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Clustering and/or Hyper-V replica?

We currently have one big Dell server T610 physically hosting 4 Hyper-V VMs all Win2008R2. Running smoothly for years. We now need to purchase a new Dell server since Dell won't renew the existing ...

Complete High Availability System [duplicate]

I'm in the process of configuring a LAMP server but want to make sure it'll be ready for expansion for the future. Here's my current setup.. Two physical windows servers clustered with Hyper-V Two ...

Change order of the server list in Hyper V Manager

I'm using the Hyper V Manager on Windows 10 Pro and the list of servers on the left hand panel is in the order I added them. As I've only been adding them as they've come online or as I've needed them ...

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 ...

Hyper-V IP Not Visible in Server Manager

I have a Hyper-V VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. For some reason this VM is not displaying its IP address in the Hyper-V Manager: The integration servers enabled on this VM are as shown ...

Practice management software running in Hyper-V?

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 ...

Rename a VM on SCVMM 2012 R2

I have googled it and found many different suggestions or scripts but what I a after are some high level steps on what is needed to rename a VM after it has been deployed. I can change the name in AD ...

Windows Server Hyper-V Configuration and Hardware Requirements [closed]

I plan to buy a windows server machine as a part of an academic project. In this project I plan to use one windows server having multiple virtual servers. At this step, I am writing a hardware and ...

Windows Server 2012 R2 - NAT for Hyper-V Internal switch

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 box, and am migrating some Hyper-V VMs over to this machine. I'm trying to use the NAT feature from the Routing and Remote Access role to give a Hyper-V Internal switch,...

How to extend a non-root partition of a Ubuntu VM by command line (and without GParted)

After increasing the disk size from 200GB to 300GB of a Hyper-V VM in which Ubuntu Server is installed lsblk shows the following root@ubuntu:~# lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN ...

Cannot install Windows Server 2016 on 2008 R2 Hyper-V due to MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION stop error

I'm trying to create a Windows Server 2016 instance on Hyper-V 2008 and it fails to boot from the ISO because of a stop error "MACHINE CHECK EXCEPTION". Is installing 2016 not possible on an OS as old ...

How to create a Hyper-V VM with Powershell DSC and module xHyper-V?

I've been trying to create a VM on my Hyper-V 2016 host from my Windows 10 workstation using module xHyper-V with not a lot of joy. My Hyper-V host is called Lithium and my DSC Script is below. ...

How can i update windows Hyper-V module on Windows Server 2012

I have created a small RDP utility by which we can connect to Hyper-V machine on Windows Server. This utility works perfectly fine on Windows Server 2012 R2 but on Windows Server 2012 display is not ...

Hyper-V Cluster network not reachable between nodes

Microsoft recommends a Hyper-V Cluster has its own dedicated cluster network that will be: Used for inter-node cluster communication such as the cluster heartbeat and Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) ...

ADAM (MSExchange) VSS Writer - Non-retryable error (when backing up with DPM, or makinng Hyperv checkpoint)

I have Exchange EDGE ROLE installed as VM on Hyper-v (Win 2016 std). When DPM 2016 tries to backup that VM I have an error that it is failing, I tracked the problem to inability to make VSS snapshot ...

Hyper-V ping VM from different physical host

Here is the setup, I'd appreciate if someone can tell me why this doesn't work. This illustration should make it easy to understand. From 192.168.1.3 how can I get to 10.0.0.5 ? Wouldn't a route ...

Storage Recommendations for Hyper-v cluster on Server 2016

We have purchased a new set of 5 HP servers and an all solid state 16gb fibre Nimble storage system to replace our aged existing hardware, however, the decision was made above my head to switch from ...

Hyper-V buffers multicast UDP traffic

I'm currently running an Ubuntu 16 virtual server on top of a Hyper-V machine. My ubuntu server subscribes and listens to Multicast traffic via UDP and i currently have a problem with packets ...

Hyper-V server 2016 and 2012R2 Replica compatibility

Can Hyper-V Server 2012R2 and 2016 run as replica servers? It is mainly for upgrade the environment, but I need the replication is working for some time between 2012R2 and 2016. Do anyone try it, or ...

how to make Windows server 2012R2 NIC connect to trunk,but with a VLAN ID

Windows Server 2012R2 ,with hyper-v. for hyper-v 's guest os connecting to multi vlan, host 's NIC connect to trunk port on switch hub. but I want set host os with VLAN ID(VLAN 10) ,for with a VLAN 10 ...

2012 R2 Hyper-V Connect to VM console

I have a 2012 R2 hybrid with the hyper-v role installed. I can launch hyper-v and power on my VM but when I click on connect and try to login to the VM using a LOCAL ADMIN account of the VM I get the ...

Virtualization, DC,Exchange and RDS Advise

We currently have two servers which we are looking to upgrade, one is Small business server, runs exchange and hosts all our files, and the second server is a remote desktop services machine which ...

FCM not loading Properties for configured Hyper-V shares

Have 3 nodes 2 of which are part of a hyper-v cluster. Many moons ago I configured network shares within FCM, for the last few days when attempting to select properties for specific shares it displays ...

