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PowerShell is King - Simple function to test a VMSwitch is present

When building VM’s, they are usually connected to a Hyper-V switch, so when working for a customer I suddenly needed to verify that the switch actually exists before building the VM. 121 more words


Adding existing Hyper-V cluster to VMM 2012 R2

I have just stumbled across an article in regards to moving Hyper-V cluster with production  load to a VMM 2012/2012 R2 environment.

VMM will (as part of adding the new cluster) add MIPO device list to each of the hosts participating in the cluster, which would cause a loss of connectivity to storage.


Could not get VHD GUID - Live Migration

We have recently started going through a major project of migrating Hyper-V VM’s in bulk from one cluster to another (same processor family) using “Shared Nothing Live Migration”. 54 more words


Microsoft offers flash based cloud storage for disaster recovery

Microsoft has opened up a flash based disaster recovery option which uses solid state drives instead of disk based storage. Thus, with this service availability customers can now use Azure Site Recovery to replicate virtual machines and servers to Microsoft’s high performance cloud storage service to obtain business continuity. 306 more words

Cloud Storage

Hyper-V VMs losing network connectivity? Beware VMQ...

Consider the following scenario:

You’ve deployed your Virtual Machines on Hyper-V hosts that are running Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2. Everything appears to be running swimmingly. 296 more words

Server 2012 R2

Getting My Test Lab Setup

I just got to importing my virtual machines I was working on at the job. It’s nice to have a machine that can handle this at home for once.   30 more words

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