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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Hyper-V Server with RemoteFX: Can I RDP from the Server Desktop to its Windows 7 VM and use RemoteFX?

Scenario I'm building a high-end workstation for a software developer. The plan is to install Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 on the internal disk, and create a Windows 7 Ent x64 VM in a VHD on a second ...
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Server 2008 BSOD about once a week

I'm in quite a bind here, hopefully someone can help. Here's what I have: Dell R710 with one Xeon 2.7 GHz processor, 18GB Ram, Server 2008 x64 SP2 I'm running HyperV with about 5 servers. Starting ...
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Serve Windows legacy apps on diskless nodes via XenApp/XenDesktop/Hyper-V

The requirement is this: I need to run legacy (Windows Client/server ) applications on disk-less nodes for a customer. The customer wants to: a) use bare-minimum configuration systems for end-users ...
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Hyper V with local DNS and forwarding - nslookup works but ping gets general failure

I have a Hyper-V virtual machine configured with its own DNS manager and entries for testing. The VM DNS manager is setup to forward all other requests to the "regular" DNS servers. This all used to ...
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Import VMs with differencing VHD into Hyper-V 2012

I've recently installed Windows Server 2012 to my test server to run Hyper-V test environment. I have bunch of old VMs which were created in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V which I didn't export in ...
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What's are some good tools for managing Hyper-V vms?

It's really lame that the default Hyper-V manager doesn't include an automated clone process. So I got all excited when I found that System Center Virtual Machine Manager does and it's free through my ...
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Remote desktop connection taking longer than 20 seconds to connect

When connecting to one of my servers with remote desktop it takes an unusually long time to present me a log in box. After connecting server is very responsive so it doesn't seem like it is running ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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No network after hyper v power outage

So I had a power outage yesterday and it was longer than my UPS's battery (over an hour). Anyhow, the hyper v server power went out. After the power outage I booted it up, but the networking ...
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Automated Linux VMs on Hyper-V 2012

I have a requirement to create a ton of linux VMs for our customers (we run managed infrastructure) on Hyper-V 2012 in the coming months and I have an issue with automating it. Here is how I need it ...
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Hyper-V 2012 move fails to another Hyper-V 2012 host while using Windows 8 machine to do the move

I have 2 machines with Hyper-V 2012 (free, console version) that I manage from Windows 8. Whenever I want to move any machines from there's always this error. I have enabled Kerberos, I setup ...
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Rebuilding Hyper V after crash

I am currently having an issue with our Domain Controller network environment which is on Hyper V. Basically the machine that was hosting the Hyper V has crashed. The problem is not with hard drive ...
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Disk2vhd : error during copy. The error could not be performed due to an I/O error

I'm trying to convert a fully patched, Windows Server2008 R2 system disk into a VHD by using disk2vhd from Microsoft Sysinternals. Every time, the conversion fails with error during copy. The error ...
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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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Getting “Stopped” Hyper-V VM state from PowerShell

I'm using http://pshyperv.codeplex.com/ for managing Hyper-V through PowerShell. OS: Windows Server 2012 This PS module can get VMs which are running and, I guess, should get the ones which are in a ...
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Move snapshots between machines

I have two VMs one(VM2) was created from a template of the other(VM1). I added VM1 to SCVMM library without cloning it first, now I can't access it, deploy it, or create VMs using it. To create VM2 I ...
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Hyper-V Centos VM System Time go forward

I have hyper-v virtual machine with Centos OS. My system time is always an hour ahead. I tried disabling the time sync in Hyper-V VM settings but to no avail. As I can see, the hardware time is ok.. ...
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Bad password when logging in via Remote Desktop

I have just setup a windows 2003 server running in hyper-V. When I log in via Hyper-V it works fine. When I try to login via remote desktop I get a bad user name or password error. I have: ...
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How to automate Hyper-V Snapshots?

I have a Windows 2008 server with two virtual machines in Hyper-V, how can I automate the process of taking a daily snapshot and automatically deleting those older than 7 days?
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Receiving Event ID: 10107, Hyper-V -VMMS

We are using physical disk on two of Guest operating systems. Is this a know issue? Do we need to have DPM 2010? "One or more physical disks are attached to virtual machine 'Myserver'. Back up ...
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Backing up Hyper-V VMs using “wbadmin” failing on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to backup a single VM using "wbdamin". I'm using this command-line: wbadmin start backup -backupTarget:d: -hyperv:VM_Machine_Name -quiet But the backup have no success. Looking at my ...
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Unable to add Hyper-v host in different domain

I have a SCVMM2012SP1 server sitting on a dual homed host, this server has connectivity to both our BE and CORP facing networks. I am able to add hosts in DOMAIN1 but not from DOMAIN2. The VM that ...
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DNS name server IP keeps reverting back to unknown for forward lookup zone

I'll start by saying I have not worked much with DNS and DC's. I'm a programmer who is trying to build out an environment with a domain to simulate a production scenario. My issue is the forward ...
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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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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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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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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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Server Hosted at Data center Internal IP address on hyper-v guest OS

