Failed to start VIrtual Machine. I installed Hyper-V role on Win 2016 server in Azure. how to resolve this error.

Hello,
I am getting this error "Failed to start Virtual Machine".

 I installed Hyper-V role on Win 2016 server in Azure. Rebooted twice.

Why is it failing to start the VM? Brand new VM in Azure. AM I missing smth? Have you configured Hyper-V client on Windows Server in Azure and able to start Virtual Machines?

thank you so much!
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creative555Asked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
What Azure size is the VM?
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creative555Author Commented:
A3 size. I just increased it. It has 7GB of RAM

Still not able to start the VM. Error in the log.

The virtual machine bus is not running.

I compared the Hyper-V services that are running with my other machine where I am able to start VM and all of them are running. See the screehshot of the machine with the issue
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Nested virtualization is only supported on Dv3 and Ev3 plans. Which is what you need. It's a technical block.
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creative555Author Commented:
I just want a regular Hyper-V manager. I dont need nested or anything. I want the same that I have on my local Windows 10 but in Azure. So I won't be able to do it with the regular A3 standard plan? How about if I choose Windows 10 Host machine in Azure instead? I have an vhd Win 10 image. Will I be able to use A3 size and start the VM?

Check out my screenshot with the VM sizes. Where is this DV3 and EV3 plan? How do I choose it?

Thank you so much!
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creative555Author Commented:
hereerror is additional screenshots from the event viewer
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
When you create a machine in azure, it is a virtual machine. As reference, look at the top of your "sizes" screenshot.  "Home > Virtual Machine > Dev03"  ...its a VM.

Then you are taking that VM, installing Hyper-V and creating a virtual machine within that virtual machine. A VM within a VM is...nested.  Thus nested virtualization.  And that isn't supported on the size VM you have selected.

You at have to create a new azure VM. There are limits about switching from one class of VM to another, and you may not be able to convert the existing VM to a Dv3 or Ev3 type.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
If you're looking for a management system then install RSAT on Windows 10 or install the required management tools on a Windows Server VM.

In Azure, there is no ability to manage the hypervisor host only the VMs running within the virtual network.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
I provided the answer. I don't see why you are only accepting your own comment.
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creative555Author Commented:
oh I am so sorry. That was a mistake....I am so glad you made a comment. You resolved the issue! I meant to grant you points. dont know why it selected my own comment

Once I made new VM with   Ev3 size, I can run Hyper-V now. Thank you so much!!
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Blue Street TechLast KnightCommented:
Corrected the incorrect comment acceptance as the solution.

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