Hyper-V processor questions

I have a VM server that I built that has 4 processors, we purchased a new server that has 8 processors, when I move the VM to the new server I only see 4 processors, how can I get the old VM to see the new 8 processors.  Thanks
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redvipergtsAsked:
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cwstad2Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Hyper-V supports a maximum of 4 processors. see article below. if you wish to use all 8 then look at something like VMware. Hope this helps

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/servervirtualization/thread/d1d7605d-e598-43b8-8403-0d378f020869/
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IP512Commented:
edit the VM properties and assign 8 CPUs to it.
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redvipergtsAuthor Commented:
cwstad2, yep I just found that article.  So my next question is we still have 8 processors in the system, how can we divide the load ?  I would like to run vm server one with processor 1,2,3,4 and vm server two with processor 5,6,7,8.  Under the vm properties like you said it's only a max of 4 processors.... what 4 ? How do I make sure we used the maximum resources of the server ?  Thanks
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jonyeltonCommented:
You are at the max in terms of processors.  You can add more memory if it helps.   In hyperv, you cannot specify the processor number.  For that you would need VMware or similar.
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cwstad2Commented:
I would imagine the system would be smart enough to dynamically allocate the correct resource. Dont forget the 4 is a maximum for each VM not host. I run a number of machines on 6 cores and all run with equal performance.
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redvipergtsAuthor Commented:
Please explain: "Dont forget the 4 is a maximum for each VM not host."
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cwstad2Commented:
the VM is the virtual machine and not the physical host
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