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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Windows Server Backup Problems

I've got a bit of a problem here that I have inherited. Currently, I have two Windows 2012 servers running. One server is a production server with 1 Hyper-V VM on it that has SBS 2008 on the guest ...
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Disk IO Performance Difference — Hyper-V / CSV — Guest vs Host

I have two different Hyper-V 2012 R2 environments that use iSCSI to connect to their virtual machine storage. While the environments are different (one is all 10 GB whereas the other is mixed 1 GB / ...
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Is switching from Hyper-v over to VMware using the same hardware possible?

I am a newbie into the world of virtualization. Presently, I have a server with the H/W details given below: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad CPU Q8400 @2.66GHz(4 CPUs), ~2.7GHz Memory: 6144 MB ...
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How to subnet in virtual SMB networks

I'm setting up a Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V role in a typically SMB environment (virtualized DC and Exchange on one single Host). Before, in the SBS times, there usually was one physical server, a ...
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Issues with 2008R2 Hyper-V Snapshot [Permission Issues]

We have an issue while taking snapshot of a VM machine hosted on Hyper-V host. The Hyper-V host is a Windows 2008R2 Sp1 Ent edition server and we have couple of VMs hosted on them. Whenever I try to ...
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Hyper-V dynamic memory not correctly assigning more memory

So, I got an alert from our monitoring system that there's less than 15% memory free on a virtual machine. I log in to investigate, it turns out that the VM in question is a Hyper-V VM with Dynamic ...
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hyper-v not recognizing linux integration services on CentOS7

Why does the Hyper-V host not recognize LIS on the CentOS 7 machine? Hyper-V Manager Version 6.3.9600.16384 uname -r shows 3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64 lsmod shows hv_storvsc, hv_netvsc, hv_utils and ...
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Hyper-V Role Installation not starting

When I try to install Hyper-V Role, the progress bar stays at 0 % ... it basically never starts and I can't even close the window or cancel it, unless I restart the server . How can I find out what'...
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How to change a VM's checkpoint type from Production to Standard using powershell

I need to change the checkpoint type from "Production" to "Standard" using powershell. My current script for creating the new vm is pasted here, but that creates a VM with "Production" checkpoints. ...
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Hyper-V Cluster on SAN + SSD Local Storage

I wanted to know if there are any methods that anyone has done with the following: All of my servers on the hyper-v cluster are stored on the SANS. I have a desire to have the speed of SSD on two of ...
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exchange 2010 storage on hyper-v

Working on planning new Exchange 2010 to migrate my existing email infrastructure on it. I have ~120 users with ~3-8 Gb mailboxes and a lot of public folders (~80 Gb). Total used mailbox space on ...
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Recovering from a HyperV snapshot being manually deleted incorrectly

I have a Windows 2008 Hyper-V (6.1.7601.17514) host which has a guest VM running in Hyper-V. The guest had 2 snapshots created after software was originally installed on it. At some point, someone ...
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DPM 2010 - Unable to 'Backup Using Child Partition' since 2012R2 cluster upgrade

We recently upgraded our 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster to 2012R2 over the weekend. I'm trying to create some new protection groups on our DPM 2010 server but we are no longer able to create 'Backup Using ...
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Reconfiguring large Hyper-V network for speed with failover

I currently have 10 IBM x3650 M4 Servers. Each consisting of a minimum: - Dual Xeon - 192GB - 384GB - 2TB SSD RAID 10 (8 x 500GB Drives) - 4NIC All hardware is redundant, PSU, CPU, RAM etc. Each PSU ...
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What is the correct way to activate a Server 2012 Guest in Hyper-V (NOT R2) with a server 2012 host using virtualization rights?

I've done quiet a bit of searching on this and can't seem to find an answer, everything seems to refer to R2 and AVMA or just simply states you are allowed 2 visualization rights and nothing else. ...
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Hyper-V - Upgrading a 3 node 2008R2 cluster to 2012R2

I'm just after a some advice/tips on upgrading our 3 node Hyper-V cluster from 2008R2 to 2012R2. I have 3 x Dell r710s running Server 2008R2DC. These are clustered and running about 15 VMs (5 on each ...
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LSI MegaRaid 9260-8i low performance in comparison

I was given the task (aka dumped into my lap) to examine low Read/Write performance on a system running Server 2012 R2 /w HyperV role. The system in question: Lenovo RD340 LSI MegaRaid 9260-8i (no ...
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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 ...