Tag Archives: Hyper-V

New version of Azure Backup Server introduces Modern Backup Storage technology

WOW! What a day for me! Microsoft Azure just announces new and improved features on the new version Azure Backup Server. Let’s start! They announce with Azure Backup Server v2…

Containers on Azure – Part 2

On the previous post (see here), I talked about the concept of Containers, Azure Container Service and Azure Service Fabric. Now that you know the concept and have an idea…

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3

We are going over the process to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux. We created a new VM in our Hyper-V environment and we will install the Red Hat Enterprise Linux…

How to move your workloads to Azure

When integrating your on-premises environment with Azure, you might want to use the lift-and-shift approach to migrate some of your existing workloads. There are several ways to do it. You…

Configuring a Hyper-V / Windows Server to use Dell Storage devices

How to configure a Dell Storage device (in this case MD3200i) to be used by Hyper-V, but the same procedure can be used for Windows Server in general. Solution When…

Hyper-V 2012 Hotfixes: Where I can find it and how to automate the deployment ?

After my session at TechEd about Best Practices for Virtualizing and Managing Microsoft SharePoint 2013 with Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2 one of the questions…

SCOM Alert: WinRM is not functional or not the right version

On System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM) (with UR2) starting to appear Critical Alerts coming from System Center Advisor (SCA) saying that my System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine…

Virtualizing Your Data Center with Hyper-V and System Center

Free online event with live Q&A: http://aka.ms/virtDC Wednesday, February 19th from 9am – 5pm PST If you’re new to virtualization, or if you have some experience and want to see…

How to use maintenance mode in SCVMM 2012

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to configure maintenance mode of a Hyper-V host using SCVMM 2012 R2. Let’s define a scenario to show the feature, we…

iSCSI connection issues with Hyper-V Server

If you have a Hyper-V Cluster connected through iSCSI to a storage solution and sometimes you get errors that your CSV volumes went offline. In some cases, the Windows Failover…