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I've had this happen and it's an unfortunate situation. Sometimes when Microsoft patches the HyperV host that the VM runs on 3 things can happen if it fails to move it off before it reboots. The VM goes down and comes up typically around 19 minutes later and all is fine. The VM is hung in a funky state and requires you to force stop if via Powershell ...


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You can't really use NTP here because you can't know where the "host" is on the network. Some hypervisors provide a way to synchronize time with the host. For instance, VMware provides a userspace tool in VMware Tools for this purpose. KVM has a paravirtualized RTC. And so on. Though in my experience these are all less than perfect, and trusting the host ...


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It looks like they aren't IDs at all but masks of what features are available: I assume that the "host" in hostCPUID is the actual raw CPUID bits reported to ESXi by the host's cpu GuestCPUID represents the feature bits exposed to the VM. In addition to your masking, there are masks applied based on the capabilities supported by the virtual ...



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