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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EC2-like virtualisation platform with non-RDP access

I'm looking into setting up a few small VMs. The trouble is the software I intend to install on them (Cisco VPN Client) blocks out networking (other than to the target VPN destination...) with no ...
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Remote Desktop license server in different domain than VM

My targeted setup: SLAT enabled laptop w recent graphics card Win2012 Host OS w Hyper-V role DirectX 11 driver installed Win8 VM (OS is joined in my employer's domain) I RDP into the Win8 VM from ...
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Hyper-V Windows 8 redirect host network traffic to client VM

I have a Windows 8 pro machine running Hyper-V. This is a laptop with a LAN and a Wifi connection. As a consultant, when I'm on the customer's network, internet access is often limited for the ...
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Resting Encryption on iSCSI SAN in Hyper-V Environment

I have a need to implement resting encryption of data within our environment. Basically, we have a Hyper-V virtual server named FILER01 that runs Windows Server 2012 that is has a direct iSCSI ...
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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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How to setup ping between XP guest from Win8 Host using Hyper-V virtual swtich

Hyper-V client is installed on a Win8 Pro 64 bit box and a VM running XP has been created within that with an internal virtual swtich. The VM can be booted and accessed and there is a default virtual ...
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Latency between IIS and SQL on same physical, two VMs

I have a single server (2x4 core CPUs, 32GB ram), that is a Windows Server 2012 Hyper V host, and it hosts two guest VMs (also Windows Server 2012 instances). One of them is a web server, the other is ...
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Hardware-assisted virtualization is not present on the server

I'm trying to configure remote desktop services on a windows server 2012 Hyper-V Virtual Machine and I get the error at the RD virtualization host server. Hardware-assisted virtualization is not ...
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Hyper-V - USB Disk mapped to VM

If I have a VM on a Hyper-V host with an IP 192.168.50.25 (VM IP), where the Host has an IP of 192.168.40.25. (The host itself has a virtual switch whose NIC patches into a procurve onto the VLAN ...
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Can the Hyper-V role be installed on Windows Server 2003?

Is it possible to run Hyper-V on Windows Server 2003 as the host OS? The only documentation that I've been able to find is about running Server 2003 as a guest.
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Is there a benefit to virtualizing two web servers on the same physical server?

If I have a single physical server that's pretty beefy (8 cores, 32GB ram, 2x1GB nics), will I see any benefits in virtualizing two web servers on it and load balancing them, or would I see close to ...
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Hyper-V - Export vs copying files

Exporting and importing doesn't work but copying the very files does. Have I broken something? On a Windows 2012 Hyper-V I tried copying a VM through "Export" and then "Import" and also "Export" and ...
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A complete newbie installing virtual switch on WinServer 2008 R2 with Hyper-V

As somewhat of a novice server administrator, I have a question about Hyper-V, WinServer 2008, Virtual Switches and multiple IPs. I have a dedicated box which I access through RDP (also KVMoverIP ...
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Upgrade Hyper-V cluster to 2012

We have an existing 3 node cluster running 2008R2 Hyper-V. Back end storage is an EqualLogic iSCSI SAN. We are replacing the host servers in this cluster and are looking at upgrading to server 2012 ...
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Hyper-V: How to recognize newly added LAN card?

Yesterday I've installed Hyper-V 2012 and I've forgotten to plug Intel LAN card. Hyper-V has detected built-in Atheros LAN device. Now how can I install the external LAN card automatically? Should I ...
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Can't access Oracle Audit Server Interface. NICs are not linked (Hyper-V Manager VM)

I have Oracle Audit Vault Server installed and and running on its VM on Hyper-V Manager, but there is a problem with the NICs. I can't access the server through its IP address. It seemed obvious in ...
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Hyper-V Client for Microsoft Networks gone

I have an odd situation. I have a Hyper-V Baremetal Windows 2008 x64 (not R2) host with 4 VM's on it. I also have a server next door on the lan that is not a host just Windows2003x86 called ServerS2 ...
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Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall on Hyper-V

I am trying to configure an Oracle Database Firewall / Audit Server as virtual machines on Hyper-V. The problem is that, for example, to install the Database Firewall on a virtual machine, the VM ...
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Errors after moving DB from server

I am moving a database (MS SQL Server) from a server to a new one (virtual machine). Running CHECKDB on the original server I get no errors, the DB is OK. After moving the DB to the new server and ...
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Hyper-V MAC Address collisions

I am trying to troubleshoot a performance issue with our application on a customer network. We do not support the network infrastructure, and the people that do have effectively washed their hands of ...
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What are the benefits of “enterprise-level” virtualization?

For a company with modest virtualization needs - VirtualBox is currently doing fine at hosting a few light servers - what would some of the benefits be of moving to a more robust platform? I'm ...
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Migrating to kvm

Ours is a small setup. Currently we have two windows/hyper-v servers running around 8 ubutu server virtual machines. The virtual machines were built long time back to the extent that ubuntu version is ...
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Load Balancing in Hyper-V VMs [closed]

Can I do NLB on VMs using two physical Hyper-V Servers? Server 1 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM VM1 = Webserver VM2 = SQL Server VM3 = Exchange Server Server 2 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM ...
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Hyper-V limit IP address to guest

I have the following setup: Hyper-V host with 2 network cards (Windows 2012 core) One network card is for management only, with private IP address accessible locally. Called "Management". The other ...
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Windows Server 2012 Virtualization for Limited Downtime? [closed]

We're planning on purchasing a new server and consolidating most of our websites onto it. The initial thought was to use Windows Server 2012 with 4 VMs on it (1 e-commerce web, 1 e-commerce database, ...
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Hyper-V Server - Can't UnJoin An Orphaned Domain

