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4 node HyperV and shared storage cluster in Windows Server 2012

I succesfully setup a HA SOFS storage cluster using Starwind on two nodes. Now I want to setup the HyperV failover part and need some input on how to implement this. Do I need to add the two HyperV ...

Hyper-v replication assistance

I have a new Windows Hyper-V Server 2016 (the free one) under workgroup and would like to make one of the VMs replicating into another Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V For the Wind 2012 I managed to ...

Poor Remote FX performance

I am running windows 10 x64 VM on a Windows Server 2012 Hyper V. The server has 3 GTX 1060 6GB Graphics cards. I have assigned the graphics card to use with Hyper V and added the Remote FX adapter to ...

SAN and Hyper V

I have just configured SCV2020 Dell Storage to be used with a Cluster of Hyper V servers. Everything is working fine. I have a more of a design question. Should I create one large volume on the dell ...

Better to deduplicate inside VHDX on client or outside VHDX on host? [duplicate]

I have a 16TB array that I'm hosting in a virtual environment. It contains video and photos from our marketing department. The data resides on the Hyper-V host itself as a VHDX file on a 8-drive SATA ...

Getting HyperV to work after uninstalling Vmware

I originally used Vmware on this machine and uninstalled it. I've attempted to enable the HyperV through powershell and the cmdlet with various suggestions I've seen on Google but no luck. Any ideas? ...

Is a virtualized guest host limited by the host system max concurrent connections

I'm trying to test a server environment on my windows 10 professional. I'm running windows server 2016 as a guest host with hyper-v I need to test our application (angular) with 30/40 clients ...

Executing Scheduled Task after VM Migration (HyperV)

We are setting up multiple SQL Virtual Machines, spread over multiple nodes, so that they can auto migrate between nodes for load balancing, or for automatic failover during troubling times. These VMs ...

Low NIC throughtput under Hyper-V

I have a Xeon-based Dell T20 with Quad Intel I350 running Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V with OpenSUSE as Gen2 VM. Both Windows Server and OpenSUSE have dedicated ports on I350, no sharing. SR-IOV is ...

Hyper-V host consuming available memory

I'm a bit new to configuring Hyper-V so this could be a simple question for someone, but I am in need of some advice. I have a Hyper-V host server with 128GB RAM, and all of this RAM is being ...

recommendation for virtualizing 3 SMB servers

We are in the midst of a server upgrade. Currently, we have 2 servers. A WS2003 on some 9 years old hardware with 4 GB of RAM that holds the DC and Sage DB role. We want a new server that can split ...

Practice management software running in Hyper-V? [closed]

It's my first time asking a question, so please let me know if I've done something wrong or can be more clear/concise in my phrasing. I've recently taken over service for a dental office that ...

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 ...

Microsoft Hypervisor: Can we map LUNs directly to VM like VMWare RDM using HyperV's Virtual Fibre Channel Feature?

If we have a vSAN created on Microsoft Hypervisor and Virtual FC Ports have been assigned to VMs, can we directly map a LUN to the VMs bypassing the Hypervisor? i.e. The Hypervisor's disk management ...

Windows server slow file share performance “one way”

I'm facing issue with between two of our servers in hosted enviroment. We have two identical servers, one installed about year ago and one recently. When copying files from server to other it might be ...

“Connection refused” by CentOS7 when trying to connect remotely with SSH

I installed the latest CentOS 7 version 1611 on a Hyper-V VM with static IP. Network and firewall seem to be set up correctly. Now I am trying to simply log into it remotely from Putty. I get "...

hyperv private lan with other servers

I have a windows server with two NICs. The first is connected to an external network and works ok. The second is connected to LAN. The second NIC is assigned 192.168.200.10. Other servers in the LAN ...

memory_corruption_one_byte server 2016 (nested virtualization)

Hi i have about 6 guest VMs (mix of 2012 R2 and 2016) running on 2016. One of those guests is a 2016 box with nested virtualization enabled (via powershell). This box is acting as a Hyper-V replica, ...

Stand-alone Hyper-V Host to create a cluster

We have a single Hyper-V host connected via two fibre links to a HP storage device (this is a shared storage device). This host currently runs around 19 VMs. I would like to add an additional host ...

Win 10 on Hyper-V: explorer delay in opening folder on mapped network drive, large DPC count

I have a Windows 10 Pro running on a Hyper-V (Core) Server 2016, and a Windows 2008 R2 file server (not virtualized). Listing one specific folder (opening it in Explorer), N:\Folder, on a mapped ...

How to find reason behind changed state of virtual machines?

I am working in Windows Virtual machines which were part of Hyper-V setup. It was in running state but now I see it state as "OFF", I have manually changed the state to "Running" but I want to know ...

Windows Server 2012 R2/Hyper-V - Restoring virtualized domain controllers

It appears as if there is a large amount of conflicting or old (pertaining to Server 2008) information regarding backing up and restoring domain controllers hosted in Hyper-V. I have two domain ...

WinRM failing when attempted from Win10, but not from WSE2016

I'm unable to PSRemote to my Hyper-V host, nor can I connect to it using Hyper-V Manager. This occurs from a client VM, but not the server VM. I can PSRemote and connect without problem from the ...

How to resolve hyper-V error message when booting up a VM?

I'm running this on Windows Server 2016 Essentials. There's a single local VM set up in the Hyper-V. The guest VM is Windows 10 Pro. Again, that VM runs from the same physical server. When the host ...

Hyper-V Nextcloud server crashes - task jbd2 blocked for more than 120 seconds

I hope this is the right place for my question. I have recently set up a ubuntu 16 LTS server running in a hyper-v VM on my windows 2012R2 server. That ubuntu server is running nextcloud and ...

