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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Poor network performance when fileshare with CentOS on HyperV

I own Fujitsu Siemens server (TX100 I guess – I am not able to check this as I manage it remotely). I have got Windows 2008 Standard R2 sp1 installed. On this server I run Hyper-V and in it I have ...
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Hyper-V RDP image viewing lags

I really need some help with hyper-v and RDP connection issue. SCOPE: SERVER (dedicated): Xeon E3-1230V2 (3.3 GHz), Intel S1200BTLR, RAM 32 Gb; HOST OS: windows server 2012 64-bit; VM OS (hyper-v): ...
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Converting Hyper-V VMs to VMware ESXi VMs (Not with Live Migration)

I am facing a small issue for converting my Hyper-V VMs to ESXi VMs. I have 1 physical server. On that physical server I have Windows Server 2008 installed with the Hyper-V role. My 1 Hyper-V host ...
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Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole generates an extra report line

A 3rd party contractor built our sister sites Windows 2012 Hyper-V hosts and they appear to have enabled some setting on one of them that generates an extra report when the following cluster ...
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How to automatically create a Hyper-V VM and install an app using PowerShell

I am designing a testing infrastructure for a WPF application. I want a system that will create a VM when a new MSI appears in a folder, and install the MSI on the newly created VM. I am using Hyper-V ...
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Can Hyper-V host join a domain of a virtual machine domain controller on that same host?

Learning about Failover Clustering with Hyper-V. I have two hyper-v nodes(servers). I want to add them to a failover cluster, but it said that the nodes must be in a domain to join failover cluster. ...
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EFI virtual machine on Hyper-V

Is it possible to create EFI virtual machine running on Hyper-V? Which Hyper-V version should I use?
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How can I quickly relocate an entire virtual machine to a new location?

We are using Hyper-V in a clustered Server 2008 R2 environment with 3 identical hosts. Virtual machines are stored on cluster shared volumes (CSV's) on a SAN backend connected via iSCSI. What is the ...
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Missing Enchanced Session setting in Hyper-V Manager

I have a Windows 2012 Server running with a Hyper-V role. Wanted to enable Enhanced Session setting, but I cannot find it under Hyper-V Manager settings. What gives?
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SCCM 2012: Can I deploy Config Manager Server as Hyper-V virtual machine? [closed]

I have planned to install SCCM 2012 on Windows server 2012 virtual machine. Let me know the system requirements of Visualization? This should be support up to 50 users. Thanks in advance.
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How to keep compatible network adapters when moving from Win2008R2 to Win2012R2

I'm migrating virtual machines from Win2008R2 hosts to a Win2012R2 host. Since there is no direct import/export path due to the WMI namespace change ("did not find virtual machines to import"), I ...
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Unidentified Network for HyperV Internal Switch

I am trying to setup a HyperV internal switch for the guest OS on a Windows Server 2012 host. After creating the new Internal Switch through Virtual Switch Manager, I can see the virtual adapter under ...
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VirtualBox inside Hyper V guest [closed]

I am trying to run a Ubuntu guest in VirtualBox (configured using Vagrant) installed on a Win 8.1 guest running inside a Win 2012 R2 Hyper V host. I disabled Hyper V on the Win 8.1 guest. I am ...
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What condition on a Hyper-V host would cause high CPU utilization in guests

I have an odd situation here, so I thought I'd see if anyone else has run into it. I have a Hyper-V host (2012) that had two VM's on it, one of which was an Exchange 2013 server. The other is a 2012 ...
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Run program on “Reconnect Session”

I just implemented BackInfo on our servers, deployed via GPO. Everything is working as intended while users and administrators log on and off. Problems arise when a user disconnects and reconnects an ...
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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? [duplicate]

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 ...