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 performance and the Save State BIN file

The Hypothetical Scenario. Our small business server has 2x 400GB SSDs and 6 slower 7,200rpm SAS drives. We create a RAID1 array for the SSDs (henceforth Fast Disk) and a RAID10 array for the 6x SAS ...
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Cannot start Virtual Machine

I am trying to setup a Virtual Server using the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V but each time, when I click start, after creating the Server, I get an error: An error occurred while attempting to start ...
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Error applying virtual switch properties changes [migrated]

I can not create external virtual switch in the Hyper-V (win 8.1) I get this error: "Error applying Virtual Switch Properties Changes Failed while adding Virtual Ethernet Switch Connection" ...
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How to recover Hyper-V Guest Domain Controller from Stop Error 0xc00002e2

Host is Server 2012 with single Hyper-V guest which is a Domain Controller. When booting the DC it gives a Blue Stop Error: 0xc00002e2 and then reboots. After third reboot it shows a recovery console ...
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ESXi 5.5 - Management network with no gateway [migrated]

I'm setting up a test lab for VMware in Hyper-V. I have 3 vSwitches in Hyper-V: -EXT01 -INT01 -INT02 I've also created a W2K12 VM in Hyper-V which has the following roles installed: -AD/DNS -DHCP ...
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MS Data protection manager restore files from linux vhdx

We are backing up our few linux VM servers (Centos 6.6 with VSS , Online backup) in Hyper-V 2012 R2 with Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2012 R2. Its backing with Online method. In Windows VMs ...
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create virtual machines and access it from remote disk top [closed]

i need to create virtual machines and access its from any remote disk top i trying to use hyper-v but i have an error on it i in hyper-v connect to localy server but it cannot connect it said: " ...
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remote Powershell script Scheduled task

I am having trouble running a Powershell script as a scheduled task. The script remotely logs into two Hyper-V hosts, queries the replication status and emails the result back to me. The script works ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Hyper-v - VMs experiences slow connectivity on some hours

I have installed hyper-v role on 2012R2. After creating our linux and windows virtual machines we realized that connectivity between VMs are very slow. We fixed it by installing HYPER-V LINUX ...
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Can VMs offload checksum calculations to the physical NIC when I disable checksum offload on the host?

Due to random issues during backup, we were advised to disable checksum offload on all physical and virtual machines involved in the backup procedure. I started by disabling the feature on all ...
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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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CloudStack Hyper-V agentshell installer crashes

Attempting to install the Hyper-V AgentShell on Hyper-V 2012 r2 per the instructions at: http://cloudstack-installation.readthedocs.org/en/latest/hypervisor/hyperv.html The installer simply crashes ...
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Task Scheduled Powershell Script Not Shutting Down machine

I have a task running on a Hyper-V server setup as such: schtasks /CREATE /TN AutoShutdown /RU "SYSTEM" /TR "Powershell \"C:\AutoShutdown.ps1\"" /SC ONSTART It runs properly (as far as I can tell) ...
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Link-local address on Hyper-V host

I've thrown myself into learning Hyper-V and Server 2012 over the past week or so, and I'm working on setting up a virtualized WDS/MDT server using Hyper-V. I'm having an issue managing/understanding ...
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Hyper-V Failing to create new VM with error 0x80070531

Running Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, with Hyper-V role installed, domain joined, domain account is both a local admin and a hyper-v admin. If I try to create a new virtual machine (either via UI, or ...
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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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Install RSAT-Hyper-V-tools fails on Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Core

When I try to install Rsat-Hyper-v-tools with powershell command: add-windowsfeature rsat-hyper-v-tools -includeAllSubFeature It fails with error saying that: The source files could not be ...
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How was DC restored in windows 2008 before windows 2012 VM generation ID?

Windows server 2012 got this new thing called "VM generation ID" which protects DC restoration from snapshots so it doesn't impair the system (getting new invocation ID and requesting new RID pool ...
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HyperV - responsive VMs

I'm new to Hyper-V. We have provisioned some good server hardware (12 CPU cores (24 vCPUs), 128GB RAM - for future growth) and imported 6 existing Windows 2003/2008 servers all of which host websites. ...
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Virtualized pfSense 2.0.1 affecting Hyper-V host connectivity? arp?

The Setup I have setup pfSense 2.0.1 (64bit-amd image) as a host in Hyper-V. As described in other blogs I had to do the “ifconfig down deX”, “ifconfig up deX” to get the network up and running. The ...
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Hyper-V, Subnet Masks, External IP Addresses, Hetzner [closed]

I am pretty new to this so I am going to try and explain this as best as I can. All Servers I have dealt with in the past have always had an internal IP address, the external access has always been at ...
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“The wait operation timed out” when running SQL Server in Hyper-V

I'm running SQL Server (2012) on a Hyper-V instance. It has plenty of resources and 25% reserved of the total resources, the VHD is placed on a very fast SSD drive for quick response times. Every now ...
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Cannot gain networking access in CentOS 6.2 installed on Hyper-V

Im trying to test a few pieces of software on a CentOS 6.2 VM installed in Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2. I was able to successfully install CentOS 6.2 in Hyper-V but I am unable to gain access to ...
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OpenVPN client-server Static Key setup error: ifconfig used inconsistently

I have followed the basic Static Key guide found here but I cannot establish a successful connection and ping either server. ...
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USB access from guest in Hyper-V

Can a Hyper-V guest operating system access a USB device connected to the Hyper-V host? If so, how can I set this up?
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Changing CPU speed and dynamic VHD to static VHD in Hyper-V

I have two question. First, Can someone help me with advice about how to limit and improve the CPU usage on the VMs (hyper-v)? Or maybe you have links about this topic. The other question is about how ...
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Hyper-V VM very slow after live migrating to very similar hardware.

