How to use Hyper-V replica on single/cluster servers and replicate VM to another

This blog post describes how to enable Hyper-V replica on single Hyper-V host and also cluster. Post will also show how to enable replication on a single VM and how to move it to another Hyper-V server.

First I will show how to enable Replica on singe Hyper-V server. Modify Hyper-V settings from Hyper-V manager
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Hyper-V win2012R2 + update fails VM installation with dynamic memory “Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms”

This blog post shows how to fix following error message when installing Virtual Machine on host that is running Windows 2012R2 + update.

Following error message appears after selecting Windows server version (for example w2012R2 Standard with gui”:
Windows cannot find the Microsoft Software License Terms. Make sure the installation sources are valid and restart the installation.

Reason for this error is VMs dynamic memory settings. You need to change minimum memory at least 576MB.

How to resolve error “Configuration issues related to the NIC with ID” When creating VMs from WAP

Error message says that there are issues to create VM from WAP even if you would not connect VM to Virtual network.
(in tentant portal New-> Standalone Virtual Machine -> From gallery -> ).
Error messages are usually like these two examples:

Error_NIC 
Error_NIC2

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Azure Pack RU2 changes Usageservice username back to default value

We have changed the username and password for billing adapter from default values to custom values (changed username “Usg1_Usr with random password”

We changed username and password with following commands:

(where xxx is our secret password)
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