As virtualization has become the norm, the need for physical-to-virtual conversions (P2V) has begun to decline for many of us. There are still a great number of legacy systems waiting their turn to be transferred. There are also many administrators inheriting systems from exiting staff that avoided virtualization right up to the bitter end. Whatever your situation, this article is for you.
Working with USB devices can be particularly challenging in Hyper-V. Eric has a three method How-To guide that can help you out with accessing USB storage devices!
Hello everyone! July is behind us and that means it’s time for another edition of our Hyper-V Hot Topics Series! Again, as a reminder, this series focuses on interesting links and news regarding Hyper-V from throughout the previous month, that I’ve found to be helpful and useful. In addition to this, I also like to post my Hyper-V Monday Minute recording from throughout the last month as well. For those that aren’t aware, I put on, what I call the Hyper-V Monday Minute every Monday at 2:00 PM Eastern time where I talk about some topic from the Hyper-V world. I’ve used a number of different formats for this, but have now finalized it on Facebook Live. if your interested in subscribing to that segment, you can do so by liking the Altaro Software facebook page HERE. The idea here is to serve as your one-stop-shop information source… Read More»
Live Migration requires great cooperation between source and target computer. Learn how to isolate and troubleshoot issues, which should be simple to fix.
Explore the variety of methods to set up Hyper-V Live Migrations in Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 with this complete guide from Eric Siron.
Get a deep understanding of Hyper-V Live Migration and how to configure it with this comprehensive overview of how to set up Hyper-V Live Migration.
Ideally when backing up and copying a VHD from a running VM you use your backup software, but you can also export the VM or copy the file manually.
Hyper-V virtual machines are defined by an XML file. Eric discusses the importance of XML files, how Hyper-V uses them, and why you should leave them alone.
A Hyper-V virtual switch is the first step to getting your VM on the network, here’s all you need to know about planning and operating virtual switches.
We have compiled the recording, and a list of questions and answers from the What’s new in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V webinar that we received from our viewers following the event. The webinar was presented by Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter MVP’s Aidan Finn and Andy Syrewicze.