I have a Hyper-V host running on a Windows 2008 server that does not have a desktop GUI. This server is currently joined to a domain that no longer exists and there are no domain controller for that ...
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Auto-Start Virtual Machines from Hyper-V Manager (Windows Server 2012)

My company has 2 server; one is main server and another one is accounting server. At first, both servers use Windows Server 2008 then I upgraded main server OS to Windows Server 2012 and everything ...
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Error Trying to Remotely Manage Hyper-V 2012 from Windows 8 Pro Without a Domain

I took sometime this long holiday weekend to install Hyper-V Server 2012 and Windows 8 Pro (on separate hardware, same LAN) to hopefully get a little more familiar with it. From the WIN8 client I am ...
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HyperV Host time issues - PeerPoll Interval out of valid range

I noticed a large time difference on my Hyper-V host so i set the time to sync from the PDC as follows: w32tm /config /syncfromflags:domhier /update net stop w32time net start w32time From the ...
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VMWare or Hyper-V Maximum Guest (30TB) Storage

Between MS Hyper-V 2012 and VMWare Esxi-5.1 (Free version), which one would give/allow me Maximum local storage? In other words I would like to create a Virtual Host which will host may be couple of ...
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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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Remote manage a Hyper-V 2012 server that is hosting the Domain Controller, while the domain controller is down

Ok, i seem to have gotten myself into a bit of a catch 22. I have a hyper-v 2012 server which is running the Domain Controller. However, the Domain Controller isn't loading due to some sort of ...
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Where can I find a clean copy of Hyper-V 2012 InitialStore.xml?

After much searching, I have been unable to find a clean copy of initialstore.xml, but my original copy was corrupted. Most of the guides (e.g., ...
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cheap software iSCSI with server mirroring [closed]

I am looking for free / cheap solution to create iSCSI for hyper-v cluster. I have the free Hyper-V Server, free management tool for w8 and few of my own PowerShell scripts and everything is working ...
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Hyper-V and using SMB3 shares to store data

I'm using Hyper-V remote management from a management/file server to control 3 Hyper-V core servers. Now I want to store all the virtual disks and virtual machines on a SMB share on the management ...
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Hyper-V books/resources [closed]

I'm looking to develop solutions on the Hyper-V (like L2/L3 monitoring and intrusion detection etc). Are there any resources that I can read to understand the internals of Hyper-V and the APIs it ...
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VMM 2012 Library to use local host storage instead of file share

VMM stores machine VHDs and files via smb shares (if not using a shared san). Cloud creation for self service seems to want san storage location when setting up (im planning to have one server per ...
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Hyper-V Missing Virtual Server From Hyper-V Manager List

We are running Hyper-V on a Window 2008 server that doesn't have a desktop (only console login is provided). We access Hyper-V using Hyper-V Manager which connects to this host-server and it provides ...
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Advice for Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008

I'm new to hyper-v and cloud! I installed Server 2008 Ent R2 + Hyper-V Created my VM, and installed my OS on it. (Web server, server 2012 Std, IIS) So far everything works fine. But I need to know ...
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Reattach Hyper-V Virtual Machine

I copied my Hyper-V virtual machines from one disk to another by simply copying the 'Hyper-V' folder. Now I can't recreate the virtual machine. If I attempt to use Import, it fails; if I attach the ...
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P2V failing with Error 2940 0x80072eed

I successfully complated the P2V online but when I try to do a P2V Off line I get error. I run the Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) converter to convert the Server 2003 server. it runs to about 59% ...
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Wndows Azure: “Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V has been removed.”

When I am trying to yum update my centos in Windows Azure, the following appeared Linux Integration Services for Hyper-V has been removed. Please reboot your system. So I reboot it. But ...
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Deleted snapshot- any options for recovery?

I have deleted a .avhdx file stupidly due to disk space issues, and lack of knowledge of VM's. Obviously when I try to start to start the virtual machine, it wont start because the file is missing. ...
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Hyper-V Performance Monitoring

Background I am very new to the world of server-based virtualization (I've been running VM's on my desktops for years). The organization I work for has recently purchased a Dell server that will be ...
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Loosing gateway setting when switching Hyper-V virtual lan to “external”

I have a 2008 R2 server running as a NAT-Router and Hyper-V Host. NIC1 has the default gateway set to NIC2. Using this setup everthing works and all clients can connect to the internet. If I'm ...
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How can I backup an Hyper-V VM in Windows 8?

How can I easily backup Hyper-V VM in windows 8? I windows 2012 I would do: wbadmin start backup –backupTarget: –hyperv: But in Windows 8, the option -hyperv doesn't seem to exist. Thanks!
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Hyper-V VM on Windows 8 - No Network Access

I have a VM set up in Hyper-V and 2 virtual switches that SHOULD allow me to RDP to the VM and for the VM to have access to the internet. I can RDP to the VM, but the VM does NOT have access to the ...
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How to access device manager in Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I have installed Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 and almost everything works fine. Now I would like to inspect the hardware and drivers being used. On normal desktop, I'd just click Control Panel and go to ...
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Extremely slow file transfers to Hyper-V VM on local machine

I am attempting to transfer a 1.3GB file from my local machine (Windows 8) to my local hyper-V instance (Windows 2012). The transfer begins at about 300kb/s and then swiftly drops to 12-20kb/s. The ...
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Hyper-V Client Network Dropouts

Bit of a strange one I'm having that I can't work out. The setup: Asus P8Z77-M Pro motherboard, 16GB RAM, Intel i7-3770 CPU, OCZ SSD, NVIDIA Quadro 2000 grpahics card (with RemoteFX on the client); ...