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Import VMs with differencing VHD into Hyper-V 2012

I've recently installed Windows Server 2012 to my test server to run Hyper-V test environment. I have bunch of old VMs which were created in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V which I didn't export in ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine unable to get IP address from DHCP server running on same physical box

We have a Windows server 2008 R2 with two network cards running AD, DHCP, DNS and Hyper-V The first nic is setup with a static IP address and DHCP, WDS, and DNS are bound to it. The second nic is ...
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What are the possible reasons why Hyper-V can't compact a VHD?

I am hosting several virtual machines on a host running Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. The disks were originally provisioned on a different server (2008, not R2) about 16 months ago, and were migrated onto ...
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How to restore Hyper-V VMs from a crashed Windows 2008 R2 server?

We had a windows 2008 R2 server with a lot of VMs in it which crashed. We were able to recover the content of the "Hyper-V" folder located in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V from the crashed ...
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HOWTO: Disable complex password policy on Hyper-V Server 2008?

How do you disable the password complexity requirements on a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2? Keep in mind that when you log into the server, the only UI you have is: And you cannot run gpedit.msc: ...
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How to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I've installed Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 on a spare box. How do I configure and manage the server? I configured as much as I could find to be open on allow etc. Now back at my desk (Windows ...
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exiting fullscreen mode of Hyper V client

I have a hyper v server that I am connected to using remote desktop in full screen mode. Life is good. I then connected to one of the virt machines in the and selected 'View | Full Screen Mode' which ...
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Hyper-V Time Sync for VM Domain Controller

We have 2 physical hyper-V servers running 8 VMs between them, each physical server has a Domain controller on it running in a VM and all servers are 2008R2 The VM PDC is set to NTP and to sync with ...
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Is it possible to access a vm from Hyper-V server locally?

I've just installed hyper-v server on a new machine for testing purposes and wonders if there is a way to access one of the guests locally? Or is it only through Hyper-V manager (or remote desktop) ...
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Cannot install Windows Server 2016 on 2008 R2 Hyper-V due to MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION stop error

I'm trying to create a Windows Server 2016 instance on Hyper-V 2008 and it fails to boot from the ISO because of a stop error "MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION". Is installing 2016 not possible on an OS as old ...
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Network connection from guest VM works only to Hyper-v host (Hyper-v host is in turn installed on ESXi)

A Hyper-v host (Windows server 2008 R2) is installed on Vmware ESXi 5.5. Another Windows server 2008 R2 is installed as a guest on Hyper-v. The problem is that the guest does not have access to the ...
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Can't Reset Password - Ubuntu 10.04 on Hyper-V

I have a virtual Ubuntu 10.04 machine running under Hyper-V which I have lost the password to. With a physical Ubuntu box it's rather easy to press ESC at the grub prompt and proceed to reset your ...
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Using Windows 10 to manage Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2

Is it possible to remotely manage Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V Manager on Windows 10? I know that the Hyper-V Manager on Windows Server 2012 R2 is not backwards ...
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Can't Install Windows 10 1607 virtual machine Guest on Server 2008 R2 Host

Trying to install the new Windows 10 1607 Enterprise OS as a virtual Machine using Hyper V on a Server 2008 R2 Host. When I start the installer I get the Windows logo for 5 seconds. Then the screen ...
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Convert VMs from Hyper-V to VMWare ESXi

I'm having a nightmare with migrating some VMs from Hyper-V to ESXi. The Hyper-V Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and the ESXi version is 6.5. I've tried using the VMWare vCenter Converter ...
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WIn-10 On Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

I have been running on 2008 R2 for a few years now though I had to replace the server hardware last year. My server is simple (systems info. below) and is basically running MS SQL Server 2014, ...
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How to create a virtual router with hyper v?

I am using the Hyper V service on a Windows Server 2008 r2 (core installation). The Hyper V manager runs on a Windows 7 machine. My question is: is it possible to create a virtual router with Hyper V ?...
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How do to uninstall windows updates, from a prompt or PS in Hyper-V server?

