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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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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Hyper-V Reporting Wrong Uptime

I am having an issue whereby Hyper-V Manager does not report the correct uptime for some of our Virtual Machines. I had started all the Virtual machines minutes apart but on the Hyper-V Manager there ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BizTalk Server 2009 highly available configuration

I am setting up a BizTalk 2009 Server production environment and I wonder if this tutorial: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc558972(BTS.10).aspx is still fairly accurate for an installation ...