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Hyper-V Cannot load a virtual machine configuration

I upgraded my Windows 2008 Hyper-V host server to Windows 2008 R2 last night. The upgrade went smoothly, but when it settled down as the new version, I found two virtual machines out of seventeen to ...
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Virutal Machine loses network connectivity on Hyper V Cluster

We're running a number of VMs on a 6 node failover cluster of blades using Hyper V. We have an intermittent issue (every few days at different times - not a fixed frequency) of VMs losing network ...
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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?
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Hyper-V: Running a script during VM reboot

I'm trying to promote a resource configuration change during VM reboot cycle. Preferably, I'd like to do that without user intervention, as in: I ask the VM to reboot, and between the shutdown and the ...
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Hyper-V R2 as a VM on another virtual OS

I am trying to perform Microsoft Platform testing for a vendor application. The problem I have is that it requires the test be done on Windows Server 2008 as a VM on Hyper-V R2. Currently, I have ...
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Recover as virtual machine to any host in DPM 2010 missing in Recovery option

I have DPM 2010 installed and when choosing Recovery (Bare Metal Recovery) I don't have an option to Recover as virtual machine to any host. I only have option copy to network folder available. Is ...
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Server 2008 Hyper-V User Accounts to access each other

I have a windows server 2008 r2 with 3 hyper-v vm's IIS server Sql server 3 - Mail server I'm new to networking/server configuration. I have created a Virtual Network and can see each of the 3 VMs ...
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Basic questions about Hyper-V

I'm more xen & vmware experienced, that's why I do not have any deep knowledge of Hyper-V.. Please, help me with these questions: I would like to have cluster made of 2 nodes (mostly Linux is ...
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Hyper-V 2008 R2 Install Question

I have 500GB HDD that I installed on the server. If I am going to load Hyper-V r2 on the bare system, do I set the partition to use all this space or is there a recommend smaller partition size I ...
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HP NC364T VLAN ISSUES

I am having a issue with an hp quad port NIC, I have 2 existing HP DL380 G5s with the same network card that are in a 2 node hyperv cluster. The existing 2 servers have 2 of the 4 ports in the ...
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How do you copy a machine image in Hyper-V?

I've got a Hyper-V machine that I want to copy so that I can keep a template around for other servers. I tried using the export/import feature but regardless of which folder I use, it always errors ...
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how to add additional hard (second) hard drive to Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

We currently have a Dell PowerEdge T110 server with a 250GB SATA HDD. It is running Hyper-V server 2008 R2 (the bare metal hyper visor thing that doesn't have the full GUI). We are running out of ...
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Error starting Hyper-V VM

I'm trying to start a VM on a new Hyper-V installation and I'm receiving the following error: The virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running. The following actions ...
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Does Hyper-V support SCSI Pass-through discs in a Server 2003 R2 VM?

I'm running into some difficulties getting pass-through disks to be accessible to a Hyper-v server 2003 r2 virtual machine. Host OS : Server 2008 R2 full w/Hyper-V role Guest OS : Server 2003 R2 (...
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Microsoft Hyper-V Server CPU Scheduling and NUMA Memory Architectures

I suppose this question could apply to any virtualization technology, but I am trying to understand some of the details specific to Microsoft Hyper-V Server and how virtual CPU resources are scheduled ...
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Hyper-V R2: Need help with disk structure

I'm going to use the free (non gui) version of Hyper-V R2. In my new server I have 8 disks in total (for Hyper-V R2 installation and virtual machine). Atm I'm going to run a single virtual machine, ...
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Virtual 2008 R2 on Hyper-V won't restart automatically - waits for recovery question to be asked

When I restart a Hyper-V host one or more of the attached virtual machines (Server 2008 R2) do not start up successfully, rather they pause waiting for the recovery dialogs to be either completed or ...
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Enabling Jumbo Packet support on Hyper-V internal network NIC

I have a Hyper-V setup where guest OS'es accesses the host/parent OS via an Internal Network. I've noticed that "Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Network Adapter" has support for Jumbo Packets and ...
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Hyper-v vs Virtualbox

I am using Oracle VirtualBox for ubuntu guest virtual servers on windows server 2008 R2. I'm in a plan to migrate(stop using virtualbox) from VirtualBox to Hyper-V. I guess many are using hyper-v ...
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Hyper V Backup Solution

We are going to be P2V 3 of our servers. During this process, we would like to rethink / rebuild how we backup our data. I want to try and move away from the traditional tape backup. However, there ...
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HyperV Failover

I am looking to setup a 2 server HyperV environment with a Dell SAN in the back. I am setting them in cluster format and have 2008 r2 Enterprise servers for the hosts. Is there any other software that ...
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Create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine file from a Windows 2000 Server Machine

I have a Windows 2008 Server Platform with Hyper-V and a Windows 2000 Professional Server machine. I would like to know if there is an automated way to convert the windows 2000 to a VM and import to ...
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Running Debian as guest operating system on a Hyper-V VM

Layer-9 considerations are prompting a migration from Citrix XenServer to Hyper-V as our shop's virtualization platform of choice. This will require me to migrate our existing virtual machines from ...
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Network outside internal not reaching TMG Forefront 2010 (Hyper-V environment)

Below is my environment: I have 1 physical machine running Windows 2008 R2, with the Hyper-V role. This machine has 3 physical NICs: One for Internet One for Internal Network One for Wireless ...
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Re-partition Hyper-V Server Virtual Hard Drive (VHD) with Windows Server 2003 installed

can anyone recommend a re-partitioning tool to resize the primary partition of a VHD that I’ve just expanded by a couple of GB which has windows server 2003 32bit standard installed. I'm using Windows ...
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Setting up Hyper-V Server with Two Network Adapters

I read in an article that it's best practice to have two network adapters for a Hyper-V server - where one network adapter is for the management and the other for the virtual machines. Can I the two ...
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problem with enabling remote management of hyper-v server 2008 r2

I just recently installed hyper-v server 2008 r2 on a dedicated server i have, but i'm having trouble enabling remote management. Running the HVRemote - http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/HVRemote - tool ...
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How do I connect to Hyper-V server with SCVMM Admin Console?

