Having issues with virtual machines suffering hard shut downs during host shut down? Timeout periods could be causing the issue. This guide shows you how to solve that.
This tutorial shows you how to get the best Hyper-V performance out of your Dell PowerEdge T20 hardware through tweaking a number of configurations from network settings to storage performance.
Ran into issues after you added or replaced a Hyper-V Cluster Node? Here’s a checklist of items to run through to find out what could be causing trouble.
What’s the difference between Generation 1 and 2 VMs in Hyper-V? What are the benefits of Gen 2? Should I use Gen 2 VMs? How do I convert?
Monitor Hyper-V using Nagios on CentOS Linux with this complete guide by Eric Siron. Learn how to create your own monitoring system for Free!
Understand industry-standard terminology around backup and how to apply it in a Hyper-V environment! Learn the language of virtualization backup.
Each Hyper-V virtual machine sports a number of settings that can be changed, but not by any sanctioned GUI tools. If you’re familiar with WMI, these properties are part of the Msvm_VirtualSystemSettingData class. Whether you’re familiar with WMI or not, these properties are not simple to change. I previously created a script that modifies the BIOS GUID setting, but that left out all the other available fields. So, I took that script back into the workshop and rewired it to increase its reach. If you’re fairly new to using PowerShell as a scripting language and use other people’s scripts to learn, there are some additional notes after the script contents that you might be interested in. What this Script Does This script can be used to modify the following properties of a Hyper-V virtual machine: BIOS GUID: The BIOS of every modern computer should contain a Universally Unique Identifier… Read More»
There’s little documentation on how Hyper-V CPU compatibility mode works. Does it impact the performance of a virtual machine? Learn all about it here.
Download the advanced settings editor tool for Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Machines! Easily edit complex configurations for your deployment!