After how long will Hyper-V replication fail irreversibly?

Quick question, I have a number of servers that replicate to another server, which has extended replication to a third server offsite. The first group of servers (original and first replica) are onsite and replicate over internal network and all is fine, but the ones to the offsite server travel over the internet, it is … Read more

Keyboard not working in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, running inside Oracle VirtualBox

I am considering to migrate my server to Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V. Currently I use Windows 10 with Oracle VirtualBox as HyperVisor. In order to test out Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V, I decided to create a new Virtual Machine and installed Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V. All went well, and the installation completed. It starts, I … Read more

Performance monitor access is denied

I’ve been seaching for about the last 5 hour about perforamce monitor and how it works, and it has been a pain. I’m trying to get Performance monitor working on Windows Hyper-v Server 2016. I also have a other server just a normal server with GUI. It first took me about 12 hour just to … Read more

Server virtualization: what to virtualize?

Several years ago we virtualized our “new” Windows Server 2016 with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 on a Lenovo TS120 with a Xeon E3-1245, 32GB (4x8GB) and 2x2TB@7200RPM (RAID1) (the motherboard has 4 SATA ports). It runs a file server (30 computers accessing office files and small AutoCAD files locally, 10 devices accessing from the outside … Read more

How to protect host fabric stability in Hyper-V under high load

We have a server, running Windows Server 2016 with 4 physical cores (8 hyperthreads) and has Hyper-V installed. Now, let’s say that there are two VMs, each configured in Hyper-V to have a certain number of cores X. Let’s say that each of those VMs is under very high load – 80% to 100% CPU … Read more

Windows Server 2016 network resets after installing the Hyper-V role

On a new installation of Windows Server 2016 Datacenter desktop edition, I set up the networking to manual and assign all the IP addresses, then install the Hyper-V role. After the installation completes and it’s done rebooting, the server loses its networking settings. It defaults back to DHCP, therefore, I need to go back and … Read more

Hyper-v server 2016 doesn’t restart VM (just stop)

just finished provisioning a new hpe dl380g9 server with hyperv server 2016. Installed it on microsd (yes, it is supported by HPE). All recommended updates installed. Everything seemed smooth but now, provisioning VMs I have a major trouble. Being them either Linux or Windows VM, if I try to restart a VM, what I got … Read more

Hyper-V Powershell – Resume-VMReplication object not found

I am getting this error when trying to run Resume-VMReplication VMName. “Resume-VMReplication : Hyper-V encountered an error trying to access an object on computer ‘GBYOR-SHP object was not found. The object might have been deleted, or you might not have permission to perform that the Virtual Machine Management service on the computer is running. If … Read more