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Friday, July 12, 2013

Cross Version Live Migration–Windows Server 2012 R2

 

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, you will able to easily migrate your virtual machine from Windows Server 2012 to R2 without causing any downtime. You can perform cross version live migration

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But do take note that you cannot perform live migration from Windows Server 2012 R2 to 2012. Moving a virtual machine to a down level server running Hyper-V is not supported.

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This error message will appeared when using

a) VMM 2012 R2 (Preview Edition) – to live migrate from Win 2012 R2 to Win 2012

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b) Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V (Preview) - to live migrate from Win 2012 R2 to Win 2012

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