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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: snapshotting a VM results in sluggish response

When snapshotting a running VM, I notice that the affected VM's performance is degrading heavily (leading to bizarre response times in the magnitude of minutes where similar actions might only take 2-...
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Windows Server Backup “the parameter is incorrect” on Hyper-V Core

In my lab I run a Hyper-V Server 2012 Core to run multiple test-systems virtualy. To backup my system I want to use the "Windows Server Backup" role/feature. This role/feature works fine on other ...
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Hyper-V 2012 host caching half the RAM

We have a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V host that has 32 GB of RAM running two Server 2012 VM's. The machines have dynamic memory enabled, but combined are only using 17 - 17.5 GB. We received an alert ...
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Hyper-V NIC Teaming - Host *AND* VM

All: In a Server 2012 R2 environment, would there be any advantage of teaming vNIC's inside (max team size is 2 I believe?) a WS2012R2 Hyper-V VM when the VM is connected to a vSwitch comprised of a ...
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How Hyper-V server 2012 shares processor usage over virtual machine?

I have a Hyper-V server 2012 installed on my physical server (bare-metal). For testing purposes I created 2 VM machines (windows 7) and began testing server processor usage while VM runs at 100% ...
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Remote management issues

I have HyperV Server 2012 R2 installed and I've opened ports in the firewall to allow remote snapins to connect. They mostly work, but, for example, the logical disk manager connects and shows ...
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Connecting to Server 2012 Client VDI from Linux based Thin Clients

Currently we have set up a test VDI environment that hosts several Windows 7 client computers. We are using the "Personal" desktop option and everything seems to be running fine except... The only ...
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Hyper-V server 2012 nic teaming setup and virtual switch configuration

I have a server with 2 nics. I installed Hyper-v 2012 server (not windows server 2012, no gui) I am trying to set up load balancing. I have both nics in the same switch currently in trunk mode and no ...
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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 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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Microsoft Hyper-V and Linux on 1 drive, Linux data on different drive?

I would like to run Windows 2012 and Linux as a VM both on my C: drive. Would it then be possible to assign Linux a partition on the D: drive for all of its data storage? My goal is to have all ...
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Manage Windows Server 2012 and trunk the Hyper-V VM (same physical NIC)

I'm trying to use Hyper-V to deploy a pfSENSE box inside of it. But, the scenario is: 3 VLANs VID: 1000 VID: 2000 VID: 3000 On a physical switch port, I've tagged the Server physical port with ...
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How can I create an external switch but refrain to use the external dhcp in Hyper V?

The requirement might seem strange. I have an organisational network (external network), but I desire to create a own private network of VMs in Hyper-v with its own domain and DHCP server(which runs ...
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associating HP MSA2000 G3 to a virtual machine on windows server 2012 DC

Basically i wanted to have a Debian Squeeze associated to the SAN HP MSA200 G3 but due to lack of support i have now planned to deploy Windows Server 2012 Data-center on 2xHP Proliant DL380p G7 ...
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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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hyperv vss writer unexpected error

I am using Mozy Pro to backup our Hyperv servers. I am doing this without any issues on a 2nd server but this box hasn't backed up sucessfully yet. I was told by the support tech at Mozy to type: ...
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VM is unable to access file share on Hyper-V 2012 Host

This problem just started recently. I have a number of VMs (2008 R2) on a 2012 Hyper-V host but not all are effected in the same manner. The VMs are identical and no changes were made to either the VM ...
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Assigning GPUs to HyperV2012

I have followed the instructions provided by TechNet to setup HyperV 2012 (Windows Server 2012 Std) to assign GPUs within the HyperV settings: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/...
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latest integration services for Hyper-v host

I have Hyper-V hosts with both Win Server 2008 R2 and Win Server 2012. These hosts are not connected on the internet and do get security patches installed every month. How do I know if the ...
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Hyper-V: Monitor and restart unresponsive hyper-v guests

I'm looking for a simple solution to monitor and restart unresponsive Hyper-V guests. I only need this solution for a handful of machines, and only around ten guests. It's mostly Ubuntu guests that ...
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Best way to simulate virtual networks

I'm wanting to have a vitual test network on either hyper-v or ESXI ( I Don't care which one) I want to have a multi network virtual environment. Lets say three networks: 192.168.1.0, 192.168.2.0 ...
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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 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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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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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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Hyper-V Replication & Large Machine Observations

I have Oracle Unbreakable Linux 6.5 which runs Oracle ERP application & Database it has three VHDs 80 GB , 600 GB and 120 GB on daily basis it creates RMAN backup approx 32 GB which stores on 120 ...
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Why are Win 2012R2 virtual machines not in time synch with hyper-v host?