Hyper-V vs Vmware Workstation in term of performance on Windows [on hold]

Is there any performance evaluation available for Hyper-V and Vmware Workstation running on Windows (preferably to be Windows 10)? Thanks

VSS writer NTDS State 11 failed and other writers state 5

We use Altaro VMBackup V7.0.20.3 to back up some VMs hosted on a single Hyper-V Host running Windows Server 2012 R2. One of the VMs running Windows Server 2008 gets the following error after the ...

Hyper-V 2012 R2 - multiple public IP mapping

I have a physical server with Windows 2016 Datacenter and Hyper-V activated. Multiple VMs are configured and need to be reached from the Internet. My provider assigned multiple public IPs on the ...

Why does Hyper-V not enable this VMSwitchExtension?

The long and short of it is: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> Get-VMSwitch vSwitch Name SwitchType NetAdapterInterfaceDescription ---- ---------- ------------------------------ vSwitch External ...

SMB file server on multiple network cards

We received two servers with hyper-V 2012R2 free for our project this week, and we need to create an SMB failover. I'm not familiar with multiple network card setups, as we had our previous servers ...

Virtual Machines Won't Start

I right click on a virtual machine, click 'Start' and I immediately get I just created this one from scratch. I have another virtual machine that has been installed for 6 months now that doesn't work ...

Hyper-V Integration for Debian 8

As per https://oitibs.com/install-hyper-v-lis-on-debian-8/ i need to edit nano /etc/initramfs-tools/modules however i noticed that even without this, nor installing apt-get install hyperv-daemons, out ...

Windows Server virtual disk cache settings

In Windows under Azure or Hyper-V, the Disk Policy write cache settings for a virtual disk will always appear to be enabled from the server configuration, regardless of the actual status of write ...

Hyper-V VLANS working, but VLAN trunk does not. Native VLAN works.. WEIRD,

Trying to get VLAN & Trunking to work in Hyper-V. I have two VM's on the same Network. SCVMM and Host1. Host1 should be a Trunk for VLAN 7-12 and Native VLAN 10. I then put SCVMM on VLAN7 via the ...

Hyper-V Virtual Machine - DNS resolve Slow?

I am running a Hyper-V server (Windows server 2012) (dedicated machine) for multiple subsystems that are virtual-machines. (3x Windows, 1x Linux) In general all works well except one small issue. ...

Hyper-V Windows Server 2016 - Assign Public IP to Guest VM and allow internet access

I'm setting up a Hyper-V (Win Server 2016) lab on a leased Dedicated Server. The server has 2 (can get more) permanent IP addresses. I want my Guest VM(s) to have full internet access, and use one ...

Move to a brand new Hyper-V Cluster

We have a 2 node Hyper-V cluster with DAS storage, both nodes running 2012R2. We are going to add two brand new nodes into the existing cluster - both running 2012R2. This will have its own DAS Array ...

Ubuntu on Hyper-V and VHDX

I have a setup where I will run a Ubuntu Server on two VHDX disks. System 50GB and Data 4TB. They are located on a mirrored Storage Spaces Pool and are dynamic expanded. During the Ubuntu ...

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 ...

Virtualized infrastructure with R630s [closed]

I was recently assigned to a new project where I will have to build new virtualized infrastructure using Dell R630 hosts with 32GB RAM, E5 2600 v4 CPU and 12 10k SAS drives in each. I also have 2DP ...

Microsoft Hyper-V NAT and switchover between WiFi and Ethernet in the Host

I have one Hyper-V Virtual Machine in my Windows 10 Pro host. I have created NAT network which works perfectly when using either my WiFi connection or Ethernet connection. The problem comes when I'll ...

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 ...

2008 VM on Hyper V 2012 R2: Memory, Page Files allocation vs Replication Performance for Guest & Host - Best Practices, Specifics, Tradeoffs?

2008 VM on Hyper V 2012 R2: Memory, Page Files allocation vs Replication Performance for Guest & Host - Best Practices, Specifics, Tradeoffs? Cleaned up machines that were P2Ved: SBS 2008 DC: ...

Replication establishing error between Hyper-V 2012R2 and 2016 (0x00002EFE)

I have Active Directory scenario with bunch of Hyper-V Server 2012R2 and Hyper-V Server 2016 servers. I have configured Kerberos authentication on port 80, enabled on firewall. I Want to enable ...

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 ...

WSFC creation fails on physical server, succeeds on VM

I cannot for the life of me get a cluster created on any of my physical Windows Server 2016 Datacenter installs, and this is my Hail Mary. I've tried fresh installs, fresh re-installs, creating the ...

Why is HyperV Checkpoint-VM parameter SnapshotName ignored when Powershell remoting?

Having this code in powershell: $Servers = "computer.domain.com" # Open Session $Session = New-PSSession -ComputerName $Servers # Create Daily Checkpoints. Invoke-Command -Session $Session -...

Hyper-V Manager - Windows 10 & Server 2016 & Activer Directory - Cannot connect Local W10 Account to Hyper-V running on Server 2016

I have a server running server 2016 for my Hyper-V Role and the server is domain joined. My PC is Domain Joined but I run using a local account most of the time. I cannot connect my Hyper-V Manager ...

Hyper-V: Not able to ping my local VM from Host

I have an external ethernet switch which I'm using to connect to my VM. I'm able to access internet on my local VM. The problem is that I'm not able to ping it. I've done the following after reading ...

Dell R330 server disconnects shortly & occasionally from LAN

We have Dell R330 server with Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet cards, driver version 17.4.0.0 from Feb 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2 Std. x64 in a domain. The server is connected with a cable to a ...
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