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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Microsoft DPM virtualisation

can Microsoft DPM backup server be virtualised? Are there any special requirements? Also, does DPM need to be in a domain or can it live without being a member of a domain? Thanks a lot for your ...
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Free hypervisor for small configuration

I'm building a server for virtualization for a non profit organization. I was planning on employing VMware ESXI free but I'm second guessing my plan because newer ESXI don't seem to be well supported ...
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Connect Hyper-v Manager on domain PC to a workgroup Hyper-V Server

We have a small lab network: There is 1 server running Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V Core. It is not joined to a domain. My PC is part of a domain, running Windows 10 When I was running Windows 8.1, I ...
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Restore Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I had a virtual machine on Hyper-V. I copied 1 VHDX and 2 AVHDX (This VM had 2 snapshots) to a disk drive. Now I want to run latest version of VM on other Hyper-V. As I understand I should merge them ...
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Can't mount or edit VHDX file, in use

OS is Windows Server 2012 I have a VHDX file that we've been using for backups since Windows won't play nice with our NAS. The first 6 backups worked flawlessly, and they show up in the Windows ...
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Exclude a MAC address from the Hyper-V address pool

I have a Hyper-V environment on Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. One of the Virtual Machine (VM) has a License Server. One of the license was generated due to the Mac address that the VM had at that ...
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DAS or NAS for Microsoft NAV, File Sharing and AD

We are changing the infraestructure of the bussines, we are now 20 users, and I have a problem with the desing, and a question about DAS and NAS. Currently we have a server that is going to be a ...
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Virtualizing some domain controllers in a forest

our company has an AD forest made up of a root domain (domain ROOT) and two child domains (SUB1 and SUB2). The ROOT domain contains 2 DC's. SUB1 has 4 DC's and SUB2 has 3 DC's. Currently all the DC's ...
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Assigning a static IP to a Windows 8.1 Pro Hyper-V host

I have a Windows 8.1 Hyper-V host. It has 2 interfaces. One interface is dedicated to hyperv vms (uses physical device "Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet #4) The other interface (Broadcom NetXtreme ...
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Hyper-V failover cluster auto load balancing

We have a 2 unit Hyper-V cluster and I was wondering if there is a way to auto load balance the two? If one unit is restarted then I need to manually reassign some of the VMs to the unused hypervisor, ...
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Unable to Boot Ubuntu 12.04.5 VM running on Hyper-V 2012 R2

We have a VM running Ubuntu 12.04.5 which we're currently experiencing issues with that will not boot up correctly. Based on my research it appears there are known issues with some storage drivers ...
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How to forget remote folder user credentials?

I couldn't create a VHD disk on a remote share (\\ortak\backup\lucasrv) because I supplied the wrong credentials, and saved them in the Remote File Browser dialog box. I can create VHD disks at \\...
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Hyper-V Guest VM disappeared after reboot

I just rebooted my machine running Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter and on reboot my most crucial VM simply disappeared. I have read this can be due to corruption in the symbolic link or XML file holding ...
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VM Workstation in azure Hyper-V

I have a Virtual Machine windows server 2008r in Azure, wich I connect with remote desktop. When I'm in the Virtual Machine of Azure, I have a Phisical Virtual Machine of linux, with VM Workstation. ...
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One machine and Hyper-v

I have one machine (Dell T320 Intel Xeon CPU E5-2401 @ 2.4GHz w/ 32GB Ram). I'm running Windows Server 2012R2. I have a total of 5 users. I need to run AD, DNS, File and Storage Services, and Print ...
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Hyper-V on Server 2012 R2 Core and RemoteFX

Hoping somebody might be able to shed some light. Looking at purchasing a graphics card for a Hyper-V server to speed up 3d processing. This microsoft article states a requirement to use vGPU is "...
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Remote management of Hyper-V server and its VMs

