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Properly remove windows.old on Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

I have installed Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 on a server that had Hyper-V Server 2012. When I did this, the standard Windows.old folder was created. I now would like to remove that folder safely. The ...
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Stop redhat changing mac address when changing host in hyper v 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster with three hosts. We have a Redhat vm in the cluster that can freely migrate between the three hosts. But every time the vm migrates to a different host ...
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Is it safe to open an IDE HyperV VHDx as SCSI?

I adopted a HyperV environment and I'm trying to squeeze every bit of performance I can get out of it. Some of the virtual machines in the environment have IDE drives instead of SCSI drives. Is it ...
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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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Cannot access SSH & neither any other service

I have installed a Red Hat 6 server as a virtual machine in a windows 2012 enterprise edition Hyper-V. The installation is over and I configured the static IP address using GUI tool provided in the ...
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What condition on a Hyper-V host would cause high CPU utilization in guests

I have an odd situation here, so I thought I'd see if anyone else has run into it. I have a Hyper-V host (2012) that had two VM's on it, one of which was an Exchange 2013 server. The other is a 2012 ...
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Hyper-V: allow communication between two internal NAT networks

I am a bit new to networking in Hyper-V, and I am not sure how to connect two separate NAT networks to each other. I used the following link to create two internal NAT networks: https://www.petri.com/...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu guest RTC grossly wrong

In tracking down some weird time issues, I am finding that Ubuntu is booting with grossly wrong times on one server. The server is a Proliant running Windows 2012 Datacenter, and time is sync'd on ...
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DNS resolution on Windows Server 2012 running Hyper-V

The problem shows as follows: Ping hostname <-- the host answers, it seems like the resolution is done over netbios nslookup hostname <-- hostname wasn't found by UnKnown: No response ...
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Hyper-V hosts inconsistent network connectivity

I am having trouble with two of my servers that stopped being able to communicate (in a weird way). Servers are both Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 (the ones without GUI). Name: HVS1 Ip Address: 10.0....
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How to make hyper-v automatically resume replication?

Lots of times I find that I have to click "Resume Replication" on my Virtual Machines. Supposedly, this is a "by design" thing after a reboot. Well, I have hosts staying up for weeks and then ...
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Intermittent 100% CPU on all VMs

We're a small shop, running a Dell T420 (dual CPU, only one present, 6 cores) w/32GB RAM as our main server. We have only 5 VMs, one of which is our WSE 2012 DC. From time to time, and at a rate for ...
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HYPER-V Cluster W2012R2 Can't delete VHDX on CSV

I'm working on a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-v. I've just done an EXPORT of a Virtual Machine to a CSV Volume to import later. But I hanve't performed the import, and when I went to delete the exported ...
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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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It is possible to give access to VM in hyper-v windows server 2012 outside the server?

I have server with windows server 2012 and hyper-v. I have created VM on it, can i access this VM console from any browser? java access or something like proxmox in Linux. I just want my client ...
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Hyper-V fail-over network replication ports (do i need HTTPS inbound to source server?)

I have replicaton of a local server to a remote server and all is fine (the remote server is enabled as a replica server, with HTTPS inbound). In the event i perform a planned failover to the remote ...
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how to view memory used by operating system and web server in hyper v [closed]

I have a situation where i need to view memory and disk space used by operating systems (windows2012r2 and centos) and web servers (IIS(windows2012r2) and apache(centos)), both of them made as a ...
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Hyper-V Manager - How do I Connect to Hyper-V Server using different credentials

I have Hyper-V Server 2012 (free version) running on a box that is not on any domain. My Windows 8.1 laptop is on our domain. Both machines are on the same physical network. On my laptop, when I run ...
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Determining VM doing I/O on a Hyper-V host

How do I find out which VM is responsible for the majority of the I/O I see with Hyper-V? The situation: I do have Hyper-V hosts with a number of VMs (around 30 per host) where I occasionally see ...
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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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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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Is there a way with Hyper-V to use the wireless network on my server?

I know that Hyper-V does not support creating a virtual switch together with the wireless network adapter. One previous question here on serverfault asked almost the same question, and that question ...
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Hyper-V Dynamic Memory - virtual machine memory usage and host memory demand do not make sense

I have a Hyper-V 2012 R2 server running a number of virtual machines with Dynamic Memory enabled. They all exhibit this behaviour, but here is an example: One of the VM's is a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Dell VRTX - slow cluster shared storage

I have a brand new Dell VRTX box set up as a Failover Cluster running HA Hyper-V virtual machines. This is my first time setting up clustering, and my first time with one of these boxes, so I'm sure ...
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I am not able to import all vm in hyperv

When importing the VM from hyper-v server not allow to import all VM? New server 2016 is installed and tried to import the all VM but not allowed.
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Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V SAN Configuration

Struggling with what I thought would be a pretty easy setup and can't really see where I am going wrong. I have 2 Dell Hyper-V hosts running Server 2012 R2 connected to a Dell MD3800 SAN via 2 Netgear ...
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How to enable remote device manager?