I have a hosted server that’s located at a data center that I pay for monthly (www.liquidweb.com). The server is running windows server 2012 standard. The server is used to host a SQL database and a ...
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VPN Connection don't have access to remote access to VM's

The problem is: Within the LAN have remote access virtual machines, including the VM's (xx1.11 and xx1.26). Working through vpn in remote location, have access to the entire LAN, have remote access ...
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Installing ESXi/ Hyper-V using NIC supporting iBFT

We can install ESXi to a iSCSI target if we have NIC that supports iBFT. But what I am trying to see is if we can install ESXi by booting off an iSCSI target which is a mounted ISO? How about Hyper-V ...
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Virtual Machine cannot start

I have just installed Windows Server 2008R2 on a brand new Dell T320 Server to act as a hyper visor for an SBS 2011 VM. As with all new builds I have; Confirmed the CPU supports virtualisation. ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 - “Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization” grayed out

I want to create a VM Network which is isolated. But the option "Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization" is grayed out. Why?
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problems pinging a hyper-v VM

On a Windows 2008R2 server, I am hosting another 2008R2 server VM using Hyper-V. The server appears to be running fine. From the host server, I can ping the VM: Pinging SRV-ADTEST ...
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Hyper-V snapshots – unable to start VM

I restarted my Host server after shutting down three guest VMs. After I restarted the machine I tried to start the VMs and got an error stating the the VM failed to start. SERVERNAME failed to ...
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Restoring Hyper-V VM without a Windows Server Backup

I have a Hyper-V host that has a bad VM that I am trying to restore from a backup copy on the SAN. I've copied over everything, created a new VM and attached the backup .vhd file but now Windows is ...
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Hyper-V Core Server 2008 R2 Powershell-Script

I have a problem executing PowerShell-Scripts under a Server-Core System. The command show-hypervmenu which gives me a powershell-menu for configuring VM's. Every time I try to delete or create or ...
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How to resolve 'No internet connectivity issues' with a Virtualised 2008 R2 Server using Forefront UAG

I have spent some considerable time reading up on as many possible blogs and articles as I can to help me solve why my VM (Running on Hyper-V) for DirectAccess has suddenly stopped being able to ...
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How to uninstall WMWare Player when HyperV is installed?

I installed WMWare VMPlayer, then installed the HyperV role. I am now trying to uninstall the VMPlayer, but it won't let me: What can I do to uninstall VMPlayer (short of uninstalling HyperV)?
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Hyper-V Server Cluster with Microsoft iSCSI Target Storage

I Have a windows 2008 R2 Ent Server. I installed a Microsoft iSCSI Target 3.3 configured and everything was fine until one reboot. The iSCSI Service will not start. You Can reproduct the error: 1 ...
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RRAS VPN Issues - Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to setup a VPN on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 box that is running Hyper-V. I have setup the VPN using the RRAS and can connect to this VPN from my PC - however I can't access any ...
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Is there a tool that take a set of VHD files, and that produce a base disk + differentiating disks?

On my Hyper-V R2 virtual platform, I'm often using differentiating disks to preserve disk space. Basically, I have this hierarchy of differentiating disk : OS 1.vhd Dev platform.vhd User 1 dev ...
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Cant access hyper-v server

i have a hyper-v server and connecting to it from win 7 machine through hyper-v manager. but now i can't connect to it any more or even ping it. error rpc server unavailable unable to establish ...
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Can a virtual mikrotik box bridge a hyper-v internal network with a hyper-v external network?

I am trying to set up a Mikrotik router as a transparent firewall on my network. I got the machine working on a hardware MT box, but my boss wants the MT virtualized. I have been trying the set up ...
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How do you change the location of a Hyper-V VM

I have crated a VM in Hyper-V using the default path, which is C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V. Is it possible to change the location of the VM without destroying it or exporting it and ...
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How do I fix Hyper-V Guest OS connectivity problems through RRAS/NAT?

I have a Hyper-V host machine with NAT set up for my guest virtual machine. At a client site, the host connects to a wireless network through a cert (and then there's a proxy to access the extranet). ...
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Configure preferred host on which to run?

We have set up a virtual Microsoft clustered environment and I want to set one virtual machine to run on each physical server. How can I do this?
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Time issue in Windows domain Hyper-V

I ran command on our Domain Controller that has PDC Emulator Role: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"0.pool.ntp.org 1.pool.ntp.org 2.pool.ntp.org 3.pool.ntp.org" /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes ...
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Using bridge connection to get ip access from guest in Hyper V

I want to access the internet on a dedicated second public ip from the guest. I have created an internal only network in Hyper-V Manager. The virtual network is in a bridged connection to the ...
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Hyper-V Guest OS sees partition as RAW

I have a 2TB array that is partitioned into a 100GB C: and 100GB D: drives. The C: drive was a Server 2008R2 that was P2V and is now running as a guest on a Windows 2012R2 host. The Host OS sees the ...