Modify the BIOS GUID of a Hyper-V virtual machine easily with this automated PowerShell script, which particularly modifies the system’s UUID (universally unique identifier).
Setting up provisioning in a small business can be a challenge, to both set the correct provision, and not over or under provision, and to get the financial investment right. We have a set of points to help your SMB out, check it out here:
We have a Free eBook for you! Supercharge your Hyper-V Performance by following the guided eBook prepared by Paul Schnackenburg. You will find a guide to identify any issues with your existing setup, learn how to use Windows Performance Monitor and PAL, and correctly plan hosts, VMs, Storage, Networking and Management components within your Hyper-V infrastructure. The guide is optimized for administrators who are resource strapped, get the best out of your existing system and download the eBook now!
Auto-configure your Hyper-V Host with this FREE script. Use it as a one-stop experience and edit it to your requirements to have a perfectly functional host. Access the script in the post below.
With Windows Server 2012 you can set up a VHDX. If you already have a VHD you can convert it and benefit from data loss prevention against sudden interruptions, extend the data size, and improve compatibility. Find out how to Convert VHD to VHDX in this guide.
Eric compiled a Free PowerShell Script to quickly Configure Constrained Delegation in Hyper-V. Check it out now and let us know how it has worked out for you.
Hyper-V checkpoints are a double-edged technology. Used appropriately, they can be a quick and simple solution to any number of problems. Used inappropriately, they can cause an entire deployment to be brought to a catastrophic halt. To make it worse, many people are not entirely clear on just what a checkpoint truly is. This guide is meant to help you correctly Implement Hyper-V Checkpoints.
In part one of this series, we talked about Hyper-V’s key-value data exchange feature and got an idea for how it works. In this post, I’m going to provide you with some PowerShell modules that are intended to alleviate most of the pain of using Key-Value Pair Data Exchange. Once you’ve implemented these modules on your systems, you’ll be able to pass data back and forth from guests to hosts.