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Hyper-V USB-Serial cable mapping to virtual machine

Windows Server 2012r2 running Hyper-V with a WinXP 32-bit VM. There is a particular application that will only run on WinXP that uses a serial connector to interface with an old diesel governor. I ...
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Error importing VM to AWS : S3 key does not exist

I need to import a Gen2 Hyper-V machine to AWS and I'm following the document here: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/vm-import/latest/userguide/vmimport-image-import.html All works fine until I use this ...
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Why are my VMWare 5 virtual machines not booting when converted over to Microsoft Hyper-V 2012r2?

I have a Dell VMWare 5.x environment, but am experimenting with Microsoft Hyper-V (server 2012r2 64). I am using the Microsoft converter utility to move these vm's, which completes fine but the ...
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Domain-joined Windows 10 Hyper-V VM reboots after RDP session disconnects

I have several Win10 VMs set up in Hyper-V on Server 2012 R2. The server participates as a node in a failover cluster. The VMs are Roles in the cluster. These are new VMs with fresh installs of ...
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RTC time is going totally wrong after a few minutes (Ubuntu 16.04 + Hyper-V)

My RTC time on my Ubuntu 16.04 is going crazy. After a few minutes the RTC time is going totaly wrong. The strange thing is, if I disable NTP Service (timedatectl set-ntp false and service ntp stop) ...
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 - MPIO config error “Access Denied”

I am in the midst of migrating to a Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster and am currently configuring the first host to connect to the iSCSI CSV via MPIO. I "think" I have everything working properly but when I ...
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drive filling from .avdhx files from Hyper-V replication

we have a Windows Server 2012 R2 running Hyper-V with a Gen1 VM. This VM was setup for replication with "create additional hourly recovery points" with setting of 24. Things had been just fine until ...
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2012r2 Server Mananger not showing all VDI Desktops in Collection

We are running a 4 node 2012r2 Hyper-V Cluster and using Microsoft's RDS/VDI for serving up Virtual Windows 7 desktops. Right now we have about 90 desktops in 3 collections of 30 desktops each.(I know ...
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Hyper-V VMs sometimes freeze after backup

I'm having issues with a Hyper-V host (2012 R2 Datacenter, patched to June 2017 Rollup level). Here's a bit of general information on the configuration: Host It's a standalone host, domain ...
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Hyper-V VM Cannot ping Host & Host Cannot ping VM

I have a a strange situation here. I have two Hyper-V hosts. One is Joined to the Domain and everything works well Ping: VM-to- Host, Host-to-VM & DNS/AD. The second host is not joined to the ...
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Unable to register Hyper-v Core Server to Azure Site Recovery Vault

We have already registered Hyper-v Core Server to Azure Site Recovery. But, recently when we try to register another Hyper-v Core Server using PowerShell, it throws the following error, "CREDENTIAL ...
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Replication from Clients to Hyperv cluster offsite

I want to replicate virtual machines that are at client sites to our cluster. Our cluster is 3 hyper-v's clustered together with san as storage. The cluster is in the domain. The replica broker is ...
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Hyper-V same host VM to VM communication

I am trying to get a concrete confirmation with supporting documentation on how vms communicate to each other if residing on the same host. From what I have read on multiple threads: 'VM's will not ...
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Unable to add new 2019 HyperV node to 2012R2 HyperV Cluster

I could really use some help here. I evicted an failed HyperV node from our 2 node 2012R2 Hyper-V cluster. The node has been rebuilt with server 2019 and am trying to re-inject it back into the ...
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Using a replica VM as main VM on replacement server - Hyper-V

I need to migrate a number of VM's to a new server and was wondering if it is possible to use the approach of replicating the VM's to the new server with the new server acting as the replica ...
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WS 2012R2 Hyper-V Exchange and SQL Guest Backups

Background: 2012R2 host running Hyper-V. Virtualised: DC, Exchange 2013 and SQL 2016 (2012R2). This is a lab environment so numerous options are welcomed. In short, we currently backup the entire ...
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hyper-v 2016 remote management

