3
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1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Disabled Adapter sharing accidentally in Hyper-V on S2008R2 Std

A friend of mine with whom I share a dedicated server decided he'd play smart and install Hyper-V and try make some VMs, yeah that's all fine and dandy, until I watch him untick the "Allow management ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Remote Desktop Connection loses connect on websites | Hyper V installed

I use RDC to connect to my dedicated server that is running Hyper V for VPSs. On the main dedicated I will visit certain sites, ex. Microsoft site, Chrome site. Those are just some, RDC will freeze ...
2
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1answer
160 views

Converting physical Win2008 Machine into Hyper-V virtual machine on same box. Change SID?

We only have one hardware box. We converted our C drive into a VHD. We want to run install Hyper-V on our server to then load the new VHD as a virtual machine. We will be updating the physical box ...
3
votes
1answer
210 views

Hyper-V on Win Server 2008 Standard

Setup is as follows: OS: Windows Server 2008 Standard CPU: AMD 1055T (Six core AMD) I'm attempting to install CentOS 6.4 (64-bit) VM on it. During the install, I run into issues. The graphical ...
1
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1answer
274 views

Hyper-V, Linux . Can I install mouse and graphic integration? [closed]

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. There is local network between Ubuntu and other machines. EDIT The main problem for me is that my quest OS is ...
2
votes
1answer
980 views

Why am I missing 4GB of RAM on Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit?

I noticed today that a server was very low on memory. It physically has 8GB installed and runs Windows 2008 R2 Standard 64bit. It also hosts 2 virtual machines using HyperV. Server is Dell ...
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2answers
787 views

How to share the clipboard between Windows Server 2008R2 and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I use Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. How can I share the clipboard between Windows Server 2008R2 and a guest running Ubuntu 12.04? UPDATE What protocols ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Hyper-V Snapshot Management Plan

So I have a few servers running Hyper-V (they are 2008R2 Servers). This is mainly for a Test Environment, and im basically looking for a way to keep "States" of a Server (Lets pretend each VM is a ...
4
votes
1answer
66 views

Do two VMs on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating?

I'm fairly new to Hyper-V, and can't seem to find the answer to this question: Do two virtual machines on a single Hyper-V host use the NIC when communicating with each other? For example, take this ...
3
votes
1answer
504 views

Adding virtual NIC to HyperV VMs killed my network speed

I have a pretty simple configuration: Windows Server 2012 Hyper V Host, with two VMs (both Server 2012), one for IIS, one for SQL Server. They're all connecting through the physical NIC Last night I ...
1
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1answer
39 views

Restoring a hyper-V backup to a different Hyper-V server

Windows 2008 R2 server with Hyper-V being backed up with Windows Server Back up using VSS. Could I restore the vhd and xml files, then transfer them to another server and run them (assuming the ...
0
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0answers
259 views

Destination host unreachable when pinging server

I have 2 Hyper-V 2012 servers, which are joined to a domain (2 DCs) which are VMs on these servers. There are appropriate DNS records for each Hyper-V server. I have noticed that both servers have ...
0
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1answer
67 views

How to hide a physical nic card from showing ip in DNS table?

I have a Hyper-V Server running Windows Server 2008R2 which has four physical nics. Is there a way that I can hide three of these nics? The reason is they have static IPs and are showing in the local ...
0
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1answer
1k views

“There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request” when trying to remote desktop to a VM after a power failure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a virtual machine (vmware, Windows Server 2008 R2). I was connected to the SQL Server from another virtual machine via SQL Server Management Studio, then a power ...
0
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1answer
79 views

Move SBS 2008 VM from one Hyper-V host to another?

I have a box running Server 2008 R2 hosting a SBS 2008 VM on Hyper-V. This server is failing, and we would like to move the SBS 2008 VM to a new Hyper-V host. I know cloning/moving DCs is generally ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Load Balancing in Hyper-V VMs [closed]

Can I do NLB on VMs using two physical Hyper-V Servers? Server 1 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM VM1 = Webserver VM2 = SQL Server VM3 = Exchange Server Server 2 - Hyper-V Dual Xeon - 16 GB RAM ...
1
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1answer
73 views

Hyper-V and CPU Usage

I'm renting VPS that I believe is using Hyper-V. Lately the processor performance of my VPS has been terrible, yet the CPU usage in the task manager doesn't show it struggling. Is the CPU usage in the ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Virtual installation vs bare metal for disaster recovery

I am part of an service company that has a server solution that hosts different field software to talk to industrial alarms and such. The original implementation didn't make use of any kind of ...
0
votes
1answer
214 views

Unable to run windows 2008 R2 after Disk2VHD

I want to convert my physical domain control to hyperv, I created the VHD using Microsoft utility Disk2VHD, The VHD was created, I attached it to HyperV and was able to login. After login the Virtual ...
1
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1answer
57 views

Automating windows server 2008 installation in hyper V with powershell

I often set up servers in Hyper V on my laptop (running windows server 2008) to test varoius software. Is there a way in powershell to build an image in Hyper V and run windows update on that image? ...
2
votes
1answer
127 views

How do I merge a snapshot in Hyper-V Manager?

