Receiving error when trying to create virtual drive in Hyper-V 2008 R2

Posted on 2011-05-04
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Hello. I have setup a lab server for testing various applications. The server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Core. I also have a workstation that I installed the Hyper-V tools. Neither machine is on domain. On both machines, I have created an administrator account. So I would be logon to my workstation with the admin account, I am using the same credentials on the server.

On the workstation, I open the Hyper-V tools and connect to the server. I am able to start and stop the hyper-v server and create additional network adapters. The problem comes when I try to create a virtual drive. I get the attached error message. If I look at the location where I am trying to the virtual drive, I see a .vhd with the name.

Does anyone know what could be the cause of this problem? Thank you for any assistance.
Question by:Lorrec
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have you tried connecting to the hyper-v server using the admin/password combo, by mapping a drive or opening a connection e.g. \\hyper-vservername\c$ and then using hyperv tools to create a disk.
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Svet Paperov earned 2000 total points
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Are you using the HVRemote.wsf script? You need to give appropriate write permissions of the server local account on folder where VHD files are located.
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checkout the following and use HVRemote.wsf to test communication issues


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Thank you. That did the trick.

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