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  1. Auditing of virtual machine connections

    I raised that question in https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/eac58596-2ce1-4612-91be-5b4da7ec4aa3/auditing-vm-connections?forum=winserverhyperv, but obviously that features is missing. I´d like to see auditing of virtual machine connections, i.e. which (obviously authenticated and authorized) user connected (or later disconnected) to which virtual machine (name, guid).
    Thanks
    Joachim Lindenberg

    5 votes
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  2. Fix virtual TPM in Linux guests

    I run CentOS 7 and RHEL 7 virtual machines on a Hyper-V Server 2016.

    Virtual TPMs in the VMs somehow worked, at least as entropy sources, before June 2017 Patch Tuesday. After I've applied the latest cumulative patch every TPM got broken on the next VM restart.

    The bug is a regression between 14393.1230 and 14393.1358.
    (I've downgraded and everything seems fine now.)

    2 votes
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  3. Allow me to set a new minimum memory while VM is running

    I normally next-next-next-finish and end up with VMs set to 8GB max RAM and 512MB minimum. Windows seems to absolutely sip RAM however, and never come close to using the available RAM.

    So I go to increase the RAM...and I get an error messagethat I cannot change the minimum RAM while the VM is running or paused.

    Is there a functional reason for this? It drives me bonkers.

    12 votes
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  4. AMD Ryzen support in Hyper-V

    Please support AMD Ryzen processors including nested virtualization on Windows 10/2016.

    23 votes
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  5. Hyper-V Default Microsoft Hyper-V Video Adapter

    Introduce a way to either completely remove the default 'Microsoft Hyper-V Video' adapter, or reassign it as a secondary adapter, when a DDA (SR-IOV) graphics adapter is being passed through to the VM.

    We have a Hyper-V Server 2016 with a Windows 10 Pro VM configured with a Direct Device Assignment (DDA) GPU passed through to the VM, which is working and numerous tests have demonstrated that the graphics card is indeed able to operate at native speeds while attached to the VM.

    The problem we're having is only OpenGL software calls work - Direct 3D doesn't work, and any…

    22 votes
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  6. Establish at least feature parity with the latest VMware vSphere, including web host/cluster management

    That includes ease of use, like the (distributed) vSwitch implementation VMware has.

    1 vote
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  7. no .indexof in

    Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMSwitch is missing IndexOf method, which makes it tricky to get an index number.

    You'll have to pass it to a Customobject, and deserialize the information, if you wanna have any chance of using this.

    1 vote
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  8. Mistake on Japan "Resume-VMReplication" website

    Hi You have a mistake on the bottom of the "Resume-VMReplication" website(japan version). The last example for resuming replication for all the VMs are wrong. It should be "resume-VMreplication " instead of "Resume-Replication "

    1 vote
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  9. vmrs

    give option to disable VMRS file in expense to lose quick migration. in summary: i do not want allocate disk for the memory i allocate to guest VM.
    Please update the docs to mention the need for extra space for VMRS files.
    for details: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/34fb9792-6ae4-474c-a153-3ac825645fe7/vmrs-files?forum=winserverhyperv

    2 votes
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  10. LACP in Virtual Environment

    Hi,

    Please allow LACP configurations for NIC teaming in virtual environments. This is a possible solution. The only allowed option is "Switch Independent", which is limiting to me. I run LACP configurations in my VMware environment for all my 2012R2 servers now, no issues from this design. Allow me to do this again please.

    Thanks,
    Nick

    7 votes
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  11. VSS Hyper-V VM bug

    There is a bug, uncovered when using Veeam backup software which they describe as -

    "Application-aware processing of Active Directory domain controllers running on guest OS other than Windows Server 2016 fails with the “Failed to create VM recovery checkpoint” error (32770). This is a Hyper-V 2016 issue that Microsoft is planning to address in the future update."

    Any news on a fix for this would be great.

    14 votes
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  12. Windows Server 2016 as Hyper-V Guest: Successfully Installed, but then RDP closes itsefl, hyper-v connect just black screen

    Windows Server 2016 as Hyper-V Guest: Successfully Installed, but then RDP closes itsefl, hyper-v connect just black screen

    3 votes
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  13. add storage array VMware vVol 2.0 support

    CSV cluster is too complex and difficult to mantain. Add support for vVol 2.0 as VMware is doing with storage vendors to have granualar volumes, replication, etc

    1 vote
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  14. Hyper-V should support VMware Parallels style fullscreen VM as a Windows desktop

    In VMWare Parallels on Mac, we have the option of performing a shortcut to jump directly into a VM on a different desktop.

    In Windows 10, we now have multiple desktop support, which is wonderful! However if we full-screen a VM, we can't use our normal hotkey to go back to the parent windows desktop. Instead, those hotkeys are interpretted by the full-screen VM.

    I think it would be ideal to be able to full-screen a VM and still slide out to my parent desktop. This should mirror the functionality of VMware Parallels on Mac.

    8 votes
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  15. HyperV and HAXM should not be mutually exclusive

    Mobile developers want to use emulators, amongst other tech like containers, from different vendors. Currently, some of the emulators (Windows) are based on HyperV and some other (Google) are based on HAXM. This makes it almost impossible to do cross-platform development on Windows.

    4 votes
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  16. 3 votes
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  17. Enable Network Selection for Storage Migration

    There should be a way to specify a Network to use for Storage Migrations, just like for Live Migrations. If you are not using SMB for your cluster storage, then the ability to specify the network for storage migrations of VMs would be handy so you don't saturate the management network.

    14 votes
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  18. The ability to give a description for Hyper-V VMs

    Currently the manager for the Hyper-V system only allows you to give a name for the virtual machine.

    This may not always be descriptive and/or user friendly. Being able to give a description to Hyper-V virtual machines and have these optionally included with the import/export functions.

    Would allow for useful information to be able to be included with the detailing about the software installed as well as other info.

    In addition it would be useful for software distributors which provide their software as VMs.

    13 votes
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  19. Folders in Hyper-V Manager

    I would love beeing able to create folders in Hyper-V manager, so that I can view my "Test Environment", my "VMs for Customer" or my "Show Direct Access" virtual maschines. I the moment I can only user appropriate names for my VMs.

    22 votes
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  20. Windows 2016 + Win10 Ent Guest + RemoteFX => DPI setting not preserved


    1. Install Windows 2016 and enable RemoteFX, 2. Install Win10 Enterprise as guest with RemoteFX enabled, 3. Connect to the Win10Ent using Win10Pro client. BUG: the DPI setting on Win10Pro client is not passed through to Win10Ent VM. Note that DPI setting can be passed thru if RemoteFX is disabled.

    7 votes
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