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High CPU usage and stability issues during Live Migration

I have been looking into an issue and am struggling to get a definitive answer or solution to a problem. During live migrations of VMs between two hosts, the host receiving the VM will see a single ...
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Server virtualization: what to virtualize?

Several years ago we virtualized our "new" Windows Server 2016 with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 on a Lenovo TS120 with a Xeon E3-1245, 32GB (4x8GB) and 2x2TB@7200RPM (RAID1) (the ...
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Hyper-V (2016) has VM's running I cannot see - how to discover if more?

We did something silly, and "the client insisted" and "we got bad advice" is no excuse, but I could use help cleaning up. Background: We added a new 2019 Hyper-V server to a group ...
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Why would drives become inaccessible after SQL Express 2016 installation

I was preparing a new Windows Server 2016 VM to host SQL Server Express 2016. I created a virtual drive for the OS (C:) and installed the operating system. I also created 3 additional drives for DATA (...
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HyperV shared virtual disk

I want to setup Hyper-V VMs with a shared vhdx or vhds virtual disk. I have a W10 VM that has the main file space and setup a shared folder to allow two other W10 VMs to map a drive and share the ...
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Route Nat Network Internal Ip out through a Single External Ip

I have setup a Nat Network on my Hyper-V host as described by Microsoft here: Setup a Nat Network It works great, other than, my host has 5 external Ip Addresses. Therefore, when it routes outbound ...
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VM cannot access network on new Hyper-V Host

I re-built an existing Hyper-V host server on Windows Server 2016 to move to a larger SSD RAID for storage (required OS re-install). The host itself is on the domain and accessible via RDP all looks ...
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Moving Server 2016 Datacentre to new chassis

We have a Dell R620 (256GB RAM, 2x3 SSD RAID 10) which has an older tower server as it's manual failover machine. Both are running Server 2016 DataCentre. Budget for a 2nd Dell R620 with matching ...
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How can Hyper-V failover be done without Active Directory

We are a small outfit, and I am running 4 webservers, 2 SQL servers, and a Reporting Server as VM's in Hyper-V on WinServer2016 (datacentre edition). I want to be able to have a failover from this ...
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After how long will Hyper-V replication fail irreversibly?

Quick question, I have a number of servers that replicate to another server, which has extended replication to a third server offsite. The first group of servers (original and first replica) are ...
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Hyper-v : Replicate VM Settings

Should Hyper-V replication carry changes to underlying VM settings, such as increasing memory, adding a vCPU, or in this specific case, adding a NIC? I'm running Server 2016 Datacenter edition and ...
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Hyper-V licensing

I am an it consultant with 40+ years of experience but I am new to virtualization. I have a host server with 2016 standard installed in a datacenter. I used showkeyplus and the key shows as all B's ...
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SCVMM 2016 server sending DHCP requests

We have a Hyper-V 2012 r2 cluster and I have just upgraded our SCVMM to 2016. The VMM is installed on a VM in the cluster. Our DHCP server is a VM in the cluster with filters enabled. We have ...
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installation of HyperV on Dell Power Edge 2950 geniii

Good day, Would you please tell me if I can install HyperV server 2016 on Dell Power Edge 2950. Your response will be Highly appreciated. Regards, Bob
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GuestVMs in a different VLAN than host in a HyperV Failover cluster

I'm smashing my head against a wall. I can't seem to get my guest VMs to use a different VLAN than my host machine. I have a 2 node Hyper V cluster(2016). Each node has 2 10Gig NICs in a Team. This ...
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Windows 2019 backup: bare metal restore

I'm rehearsing a virtual machine bare metal restore. Backups are taken daily and saved on a secure external server. We are assuming a total disaster, so bad that no domain controller is available, so, ...
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Using 2 Hyper-v servers (no AD) with replication to provide seamless swithover

I have a very limited budget, and little knowledge of this, so please bear with me. We have a primary, and backup Hyper-V server. Replication is running from the primary to the secondary. I need to ...
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Is it possible to run resmon.exe (Resource Monitor) on Hyper-V Server 2016, and how if yes?

I wanted to monitor a Hyper-V Server 2016 machine. While Task Manager is giving me some basic information, I wanted to dig deeper, in which Resource Monitor (resmon.exe) is doing just fine on ...
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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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windows deployment services to windows 10

I am currently in Computer Assisted Tech training I have difficulties for the image deployment service. I want to deploy a Windows 10 image on HP Pro Book 650G1. I have a Windows 10 Pro x64 For this ...
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Connection Accepts on Localhost Refuses on IP IIS

I am trying to access my IIS website via the servers IP address from my local PC. The server has a fixed IP and is a fresh installation of Windows Server 2016 on a VM. On the server - When I open my ...
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Inplace Upgrade HyperV Server 2016 to 2019

So if worse comes to worse, I can just clean install and readd my VMs. I just want to see if there's a way to do this. My understanding is that Server 2016 can do an inplace upgrade to Server 2019, ...
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Backup Hyper-V VMs during replication

I currently use Hyper-V and am replicating all VMs to a second data centre. This satisfies my requirements in terms of a server failure. What it doesn't cover is creating VM backups because if, for ...
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How to protect host fabric stability in Hyper-V under high load

We have a server, running Windows Server 2016 with 4 physical cores (8 hyperthreads) and has Hyper-V installed. Now, let's say that there are two VMs, each configured in Hyper-V to have a certain ...
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Determine name of Hyper-V host of Linux guest VM

I would like to be able to determine which Hyper-V host a particular CentOS 7 VM is running on. In a Windows VM this is stored in HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Virtual Machine\Guest\Parameters. Is anyone ...
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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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Windows failover cluster from another domain

So I am having an issue creating a failover cluster for 2 HyperV nodes. The 2 nodes have been joined to a domin of their own called hvtest.local. The PC I am tring to create the cluster from is on a ...
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HyperV 2016 storage redundancy on non-redundant SANs

We have a setup here consisting of: More or less a dozen of HyperV hosts. Two FC SANS (SAN "A" and SAN "B"). All elements composing this infrastructure are redundant, EXCEPT for the SANs. They are ...
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Possible to upgrade the RSAT in Server 2012 R2 to manage Server 2016 properly?

