Tags » Hyper-v

Activate Office 2013/2016 KMS Host on a Windows 2016 KMS Host

Once the volume license version of latest version of server is available, I normally upgrade the internal KMS server first so when I start upgrading my Hyper-V Hosts and deploying new VMs they would be activated, the latter possibly now using Automatic Virtual Machine Activation. 251 more words


Hyper-V VMs stuck at 'starting' after Anniversary update.

When trying to start a new Server 2016 Virtual Machine in Hyper-V on my Windows 10 machine, it simply did not start. The status remained in ‘Starting’ and all I got were some dots… 206 more words


Hyper-V I/O Multi-tenancy for Private Cloud part II


Last week, we looked at the use of user-based access controls to keep storage tenants on separate SMB shares for Hyper-V hosted private clouds. This week, we’ll expand on that through separation using VLANs. 461 more words


Host Resource Protection

Many of us have seen it before. That infected VM running unexpectedly at 100% CPU load causing issues with neighbouring VM’s or even the Hyper-V host itself. 136 more words


Running a Hypervisor inside your hypervisor

Not long ago Microsoft added a new feature to Hyper-V allowing nested virtualization. Now I’ve had a few conversations with colleagues about this and there are some questions about why you would ever want to use this. 88 more words

Windows Server 2016

Install Nano Server 2016 - Hyper-V host

In this post series I will guide you in our journey of creating a Nano Server 2016 Hyper-V host on a bare metal machine. We will meet some friendly wizards, annoying driver pitfalls, smooth powershell configuration and to top it all of it will all end well!  846 more words