hyper-v

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    license setup for Windows Server 2019

    Dear STH Forum members, it is not all o clear to me as howto the license setup works in a Hyper-V Setup with Windows Server 2019. We have a 64 Core System that would run as the hypervisor - here I would install Windows Server 2019. On the Hypervisor we mostly have Windows Server systems...
  2. C

    General help with VLAN, Router, Switch and Hyper-V

    Hello guys, I need help on a small project and hope anyone can help on this issue? We are 5 people a life in a shared apartment. Our idea is to have one central server where anyone can create vms, each of us has is own VLAN to split the traffic from each other. But our issue we are real...
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    HBA passthrough best practice

    Hi all, I'm trying to virtualize my 3 servers together and i'm wondering if DDA can achieve this 1. Server 2019 drivepool server connected to HGST 4u60 JBOD rack with LSI 9300 card 2. Server 2019 Diskless ccboot server with Intel dual 10G X520 and U.2 intel ssd 3. Mikrotik server, probably with...
  4. Z

    I Need a desktop ATX LGA1151 motherboard with Access Control Service, VT-d, and APICv

    Hello I want to enable the passthrough of my GeForce RTX 2080Ti GPU in Windows Server (2019 preferred) using DDA. I need to buy another motherboard, since my current Gigabyte AORUS Pro motherboard will not support the ACS. I don't want to buy another CPU, reusing my i9-9900K...
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    Generic non-pnp monitor

    Hello, Host: Server 2016 Datacenter VM: Server 2016 Datacenter Have this issue where I have passed(DDA) a Tesla K40c to a Server 2016 VM and when i disable the Hyper-V display adapter the Generic non-pnp monitor uses the Windows Basic display adapter and not the Tesla. So Application like...
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    Hyper-v, Strange connectivity issue, any Ideas?

    I have two VMs running on host machine, this occurs whether running individually or both running at same time. And am running in a highly secured environment, we could no longer use VMware. Host: Windows 10 Enterprise. Both seem to use same virtual connector, both are identically set up except...
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    Live Migration fail usins Hyper-V Manager 6.3

    Hello everyone, I configured a live migration between two Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 servers without failover cluster in a domain scenario. I can successfully migrate a running virtual machine using powershell locally like this: Move-VM VMSERVER1 HYPERV2 -IncludeStorage -DestinationStoragePath...
  8. K

    Solution to Supermicro/LSI/Intel RAID hell

    Hi all, last few months have been storage hell with RAID issues on a number of servers I look after. Clearly I am doing something wrong and I'm hoping this is a safe place to ask for some advice. Back story: I have looked after a dozen or so "small business" servers for over fifteen years with...
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    Hyper-V events showing up in Event Viewer but Hyper-V role/features not installed...huh?

    So while doing some troubleshooting of my Windows 10 host I noticed that a process in task manager -- VMMEM -- that was eating up about 1GB of RAM at login for a little while and then it seems to disappear. After some quick Googling it seems that the VMMEM process is related to Hyper-V...
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    SR-IOV i350T4 on Hyper-V to pfSense/FreeBSD VM?

    Yes, I know pfSense is meant to run fine on abstracted virtual switches. But I have hardware that will expose SR-IOV to the VM, so I'd prefer to use that, if at all possible. I can provide SR-IOV to a Windows VM fine and can even find details for setting it up for Linux, but am getting nowhere...
  11. O

    Dell R730 , Hyper-V server 2016, NIC problem

    Hi. I just finished to install Hyper-V server 2016 on a Dell PowerEdge R730 Server. However, the error shown that "No Network Adapter Found " after log on. I have tried to download the driver from Dell webpage. but it shown unable to start the setup. How can I install the NIC driver...
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    Hyper-V Manager with Roles feature

    Hi all, I'm looking for a way to manage our new Hyper-V cluster that can separate Admin users from General users. What we like to have is a setup where only our Hypervisor admins can do things like edit hosts/datastores/switches and such but still have an option where people from, say, the...
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    Canada Go Big or Go Home: 144 GB Ram, 16 threads @ 3Ghz ESXI / Hyper-V Monster Server - $445 US/ $595 Can

    Great Home Lab / VM Server - Dell R710 Dual X5570 (16 Threads @ 3 Ghz each! ), 144 GB Ram, $595 I would say the Dell R710 is the most compatible / supported Server available. i.e. it is supported by just about every OS (including ESXI 5-6, Windows Server OS's 2003 to 2016 and Windows Desktop...
  14. MrCalvin

    High CPU usage on disk use

    I'm supprised to see the high CPU usage in guest VM on disk activity. 1-core CPU setup: up to 70% 2-core CPU setup: about 30%. CPU usage on host is 2%. System configurations: -Host and guest OS: MS Server 2016 -SATA discs (Harddisk WD Re 500GB SATA, and SSD ADATA SP920 128GB) -SATA onboard...
  15. Laugh|nGMan

    Server 2016 & GPU pass-through with Direct Device Assignment (DDA)

    Just made a topic to collect some info about GPU that works without issues in Hyper-V Guest thru DDA. I'm tested Quadro K1200 and GTX 750 Ti, both have "Code 43" error in Device manager after first reboot. Platform: Supermicro x9srl-f + E5-1650 v2 Host: Windows Server 2016 Guest: Windows...
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    starting fresh - need some purchase advice!

    Hi all, Trying to wrap my head around options for a home ESXi lab, which will be running mostly Windows VMs (6 - 10 VMs total, for stuff like SharePoint, Exhange, AD, other apps.). My hardware knowledge is pretty out-of-date, so I need a hand! My priorities are: running multiple...
  17. Patrick

    Docker for Windows - Get excited

    Docker has betas of both Docker for OS X as well as Docker for Windows. Macs were running every Docker team demo at the Dockercon 16 keynote today, however, there are a lot of us using Windows for newer hardware. The Windows version requires Hyper-V which is nice since you do not need...
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    OmniOS/Napp-it standalone to AIO ESXi

    Hi, I know this has been covered briefly before though I cannot find the appropriate thread: I have a standalone OmnisOS server but am trying to reduce my power bill as I have an R610 (2012 R2 Datacenter), R710 (2012 R2 Datacenter), and SQ836 X8F (OmniOS 48TB across two vdev) I've just recently...
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    1x P3600/3700 or 4x S3500 for VM Storage

    Hi, After swapping out my data storage disks, I'm swapping out my VM storage for something quicker. Currently debating between: 480GB Dell S3500 for ~ $200 (Intel lists warranty till 2019) Samsung PM853T 960GB ~$330 ( can't find the warranty check tool lol) Intel DC P3605 1.6TB $850,- (no...
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    Tower to Rack Conversion recommendations

    Hello, I'm a new member here... but man oh man... this forum increases my expenses.. i keep buying stuff xD So my current server exists of: 2x E5-2650v3 128GB DDR4 ECC Registered Ram (2133Mhz) Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter 64bit (Being a student gives nice discounts) | Hyper-V 6x WD Red 3TB...