0
votes
0answers
217 views

Azure VPN shows connecting but I can ping/rdp from local network

I set up a virtual network on Azure and connected it with Site to Site VPN to my local network. I am able to ping and RDP to the VM's in Azure from my local network. The problem is that the VPN ...
0
votes
3answers
134 views

VMware Host needing ESXi 5.0 - Running on a 2008 R2 Host?

I have a VMWare image supplied by my Phone system provider which manages a contact management interface, they tell me that VMWare ESXi 5.0 is the highest supported host. I'm used to MS HyperV and ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Using RRAS results in bluescreens with 1E and 3C errors on things like Ping

My whole class has a major problem with RRAS. Let me first explain the situation. For our project, we have to virtualize two servers (North and South) each represents a location of the company, and ...
0
votes
1answer
499 views

Hyper-v does not shut down pc [closed]

I log in to my Hyper-v host server I open the Hyper-V manager, select my server S1 and click Connect When I want to shut down server S1 or reboot server S1, I just click the start button and select ...
2
votes
1answer
452 views

Configure Windows to Read/Write Shared SAN

I am working on building a NLB cluster to load balance for JavaEE portal. Both are Virtual Windows 2008 R2 and connected via Fiber Channel to an EMC SAN Storage. They should read/write files into the ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Software to support live migration from physical to virtual, Windows 2008/R2

I'm looking at trying to virtualize a few dedicated Windows 2008/2008R2 boxes, and am having issues finding a software solution that will support live migration. I know that Norton Ghost 2.5.2 now ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

How to Shrink large Hyper-V VM

Using Disk2VHD utility I converted my bare-metal OS into Hyper-V VHD - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx And I could obtain a huge 190GB VHD file. Apart from performance ...
1
vote
1answer
415 views

Connecting guest OS to host os internet connection hyper-v

When configuring hyper-v internal switch, Apart from physical lan adapter (say adapter 1), I see another LAN adapter (say adapter 2) added in host os. And we already have one virtual lan adapter in ...
7
votes
3answers
348 views

Is dedicated one NIC to a virtualized DC overkill?

Host Server: Dual Xeon E5530's 24 GB Ram 4x 1GB NIC's (operating at 100MB because of 100MB maanged switch) Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with Hyper-V Role + BackupExec 2012 backing up to NAS ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Hyper-V can't work external network

I setup my Hyper-V under Windows 2008 R2 Standard. But i can´t access internet (network) in virtualized machines. First. I setup the hyper-v using this manual ...
0
votes
1answer
902 views

Advice: Configuring Old PowerEdge 2950 For Virtualization [closed]

I'm picking up the following old server from geeks for a satellite office: Two (2) Intel Xeon E5430 2.66 GHz quad-core processors 16 GB DDR2 PC2-5300 Fully Buffered (FB DIMM) SDRAM 12 MB L2 cache, ...
3
votes
1answer
369 views

I can't install windows 64bit on Virtualbox headless

I'm trying to install Windows2008r2 64bit on a Ubuntu 12.04 64bit host. After created the VM (with --ostype windows2008_64 I boot up the installation iso but windows says: Attempting to load a 64-bit ...
1
vote
1answer
595 views

Setting up a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC + Fileserver : native or virtual?

I want to deploy a new DC + Fileserver using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Edition on a Dell PowerEdge R410 and iSCSI storage for a small business (~30 people). Should I install the system ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

(VM)Win Server 2008 R2 is only showing one CPU but has 4 allocated

Xen Server 5.6 Sp2 The VM is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 4 vCPUs have been allocated The machine has been rebooted and has correct version of xen tools installed. In the device manager I see 4 ...
2
votes
1answer
248 views

Does Remote Dektop Virtualization Host provide a benefit in my use case?

We have a public facing Remote Desktop Session Host instance for customers of ours to demo and/or setup our CRM software before we send a education team to install the software on site at their ...
1
vote
1answer
313 views

Hyper-V Test Bed for Forefront TMG 2010 Networking Issues

I am trying to set up a Server 2008 R2 test bed for a Forefront TMG 2010 deployment and I can't seem to get the networking configured correctly. The set up is as follows: Hyper-V Host has two NICs, ...
-2
votes
1answer
108 views

Getting Server 2008 R2 to ignore all traffic from Internet-facing NIC, leaving it to a VM [closed]

I got in to Server 2008 R2 via Dreamspark and would like to start learning on it. I don't have much option but to put it on a system sitting between the Internet and my home LAN due to electricity ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Restarting my HyperV Host

A real quick question! I have a physical VHOST which hosts several VM's for different purposes - they are all set to automatically load when my VHOST first boots at staggered times. Now if I apply ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Is it possible to leverage of the all the power of the host in a single Hyper-V VM?

