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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Setting internet access to hyper-v network with multiple internet connections

I run few VMs for development purposes on Windows 8 Hyper-V. I'm using a laptop for that purpose. When I switch locations I switch way of connecting to internet - cable in the office, WiFi at home and ...
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How to add NT Virtual Machine\Virtual Machines to GPO

I have a Windows 2012 Server with Hyper-V enabled and a few virtual machines. My current configuration has a few account in the "Log on as a service" list in the domain policies, and sometimes this ...
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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Rename - SQL DB Issues

I set up a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine exactly the way we want it. I shut down the instance, made a copy of the .vhdx virtual drive, then spun up a new VM and attached the copy of the drive. ...
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Identify Hyper-V VM GUID from Performance Counters

I am gathering CPU performance data for Hyper-V Virtual machines using perfmon or through WMI using the "Hyper-V Hypervisor Virtual Processor" counter. The output data contains My issue is that when ...
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How to share the clipboard between Windows Server 2008R2 and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I use Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. How can I share the clipboard between Windows Server 2008R2 and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04? UPDATE What protocols ...
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Can't merge partition after p2v conversion

I successful converted a machine from physical to virtual. The physical machine has one hard disk with two partitions. I made a fixed vhd of 300gb and I see 2 partition, one of the system and the ...
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Hyper-V VHD Expand and keeping snapshots?

I have a Virtual Machine and it includes OS and other programs of course. ATM I have around 5 Snapshots. The Disk Space is running low and I wanted to expand the VHD. I enter VM's settings and ...
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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory - virtual machine memory usage and host memory demand do not make sense

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 server running a number of virtual machines with Dynamic Memory enabled. They all exhibit this behaviour, but here is an example: One of the VM's is a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Hyper-V machine on Server 2012 losing connectivity randomly

I have start using Hyper-V on my Microsoft Windows 2012 Server, hosting a 2012 server. But randomly my virtual machine loosing connections, i see it now when i trying to copy data to it from a old ...
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Migrate 2-drive RAID1 Hyper-V host (4 VMs) to 4-drive RAID6

I have a Hyper-V server w/ 2x500GB drives on RAID1. I would like to replace these with 4x1TB drives on RAID6. I have four VMs on one host, and can get by with just restoring the VMs on a new host ...
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How to make clustered storage available from SAN to Hyper-V for two node cluster

I want to make a 2 node SQL Server 2012 cluster. Both nodes are virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 on Hyper-V. I have a physical SAN available which I can use for clustered storage so I was ...
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Hyper-v on 2012R2 startup gen1 vm causes the host to freeze up

I've searched a lot to resolve the following issue, but nothing helped me. My problem is, that starting up a first-gen vm locks up the whole host. Only a hard reset helps. Second-gen vm starts and ...
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Use Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition as Virtualisation Host

Would it be reasonable to run the Standard Server 2012 Edition (as opposed to Hyper-V edition) as a virtualisation host? Obviously there is a performance penalty but I guess it's not that bad - are ...
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Disk latency within a virtual machine

I've been looking at some performance issues on a clustered virtual machine in our organisation. Actually this problem seems to affect most of the virtual machines I have looked at. Both host and VM ...
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latest integration services for Hyper-v host

I have Hyper-V hosts with both Win Server 2008 R2 and Win Server 2012. These hosts are not connected on the internet and do get security patches installed every month. How do I know if the ...
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Hyper-V Snapshot Management Plan

So I have a few servers running Hyper-V (they are 2008R2 Servers). This is mainly for a Test Environment, and im basically looking for a way to keep "States" of a Server (Lets pretend each VM is a ...
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Hyper-v takes a long time to create snapshots

I'm not sure when, but I've noticed as of recently, whenever I go to make a snapshot of certain machines, it hangs at 2% for a good while and then eventually finishes (fairly quickly, actually). I ...
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Hyper-V replica - PowerShell - replica merge (detect / invoke)

I need a PowerShell command which can detect replica merge process on the specific VM. And to be sure... There is no way how to invoke replica merge process using a PowerShell command.. Am I right? ...
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Do two VMs on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating?

I'm fairly new to Hyper-V, and can't seem to find the answer to this question: Do two virtual machines on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating with each other? For example, take this ...
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Hyper-V Core with Basic UPS options

Good morning, running Dell T610 server with Hyper-V Core, just a few VMs, hardware Firewall & Router. My old Belkin UPS failed today so I need to replace asap at cheap cost where possible probably ...
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Hyper-V: Guest external internet access

Following setup: Host machine has 1 physical NIC Host OS = Win Server 2008 R2 (hosted in data center) Guest OS = Win Home Server 2011 Network setup basically as described here or here. Goal: ...
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No disks were found on which to perform cluster validation tests

I am trying to make a cluster of two Hyper-V machines running Windows Server 2012. There is a SAN available in which I have created several partitions to use such as J drive, K drive L drive etc. ...
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Connecting to other instances of Hyper-V Manager in domain

I have a test environment that I host from my computer. I have configured an external switch so that it can be accessed by others. Windows 8 Enterprise and Hyper-V Manager Version: 6.2.9200.16384 If ...
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Exporting a snapshot in KVM to create a clone ala Hyper-V 2008

Hyper-V has a nice feature of allowing a snapshot of a VM to be exported, meaning a new VM is created with the state of that snapshot. How can the same be accomplished in KVM ? Qcow2 images on ...
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Lab 2012 Hyper-v migration from esxi

I need some clarity on the hyper-v virtualization strategy coming from ESXi 4.x. Purpose: A VM for Sql Server 2012 w/ SP1 A VM for Sql Server 2014 CPT1 Hardware: Poweredge T100 8GB RAM, 2 SSDs ...
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Adding virtual NIC to HyperV VMs killed my network speed