I'm having an issue on my server when working with my VM guests, and I think its due to a recently installed update. What is the correct command to uninstall Windows Updates from either the command ...
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Hyper-V memory allocation

I currently have a Win 2008r2 server with 132 GB of Ram installed. I also have a hyper-v machine currently running. I can not increase the ram past 52000mb under static. I currently have memory ...
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How to boot a Hyper-V Virtual Machine with a PXE server

I am trying to boot a virtual machine created in Hyper-V Manager. I want to boot from the NIC so that the VM can connect to the PXE server (by pressing F12 numerous times). The thing is, I cannot get ...
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Restrict Hyper-V to only Port 80/443 (HTTP/HTTPS)

I am using Hyper-V with Server 2008 R2. Does anyone know how to setup Windows Firewall so that I can restrict my Hyper-V guest instances to only allow outgoing connections on normal HTTP/HTTPS ports? ...
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Exchange 2013 as VM vs Exchange Physical Server [closed]

We are planning on installing a new Exchange 2013 server into our network (we currently use hosting now). We will be hosting about 200 mailboxes and clients are in 5 locations. Has Exchange 2013 come ...
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How can I move the data files for a VM to another location?

We have a cluster of 3 x 2008 R2 physical hosts running Hyper-V. How do I safely move the VHD(s) and accompanying XML files, etc, for a specific VM to a new location? I want to keep the VM with the ...
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Storage pool gone after reinstallation of OS

I had a Windows 2012 R2 hyper-v core installed on a disk that crashed. I had set up a storage pool with 4 disks in it. I replaced the crashed disk and reinstalled the OS, but the storage pool is gone....
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of Virtual Machine over windows server 2008 R2 sp1 host

I had to shut down my VM on the Hyper V host and when i tried to start it again. i started to have this Error Application error when you attempt to change the status of Svv-Log01 Did anyone face this ...
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Hyper-V - Upgrading a 3 node 2008R2 cluster to 2012R2

I'm just after a some advice/tips on upgrading our 3 node Hyper-V cluster from 2008R2 to 2012R2. I have 3 x Dell r710s running Server 2008R2DC. These are clustered and running about 15 VMs (5 on each ...
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Hyper-V 2008 R2 Core system hangs on Applying computer setting for 3 hours

I have a standalone Hyper-V 2008 R2 server with 3 guests running on it. After the reboot of the physical server it hangs on "Applying computer settings" for 3 hours. After that you get a chance to ...
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Is it possible to export a HyperV VM from Server 2012R2 and import it into HyperV on Server 2008R2?

I'm planning on migrating 2 HyperV VMs that are currently running on Windows Server 2012R2 to a new server running 2008R2. What's the best way to migrate the VMs? Will replication work between the two ...
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Hyper-V on 2012R2 HyperV Edition or 2008R2 Standard Edition?

We are currently running VMWare ESXi, with 1 Windows 2008 R2 Standard instance, 1 Windows 7 instance and 2 Linux instances. So, recently I wanted to upgrade my server, because there were a lot of ...
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Hyper-V Processor Limitations

We have recently purchased a server which is running Hyper-V 2008 R2 bare metal. The server has two quad-core Intel Xeon processors with hyperthreading, so if I'm understanding correctly this gives us ...
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Converting HyperV 2008R2 image to 2012R2

I have a HyperV 2008R2 VHD image created with a 2008R2 based template configuration being - 2G RAM, 40GB disk, 2 CPUs and 2 bridge port network interfaces. Would like to know if it is possible to ...
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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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Convert Virtualbox image to Hyper-V

Is it possible to convert a Virtualbox image to Hyper-V? Preferably without having to startup the virtualbox image.
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How to delete a Virtual Machine from Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 failover cluster with 3 nodes. I added new 3 Virtual Machines to the failover clusters, one of them failed with errors: Event ID: 1069 Cluster resource 'Virtual Machine ...
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Hyper-V Guest Connectivity Problems

I have one particular Hyper-V guest, one of 5 on this particular Hyper-V host, that can't seem to make any outgoing network connections. The guest is running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and uses IIS 7....
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Why are my HyperV VM's randomly losing connectivity?

