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4th Generation Hyper-V 2012 R2 Server for Around $1,200 USD - Parts List and Video!
Tue, Nov 5 2013 15:31
In honor of the release of Windows Server 2012 R2 , I've updated my latest server build using the latest components. You can use this home Hyper-V server to create your own private cloud, prototype design solutions, test new software, or run your... Read More...
Cisco Offers Free Nexus 1000V Integrated Switch for Hyper-V
Thu, Jun 20 2013 16:23
Hyper-V 3.0 on Windows Server 2012 offers a new feature called an extensible virtual switch. This feature allows you to replace the Windows integrated virtual switch in Hyper-V with a third-party switch, such as the Cisco 1000V. You can get a quick overview... Read More...
How to Convert Hyper-V VHD Disks to VHDX
Mon, Oct 8 2012 20:15
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V offers a new virtual disk type called VHDX. VHDX virtual disks have many benefits, including larger maximum disks up to 64TB, protection against data corruption, and improved alignment of the virtual hard disk format to work... Read More...
Exchange 2010 support for host-based failover clustering and migration
Tue, Jan 24 2012 11:42
Some Exchange-supported virtualization platforms, such as Hyper-V and VMware include features that support the clustering or portability of guest virtual machines across multiple physical root machines. Examples of host-based failover clustering and migration... Read More...
Fixing Time Errors on VMware vSphere and ESX Hosts
Tue, Jul 19 2011 23:34
Time synchronization across a Windows domain is very important. If a member server's clock varies more than 5 minutes from other domain servers, Kerberos tickets will fail. This causes random authentication errors for users and/or applications which... Read More...
New Server Virtualization in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Whitepaper
Tue, Feb 22 2011 10:04
Microsoft has released a new whitepaper on Server Virtualization in Microsoft Lync Server 2010 . This document outlines a series of best practice recommendations for running Lync Server 2010 in a virtualized environment. The document replaces the first... Read More...
Unable to Compact a VHD Due to a File System Limitation
Thu, Jun 24 2010 23:37
You may get the following error when attempting to compact a Hyper-V virtual hard disk (VHD): The system failed to compact disk.vhd . Error Code: The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation This can be happen for several... Read More...
Can't Delete IP Address from Hyper-V Virtual Machine
Tue, Jun 1 2010 15:46
I've had a number of problems with Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V guests that hold onto their original IPv4 address after running SysPrep. SysPrep is supposed to remove this kind of server-specific information, but for some reason this isn't happening... Read More...