I have a pretty simple configuration: Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Host, with two VMs (both Server 2012), one for IIS, one for SQL Server. They're all connecting through the physical NIC Last night I ...
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WS 2012 to host linux VMs, should I use AD/DNS or is workgroup better? [closed]

I am setting up a dedicated server that will be running Windows Server 2012, and hosting about 5 Linux VMs, and 1 Windows VM. All the VMs are independent and do not interact with each other. The ...
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Hyper-V pass-trough disks incorrectly identified as SSDs on guest

I have setup a Windows Server 2012 Essentials guest to run on a Hyper-V host (Windows Server 2012). A physical HDD (spinning rust) is setup as pass-through to the guest, but it's incorrectly ...
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SSH and telnet in Hyper V [closed]

I have installed Windows server 2012 and setup a VM using Hyper-V. I have setup networking using a virtual switch on one of the NIC with address 10.0.0.20. I have assigned a static ip to Ubuntu VM ...
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Can you increase the size of a VHDX in Hyper-V at a later time?

I have a Hyper-V 2012 server with a 2GB disk. Currently, there is 50GB free on this disk as the remainder is assigned to a VHDX. I need to migrate a Windows Server Installation into a new copy of ...
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No option to create new partition- why?

Why can't I create a new partition as per below? This is the disk of a physical server running Hyper-V 2012. Any help appreciated!
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Glusterfs distributed replicated small files performance

I've set up 4 distributed replicated servers with glusterfs on top of xfs partitions on hyperv server (dynamic vhdx) virtual disks. The NICs are 6x1Gbit (teamed on hyperv). I share it through samba ...
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How do I find the last start time for a Hyper-V virtual machine?

We're using the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012. We have some virtual machines which are powered off. How can I find out when they were last run?
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Assign Static MAC address to VM Hyperv

I have a scenario that involves building out a ton of virtual machines in Hyper-V, I cannot use SCVMM and must use a scripted method to create these VMs. I have a CSV with all required information ...
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Can't connect to network machine by the name specified in the DNS

I have a virtual machine in Hyper-V using an external network switch. In the network there is a Windows 2008 R2 server which is DC, AD and DNS. In the vm IPV4 settings for the NIC I'm specifying the ...
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Single VLAN ID out of 5 not working in Hyper-V 2012 Cluster / SCVMM 2012 SP1

I am having strange issues with one specific VLAN in a Hyper-V 2012 cluster. The cluster has 3 servers, each one has a "Management" adapter for management traffic and "VM Data" adapter for virtual ...
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Converting a Hyper-V VM with a vhdx drive to a VMWARE format

We've been looking at converting virtual machines from Hyper-V 2012 which use .VHDX drives into a vmware-compatible format. So far, we haven't found any tools that can actually do this. Any ideas ?
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Debian install on Hyper-V: “Unreachable Gateway”

I'm currently running Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012, and I'm trying to get a Debian Wheezy VM running. I've configured the virtual switch and added a legacy network adapter configured to the virtual ...
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How can I tell what Hyper-V enlightenments a 2008R2 guest is using?

I have a Server 2008R2 guest running inside a KVM host. I've enabled various Hyper-V enlightenments through KVM (-cpu host,hv_relaxed,hv_vapic,hv_spinlocks=0x1000), but I'm not sure how I can confirm ...
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How to get from a Hyper-V 2008 R2 node with Powershell the IP address and Vlan ID

I tried to take from the Hyper-V (Hyper-V 2012) node with this command the IP address: Get-VM | select -ExpandProperty networkadapters | select vmname, ipaddress The thing is that i take as an ...
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Manage virtual machines of different virtualization engines uniformly [closed]

I have several VMs hosted by VMware and several VMs hosted by HyperV. I'm wondering if there is any application/library/API that allows to treat these VMs in a uniform way not depending on ...
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Ubuntu Subdomains on the Fly

We're a trying to accomplish the following on a Ubuntu Server 13.04 installation. We host SaaS apps for customers are are currently moving off shared hosting environments due to limitations with ...
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Configuring WSUS server to use NIC#1 (LAN#1) to push, NIC#2 (LAN#2) to sync

Oh boy... This should be easy, but my head is swimming. I work in two domain environments. My primary domain (LAN1) is completely offline, but has regular domain services (DC, DHCP, router (legacy, ...
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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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How to configre 4-port NIC for standalone Hyper-V server?

I would like to ask you guys for help/hint/recommendation regarding 4-port NIC configuration prior to installing Hyper-V role on my HP DL380 server. I have 2 boxes on the network: DC: Server 2012 ...
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Hyper-V: Monitor and restart unresponsive hyper-v guests

I'm looking for a simple solution to monitor and restart unresponsive Hyper-V guests. I only need this solution for a handful of machines, and only around ten guests. It's mostly Ubuntu guests that ...
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Hyper-V: Ubuntu guests running out of memory

We appear to have a problem with Ubuntu guests running out of memory. We have several on 12.04 (LTS) and one on 13.04 and seem to have the same problem. It takes around 30 days from restart to ...
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is it possible to clone or export a VM from a hyper-v cloud?

I would like to know how I can get a clone of a machine that we have in our cloud? We are running hyper-v and are using microsoft virtual machine manager console as a client to manage our virtual ...
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Networking in 2003 SP2 VM running under 2012 Standard Hyper-V, adapter failing

We had a 2003 SP2 Web/SQL Server VM running on a hosts hardware. The hosting company became unresponsive so we decided to move the VM. So far I have done the following: I used disk2vhd to create a ...
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SCCM 2012 Virtual Lab

I am building an SCCM 2012 virtual lab and I have about 70% of it completed, but I want to test patching, but I dont want to connect my virtual lab to the production environment to pull patches. My ...