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Microsoft Virtual Server

Microsoft Virtual Server was a virtualization solution that facilitated the creation of virtual machines on the Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. Virtual machines are created and managed through a web-based interface that relies on Internet Information Services (IIS) or through a Windows client application tool called VMRCplus. Features included Linux guest operating system support, Virtual Disk Precompactor, symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), x64 host operating system support, the ability to mount virtual hard drives on the host machine and additional operating systems support, including Windows Vista, and a volume shadow copy writer.

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Hello!
I’ve been struggling for a while with the following case:
I’ve have two servers with Windows Server 2016 + Hyper-V role installed. I use WSB to backup VM’s from the Host and everything works fine, except when randomly (every month, every two weeks, etc.) the backup fails. So, I realized when that happen is because the Hyper-V items is not listed in the Select Items Windows. I can see all drive listed including the BMR, System state, EFI System Partition and Recovery Partition.  If I use wbadmin.exe, then, I got the error:

Retrieving volume information...
ERROR - The Hyper-V component 'Server Name' specified is invalid.
The specified component spec is invalid.

 
Short story, the only way that all came to normally is rebooting the servers but this is not the ideal solution. So, I came here looking for you helps guys.
 
Thank you in advance!
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The above image shows members of a Resource Group 'WEB9'.

I want to remove the classic VM 'web9' from the resource group. So I click the web9 VM and choose Resource group (change).


However both VM's must be moved together - why is this?  Why must these related VM stay in the same resource group? How are they related? etc

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We use SCCM 2012 to remote our user computers.
RDP works on all computers but Remote Control only works on some ones.
I check some of these failing computers and SCCM client is installed and the Remote Control setting enable.
If I run "Msiexec /i Client.msi SMSFULLREMOTETOOLS=1" this fix the problem.  Apparently the Remote Tool component is missing in these computers.
Is it a way to fix this problem remotely?
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Aloha,

We have a situation where when we failover a vm to a DR site, the times on the failed-over vm's show UTC +0 - which is 10 hours ahead of us. The same thing happens no matter which direction we failover. Within ESX (5.5U3) we sync to the same time server across all hosts and the times showing up are consistent and correct.

Zerto is starting to hedge that this is vmware problem, which I know is bogus. Yesterday they even shot themselves in the foot on this claim. They asked me to do a clone of a vm using Zerto and sure enough the time came up screwed. I can clone vm's within vsphere till I'm blue in the face and every clone will have perfect time. Any ideas out there???

Mahalo,
            Bill
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Hello Experts!

I am having a weird issue with my SCVMM server. I have a Windows 2016 server with SCVMM 2016 installed on it. all patches to the latest version.   When I try to connect remotely from my desktop (Win 10), I can't connect using ' use current Microsoft windows session identity'.  What is weird, I specify the credential, and I put my credential and it works. I need to put  username instead of domain\username.

that being said, it cause backup issue as Veeam also connect using domain\username. I am pretty sure resolving one will also resolved my backup issue.

Any advice appreciated
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Hi,

We have been facing a issue in SQL connectivity between DMZ to Lan Network.

As Whenever we are trying to connect SQL DB server from Webserver (Located in DMZ) getting below error.
The Semaphore Timeout period has expired.

both server are on Hyper-V fail over cluster.
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Today we were doing a new firewall install, the old firewall is a cisco ASA 5510 that was going to be replaced by a Sonicwall TZ 400(This was happening at 2 locations, the main office and the Colo).
The install was a bust and we were switching back to the Cisco, now upon switching back we cannot get virtual machines at the Colo to work, their office is up and running without issue, or any computer to use a couple IP addresses. Example LAN IP:
192.168.0.10
255.255.255.0
192.168.0.1
(it doesn't matter what the DNS is set to whether it is a public google/xfinity or to a DNS server that's local)
The systems cannot reach the outside network whatsoever
We have tried rebooting all network equipment
tried running netsh winsock reset
rebooting systems multiple times
destroying VM Switch adapter and recreating
investigated Cisco Firewall and no rules are in place stopping it.
The Cisco did show that from the inside out it is fine, but from outside in (Google dns to local ip) fails and defaults to the basic deny rule.
I have exhausted every resource I have and I am just short of going and sacrificing live chickens to the IT gods.
Please someone save me from this nightmare.
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Running Windows 2012r2 Host with W2102R2 guest running Exchange 2016 CU7. When EPP is active on the host no traffic gets through to the Exchange server (guest). Disable Network Protection on Host and everything is fine. Standard setup with Virtual switch. Separate IPS on both host and guest. Traffic to both can be pinged. This is the second installation like this with the issue. EPP is not running on the guest only Windows firewall (both installations).
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Hi to everyone,

I am facing some issue, I configured NLB on server 2012  for share point server, i have two host with high availability and two share point server.....
 now i can able to ping virtual ip and also able to resolve from any server with same subnet.