I have a VM using Hyper-V on Win Server 2008. I'm using the "Now" snapshot, I want to merge everything so I have only one VM with no snapshots.
0
votes
1answer
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

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. ...
1
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2answers
477 views

Copying Virtual Machine While Running

Should I shutdown a virtual machine before copying it to an external drive. We are looking to copy all the contents of our storage device to an external drive since we are going to be adding more ...
2
votes
2answers
316 views

Install CentOS on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V

How can I install Centos 6 on SCSI hard drive under Hyper-V? I added a IDE drive to boot from but CentOS doesn't recognize SCSI drive during install. How can I fix this please?
0
votes
1answer
413 views

Certain clients (IP range) can not ping server

I just virtualized a Windows 2003 Server SP2 x32. The server contained our help desk server (Spiceworks) and our anti virus management server (ESET RAC). The host computer actually contained the ...
0
votes
2answers
688 views

Migrating VMs from Hyper-V 2008 R2 to 2012

I have a machine in house which i am planning on Migrating from Windows Server 2008 R2 with HyperV to 2012 with HyperV. I am trying to figure out the easiest way of doing the migration... Most of the ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

What would happen if I did a “Boot to VHD” to a VHD that was configured to run under Hyper-V?

Microsoft has a Hyper-V based VM I'm interested in running, however, I don't have access to a Windows Server 2008 machine to try it on, only a Windows 7 Pro x64 machine (Windows 7 does not support ...
1
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1answer
140 views

Xeon 5150 w/ 2008 R2 is being limited to (2) virtual cores per VM

As I understand it, I should be allowed 8 virtual processors per core, and 4 per VM. How do I find out why I'm being limited to two, and how to overcome that?
3
votes
2answers
259 views

Windows Failover and Load Balancing confusion

In the next couple months we are looking to add Failover and Load Balancing to our environment. We will have 2 servers that are Hyper V Hosts. We are looking to have an IIS App server and SQL ...
1
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2answers
854 views

CHKDSK always runs on Hyper-V image

I am having a problem with one of my VM's. Every time it boots, CHKDSK runs and finds no errors, but it goes into an endless loop (CHKDSK/Reboot/CHKDSK). The only way I can get Windows to boot is by ...
0
votes
1answer
192 views

What is the difference between Hyper-V and VMware Workstation? [closed]

What is the real purpose or advantages to use Hyper-V in Microsoft Server 2008R2? For virtualization I've just used VMWare workstation, and I guess I'm not understanding the real purpose for this ...
2
votes
2answers
262 views

VM guests in a private network spread across clustered hosts

I have a set of physical hosts with Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 installed. Each physical host has the Hyper-V role installed and is configured to be part of a failover cluster (called cluster0). Here ...
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votes
2answers
190 views

Migrating from Windows 8 Hyper-V to Windows Server 2008 R2

Is it possible to create a VM in hyper-v on windows 8, and then migrate it to hyper-v on a windows server 2008R2 computer?
0
votes
2answers
419 views

Hyper-V virtual machines become disjoined from domain regularly

I have a server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise SP1 that has a Hyper-V manager with two virtual machines. The problem that I am facing is that on any given day either one of the virtual ...
-1
votes
3answers
2k views

How to activate Dell OEM in Hyper-V?

I've been using hyper-v to create my base images for deployment to workstations. I create them on a Dell PowerEdge 2900 server running Windows Server enterprise 2008. The Dell OEM key does not ...
1
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1answer
124 views

Hyper-V Manager/Server failover/redirections

I have currently one Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 server installed, it's successfully running 4 VM's, but memory/RAM is starting to become sparse. I actually have a 2nd machine available, so my great idea ...
0
votes
0answers
191 views

Frequent AD Topology errors followed by failure of Outlook and OWA

I need some help troubleshooting frequent failures of OWA and Outlook. Exchange version is 2010 SP1, Outlook is also 2010 SP1. I believe from the research I was able to do that they are related to a ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Hyper V VMs will randomly lose network access

Windows Server 2008 R2 - Hyper V has 3 VMs and randomly (sometimes days apart or weeks) a VM will lose the network connection. By lose I mean that a limited connectivity message appears over the VM's ...
0
votes
1answer
300 views

Does anyone know where I can find the Microsoft VSMT ? (Virtual Server Migration Toolkit)

All the links on http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/bb545897.aspx seem to be broken.
7
votes
2answers
4k views

Virtualized firewall under Hyper-V?

We are currently considering installing an instance of pfSense on our Hyper-V R2 based server to act as a content filter, captive portal and general firewall. Although it is usually bad practice to ...
4
votes
2answers
625 views

Why does the Task Manager does not show any activity from Hyper-V?

I've installed a Hyper-V role onto my Windows 2008 R2 Server. I have a bunch of VMs cranking at full speed, but the Task Manager on the host doesn't show any CPU activity from the VMs. This kind of ...
2
votes
1answer
282 views

Building a minimal HAProxy VM. Where to start?

I want to build a minimal VM (in Hyper-V on Windows 2008 R2) that runs HAProxy to load balance a bunch of web services. Is there a preferred Linux distribution that provides a small, yet functional ...
3
votes
1answer
126 views

How to kick off multiple copies of a VM in Hyper-V?

I got my VHD in Hyper-V and it's running great. Since I got a great big server, I'd like to fire up a number of copies of this VHD. How do I do that? I didn't see anything obvious in the UI.
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votes
1answer
117 views

Confused about not losing data in Hyper-V VMs

I am new to Hyper-V and have managed to lose all the changes I made to a VM. I can't quite tell what exact steps I took to lose the data, but I think it involved shutting down the VM. And then, it ...
0
votes
1answer
435 views

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)?
0
votes
1answer
202 views

How can I run Virtual machines on Windows Server 2008?

I'd like to run VMs inside Windows Server 2008, like I used to be able to with Virtual Server 2005. I looked at the Hyper-V stuff and it seems to take over the entire server. Unless I am looking at ...
1
vote
3answers
547 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

How to connect remotly to the Hyper-v role on Windows 2008 Core without domain/workgroup auhtorisation

I've configured my Windows Server 2008 to allow the remote management (using sconfig). I am connecting (with IP addres) using Windows Server 2008 (full version, where I've configured RSAT) and Server ...