[W2012 PowerShell 3] *-VHD cmdlet fails; Create/Attach VHD works (Disk Management) - by Desmond Lee

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ID 755028 Comments
Status Active Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 7/22/2012 12:58:59 PM
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Description

#below statements executed on VM1

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-WindowsFeature *hyper*

Display Name                                            Name                       Install State
------------                                            ----                       -------------
[ ] Hyper-V                                             Hyper-V                        Available
        [ ] Hyper-V Management Tools                    RSAT-Hyper-V-Tools             Available
            [ ] Hyper-V GUI Management Tools            Hyper-V-Tools                  Available
            [ ] Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell   Hyper-V-PowerShell             Available


PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-Hyper-V-Tools

Success Restart Needed Exit Code      Feature Result
------- -------------- ---------      --------------
True    No             Success        {Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell, Hy...
WARNING: Windows automatic updating is not enabled. To ensure that your newly-installed role or feature is automatically updated, turn on Windows Update.


PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-WindowsFeature *hyper*

Display Name                                            Name                       Install State
------------                                            ----                       -------------
[ ] Hyper-V                                             Hyper-V                        Available
        [X] Hyper-V Management Tools                    RSAT-Hyper-V-Tools             Installed
            [X] Hyper-V GUI Management Tools            Hyper-V-Tools                  Installed
            [X] Hyper-V Module for Windows PowerShell   Hyper-V-PowerShell             Installed


PS C:\Users\Administrator> New-VHD -Path c:\temp\vm1.vhdx -SizeBytes 5gb
New-VHD : The Virtual Machine Management Service on host 'LY01' is not running.
At line:1 char:1
+ New-VHD -Path c:\temp\vm1.vhdx -SizeBytes 5gb
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [New-VHD], VirtualizationOperationFailedException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.Vhd.PowerShell.NewVhdCommand

PS C:\Users\Administrator>

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-WindowsFeature Hyper-V

Success Restart Needed Exit Code      Feature Result
------- -------------- ---------      --------------
False   Maybe          Failed         {}
Install-WindowsFeature : A prerequisite check for the Hyper-V feature failed.
1. Hyper-V cannot be installed: A hypervisor is already running.
At line:1 char:1
+ Install-WindowsFeature Hyper-V
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (Hyper-V:ServerComponentWrapper) [Install-WindowsFeature], Exception
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Alteration_PrerequisiteCheck_Failed,Microsoft.Windows.ServerManager.Commands.AddWindowsF
   eatureCommand


PS C:\Users\Administrator>

#next, try to create and attach VHD using Disk Management - SUCCESS!
#see attached screen shots
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