I'm very new to virtualization and Hyper-V. I have a server with 2 quad core CPUs and 24 GB or RAM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. I have a single VM also running Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
2
votes
1answer
125 views

Can App-V be used to prevent software piracy?

I would like to deploy an expensive proprietary software to users in a Remote Desktop environment (users are only using RDP to connect to our servers). I would like to allow them to run and use the ...
2
votes
1answer
926 views

How does “Hyper-V won't boot off SCSI Disks” affect me? (all HDDs in server are SCSI)

A few months ago we purchased a Dell server with the intent to eventually start rolling out VMWare. Now we are exploring Hyper-V as an option instead, however I've seen a requirement for an IDE drive ...
4
votes
1answer
527 views

Dell PowerEdge t710 virtualization suggestions

My company just bought a dell PowerEdge t710 server with 48 gig ram 4tb disk 4x4 gb ethernet ports. My job is to configure virtual (hyperV) system infrastructure on this server. The requirements are: ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

hyper-v could not initialize memory there is not enough space on the disk (0x80070070)‎

I have created a virtual machine on a Hyper-V server, Dell PowerEdge with 24 Gb of RAM. I want to have four VMs with 2048 Mb of RAM each. Originally, I created this one (SV-YAMATO) with 512 Mb of RAM, ...
2
votes
2answers
460 views

Can I safely create new Virtual Machines from copies of VHD without sysprep?

I have VHDs of Web Servers (IIS) and Database Servers (SQL). Can I safely copy/paste the VHDs and create new Virtual Machines from those without a sysprep? Questions: The machines will have ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Is it possible to install VMware on a Virtual Private Server?

I recently purchase a VPS hosting package, which allows me to have full root access to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2. I can access the VPS with Remote Desktop and install any application I like. ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

Does Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 take less resources then Windows 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role instaled?

How much more resources (if any) will a full blown Windows 2008 R2 Server running just the Hyper-V role take over Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?
0
votes
1answer
310 views

Hyper-V VM Remote Desktop Woes

I was able to access a VM on a Hyper-V server the other day, but now I can't. I don't know what went wrong; Remote Desktop is enabled on win server (2008 R2) and windows 7 VM... I can't figure this ...
1
vote
2answers
561 views

Direct boot into VM from cold start on Hyper-V host

Is it possible to have a machine that is a Hyper-V server, be able to directly boot from cold start into the VM from the native hardware the machine runs on? A non-virutalized server is available in ...
0
votes
2answers
360 views

Why is connecting to external FTP sites slow on virtual 2008 R2 and not on host?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 installed as a virtual guest in my Windows 7 host via VirtualBox 4.0. I did this to move my development activity to a controlled environment that doesn't affect my host ...
2
votes
1answer
13k views

Windows server 2008 r2 console stuck at “waiting for user profile service”

I have a windows 2008 R2 server, running on dell poweredge t300. Using hyper-v to run a windows 2008 R2 server also. Suddenly, today, my virtual console (on the virtual copy of windows 2008 server ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition virtual machines licenses

It is known that with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition you get to run 4 virtual machines with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition. Problem is that we don't know where to get the license ...
2
votes
2answers
174 views

Cross migration of VMs

I have two w2k8r2 machines, that are in cluster, There are also two machines that are used as shared storage (with StarWind installed). On each node of the cluster there is one VM. So tell me please ...
-1
votes
3answers
5k views

How to install windows server 2008 r2 Hyper-V on Windows 7, through virtual machine? [closed]

I have one computer that running windows 7 and want to have a Dev Environment running on this machine. I tried to install Windows Server 2008 r2 with Hyper-V role on a VirtualBox virtual machine, but ...
5
votes
2answers
738 views

How should I set up my Hyper-V server and network topology?

This is my first time setting up either Hyper-V or Windows 2008, so please bear with me. I am setting up a pretty decent server running Windows Server 2008 R2 to be a remote (colocated) Hyper-V host. ...
2
votes
0answers
6k views

How to stop/kill a virtual machine that hangs in “Stopping” state?

I have a virtual machine that constantly hangs in the “Stopping” state. I’ve red several posts suggesting killing the vmwp.exe process of the machine but I’ve never been able to kill this process ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

VM Host needs to join the domain in Virtual Machine

How to configure Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter to join a domain which is created by its child Virtual Machine ( which is the Domain Controller, given that the Virtual Machine starts at the startup ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Linux in Windows Server 2008 R2 + Hyper-V Environment

Other than the two supported Linux distributions (RHEL & SUSE Enterprise), is there any FREE alternatives suitable for Windows Server 2008 R2 + Hyper-V environment, which has the following ...