Hyper-V’s PowerShell cmdlets don’t always work — broken commands don’t always display an error message either. Learn why this occurs and how to avoid it.
An explanation of Hyper-V Key Value Pair Exchange for Linux. Includes C++ code listing for a utility to read, write, and remove Hyper-V KVPs on Linux.
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»
Avoid the hassle of deleting a virtual machine by running this procedural script that will completely delete a Hyper-V Virtual Machine in one sweep.
I’ve been prepping for a lot of different speaking engagements coming up in the next few months and a very hot topic these days is the use of PowerShell and automation, when it comes to Hyper-V. With this in mind, I’ve prepped the below script for some of these upcoming discussions, and wanted to share it with the community so that it’ll be of help to some people.
Update WSUS Installation Media and Hyper-V Templates using this FREE PowerShell Script. The script will automatically update both VHDX and WIM files.
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.
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).