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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hyper-V prevented starting virtual machine because it is prepared for failover

I got this error while I was using Hyper-V Replica Hyper-V prevented starting virtual machine because it is prepared for failover. Any Solutions?
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Convert Hyper-V linux machine to Gen 2

Is there any way I can easily (and without reinstalling) convert a Linux Hyper-V (gen 1) VM to a gen2 one? I know the Convert-VMGeneration cmdlet for PowerShell (this one: ...
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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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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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Debian on Hyper-V

I installed Debian with kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on a Hyper-V virtual machine. I had to add a legacy network card. I follow this tutorial ...
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Vm goes to saved state when removing CSV

I have a 5 node Hyper-V cluster running. All 5 servers are running Server 2012 R2, each node is attached two devices using iSCSI. The device I'm having problems with had a single volume that was used ...
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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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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 and Hyper-threading: On or off?

With the new Xeon CPUs supporting Hyper-threading, what is the current wisdom with regard to using it (or not) on a Hyper-V host machine? I was originally under the impression that turning it on in a ...
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RemoteFX on a Windows Server 2012 R2 guest?

Is it posible to use RemoteFX on a Windows Server 2012 R2 guest running on Hyper-V? From my understanding, it is possible from a a Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role installed host to run ...
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Why does increasing “Number of logical processors” for a Hyper-V hosted VM increase that VM's performance?

To my understanding, virtual machines (assuming Relative Weight is equal) get an equal share of the processor. When the VM is given some processing time, it shouldn't matter if the VM is seeing a ...
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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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Importing a hyper-v exported image

My google-fu is failing me. Badly. One of my clients sent me a Hyper-V exported VM which constitutes a bunch of VHDs and an XML file (which I assume is the machine definition file). Try as I might, ...
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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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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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What hotfixes/updates does a new 2012 R2 Hyper-V server need?

I'm building several new 2012 r2 Hyper-V servers. One thing that I've read over and over again is that there are A LOT of hotfixes that i need to install on top of the regular OS updates Microsoft ...
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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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What are best-practices for running Windows Update on a Hyper-V server with running VM's?

I have four VM's running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box - not 'core.' What is the best way to install Windows Updates on that server? Do I need to shut the VM's down first in case it wants a reboot? ...
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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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Microsoft Emulated IDE Controller Error

While I was starting my vm I got this error Microsoft Emulated IDE Controller Error(Instance ID 83F863B-8DCA-9EDA-2CA8B33039B4): Failed to Power on with Error 'The process cannot access the ...
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Is there a Azure replica server for Azure vms?

We are currently using a Virtual machine in azure and are currently looking at our recovery side of the Azure solution. In our on site recovery we use Hyper-V Replication mode Replica to a Hyper-V ...
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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 ...