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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hyper V Switch fault

I bought Server of OVH and installed windows in it. Getting this error while creating VM and gets this error when click to virtual switch manager any solution?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

“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: ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Connect to Hyper-V VMS from an another computer using RDP [closed]

If I run Hyper-V on a local machine I am able to connect to to my VMS using RDP(the vm have been set up on the internal network). But if you are running Hyper-V Server is it possible then to ...

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 ...

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 ...
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