I am setting up a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 server (SRV1) with several VMs. Some of those VMs will contain Active Directory, SQL Server, Apps, etc. I also have a second phyiscal server (SRV2) ...
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2012 R2 Failover Cluster & Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Provider

I am hoping that someone can help me out here. I have a 2 node 2012 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster, and I am trying to get our Veeam backups to work on this Cluster. On node 1 the backups work fine ...
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RAID 0 arrangement for max IOPS with mechanical drives

We need to run a high number of low-resource VMs concurrently in 2012 R2 Hyper-V. We've experimented with various configurations and using Perfmon.exe for reporting, we've found we're bottlenecking ...
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Hyper V Screen Resolution too Small

I have created a Windows 7 VM in Hyper V. When I open it with the Hyper V console, the screen is way too small and the VM is unreadable because it's all too small. I have set it to be 800x600 but ...
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SAN: How to determine amount of LUN and CSV

We have inherited Hyper-V environment (2008 R2) with SAN storage (HP4500 hardware). Two hosts and two SAN's for redundancy. Whilst I understand virtual machines well, I guess, my knowledge of storage ...
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Slow mouse response in Centos 6.7 on Windows 10 Hyper-V [closed]

I'm using the standard desktop installation of Centos 6.7. Following that I installed the Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46842). The ...
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Cant connect to server in Hyper-V Manager

I'm trying to connect to my server (running Hyper-V Core) with Hyper-V Manager in windows 10 and it will not connect, putting out the error: You do not have the required permission to complete ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V doesn't allow VM to use all RAM

I have a physical server with 12GB of Ram, with a system HDD of 250Gb (180Gb free), and a dedicated HDD to host the VMs of 1Tb (600+Gb free). This server was running Windows Server 2008 R2 as a host ...
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No volume groups found - CentOS

I have migrated a CentOS 5.11 server from VmWare to Hyper-V and when trying to boot the server. I'm getting the following error messages: "No volume groups found" ""VolumeGroup00" not found" and ...
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Hyper-V Remote Management Domain > Workgroup

I'm having trouble connecting my Hyper-V Server manager on a windows 8.1 client to a remote Server 2012R2 Hyper-V Server. The Client is on a domain and the server is in a workgroup outside the network....
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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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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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How to Setup Exchange Server 2007 SP3 in a Hyper-V 2012 Private Switch Test Environment?

What we want to do I want to setup a private virtual lab on my hyper-v host (HOST). We currently run Exchange Server 2007 SP3 on our email server and plan to upgrade it to Exchange Server 2013. My ...
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SATA vs SAS vs SSD for Virtual Machine Automation

We're using SCVMM and Hyper-V hosts to manage our Automated VM environments. Currently we have two servers with 3 7.2k consumer drives each (one for host OS/Storage, two for VMs). It's hard to say ...
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Hyper-V Host Requirements [closed]

We are considering consolidating three lightweight physical servers onto one machine using Hyper-V. I've received a quote for an HP ML310e Gen8 with the following specs: 1 Intel Xeon E3-1220V3 /3....
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HP server converted from physical to virtual has no network devices and mouse won't captured after every reboot

I just converted HP Proliant DL380 G7 Windows Server R2 Standard using Disk2Vhd utility. Removed a few HP based things, assigned static IP addresses and then rebooted. When rebooted, there were no ...
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Route Print shows Interface as “c”

We are having issues with servers that are losing their network access after reboot. When I was looking at route print, I noticed under the Interface it says C. Any idea what this is? Currently ...
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Run shell command on Azure Linux VM from PowerShell

I have a Linux server on Microsoft Azure. It's an Ubuntu 14 Server. Apparently, I've done something wrong with the UFW (firewall) configuration and now I can't ssh into machine at all. I need to ...
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Binding multiple public IPs to one Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I have a Windows 2012 R2 with Hyper-V running. I have created an external Virtual Switch and a VM ( virtual machine). The VM has it's own public IP. I can ping that VM from a remote computer and it ...
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Hyper-V and Openswan

I have Openswan on Hyper-V and I have notice that for every tunnel I have there is no route. So the tunnels are established, local pc can ping each other. With "ip xfrm policy" the policy are shown, ...
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Hyper-V host with one External IP address. How do I assign guest VMs an internal IP and configure NAT?