I use a host running 2012 R2, use it to manage a two hyper-v 2012r2 hosts. I can RDP and remote PS to them ,computer management , server manager, run hyper-v manager and see all of their vms etc. I ...
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Hyper-V Manager “RPC service unavailable”

In an Active Directory domain and flat network environment, running Hyper-V Manager as the same administrative user account: On at least 2 Windows 10 PCs and trying to connect to: 1a. Any of the 10 ...
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Invoke-Command fails to create new VMs

I created this script to create multiple VM's remotely on the Hyper-V server, however, it doesn't seem to create the VM's. I can create one directly on the Hyper-V server using the given parameters ...
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On-prem Hyper-V VM replicate to Azure

So I have a question. I'm used to replicating my VMs to azure using site recovery. Im now facing an issue with one of our clients having a very slow upload speed and needing to send the initial copy ...
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How can I change the location of a virtual machine hard drive location?

I have created a windows server 2012 r2 server to be used as a domain controler but I left the hard drive on the C: drive, instead of saving it with all other virtual machine stuff on the D: drive. ...
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Hyper-v dynamic memory issue with java spring boot

I have a developer who wrote several applications in Java spring boot and I have a VM configured with dynamic memory. His application stops working intermittently and he's pointing the finger at the ...
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Ensure that two HyperV VMs run on the same cluster node

I'm running a Hyper-V cluster with three nodes that host a collection of VMs between them. When we need to service a node we can live migrate the roles on that node to one of the others. What is the ...
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hyper-v fails to enable live migration

I'm trying to enable live migration on my Windows 2012 R2 hyper-v server, and it keeps failing. When I try through the GUI, I get an error that says "Error applying Live Migration changes. Failed to ...
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Can't apply CredSSP Oracle Remediation patch to Hyper-V 2012R2

So I recently installed Hyper-V Server 2012R2 in a home lab and loaded some VMs on it. I threw Win10 on a laptop to connect with Hyper-V Manager to access those VMs. The 10 box then rebooted and ...
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Hyper-V Backup (CheckPoint) still occurring even though it's disabled under Integration Services

I'm having an issue where my Hyper-V Host runs the Backup (volume copy) integration service on my VM even though I disabled it. Do changes regarding integration services only take into effect after ...
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High Availability on DAS HPE

Anyone who can assist me? I currently have a DL360 Gen9 HPE server Directly attached to HPE MSA 2040 device (DAS). I now need to ensure HA on the server level, is it possible to have FO cluster (...
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Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V VM stuck undoing changes at boot

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V VM currently stuck on We couldn't complete the updates Undoing changes Don't turn off your computer I read online that this is an issue related to a Windows 8....
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Monitor Memory contention in Hyper-V guest VM

Scenario: Host: Server 2012R2 Hyper-V w/t 64GB Ram Guest: Server 2012R2 OS Virtual Machine with 20GB static Ram Question: How to determine if 20GB Static Ram is enough or too much in the Guest VM? ...
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Hyper-V Replication using Certificates without VPN

I have a question on security please and seeing if a VPN would offer any more security than SSL alone over the public internet. With a 2012 R2 Hyper-V server is in a data-center setup to use a ...
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Migrating VMs from hyper-v server 2012 r2 to windows server 2016

I'm turning in circles and I don't know what I could od more to make this work. I have 2 hyperv 2012R2 nodes in a cluster and 3 windows server 2016 nodes in another cluster. I want to live migrate ...
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Hyper-V Replication Size

We have 2 VM's running Windows 2012 (not R2) in a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V Environment. The servers are both on the same host and are both replicated to the same server at a remote site. Both servers ...
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“Access Denied” on Hyper-V in workgroup setup after fresh Win 10 install

I'm attempting to connect to a Win 2012 R2 Hyper-V server on a home network in a WORKGROUP setup using the Hyper-V Manager on my Windows 10 Pro laptop. All machines are local to the network. I had to ...
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Installing Hyper-V Role on Server 2012 R2 Without the Hypervisor

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Essentials Server running on top of Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. In server manager on the Essentials Server, I'd like to be able to manage other Hyper-V servers remotely. I'm ...
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How to enable RSS on a virtual NIC created on a HyperV host?

