Hyper-V VM’s have no Internet access

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    Hello everyone,

    Recently I rented a dedicated windows 2012 server to host virtual machines on. However these virtual machines don’t have internet access, it doesn’t matter how I configure the virtual switch.

    The guest VM’s always have APIPA addresses.

    The host VM has a single NIC. And its IP address (using ipconfig) is also the external ip address (whatsmyip.com). How would I set this up. I’ve tried almost anything…

    If someone could point me in the right direction it would be very much appreciated.

    Thank you in advance!

    Best regards,

    William


    Ossian
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    #191943

    Have you tried a static IP address with the correct gateway and DNS on one of the VMs – that will rule out HyperV networking issues

    Then look closely at your DHCP server…


    sbemister
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    #391966

    Yes I did try that.
    However I am hosting this server from a company and I don’t have a DHCP server role installed, was I supposed to do that? My apologies for being stupid.


    Ossian
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    #191944

    If it doesn’t have a static IP address, it must be able to get one from somewhere – maybe from the hosting company (talk to them). If not, it will (correctly) get an APIPA address.

    Suggest you check with the hosting company what arrangements you should make

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