I need a hypervisor to use for my personal SharePoint 2013 development. I have already experimented with Hyper-V which is free and probably setup instructions for it more easily available. I have not played around with any version of VMware or other hypervisors yet. I am building a new system, because even installing fixed size [...]
Answer Question | May 9, 2013 12:07 PM
Hyper-V, Hypervisor, Virtualization, VMware
Hi, Is it possible to back up a VM from the host perspective by transferring a VM’s individual file and folders using traditional approach. Thanks Mohan
Answer Question | May 7, 2013 3:26 PM
How do I try out Hyper-V if I am currently using a laptop with Windows 7 and VMWare Workstation (with several servers always running) already on the host. Basically, is there any way to try out Hyper-V inside a VMWare Virtual Machine>?
Answer Question | October 25, 2012 3:15 PM
Hello. I have a small test environment set up to test VDI with on Hyper-V. I have Hyper-V on its own physical machine, and the Broker, etc. is running on another machine “RDBROKER”. I have a VM set up (called “vmWIN7″), and it is assigned to a specific user “vmuser”. From my laptop, I use [...]
Answer Question | October 23, 2012 7:12 PM
Hyper-V, Remote Desktop Connection, Virtualization, Windows 2008 R2
Hi, I have a strange problem,I’m trying to backup hyper-v vhd file with Exchange 2010 installed on it by Symantec backup exec 2010 r2 with hyper-v agent.But I can not to do it if exchange is online,virtual machine with exchange stopped after 1 or 2 minutes since backup job started. I have not such problem [...]
Answer Question | October 15, 2012 1:13 PM
Hyper-V, Microsoft Exchange 2010
I restarted my Host server after shutting down three guest VMs. After I restarted the machine I tried to start the VMs and got an error stating the the VM failed to start. SERVERNAME failed to start. Attachment ‘avhd file path’ is read only. Please provide read/write access to the attachment. Error: ‘General access denied [...]
Answer Question | October 2, 2012 7:22 PM
Hyper-V, Windows 2008 R2
I setup my Hyper-V under Windows 2008 R2 Standard. But i can´t access internet (network) in virtualized machines. First. I setup the hyper-v using this manual http://www.howtogeek.com/103884/install-hyper-v-on-windows-server-2008-r2/ The first doubt its on step ”Create Virtual Networks”, my dedicated server show only one network adapter ”Intel(R) 82580 Gigabit Network Connection #2” I dont check this adapter [...]
Answer Question | August 8, 2012 8:34 PM
Hyper-V, Network, Virtualization, Windows 2008 R2
When I try to start my virtual machine, I get an error message saying that the hypervisor is not running. I’m able to open Hyper-V Manager fine, and have not had a problem running a VM on this physical machine before. Has anyone run into this issue?
Answer Question | June 19, 2012 4:05 PM
Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008
Hi, I need to clarify some concerns with regard to the options available on SQL Cluster deployment, but before that let me give you a background on the infra layout so we are on the same page: We have two physical servers + FC SAN (iscsi not supported in the current model) to [...]
Answer Question | February 28, 2012 9:55 AM
Failover Clustering, Hyper-V, SQLServer
Do you use VMware, Hyper-V, or another hypervisor (e.g. Citrix XenServer)? What factors are most important to you when choosing one over the other (or multiple)?
Answer Question | June 19, 2012 5:13 PM
Citrix XenServer, Hyper-V, VMware
I’m wondering if someone had a better idea for what I’m trying to do. I have a small cluster of beefy Hyper-V servers. Each server has 20 1GB ports. This is my approach to port usage for the NICs: 20 ports 4 ports – iSCSI multi-pathing 4 ports – VM DMZ Network Team [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 8:31 PM
Engineering, Hyper-V, iSCSI SAN, NIC Ports, Windows 2008 R2
I Installed Hyper-V R2 to ML150 G3 hardware. Everything works fine, but I can’t set over 3070MB memory to any VM’s configured. There is 16GB physical memory available. I get “Out of bounds” error if I try to set more memory to VM. What could cause this? I have no such problems with our other [...]
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 1:20 PM
Hyper-V, Hyper-V R2, Virtual Machines, Virtual memory
How to implement Hot failover between two high end Rack Servers running under Windows 2008 R2 EE server and a critical application which uses MS MQ for application message Queue handling since windows2008R2 EE provides four instances of Virtualisation.
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:01 AM
Failover, Hyper-V, IBM X 6230, MSMQ, Server virtualization, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
My company is deciding between VMware and Microsoft’s Hyper-V. I’m curious as to the community’s thoughts on the two as far as storage, security, scalability, cost, features, licensing, cost. Any information appreciated!
Answer Question | May 2, 2011 3:24 PM
Hyper-V, Storage virtualization, Virtualization, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization software, VMware
Does Windows Server 2000 support Integration Services Hyper-V VSS writer?
Answer Question | April 4, 2011 7:41 PM
Backup, Hyper-V, Storage virtualization, VSS Backup, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server backup
I want to create virtual machines of few softwares and place them on one system. Then i want to access these virtual machines from another computer . the first and the second computer are connected to each other using LAN. so that first machine acts as a server and second machine act as client. suppose [...]
Answer Question | February 4, 2011 7:37 AM
Hyper-V, LAN, Virtual machine management, VMware Server, VMware Workstation
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Answer Question | January 21, 2011 4:10 PM
Desktop virtualization, embedded Linux, Giveaways, Hyper-V, IT Books, Linux, NetApp, Open source software, VirtualBox, VRDP
I work for small school district with about 600 PCs on our network. We have a 1GB backbone and 12 servers (7 of them VMs). I recently put in a large terminal server to utilize thin clients, but found restricts with software I could run on the server OS (Win 2008R2). In some research, I [...]
Answer Question | January 21, 2011 8:24 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Hyper-V, Terminal Server, Thin clients, VDI, Virtual Apps, Windows Server 2008 R2
I have a 2 node hyper-v cluster managed by SCVMM R2. Node 1 has the correct agent version but node 1 is not responding and has an older version. I try and update agent but it fails and is still not responding. The option to correct this is to remove the host and add it [...]
Answer Question | January 14, 2011 3:42 PM
Hyper-V, Hyper-V Host, Hypervisor, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, Virtual machine manager
Any one have experience with the above configuration? I am not a SAN guy, so looking for configuration suggestions for the Hyper-V settings, and Equallogic SAN configuration.
Answer Question | October 14, 2010 11:58 PM
EqualLogic, EqualLogic SAN, Hyper-V, SAN Configuration, Windows Server 2008