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Hyper-V on Win Server 2008 Standard

Setup is as follows: OS: Windows Server 2008 Standard CPU: AMD 1055T (Six core AMD) I'm attempting to install CentOS 6.4 (64-bit) VM on it. During the install, I run into issues. The graphical ...
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How to convert a physical server into a Hyper-V virtual machine

Let me explain my scenario. I have a physical server (Supermicro 6015v-M3) with raid controller set to raid 1 and two disks, with Windows 2012 installed. One of the two drives is faulty. What I am ...
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Server 2008 r2 event logs show different username than one used for UNC

I am trying to UNC Path to the C drive of a hyper-v based VM that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 standard. I can RDP into the system just fine using the machine name. When I enter the UNC path: ...
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Improving Hyper-VM machine [closed]

I have a newly imported Hyper-V VM using Disk2VHD and I've noticed things have been a little slower. Could this be a networking issue on the server or inside the VM? I looked under the configure ...