But from client am not able to ping virtual ip but i can able to ping same server  subnet  like share point server etc and virtual ip also set same subnet of share point..

Servers and clients are connected different different switch..please let me know what else configuration need to do...

How to resolve this issue and tips and advice please.
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2008r2 HyperV host with single VM, has one vhd and single snapshot

Flailing attempts to reduce consumed disk space have made the situation worse - now down to around 550MB free space for the host drive file system.

Researching the issue I believe that an export is the only option if snapshots are present but of course I need to retain the GUI and name of the server.  So successfully exported to a larger host disk with ample space but then the import of course fails.

So now it would appear that the only way to stay on the same host is to delete this VM - but then when the VM is deleted the avhd will be merged with the vhd file and it will run out of space (and I need to then be on-site to make more space happen).

I want rid of the snapshot but not the changes on it.

Any suggestions are welcome?

Oh yeah, I did do a Windows backup to shared folder if that matters.

Thanks
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Hello,

I am looking into a Nutanaix hyperconverged system to replace some ailing DELL PowerEdge servers.  We currently utilize Windows DataCenter 2012 R2, running as our hypervisor and have virtualized all of our servers on this hypervisor.

The Nutanix solution allows us to continue to run this hyper visor within it's Acropolis O/S.  

I have some concerns regarding this system, since the hypervisor is now housed on a "foreign" o/s.  I worry that at some point there will be a problem and getting support will be convoluted, because MS would say this is an unsupported environment, and left bouncing back and forth between MS and Nutanix for help.

Our main goals are to provide fail over for DR.  Initially our thought was to buy new robust servers, continue to run datacenter and look into replication and HA.  A datacenter server housed at separate sites connected with high speed fiber links.  Providing us failover if a hardware failure occurs, or if a site is rendered unusable.  Can I accomplish this with just utilizing MS Datacenter?  A single Nutanix 3-node cluster will provide us with failover in the event of a hardware crash, but would require a completely separate 3-node DR cluster provide failover in the case of a site being rendered unusable.

I would like to know the answer to the question above, and first hand experience with Nutanix.

Thank You for your help.
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H! all
sorry my English is bad :(
i have an vps and i install on it apache And it was working properly with localhost
but when i go to the ip address in my pc , it show iis first page :|
I'm sure iis is not installed
when i  shutdown the vps , and then go to that ip address it show iis first page again
it seems i go to another server !!!
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hi am having this error when trying to start my virtual machine
error
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I am using two virtaul machine hosted on two hyperv hosts
Configured with failover cluster for FileServer HA role
I am facing problem adding the storage disks to the cluster
Storage type dell md3800 series it should be supported by windows 2012r2
error incorrect function 0x60070001
failed to bring resource online die to monitor service
Any suggestion
I installed MD latest software
Hdd connected with iscsi to vm's
Tried to try it on one node only (remove other node from cluster)
Getting same error
Any help
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We have Windows Server 2012 R2 that has 2 Virtual Machines inside running Win 7 Pro sp1. They were working fine until last week when I opened Hyper-V manager, there was no VM listed. Tried to connect to them by right clicking on Hyper-V manager --> connect to server but I get an error message : "An error occurred while attempting to connect to server "servername". Check that the Virtual Machine Management Service is running and that you are authorized to connect to the server". So I checked the services and found that VMMS doesn't start.

so far I have tried disabling Firewall, made an exception on Anti-Virus, Restarted Windows Management Instrumentation and none of them made any changes.

Do you guys have any ideas how to resolve this issue?

Many thanks
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We have established site to site connectivity between our on-premises VLAN and Windows Azure VLAN. But when we are trying to access any resources of our on-premises network from Azure virtual machine its showing error message as "unable to find network location" and vice versa. We want to know if we are missing any steps which stops us from accessing resources between the network.
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I am trying to build my Virtual machine in my new windows 10 os, unfortunately, I am getting the error "An error occurrred while trying to retreive a ist of virtual switches".
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Microsoft Virtual Server

Microsoft Virtual Server was a virtualization solution that facilitated the creation of virtual machines on the Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 operating systems. Virtual machines are created and managed through a web-based interface that relies on Internet Information Services (IIS) or through a Windows client application tool called VMRCplus. Features included Linux guest operating system support, Virtual Disk Precompactor, symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), x64 host operating system support, the ability to mount virtual hard drives on the host machine and additional operating systems support, including Windows Vista, and a volume shadow copy writer.