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  • I’m wondering if it’s possible to share Hyper-V Manager?

    I have a test environment that I already have hosted from my computer. I've configured an external switch so other people can access it.Inside of Hyper-V Manager we can see that we have: "Hyper-V Manager" and under it we have connection to the local machine. We can also add a connection by...

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  • I’m trying to enable Hyper-V in my control panel

    I recently installed Windows 8 Pro and I'm trying to use Visual Studio for Windows Phone Development. Next, I enabled "virtualization technology" in the motherboard but I can't make it. It says I can enable "Hyper-V" but not the "Hyper-V Platform".Is it possible to enable the "Hyper-V Platform"...

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  • 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...

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  • Unable to login with root credential in physical server

    I have a physical server in which two VPS servers are present. Iam now not able to login into one of the VPS server with the rrot credentials ! Is there any way to reset the password so as to access the VPS ? I tried contacting the providers for changing the root password but had to declinwe the...

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  • Hyper-V Host Not Responding in SCVMM 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 back in, but with a cluster...

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  • Making Virtualized Physical Resources Portable

    Suppose I have a datacenter with a number of vitualization and cloud-based solutions running at the same time - KVM, VMware, Xen, etc. all of which have type 1 hypervizors and demand the undivided resources of a single physical server. How can I port physical servers from one environment to another...

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  • Changing host machine name in Hyper-V

    In a Hyper-V system -- is it possible to change the computer name of a host machine? Will it affect the setup or the other machines?

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  • Managing Hyper-V from an XP-compatible console

    The following question was recently submitted by a user via e-mail: I want to manage Hyper-V from an XP machine; where can I get an XP-compatible install of the console?

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  • Small Business Server 2008

    Does anyone know if there will be an R2 version of Small Business Server 2008? Most of our customers fall into the SMB category, with the emphasis on Small. Our organization pretty much functions as the complete IT department for these companies. Because of cost and features, they are all running...

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  • Hyper-V Guest: USB-over-network

    Has anyone had any experience with using USB-over-network in a Hyper-V Guest environment? What are the best products?

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  • How do I specify hardware that will support running Hyper-V?

    How do I specify hardware that will support running Hyper-V? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

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  • Do you think VMware ESX will lower its price after Hyper-V R2 goes GA?

    After Hyper-V R2 goes GA, do you think VMware ESX will lower its price? Why or why not? Hannah Drake and Bridget Botelho discussed this, among other topics (including what's ahead at VMWorld) with John Gilmartin of VMware -- you can listen to the podcast here.

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  • Where can I get the hyper-v remote manager tool for windows 7?

    Where can I get the hyper-v remote manager tool for windows 7? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

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  • What’s basic minimal hardware requirement for Hyper-V?

    What's basic minimal hardware requirement for Hyper-V? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

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  • Hyper-V 2008 R2 issue with vista hyper-v manager

    Installed the hyper-v manager on vista when i make an connection, i see " Connecting to Virtual Management Service" and than received the message " You might not have permission to perform this task" . I use the same user local on vista as on the Hyper-V server. Configer Remote management on the...

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  • When Hyper-V R2 goes GA, what do you speculate will be VMware’s reaction, if any?

    When Hyper-V R2 goes GA, what do you speculate will be VMware's reaction, if any? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Chat held on August 27th.

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  • Is there a noticeable performance of virtual machines if Hyper-V issued on a Windows Server 2008 Core installation vs. Windows Server 2008 Full instal

    Is there a noticeable performance of virtual machines if Hyper-V issued on a Windows Server 2008 Core installation vs. Windows Server 2008 Full install?

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  • Can you tell me what the role of Citrix Essentials is in the overall management of Hyper-V?

    Can you tell me what the role of Citrix Essentials is in the overall management of Hyper-V? This question is from the 7/30 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • When will Hyper-V R2 be available for evaluation?

    My question is - when will Hyper-V R2 be available for evaluation? This question is from the 7/30 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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  • Do you have any recommendations to help us justify migrating to a Hyper-V environment when we’ve already made a considerable investment in VMware?

    Do you have any recommendations to help us justify migrating to a Hyper-V environment when we've already made a considerable investment in VMware? This question is from the 5/14 Microsoft Virtualization Chat on ITKnowledgeExchange.com

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