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Hi

Cant seem to get past this point.

I want to create a vm as a tenant and getting the error below.

I have 300GB on my CSV volume that the hyper v cluster is using .

I have 3Gb on each server in the cluster and hyper v is selected .

Attached is the error.

Please assist.
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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Seems you are running out of resources. While you are creating VM from "fail over clustur"

check the star rating and use the maximum star host.

When i'm saying resources it means it can be RAM/CPU/Disk

you can calculate the RAM assigned to the all VMs and total into the host.
CPU must not be more than the 1:2 ratio means if you have 4 core CPU you may use upto 8  cores but left atleast 2 core for host.
Disk : check all disk created in size and total size, if you are using dynamic disk then also make sure some free space is into the datastore..
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by:Vaseem Mohammed
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Hi,
whats the RAM and Procs you are assigning to this VM?
is there any limitations set by provider on max RAM, Procs? i feel that due to these limitations you are not able to create VM.
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by:Bitcoin
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thanks guys.

Attached is the config and each host has 5 gb  free ram. The csv volume also has 300GB free.

I have also attached the capcity for this cloud.

not sure whats going on.
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by:Vaseem Mohammed
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relevant screenshots are missing, please update
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by:Bitcoin
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sorry here they are
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by:Vaseem Mohammed
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Is there any way you can check how much resources you have used up till now.
How many VMs has been created till now and how many are powered On.?

If the amount of resource free "is Less than" the amount you are configuring on the new VM, then the error you are getting is obvious.
Either you need to reduce the resources assigned to running VMs or PowerOff some of the VMs (which are not necessary)
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by:Bitcoin
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attached is the virtual im trying to create. So 1 core and 786MB ram. its nothing.
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by:Bitcoin
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attached is the server im trying to create
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by:Bitcoin
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the funny thing is that this is testing and there are no virtuals created yet.
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by:Bitcoin
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Sorry for the spam, not sure whats going on with that.
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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As per the cloud capacity you don't have CPU and RAM its saying 0 check your capacity snapshot below :
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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You have to check if this is not getting refreshed. Until it show the correct figure you will not be able to create VM same error will be reflected again and again.
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by:Bitcoin
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is this a cloud setting or a hyper v host setting?
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by:Bitcoin
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Yes but my question rather is vmm not picking up what my hyper v hosts are offering ie ...ram cpu or is the cloud settings not seeing these resources.

Where do i dig around to find out whats happening.

Thanks so far mate.
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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It seems it is cloud settings from where you got this captured ? cloud settings correct ?
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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its the cloud settings not seeing these resources. do one thing run the BPA on the server,
BPA=Best practice analyzer
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by:Bitcoin
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ok is that easy?
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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yes it is.
Run the validation once also see below screenshot for validation option:
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Also if that does not help do take reboot of all host once one by one.
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by:Bitcoin
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thanks ill try that.
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by:Bitcoin
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Bingo. I think there is an issue with the cluster.
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by:Bitcoin
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its saying no disks where found but this is running on a smb share with csv. so im not to sure which way to turn. Both servers see it as a file server resources and is pointing to the sofs share with 299gb free.

Ive rebooted to no avail. strange one.
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by:Pradeep Dubey
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Can you contact your vendor at this point... he will help you to get this issue fixed as he know well about the setup..

If you feel any problem then let us know the setup as well i'll help you.
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by:Bitcoin
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its a test environment. no vendors involved. i must be doing something wrong i feel. Im new to SC 2012 r2
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by:Bitcoin
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One step further Pradeep. dissolved the cluster and now the capacity is as it should be. Im going to recreate it and see how i go.
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by:Bitcoin
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I have recreated the cluster but still the same thing, anyone know whats happening here?
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by:Mohammed Hamada
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The error says it, you need a witness cluster! which means a dedicated volume for the witness cluster because Witness needs to be an odd number ... please read below I think your answer is on the first link

http://blogs.technet.com/b/uspartner_ts2team/archive/2010/02/21/how-do-i-change-the-disk-witness-in-quorum.aspx

read here too to understand better
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj612870.aspx

Check the illustration for the quorum of the failover cluster setup
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731739.aspx
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