I've been struggling with this for a few days now, I've got a Hyper-V host with one statically configured external IP address. There is no DHCP server or internal network to retrieve an IP. How do I ...
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Can't Connect to some Hyper-V 2012 R2 servers after Windows 10 Updrade on Domain

After upgrading my PC from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, i am unable to connect to some of our Hyper-V 2012 R2 Servers from Hyper-V Manager. Both my PC and all our Hyper-V servers are joined to the same ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 5.11 kernel: journal commit I/O error

Running CentOS i386 5.11 with Hyper-V I have found an issue where a newly installed (and updated via yum) box has corrupted itself the first warning was in the SSH session kernel: journal commit I/O ...
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Map USB External HD to Hyper V Server 2012

I wanted to attach a USB external HD to one of my VM. I got Hyper-V Server Core 2012 R2. So I was about to follow any guides on internet (like this one Accessing USB Drives in a Hyper-V VM ), but I ...
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Hyper-V Replication Failures

I have 2 sites with failover clusters running Hyper-V 2012. When I started this job the production website (site A) was on Server 2008 running Coldfusion 9, SQL 2008 all on one machine. I upgraded ...
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Hyper-V Guest looses network connection when configured with VLAN id and NIC teaming

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard host with two physical netwrok interfaces configured for teaming (Hyper-V Port). Virtual machine is assigned Hyper-V Virtual switch, and only then virtual ...
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Windows Server 2008 NLB doesn't respond to ARP request

I have two instances of Windows Server 2008 running in Hyper-V VM's. The two instances are configured in a multicast NLB. I can ping either node from another subnet, but I get a timeout when pinging ...
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Fedora 22 Server on Hyper-V: Cannot reach httpd

I have created a WinS2012 Hyper-V Guest running Fedora 22 Server. HTTPD is running on the guest and listening on ports 80 + 8008. I have checked selinux - both ports are allowed for httpd. I can get ...
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Hyper-V lost synthetic NIC after Debian 8 dist-upgrade?

I'm running a Debian 8 vm on Hyper-V (Win Srv 2012R2) and when I did a dist-upgrade of stable, I lost all network connectivity. Using the console, I was able to see the network interfaces as UP but ...
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Separating test environments

We're utilizing TFS and Hyper-V with SCVMM for our testing environments, but unfortunately we don't have any network separation right now. We had to create our own domain in order to most effectively ...
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Hyper-v virtual machine acting as two separate vm's

I have a Hyper-V virtual machine (vm1) that has two separate instances of itself. I can log into what should be the same VM (vm1) through Hyper-v and RDP (Remote Desktop Connection) with the same ip ...
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Force disk cache even if guest uses direct i/o

Have IBM db2 on Rhel on Hyper-V on Windows Server. The *.vhdx file is on CSV. e.g. C:\ClusterStorage\volume1\hyper-v\oktest-lb1\oktest-lb1.vhdx. db2 uses O_DIRECT flag (uncached i/o) for its database ...
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Hyper-V VLAN with static IP

Trying to setup/simulate Hadoop cluster locally via multiple (hyper-v) VMs. I'm using hortonworks sandbox image for hyper-v which runs centos linux. I can hit the vm, if I use an internal switch and ...
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Veeam Hyper-V backup error: Microsoft Hyper-V VSS Writer VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_POST_SNAPSHOT

I have an error from a Veeam Hyper-V backup of a Virtual Machine in a Hyper-V host: Unable to create snapshot (Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Provider) (mode: Veeam application-aware processing). Details: ...