[PVE-User] Experience with KVM and Windows Server Vms

lst_hoe02 at kwsoft.de lst_hoe02 at kwsoft.de
Thu Jan 30 13:53:30 CET 2014

Zitat von Eneko Lacunza <elacunza at binovo.es>:

> Hi Christian,
> On 30/01/14 12:54, Christian Blaich wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> do you have long time experience in running windows Servers 2008+  
>> on kvm in a prodoctive environment?
>> We are using a lot of Vmware stuff and I want to create a testing  
>> envirnment with kvm. What are the known issues, what are your  
>> personal experiences?
> We have experience of running Windows Servers from the times of  
> Proxmox 1.x, currently using Proxmox 2.x and 3.x in different  
> environments. We have not used VMWare vSphere in production (but we  
> did migrate a VMWare vSphere infraestructure to Proxmox 3.x). We are  
> running Windows 2003, Windows 2008 32bit, Windows 2008R2 32bit,  
> Windows 2012 64 bit.
> We're quite happy with the results, it's very important to use  
> virtio drivers for performance. You may have some issues shutting  
> down windows boxes from Proxmox GUI, there are some instructions for  
> this to work on PVE wiki.

What virtio drivers do you use for Windows 2003? The latest seem to  
not work for Windows < 2008 and result in blue-screen immediately.



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