We have a Win 2012R2 server that runs (using hyper-v) 3 Windows 2012R2 VMs. Configuration The hyper-v host is configured to sync its time using NTP with be.pool.ntp.org, see left screenshot The 3 ...
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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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Hyper-V 2012 EAL 4 certified

Is the Hyper-V 2012 (R2) hypervisor EAL4 certfified? I only found an EAL4 certification for Hyper-V 2008, but not for newer products.
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Hyper-V Host Shutdown script

So I have a cluster for Hyper-V and am working on a script to move all active VMs to a host over the weekend, put the hosts in maintenance mode, and then poweroff all but one of those hosts for the ...
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Hyper-V CentOS 5.11 kernel: journal commit I/O error

Running CentOS i386 5.11 with Hyper-V I have found an issue where a newly installed (and updated via yum) box has corrupted itself the first warning was in the SSH session kernel: journal commit I/O ...
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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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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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Hyper V Guests are not performing as expxted

I am experiencing very slow performance on a HyperV Guest that runs W2012R2. The guest is used as an Application Server that runs an ERP application. The erp application is responding very slow on ...
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Convert activated windows server 2012 std on Hyper-V guest to ESXI virtual machine

I've activated Windows Server 2012 on Hyper-V virtual machine (guest) and i want convert it to VMware virtual machine on ESXI server My question is "Can i do it without activate Windows again ?"
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hyper-V GUEST don't ping with rest of physical network

I have one hyper-V 2012 and two vm running with Windows Server 2012 Standard. My problem is that the VMs don't connect to my network, only the host does. I've been trying everything I could but ...
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Hyper V with a DELL MD3000 Poor I/O

Current build is 2 Dell R900 24core each 128GB ram - 8x 144GB 15k 2.5 SAS on a Perc 6i local - 15x 300GB 15K 3.5 SAS in a Raid5 DG 6 VG in the MD3000 using 2x Perc 5e HBA - OS Windows 2012 R2 ...
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Hyper-v network issues on initial connection

I am running hyper-v on very capable hardware, host is Server 2012r2 and guest is 2008r2. The problem I am seeing is that, when the guest has not had network access attempted in a while or has been ...
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Add-ClusterVirtualMachineRole generates an extra report line

A 3rd party contractor built our sister sites Windows 2012 Hyper-V hosts and they appear to have enabled some setting on one of them that generates an extra report when the following cluster ...
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Network tape devices for backing up from server 2012 virtual machine

Are there any network attached tape devices available to allow us to get data from a server 2012 R2 VM on hyper-V backed-up onto tape? First problem is that server 2012 doesn't support backup to tape,...
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restore fails due to insufficent disk space

I'm trying to test my SBS 2008 backup by restoring to a vm on a Hyper-V server. The SBS is a physical machine. I created two vhdx each at 1TB in (fixed) size, which is larger than the actual disks ...
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How can you manage Hyper-V 2012 with 2012 r2 guests?

We're setting up three machines to host a total of 12 VMs running 2012 r2. We purchased 6 licenses of 2012 R2, but we're not sure that allows us to install 2012 r2 as a base OS on each box and still ...
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Cannot find all VMs when I import

Im just learning how to Import VM in hyper-v 2012. In the Import Virtual Machine Wizard there is a step called Locate Folder. I choose the folder which holds all my config files. Next step is Select ...
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Hyper-V - Export vs copying files

Exporting and importing doesn't work but copying the very files does. Have I broken something? On a Windows 2012 Hyper-V I tried copying a VM through "Export" and then "Import" and also "Export" and "...
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Create a DHCP working lab in HyperV (2012) all Internal

I need to create a lab for testing purposes. I got a good desktop on which i have installed a server 2012. In HypverV, i have installed two 2012, one XP and one W8. The idea is that the one and ...
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Hyper-V cluster: Unable to fail VM over to secondary host

I am working on a Server 2012 Hyper-V Cluster. I am unable to fail my VMs from one node to the other using either LIVE or Quick migration. A force shutdown of VMHost01 will force a migration to ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 - “Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization” grayed out

I want to create a VM Network which is isolated. But the option "Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization" is grayed out. Why?
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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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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 ...