Force Install “Wrong” Driver Hyper-V Server

So I've spent the last few hours trying to resolve this and have had no luck. I have a Hyper-V 2016 Server running on AMD hardware. It has an ASUS TPM (though I've tried a Gigabyte TPM as well). ...

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 ...

Hyper-V - No Hypervisor on DELL PowerEdge R710

We can not get our Hyper-V core server up and running with a DELL PowerEdge R710. We tried it with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 but we always get the message "no hypervisor is ...

Different Hyper-v Integration Services Versions

I'm trying to get a grasp on these different hyper-v integration services version numbers. If I go on the hyper-v host and check the registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\...

Failover Cluster Manager showing wrong interface for node

I have a 2 node 2012 R2 Hyper-V setup that i am trying to configure Hyper-V HA. The network setup for both nodes are as follows: Total: (8 x Ports): 4 x Adapters - (Teamed:Production/VM external ...

Veeam & Hyper-V Credentials and DNS

Keep in mind that i just started with Veeam (backup and replication) and Hyper-V, english also isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes. What i want to do is, Back-up a (standalone) ...

Hyper-V Virtual Switch backup

I'm planning to configure a backup solution for hyper-V VM's. I have tried to backup hyper-V host configuration details like virtual switch details, VM's, etc using in inbuilt windows system backup. ...

How do you remote connect to Hyper-V server to reboot a VM via powershell with a machine not in the same domain

The machine I am trying to use is not Domain Joined(won't be) and would like to be able to remote reboot a VM(pfSense) with a PowerShell Script. I keep getting this error trying test my connection ...

Hyper-V internal network, VMs not getting IP from DHCP server?

Hyper-V is running in my Win 10 pc, inside there are a Win Srv 2012 R2 and a Win7 vm. 2012 R2 is the main DC, and also DHCP server. What I want: The VMs to be in a separate network from the host, but ...

Configuring a 1-to-1 allocation of virtual processors

I have a question regarding a recommendation for setting up vCPU on a hyper-v virtual server. Documentation for the application states "For best performance, configure a 1-to-1 allocation of virtual ...

Server 2016 bluescreen vmswitch.sys

I am facing a serious issue on two Hyper-V-hosts with Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. Without external influence they crash and all guest VMs too. The STOP code is UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP ...

“Error trying to access object” in New-VM when creating a generation 2 VM

I have an extremely obscure error: if I try to create a gen 2 (gen 1 works fine) VM with powershell, it errors out. Creating it with the Hyper-V manager remotely works fine. Environment details: ...

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 ...

Putting a backup AD domain controller as a VM on a workstation

As a small shop (~10 PCs), we have only one physical server machine. This physical server machine runs the following two virtual machines: one AD domain controller and one "production server" (file ...

hyperv - Clone VM, wont clone come up w same IPs and make a networking collision?

Existing VM is running in prod. Did an export, then an import to clone it. Clone is currently in stopped state.... I am almost afraid to fire it up! What is best step now to get the OS up (without ...

Shared User Starting Multiple RDP Connections to Pooled Virtual Desktop Collection

I have setup a Windows 16 (Datacenter Evaluation) test server with Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services installed. I am using Virtualization Host with a collection of pooled Windows 7 VMs. What I need ...

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 ...

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Clustered strange behaviour

I have the following enviroment: Active Directory (3 DC's) 2012 R2 Level 5 Nodes Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Cluster (SMB2 as storage) with two NAS Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 (not CSV) Each node has ...

Host can't communicate with hyper-v VM

I can't ping/ssh from the host to the VM or the other way around. I'm running a Ubuntu virtual machine on a Windows 10 host with hyper-v. I'm using a internal virtual switch with hyper-v. The VM has ...

Trying to run Hyper-v 2016 from USB

Been trying to test Hyper-v 2016 this afternooon but I am unable to get my R630 to boot from the USB I configured using the following instructions https://technet.microsoft.com/library/ee731893(ws.10)....

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 ...

Hyper-V ServiceConnectionPoint Missing

I have a Computer Object in AD representing one of our servers running Hyper-V. While building a script, I suddenly noticed this server was not showing up in my list. The script uses a custom ...

SCVMM P2V Error ID: 3503 - Zero Hyper V Host Memory Issue despite enough Memory?

VMM P2V Wizard - Error Screen - After this screen when pressing Next this Error Msg pops up Not enough memory available. Total memory on the host is 0 MB. Remaining memory for use by existing and new ...

Error in connecting to HyperV Server

Greetings fellow admins, History, I recently installed Windows HyperV 2012 on HPZ600 Joined the existing windows Active Directory domain, add the computer on to my Debian DNS Server. No Errors. I ...

Remotely connect to Hyper-V guest before OS boot?

I have several guest VMs that use Truecrypt full disk encryption running on a Hyper-V host. What are my options to allow VM owners to enter their own password to boot the machine?

How to obtain IP Address of Windows 2008 R2 VM on Hyper-V with PowerShell?

I have created an automated build script to build new VMs on Hyper-V 2016. I sometimes need a 2008 R2 VM and the way I obtain the IP Address to connect to my 2012 R2/2016 VMs is to use some powershell ...

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 ...
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