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 failover or replication in 2 node cluster

I'm trying to setup some form of a failover cluster between 2 hosts. I want to be able to have high availability on 2 of my VMs. It seems that some form of shared storage is required for this to work ...
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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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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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Installing a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host

My task is to install a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials instance in a Hyper-V VM onto a Win Srv 2012 R2 Essentials host. I added an external virtual switch, and the VM connects to that. The host computer ...
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How to delete hyper-v virtual switch extensions adapters from device manager

How to clean that hyper-v mess? I just want to delete all of them. And yes, right click -> uninstall does nothing :( I tried deleting the regedit entries and got a permission denied. I tried to ...
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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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HyperV-2012R2 Storage Migration cannot migrate entire VM in FCM

I am new to HyperV and currently moving our setup from esix4.1 to 2012R2 HyperV. We were testing out the storage migration and it is pretty cool but I could not figure this out: - If the VM is not in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Inherited Ill-Conceived Hyper-V Thin-Client Environment: what now? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why are my HyperV VM's randomly losing connectivity?

I have a strange intermittent connectivity problem happening about once every two weeks. First my configuration: I am running a HyperV failover cluster with two physical hosts (node01 and node02). ...
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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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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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How do I convert a vhd to a wim file?

I just setup and sysprepped a nice new VM, now I need to convert it to a wim real quick, to upload to my sccm server. For some reason, I can't change the VM properties to boot from a legacy nic for ...
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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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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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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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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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2 Node Failover Cluster

I need to build a 2 node Hyper-V failover cluster, that's dead simple right? The problem is that the hardware is already bought. Both servers are identical and approved. Related spec: 250GB Drive ...
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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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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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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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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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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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Can Hyper-V run in a virtual machine?

Ok, we all know (or should know) that Microsoft's answer is a plain "NO!". But we also know that recent hypervisors can support nested/recursive virtualization, provided the underlying CPU offers ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Hyper-V Cut-n-Paste

I use Hyper-V on a development machine for multiple reasons and one of my biggest annoyances is that I can't cut and paste to/from the virtual machines. I've been through all the options and can't ...