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Hyper-V is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems and supersedes Windows Virtual PC as the hardware virtualization c...

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Philip is a Senior Technical Architect specializing in high availability solutions for SMB/SME businesses and hosting companies.

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Paused-Critical Hyper-v Server 2019 due to low disk space and unable to free up any space on disk


Server 2019 Hyper-V virtual server is pausing-critical due to low disk space.  The VM is stored on

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Some Hyper-V Hardware and Software Best Practices

The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.

Andy's VMware vSphere tip#4: Partitions :- OS Partitions …

Andy's VMware vSphere tip#4: Partitions :- OS Partitions have no place in VMware vSphere or Hyper-V.…
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Need to determine why is the extra disk space used on one of the two cluster pools which should be identical in disk usage.


Trying to determine a difference in storage usage on two hyper-v replicated cluster pools. The

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Intermittent network connectivity issues on Hyper-V VM - Adapter paused


I have a Win Server 2016 Hyper-V VM that intermittently gets an Event 10 where the message says

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Active Directory repair after roll back. Hyper-V virtual machine

Recently rolled back our AD server (Windows Server 2008) due to a ransomware issue. After doing an …
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Can I swap iSCSI HyperV Host to a newer OS without restoring backups?


I have a server 2012 R2 HyperV Host that is part of the domain. The Servers on the Host are running

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MS Server 2022 VM that won't activate


I have a Server 2022 VM that won't activate using the Hyper-V server's activation code (which

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Options to protect Hyper-V VMs?

byY Y

We have a few VMs that need to be better "protected" besides backup to reduce the downtime in case


We have a HP ML310 Gen8 V2 that had Server 2012 Essentials …

We have a HP ML310 Gen8 V2 that had Server 2012 Essentials (not R2). We are trying to rebuild the …

Andy's VMware vSphere tip#7: SNAPSHOTS (Hyper-V calls them …

Andy's VMware vSphere tip#7: SNAPSHOTS (Hyper-V calls them Checkpoints!) Believe it or not one of EE…
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What is the correct method from the Hyper-V point of view on changing linux disk sizes?


We are trying out Microsoft Hyper-V with a Linux VM and the disk size for the linux vm is set to

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Hyper-V networking issue with Static IP

I'm stumped by this problem...

I have a D-Link DIR-330 router that I've been using for years. I …
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1x Hypervisor. 4x VMs. All on single array RAID 5 (4x disks SATA 7.2K). Need a performance boost. 5 users.

Performance improvement suggestions.

Quick scenario. 1U server. 4x VMs. All across 4x Drives in …
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windows 2019 Hyper V running windows 2003 R2 Guest OS drivers


We currently have a Windows 2003 std r2 install that is running some legacy software its hosted on a

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Changing HyperV VM IP Subnet to that of the Host.


I have a 192.168.0.x subnet . Have a new PC  which is a HyperV host off domain.

Created a Win10 VM on

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Install Server 2016 on a Hyper-V VM from command prompt.

I'm trying to set up a Windows Server 2016 Standard VM using Hyper-V with Command Prompt and …
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Hyper-V running out of space while trying to create a snapshot.


 I accidently created a snapshot on the VM "FT1" and there are two problems:
(1) Every so…

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