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Cluster Shared Volumes offlining under excessive use

I am trying to understand (and ideally fix) a particularly annoying phenomenon I've noticed with Failover Clustering and Cluster Shared Volumes in conjunction with Hyper-V. It appears that under high ...
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Trying to boot a diskless server to Windows 2012 using iSCSI and Differencing VHDs

We are in the middle of a big VMware to Hyper-V migration at the moment. Part of this process is going to be changing some of our existing ESXi servers to Hyper-V. These ESXi servers don't have hard ...
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Provide iSCSI storage for Virtual Environments through host or directly to guests?

We are planning to place a HP MSA P2000 with two FC/iSCSI controllers in our network. We have two options to provide more storage to Virtual Machines (We are running Hyper-V): A) Add iSCSI targets ...
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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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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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Attach storage drive in a VM via iSCSI initiator or VHDX on the Hyper-V host

Our current 200-user infrastructure is based upon XenServer and a StarWind iSCSI SAN. The C: drives for the virtual server's OS are mounted in XenServer SR volumes which are in turn virtual hard disks ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Hyper-V - iSCSI SAN - All Hyper-V Guests stops responding and extensive disk read/write

We have a problem with one of our deployments of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V with a 2 node cluster connected to a iSCSI SAN. Our Problem Our problem is that for some reason all of the VMs stops ...
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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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Why does Hyper-V and Windows Backup crash (BSOD) after successfull backup?

Hello I am running Server 2008 R2 with a handful of Hyper-V guest nodes. If Windows backup runs without any of the Hyper-V nodes running, the server is fine. If Hyper-V runs a backup while the Hyper-V ...
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iSCSI aggregation using one switch

Thinking of doing 2Gb aggregated iSCSI between a VM Host and a multi controller iSCSI array. Multipath with two switches is normal for this, but I only have one switch at the moment. But the switch is ...
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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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How would I mount an iSCSI LUN as a drive on a Win2k8R2 server core box?

I'm actually using Microsoft Hyper-V Server, which I would think would be similar to a server core installation. My goal is to use OpenFiler to store my VHD files and access them via iSCSI.
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Best NIC config when virtual servers need iSCSI storage?

I have a Windows 2008 server running Hyper-V. There are 6 NICs on the server configured like this: NIC01 & NIC02: teamed administrative interface (RDP, mgmt, etc) NIC03: connected to iSCSI VLAN ...
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How to use iSCSI inside HyperV VM?

I have 2 Dell R710 servers (intended to set up HyperV cluster) and a MD3000i SAN set up: Server1/Server2: NIC 1: connected to company LAN NIC 2: crossover to the other server's NIC 2 NIC 3: ...
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Network on Hyper-V VM for iSCSI storage for DPM 2010 testing

I would like to add a iSCSI drive to one of our hyper-V VMs. We have the iSCSI network configured for the Hyper-V box, I just wanted to double check how can I achieve this for a VM on this Hyper-V ...
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ISCSI sessions appear from nowhere

I am using Win2008 32bit Ent. running in Hyper-V with 2 LUNs over ISCSI connection (this is a MS cluster with one LUN being quorum and second as a storage). In ISCSI -> target -> details I see ...
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2 Server FC SAN Configuration

I have 2 identical servers: -48GB Ram -8GigE NIC's -2FC NIC's -2x72GB RAID1 Hard Drives -Server 2008R2 Host I also Have a Fibre Channel SAN: -16x146GB RAID10 Hard Drives -2xDual-port FC Controllers ...
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Selecting a Disk Subsystem for SQL 2008 / Hyper-V

I currently have a medium-sized (4GB) SQL Server 2005 database running on a 3-year old Windows 2003 Server. [Xeon 2.8-2core, 2GB, 2x 73GB SCSI 10k - RAID 1]. This DB back ends an ASP.NET OLTP ...