I have Hyper-V server installed and running on a domain. On the same domain, I have a Win2k8 machine that has SCVMM admin console installed. When I try to connect to my other machine via IP address, I ...
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Microsoft Hyper-V Server with Linux Guest (Ubuntu 10.04)

I am running Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 and have 2 Linux guests running. I have noticed that if I increase the number of processors that are available to the Linux guest networking doesn't seem ...
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Building a Server to host Virtual Machines

I'm looking to put together a server with the base OS as Windows Server 2008 with Hyper V. This machine is a development box that will be hosting multiple VMs for development - test instances of ...
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Taking Hyper-V Snapshots to a Network Location

Is it possible to take snapshots in Hyper-V (on Windows Server 2008 R2) directly to a network location? I want to set the Snapshot Location under Settings on the VM to \server\c$\StoreVMsHere. We ...
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Setup Sharepoint 2010 development machines

I'm currently assigned to the task of preparing our development machines for a SharePoint 2010 project. The machines are quite beefy: 1x Intel Core i7 950 with 16GB 2x Intel Core i7 950 with 12GB ...
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Upgrading Server 2008 R2 to Service Pack 1

I'm planning of upgrading my physical server nodes to the latest service pack for Server 2008 R2. In order to do this with as little downtime, I'm going to live migrate all VM's on one node to ...
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Mount secondary partition on Hyper-V Server guest

My Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 box has 2 partitions, one for the OS and a second for data. Can I configure my guest virtual machines to have access to that data partition? Preferably so that the guest OS ...
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Using a Boot to VHD file in a Hyper-V Server VM

I have a file win7.vhd that I've been using in a Boot to VHD scenario. Now I want to run that Windows 7 instance within Hyper-V Server alongside a few other VMs I have. I sysprepped win7.vhd and ...
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How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails?

How do VMs in a Hyper V R2 cluster respond in the event that the node of the cluster the VM was running on fails? Does the VM automatically restart on another node and to the VM it is just like ...
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2 nics, 1 subnet, 1 gateway… is it possible to make that one nic will be for physical server and second nic for Hyper-v only?

We have a WindowsServer2008R2 with Hyper-V with physical 2 nics, 1 subnet, 1 gateway..is it possible to make that one nic will be for physical server and second nic for Hyper-v only? Thanks in ...
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ubuntu install on hyper-v

I just installed latest ubuntu server edition on hyper-v r2. Install went good but i get no network connectivity. I have a legacy network connection setup in hyper-v for that vm. I setup static ip ...
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Migration from Hyper-V to ESXi

I am in the process of migrating my machines from Hyper-V to ESXi and I was just wondering what is the best way to do so? I tried just copying the hyper-v disk file, creating a new vmware workstation ...
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Hyper-V, Domain Controllers, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 (SCVMM)

I'm trying to add one of my Hyper-V Hosts (Windows Server 2008 R2), which is also my domain controller, to the SCVMM console so that I can manage it and its guest VM's from there. When adding it to ...
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Newbie one: Virtual Networks - Hyper-V - Remote Destktop - Only one physical NIC

I'll try to explain my situation and I'll apreciate any help: I have a phisical server (quad core, 4Gb ram, 1TB raid 10, etc) with Win Server 2008 R2 enterprise, running IIS, Printing, etc... Also, ...
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Hyper V Port forwarding help

I am trying to enable some sort of port forwarding to my test hyper V clients. Say the main server IP address is 213.112.. and i want the internal Hyper V Cients to be assigned External IP addresses ...
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How to identify Hyper-V guest IP addresses?

Is there a way to find out, using Win2008 R2 Hyper-V manager or a command-line tool, the externally-accessible IP Address(es) of Windows XP Hyper-V guests? I'd like to be able to connect to my ...
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How to shut down Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from acpupsd?

I have several computers connected to a single APC SmartUPS 1500. The UPS status is monitored by a server running acpupsd. The other computers also have apcupsd installed, and poll the main computer ...
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Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host running Active Directory

If you install the Hyper-V role on a Windows 2008 R2 Server running Active Directory (on the host), will Microsoft provide support? Is this MS approved or will they say this configuration is not ...
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Is Windows XP Pro not a good Hyper-V guest citizen?

On my Windows Server 2008 R2 w. the Hyper-V role, I have these guest VMs: 3 x Windows Server 2008 R2 2 x Windows Server 2003 x86 2 x Windows 7 x64 1 x Windows XP Pro x86 In general, all machines are ...
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How to get similar performance with hyper-v r2 and native server with sql 2008 server?

We currently have a physical server with 4 physical cpu. Which will be the best VM configuration for SQL Server? If I configure my native server I will have much better performance because I will ...
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APCUPSD and Hyper V R2

I'm about to deploy a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with the Hyper V role. I'd like to get away from having to use a network management card with my APC UPS as I'm only shutting down 1 server (it ...
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Application Launcher for Hyper-V Server

We are currently in the process of setting up a HyperV R2 Server machine. Though there's not a lot we need to do wihtin the HyperV Server itself, the command line is sure minimalistic. There are a ...
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Is Hyper-V Server 2008 working on Intel's Atom platform

Did anybody try to install Hyper-V on Intel Atom platform? Hyper-V requires: x64 compatible processor with Intel VT or AMD-V technology enabled Hardware Data Execution Prevention (DEP) It seems ...