I created an "Internal virtual switch" to allow the Hyper-V virtual machine to communicate with the host. This step creates a virtual NIC on the host. This virtual NIC however does not have the ...
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Virtual Machine will not turn on due to missing resource. How do I find out what is missing?

Today I had a power outage and switches went out. This for some reason caused my cluster to freak out (something to look into later) and one of my VMs did not start back up. After looking into why ...
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Spin down idle disks on Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host

Running Windows Server 2012 R2 as a Hyper-V host. I want hard drives to spin down after they have been idle for some time. (None of these hard drives are used by any Hyper-V VMs) The applicable ...
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Windows Server 2012 Datacenter - Cannot activate Hyper-V 2012 Standard edition with AVMA keys

There are a huge number of variations on this problem, but none I can find that exactly match my issue. I am just trying to get VM with Win Server 2012 R2 Standard to activate its AVMA key license ...
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Hyper-v core can see network devices but network devices can't see Hyper-v core

Having a little issue with Hyper-v core. Network set up, connected directly to main router, I can ping all devices successfully from the Hyper-v cmd but can not ping the Hyper-v box from any other ...
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Azure Site Recovery issues with Hyper-V Integration tools

I am dealing with an issue for sometime now which is that Domain Controllers Virtual Machines that are replicated to Microsoft Azure using the Azure Site Recovery service, are failing to take ...
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Is it possible to reclaim unused space on Server 2008r2 VM without downtime?

We have a production server that is used 24/7, running inside Hyper-v. The guest OS is Server 2008 R2. It has a dynamically expanding VHDX and is very close to reaching the maximum size. Is it ...
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VMs on Hyper-V Host go into Saved State after Host reboots

I have been noticing at times VMs on my Hyper-V Host are going into a Saved state after the host reboots. This means I have to manually start the VMs each time. Each VM is set to "Always start this ...
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How to properly sync time for 3 Hyper-V machines, with Host NOT on domain of the VMs?

I understand that for production use, if you have a Hyper-V Domain Controller VM, and the host is on the domain as well, you should have the DC VM reach out to an external source for date/time, and ...
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Unable to update PowerShell with “couldn't complete the updates undoing changes” error

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 instance running on Hyper-V that I'm attempting to update from PowerShell 4.0 to PowerShell 5.1. Once the update has been applied, I reboot the server to apply the ...
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One-way traffic with port mirror HP-2610 to Hyper-V

I have a Hyper-V box that has call recording for IP phones with the following connectivity: PBX on an access port (native vlan 42), plugs to port 22 on switch (it has no settings for VLANs, so we set ...
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Server 2012 R2 VDI number of standby VMs

We are currently testing a Windows 10 VDI deployment built on server 2012 R2 remote desktop services. In a pooled VDI deployment, it appears that the deployment actively keeps 2 VMs running ready for ...
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INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE on Hyper-V 2012 R2 virtual machines

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster, 4 Dell PowerEdge R620 servers connected to a Dell PowerVault MD3600F storage array by means of FC connections; it's all pretty straightforward, all servers run ...
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Hyper-V VM uses 99%, but the host is only at 4%

Our Hyper-V host has an Intel E5-2620 v3 @ 2.40 GHz (6 cores). The host owns a couple of VMs like DC, file server, print server and some small web servers. ALl of which are idling or not requiring ...
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VM with more than 8 GE interfaces?

I have a Hyper-V environment with more than 8 VLANs, and I need to have a VM with an interface in each VLAN (a virtual firewall). Apparently I cannot create a VM with more than 8 "Network Interface"s, ...
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How do we conclude our Hyper-V host is overloaded with Virtual Machines or not?

We have 2 Hyper-V hosts with quite a lot of resources (192 GB RAM, 12 core CPU's, 15K RPM hard disks). However we do ask a lot from these machines as they are both running a file server, an exchange ...