• Virtualizing a windows nt 4.0 server with hyper-v

    Hey guys, Currently we are running Windows NT 4.0 on our network and will be upgrading our hardware and software to Server 2012. In-order to do this we must virtualize our Windows NT server because we our still running a legacy database called PC-File. We our upgrading our database but right now it...

    Danjoun5 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V requirements with Windows Server 2008

    Besides needing 64 bit are there any other requirements i should be thinking about when using hyper v in terms of hardware?

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • How to create a Virtual Machine on a Windows 7 host.

    Hello...I am chasing some advice on how to proceed. I wish to create a virtual machine, I have a Windows 7 machine, it is: 2.10GHz, 4.0GB RAM, & has a 64-bit operating system. I have 140+GB of free space on my hard drive. What I want to know is the step-by-step process of installing the Hyper-V...

    CrackingTry35 pointsBadges:
  • Best VM graphics for cheapest hypervisor?

    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,...

    pitiko20 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V VM backup

    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

    Hv10 pointsBadges:
  • HyperV on a win7 host that uses VMWare.

    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>?

    jgnetworksecurity15 pointsBadges:
  • stuck at waking the virtual machine

    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 Remote...

    RobRud5 pointsBadges:
  • Can not backup hyper-v with exchange 2010.

    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...

    vadimt35 pointsBadges:
  • Problem with Hyper-V snapshots – unable to start VM

    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....

    ahmedz10 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Which company’s virtualization strategy do you believe in more for the long term?

    In this week's YouTube IT video of the week, outgoing VMware CEO Paul Maritz discusses how his company's virtualization products compare to Microsoft's Hyper-V. Which company's virtualization strategy do you believe in more for the long term?

    Michael Tidmarsh33,955 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V can\’t work external network

    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...

    ens1z10 pointsBadges:
  • What hypervisor do you use and why?

    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)?

    Ben Rubenstein7,930 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic HOT failover between Highend Rack servers running under Windows2008R2 EE

    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.      

    S909920 pointsBadges:
  • Hyper-V VM settings 3070MB memory limit

    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 two...

    JKalliola5 pointsBadges:
  • Network Port Usage

    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   12 ports -...

    mshen27,385 pointsBadges:
  • SQL Server Failover Clustering or DB Mirroring

    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 setup Hyper-V...

    Azeee20 pointsBadges:
  • Which backup tools work best with Hyper-V? Any recommendations?

    Which backup tools work best with Hyper-V? Any recommendations? This question is from the 7/30 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE352,380 pointsBadges:
  • Will Microsoft catch up with VMware?

    Bridget Botelho, a news writer for SearchServerVirtualization.com, recently investigated Microsoft's prospects in cloud computing and virtualization against VMware. What do you think -- how does Microsoft stack up against VMware's offerings, and do you think the future holds any significant change?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Can you install Mac OS on Hyper-V?

    Can you install Mac OS on Hyper-V? This question is from the 5/14 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE352,380 pointsBadges:
  • Can you talk about Hyper-V’s add/remove storage capabilities?

    Can you talk about Hyper-V's add/remove storage capabilities? This question is from the 5/14 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

    ITKE352,380 pointsBadges:

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