Category Archives: Hyper-V

How to upload a custom image to Azure

If you developed your standard Windows or Linux operating system image for installation on on-premises computers, you might want to use the same image to deploy Azure virtual machines. This…

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…

Storage Spaces Direct Calculator

When planning your Storage Spaces Direct implementation, the administrator must consider several key points during the design phase. In this Tutorial, we will be using a Storage Spaces Direct calculator…

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…

Using Migrate Storage feature in VMM 2016

We will be migrating storage from a running VM (Virtual Machine) using VMM (Virtual Machine Manager) 2016. In this Tutorial the customer had two volumes, one specific for Operating Systems…

Managing features at Network Adapter level using PowerShell

Using PowerShell to manage features at network adapter level, the tasks that we are going over on this Tutorial may be required when managing a larger number of servers, using…

Network Virtualization and DNS registration using PowerShell

Using a simple PowerShell cmdlet to remove the DNS registration on Virtual NIC (vNICs) created by Virtual Machine Manager. Solution This Tutorial was created to remove the DNS Registration of…

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…