We recently migrated to Hyper-V Server 2016 (the non GUI version) as our hypervisor host, however, our guest VMs are still running Windows Server 2012 R2. We found that the remote management tools (...
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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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Error replacing StoragePool disk - not supported

I can't replace hard disks in my existing StoragePool, it fails when adding new disks. My question seems similar to this one, but that can't be the answer, because I've been using it for over a year ...
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Last powered off date for a vm in Hyper-V 2016

In Hyper-V 2012 when we had the configuration of a vm in the xml format, one could look up the last_powered_off_time node in the vm's configuration .xml file: <last_powered_off_time type="integer"&...
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Windows Server 2016 Datacenter VMs running on Hyper-V Server 2016

I misread something or I'm doing a terrible mistake here, hopefully you guys can help me. I have set up a Hyper-V Server 2016 on my physical machine (or bare metal as it's called) which has 1 ...
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What would be the benefit of configuring SOFS with S2D on Server 2016?

Let's say I have 4 servers in a "storage cluster", each of them has access to a JBOD of 24 hard drives. Then I have another 16 servers in a "VM cluster", running Hyper-V, each of them only has a boot ...
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Hyper v manager not connecting to, windows hyper v server 2016

I have the gui less hyper v server installed, i am trying to connect to it through hyper v manger on my windows 10 pc, but i keep getting errors. some things i have already done: Enable-PSRemoting ...
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HyperV Linux EFI VHDX migration is missing EFI in the boot options

I have a HyperV 2016 cluster of n machine running on W2k16. I've duplicated the VHDX of a RHEL 7.5 (Gen2) VM that runs with this boot order (and secure boot disabled): After creating a new VM with ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V guest (sometimes) does not get enough dynamic memory

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V guest (the host is Windows Server 2016) which sometimes (for example, right now) fails to get more memory even though dynamic memory is enabled, plenty of ...
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Hyper-v 2016 VM replication between domain and workgroup - no longer working

I have three hyper-v servers on an AD domain, which replicate between themselves nicely. I have two other hyper-v servers which are separate, in their own workgroup, they are being built in my ...
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Windows server on bare metal vs hyper-v regarding DPM 2010

Planning how to set up a newly purchased server. It is to be placed in my DMZ, hosting webapps only requiring a simple software stack of Java, Tomcat servlet container, and PostgreSQL database on top ...
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Hyper-V 2016 doesn't shut down guests on host restart / shutdown

I am running an Hyper-V host with Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. All guests are configured to be saved at host shutdown and automatically startet again at host startup. This worked for a long time, ...
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Unable to log into server using Hyper-V Manager

I am running Windows 10 on my client and the "headless" version of Hyper-V 2016 on my server. I am able to remote in to the server and run Powershell on the server. My network connections on both host ...
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Cannot console into VMs in Hyper-V

When I attempt to view the console of a VM in Hyper-V, I get the following messages: Video remoting was disconnected and Could not connect to the virtual machine. Try to connect again. If the ...
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Hyper-V 2016 DDA issue: a VM boot fails when a drive is connected to an opposite NUMA node

Brief description: the host is Windows Server 2016 Datacenter Build 14393 (UEFI) running Hyper-V role. SR-IOV and Intel VT are enabled. 4x Intel® Optane ™ SSD 900P 280GB PCIe NVMe 3.0 drives are ...
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Performance monitor access is denied

I've been seaching for about the last 5 hour about perforamce monitor and how it works, and it has been a pain. I'm trying to get Performance monitor working on Windows Hyper-v Server 2016. I also ...
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How to create a link aggregation (NIC TEAM) between bare metal, with Hyper-V 2016, and the switch

I started using Hyper-V a short time ago, I only have experience with ESXi. I'm trying to do a link aggregation with the 4 network interfaces between bare metal with Hyper-V and the switch. I've ...
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Windows 2016 HyperV Edition rescan hardware change

I have some problem with Windows 2016 HyperV Edition. It is Core only, and no GUI. Problem is that the mainboard is broken, and I need to replace it. But after replacing it, Windows doesn't recognize ...
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Windows Server 2016 random connectivity issues

I hope someone can help me out with this one. I have a Windows Server 2016 VM running on hyper-v, the host is also Windows Server 2016. At random times connecting to network shares on other servers ...
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Only getting 100 Mbit in Hyper V Guest from 1 Gigabit network connection

I have a HP Proliant ML350 G6 with two integrated Broadcom NetXTreme Gigabit Ethernet ports running Windows server 2016, updated as of today. If I share a folder on my hyper v host I can add and ...
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Can you run server 2003R2 as a guest OS in a server 2016 cluster

We are in the process of specing out a project for a client to upgrade their cluster hardware and host OS. They are currently using a server 2012 R2 cluster. We are going to take them to a server 2016 ...
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Hyper-V Powershell - Resume-VMReplication object not found

I am getting this error when trying to run Resume-VMReplication VMName. "Resume-VMReplication : Hyper-V encountered an error trying to access an object on computer 'GBYOR-SHP object was not found. ...
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