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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.
Please provide me with the steps to use so that I can set VMware vSphere 5.5 VMs to power on automatically after the hypervisor machine powers off and then comes back online
I am interested in what others are doing to automate management of server 2012. Specifically, I am looking at automated scripts. What are some best practices or scripts everyone is running. I have …
Can someone please let me know to activate the Hyper V platform? As you can see from the image, I'm unable to activate the Hyper V Hypervisor.
I have a 2016 Hyper-V server and a physical PC that runs SBS2011.
In order to convert a physical SBS PC as a virtual machine in Hyper-V, I ran Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter on HyperV…
From what I understand this product is free. Its only a Hypervisor with no gui, beyond that, what limitations are there? Could you run 10-20 VM's on this with no other underlying licensees?
I have some questions to experts who have implemented "Clustering Hyper-V servers" on the same network in the same building.
(1) If there is a benefit of going with Windows 2016 Hyper-V …
I am currently evaluating pros and cons of using RDS or VDI for Windows Server 2012R2.
There are (curently 7 but will be more) thin clients who need to use a Microsoft Access FE (front-end) to read…
I am trying to convert a physical SBS2011 PC to a virtual machine in Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V server.
During the process, it errors out at first stage which is "Converting disks" . I …
I am trying to convert a physical Windows 2012R2 Server PC to Hyper-V Server and getting an error during final stage.
As seen in screenshots, it fails on final stage. I can see that C.vhd has been …
I have an old server running VMware with windows server 2008 and exchange 2010. I am planning on moving the exchange to Hyper-v. is it possible to have exchange in both virtual environments and have …
I've been contemplating moving all my VMware server VMs to Microsoft HyperV. Here is my thoughts. Let me know if this will work.
2 - HP Gen8 server hosts running VMware 5.5
1 - HP …
I've converted one of my servers to a VHDX using "Disk2VHD", a utility by Sysinternals
The conversion is a success, I create the VM in Hyper-V, attach the converted HDD and start it up. …
Probably a simple question but I am look to a suggestion on how to proceed. I am going to convert a old physical server to a virtual and I am going to use the Sysinternals app - disktovhd. …
On our Domain Controller (Windows Server 2008), we have a Domain Group Policy setting for scheduling of Windows Updates.
Screenshot is attached showing:
1) Option 4 - Auto Download and schedule …
One of our heavy usage VM's at times has the CPU jump to 85 %. It has 4 Virtual Processors. Are there any tricks to get better CPU performance?
When migrating a physical computer to a vm, does the guest vm configuration for HDD and memory have to equal the same amount as what was on the physical computer? Or, can these values be made …
I have a number of Virtual Server 2005 Virtual Machines that I need to migrate to Windows 2012 R2 Hyper V.
How do I do this ? Issues ?
I created a virtual machine "Windows7" on Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V server box(INTEL R2208WTTYS) When I tried to start the VM, I get an error.
Can you help?
Hi - I have a Server 2012 R2 host machine which is currently running 1 of the 2 available VM guests. The physical server has 32Gb, I have allocated 14Gb to the 1st VM, the host is using about 6Gb …
Need a great Assetment tool that
Analyze customers existing environments
Provide ongoing view to customers Environment
Nice reports and etc.
Deep insight into their environment on capacity and …
im having some problems with Hyper-V backup.
Host machine: Windows server 2012 R2 running BackupAssis.
2 Guest machines are running windows server 2012 R
we had Veeam …
I am trying to convert a physical Windows 2012R2 Server PC to Hyper-V Server and getting an error during 2nd stage.
The size of OS on W2012R2 Server is 11.8GB (total space of C drive is 1.99TB)
I have a friend who hired an IT consultant who set up 2 virtual servers for him . This consultant is now refusing to give the owner the passwords to his environment . Is there anyway to get him into …
I accidentally deleted a VM in https://portal.azure.com but still have the VHD. How do I recreate the VM using that VHD disk? I see guides out there telling I should create from gallery, but I see no …
Hyper-v Network Card not working There are two common mistakes that people make when they setup a Hyper-V VM. First problem is that they don't install the integration components …
Introduction RemoteFX is already in use today, but you're probably not aware of it. With the advent of Windows 2012 and Windows 8, RDP has gotten a whole lot better due to the fact that RD…
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