I live migrated Windows 2012 R2 Vose from Windows 2012 R2 server to another Windows 2012 R2 server running hyper-v. After the migrate this migrated Vose is running very poorly and uses lot of virtual ...
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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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hyper-v services won't start [migrated]

After revisiting hyper-v on my workstation after nearly a year suddenly it seems that the services aren't running and i can't seem to start them steps i've taken: Checked that virtualization is ...
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Disabling HyperV integration services on Ubuntu 12.04

I'd enabled the integration services for hyper-v on Ubuntu 12.04 but started to see big problems especially with the block storage module (hv_blkvsc) I'd enabled it by adding the modules to ...
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Ping not answered to hyper-v vw machine and not remote desktop

I got three vhdx files. One for SQL-server, one for AD and the other one is SharePoint. Inside Hypver-v manager, I created three Virutal Machines for those three vhdx files and chose same Internal ...
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Time Sync Offset on Domain Controllers and Hyper-V Hosts

I have a network with the following: Windows 2003 (PDC Emulator) (in the process of migrating) Windows 2003 DC (same) Windows 2008 Hyper-V Host w/ 5 VMs, one VM is a DC, soon to be the PDC ...
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Manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without RDP

After searching a lot I couldn't find this anywhere so I'm asking here, I'm sorry if this was asked before. Is there anyway to manage Hyper-V VMs remotely without having to connect to the Windows ...
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Where should SCCM be installed in a small system?

Server 2012 R2 host running all VM servers to support a small IDE After collating guidance regarding SCEP I've decided to go ahead install SCCM even though I only initially need SCEP. (I figure I'll ...
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RDP double login (credentials dont work) [closed]

I have recently got the problem with one (1) of my RDP connections that it dont log me in with the applied credentials. I get to the "choose user" page and then I can login with the same credentials. ...
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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HyperV-2012R2 Storage Migration cannot migrate entire VM in FCM

I am new to HyperV and currently moving our setup from esix4.1 to 2012R2 HyperV. We were testing out the storage migration and it is pretty cool but I could not figure this out: - If the VM is not in ...
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Unable to see Ubuntu 15.04 Server VM IP Address in Hyper-V Manager

I recently spun up an Ubuntu 15.04 Server VM on Hyper-V. When I look at the VM in the Hyper-V Manager, it does not display the DHCP-assigned IP address, but reports the status is OK. When I SSH into ...
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Debian on Hyper-V

I installed Debian with kernel 2.6.32-5-686 on a Hyper-V virtual machine. I had to add a legacy network card. I follow this tutorial ...
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Convert Vmware version 2 virtual machine to Hyper-V---General Road map needed

I have taken over the management an old VMware host. I believe it is VMWare version 2 by what it says in the Control Panel/Programs of the Windows 2008 R2 server. I would like to convert/migrate one ...
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Can windows enable delegation across domains?

I have two domains foo.local test.local I can run powershell hyper-v cmdlets against the test.local hyper-v server if I am using a VM that is in the test.local domain. Get-VM -ComputerName ...
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How to reset the command window size?

Has anyone figured out how to reset the command window size to its original? Somehow it's got itself mussed up and I'd like to get the default size back. Here's where I'm at: And here's where I'm ...
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How can I compact the VHD file with Ubuntu?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk. I want to compact this VHD (The real size is 50 GB, 360 GB on the ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu vhdx scsi ide

I have a Hyper-v 2nd gen Ubuntu machine (scsi). I did add the vhdx file to a 1st gen (ide) machine (not as start disk, but to try to use some system rescue cd tools to srink the vhdx zerrofill). I ...
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How to delete hyper-v virtual switch extensions adapters from device manager

How to clean that hyper-v mess? I just want to delete all of them. And yes, right click -> uninstall does nothing :( I tried deleting the regedit entries and got a permission denied. I tried to ...
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Hypervisor The operation cannot be performed while the object is in it's current state

I attempted to reboot one of my VMs in the Hyper-V Manager. It's a Centos VM and all of my other centos machines are behaving as they should although I can't get this particular one to boot. I'm a ...
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SBS 2011, second domain controller - make RODC?

I have an SBS 2011 domain at a single site. I had previously added a second domain controller for redundancy (including DNS) so that when the SBS server needs rebooting the network is uninterrupted. ...
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Hyper V SMB share kills the network

We have 4 Hyper V VM installations on 2 HP DL 380 G8 servers and have they are connected to HP NSA 2040 SAN Storage through 6 Gbps Fibre channel. The physical machines are clustered. Out of the 4, 2 ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine appears in PowerShell but not in Hyper-V Manager

Im trying to manage my Hyper-V virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager but they are not there. I can configure them in a drop down box but I cannot start them and stop them. If I go to PowerShell and try ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine upload speed unbelievably slow

I have the weirdest problem I was hoping you could help me with. I've got a dedicated Server 2012R2 server with an Intel 82580 network adapter. It runs a couple of VMs in Hyper-V that are attached to ...