I have a strange intermittent connectivity problem happening about once every two weeks. First my configuration: I am running a HyperV failover cluster with two physical hosts (node01 and node02). ...
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“No active network adapters found” Hyper-V 2008 R2

I fiddled around with the virtual network settings of my Hyper-V server, because Windows Update failed to run in the VMs. I set the flag that makes the NIC exclusively usable by the VM. Now, the host ...
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Hyper V 2008 enterprise not fully utilising system memory

I have 4 VM's running on hyper v 2008 R2 enterprise. Two of them have a warning memory status. Thus both have more memory demand than assigned memory. But On windows the physical memory usage is ...
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Creating a failover cluster of 2 VMs

I'm trying to create a cluster of 2 VMs on hyper v. The 2 VMs and the host server all running on win 2008 r2. When attempting to test validation for the failover cluster I'm getting an error of "disk ...
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Veeam Backup (free version) can't find it's own server

I have a few servers that each have a few vm's on them. After running the install of the free version of veeam backup, I go into the program and add the new servers first. The servers run 2008 R2 ...
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Hyper-V avhd files compressed

I have inherited a machine at a client site that the previous IT person thought it would be a bright idea to compress all the AVHD and the base VHD files for one of their servers running under hyper-v ...
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Recovering from a HyperV snapshot being manually deleted incorrectly

I have a Windows 2008 Hyper-V (6.1.7601.17514) host which has a guest VM running in Hyper-V. The guest had 2 snapshots created after software was originally installed on it. At some point, someone ...
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Linux Integration Services no longer function after a kernel upgrade on Hyper-V

I've been running CentOS 6.2 as a VM under Hyper-V on my Windows Server 2008 R2 system. If I run "uname -r" it shows my current Linux version as "2.6.32-220.4.1.el6.x86_64" A while ago, I did a ...
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HyperV 2008 R2 shows less hdd space for Ubuntu 10.04

We are trying to install Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS on HyperV 2008 server as virtual machine. We have set 300GB as fixed hdd but while installation of OS the partition manager shows 136gb. Can you please ...
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HP server converted from physical to virtual has no network devices and mouse won't captured after every reboot

I just converted HP Proliant DL380 G7 Windows Server R2 Standard using Disk2Vhd utility. Removed a few HP based things, assigned static IP addresses and then rebooted. When rebooted, there were no ...
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Windows 2008 r2 showing single disk with 2 partition

On Virtual server Windows 2008 R2 install on hyper-v 2008. I have a two disk but they have two partition marge as single array 0 I think. I need to convert Dynamic disk to Basic Disk but at the ...
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Transfering Hyper-V VM os to boot Server directly from SAN through iSCSI

I have Hyper-V VMs (main application server 2008 R2 on IBM and MSSQL on DELL), both virtualized in Hyper-V 2012. I have discovered some performance offset when using virtualized OS (Terminal server) ...
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Cannot remove snapshot Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

I am slowing going through and removing snapshots that for some inexplicable reason have been running since 2012!!!!!!! Most have been fine to delete and let the merge happen offline or at worst ...
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Why does a Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2 server occasionally stall?

I'm running a Virtual Machine server on Hyper-V that stalls about once a week, effectively rendering certain services it is running to be useless. -The physical host machine CPU: 6-core Xeon E5-2620 ...
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How to start VMs on Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 (Core) when DCs are not available

We are relocating our office and a Hyper-V Server 2008 was shutdown for the move. At the new location, after connecting the cables and powering it up, I realise I can no longer access the VM on it at ...

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