Altaro VM Backup v6.5 – Now up to 33 times faster!

21 Jul 2016 by Altaro Software 0
 

Today we're excited to announce the release of Altaro VM Backup v6.5! It's still the same software you're accustomed to and love using, but we've added the #1 requested feature for the last 6 months: Change Block Tracking (CBT). This major performance...

Celebrating SysAdmins around the world!

19 Jul 2016 by Altaro Software 0
 

  Fellow SysAdmins, hello to you all! Today we're announcing a contest that we're running for you specifically to celebrate SysAdmin Day 2016, which falls on Friday, July 29th this year. To show our appreciation for all the hard work you guys...

How to Work with Hyper-V Virtual Network Adapters

14 Jul 2016 by Eric Siron 0
 

Hyper-V's Virtual network adapters are the windows that your virtual machines -- and sometimes your management operating system -- use to communicate with the rest of the world. You can perform basic adapter manipulation for virtual machines using the GUI....

How To Copy or Backup a VHD File While the VM is Running

12 Jul 2016 by Eric Siron 4
 

I think that we can all agree that backup software exists for a reason. Well, lots of reasons. Very good reasons. So, if you ask me in the abstract how to make a copy or backup of a virtual machine's...

Hyper-V Hot Topics – June

07 Jul 2016 by Andy Syrewicze 0
 

  Hello once again everyone! June is out of the way, so that means it time again, for another segment of Hyper-V Hot Topics! So as a refresher as to what this series is all about, every month I put...

Hyper-V’s relationship with virtual machine XML Files

05 Jul 2016 by Eric Siron 0
 

Through version 2012 R2, all Hyper-V virtual machines are defined by an XML file. It conforms to the XML specification and can be viewed in any text editor. Microsoft has never supported editing this file, but being able to read...

How to create a Hyper-V Virtual Switch

30 Jun 2016 by Eric Siron 0
 

  The first stage of getting your Hyper-V virtual machines onto the network requires a Hyper-V virtual switch. If you don't have much knowledge of the virtual switch, I strongly recommend that you read through our earlier article that explains...

What is the Hyper-V Virtual Switch and how does it work?

28 Jun 2016 by Eric Siron 75
 

  Networking in Hyper-V commonly confuses newcomers, even those with experience in other hypervisors. The Hyper-V virtual switch is one of the product's steeper conceptual hurdles, but quite simple once you invest the time to learn about it. Digesting this...

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