I have a hyper-v-server-2012-r2 Core server thats not joined to any domain. What configuration must i do on the server and client to connect with MMC \ Device Manager? I have managed to connect with ...
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Viewing Hyper-V VM without connecting

Is there a way to see the screen of a Hyper-V vm without actually connecting to the vm? Like the small preview screen at the bottom left hand side on the Hyper-V Manager window. I need to monitor ...
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How can I reboot a Hyper-V guest after bluescreen?

We have a Server 2012 as Hyper-V host with several virtual machines. In one of these, a Windows 7 guest system crashed into a DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE bluescreen saying "Collecting error information"...
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Hyper-V Host, with Windows SQL Server 2012, Boot Failed

This question has been asked plenty, but none of them resolve the issue for me. I have a hypervisor (Hyper-V 2012). When I go to add a new VM from this .iso, which is the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 ...
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Why Hyper v 2012 server does not show up MMC option

I have remotely logged on to a Hyper V 2012 server which is in domain from a windows 2012 server through remote desktop connection and after login the first thing which was configured to run ...
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Error 0xc0000225 after Hyper-V Role Install Win 2012 - A Required device isn't connected or can't be accessed

So I got a new Lab computer which I installed Windows 2012 (non-R2) on. It is a Lenovo 9080 Eraser X315. It is just a random gaming PC. Whenever I try to install the Hyper-V Role on it, I get the ...
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Off-site failure backup of Hyper V machines

This is my first time doing this so help would be much appreciated.. I have 3 hyper v servers one for active directory one for iis and one for sql. I have built a new machine that is offsite that I ...
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Guest OS install from Physical CD/DVD Hyper-v 2012 R2

I have been looking around if it's possible to install a Guest OS on Hyper-V 2012 R2 Using the physical CD/DVD drive. The only ways i see to install guest OS is by mounting an ISO. Is hyper-v able to ...
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Domain Controller Hyper-V Snapshot usage

I have read a lot about how bad domain controller snaphots are due to possible inconsistencies being created. They all seem to be only related to the case of having multiple DCs, like you have in a ...
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Access denied - hyper-v 2012

I am having a hyper-v issue. Creating a new VM and saving it to a different location. I am trying to save it to a Windows Server 2012 Storage Server (NAS). I keep getting the error about not ...
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Hyper-v manager different domains

I have two offices each have there own domain. Domain-A Domain-B Each site has its own windows 2012 R2 HyperV GUI server. The sites are connected using SonicWall persistent VPN's Id like to use each ...
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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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Is adding virtual switch to Hyper-V safe over RDP with default settings?

I'm connected to a Windows Server 2012 R2 over RDP. Hyper-V feature is enabled and I have created a virtual machine. Now I need an external virtual switch so I can access the VM from outside. I have ...
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What is the best way to restore a Hyper-V VM server?

I backed up a hyper-V VM 2012 server on to a network share to try to run through the process of restoring. I used the windows iso on the VM and selected to restore from the network back up. ...
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What kind of disk controller does Hyper-V need to use for a restoring a non-VM image?

Every time I try to restore an image, whether it is Clonezilla or from a backup program, it always fails in Hyper-V (and VMWare). I get a BSOD with several hex numbers, including 0x0000007b ...
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Best practices for file layout in a Hyper-V server?

We've got a Hyper-V server set up, and the layout of the files is inconsistent because it was set up by several people. Here are the two different "templates" that were used: Template 1 D:\Hyper-V\...
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Windows Server 2012 - Two NIC - Two VLAN - Test enviroment and Production best practice?

Tips and best practice on having a test enviorments with Hyper-v. We got a Windows Server 2012 Datacenter server with Hyper-V (testserver) set up in our domain. This server is used to create virtual ...
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Can Hyper-v 2012 Server Bare Metal (the free version) boot into a VM automatically?

If I have two guests installed using Hyper-v 2012 "evaluation" (unlimited) free version, can I make it so a guest OS boots automatically and the user never sees the Hyper-v login? I have a laptop, ...
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Converting a Hyper-V VM with a vhdx drive to a VMWARE format

We've been looking at converting virtual machines from Hyper-V 2012 which use .VHDX drives into a vmware-compatible format. So far, we haven't found any tools that can actually do this. Any ideas ?
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Windows 2012 Core Extreme memory use on SVCHOST/Workstation service

We have approximately 200 servers, Hyper V, File Cluster, and IIS, that are all experiencing the same issue, an event occurs on the server through normal use that maxes out or near maxes out the RAM ...
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Hyper-V dynamic virtual disk will not shrink

We have a number of Win10 .vhdx disks provisioned at the default of 127Gb but I would like to reduce the maximum to a more sensible 40Gb. Some disks have shrunk fine but others, for no apparent ...
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Hyper-V error when enabling replication

I am trying to enable replication between two servers running Windows 2012 in different data centers. I've configured them for certificate validation over https. When I attempt to enable replication ...
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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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Migrate a ubuntu VM on virsh to a hyperv 2012 server

I have an ubuntu 13.04 server virtual machine on an ubuntu server 13.04 running libvirt 1.1.1. I want to migrate this to a hyper-v 2012 R2 server. I'm not terrible familiar with linux, and would ...

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