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.
What you should do to prevent broken NTFS permissions when performing a live migration of a Hyper-V virtual machine. Step-by-step guide with detailed advice
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.
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.
Having trouble deleting virtual hard disks left behind when you delete a virtual machine? Eric has a simple fix that will help you delete a VHD from a clustered shared volume!
Live Migration requires great cooperation between source and target computer. Learn how to isolate and troubleshoot issues, which should be simple to fix.
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.
In this post we answer a number of questions that we received from our viewers following our Troubleshooting Hyper-V webinar. Have a look at the answers if you’re looking to troubleshoot Hyper-V, and feel free to add more questions in the comments.
Linux doesn’t always run smoothly on Hyper-V. Have you had issues shutting down or restarting a guest using Ubuntu Linux on Hyper-V? Here’s a post from Eric to help you out!
Native adapter teaming is a hot topic in the world of Hyper-V. It’s certainly nice for Windows Server as well, but the ability to spread out traffic for multiple virtual machines is practically a necessity. Unfortunately, there is a still a lot of misunderstanding out there about the technology and how to get it working correctly.
In Part 1 and Part 2 of this article series, we focused on the various conditions which might cause Hyper-V Replication to fail. In the final part of this article series, we’ll tackle the remaining issues I’ve listed which may cause issues in Hyper-V replication.
In Part 1 of this series, we learned about the different possibilities which may cause communication issues between Primary and Replica Server. In this part, we continue to focus on other possibilities and also explain a mechanism which can be used to rule out network port or firewall issues.
Troubleshooting issues with the Hyper-V Replica requires extensive knowledge of the technology. Not only you need to have knowledge but you must also be able to follow a troubleshooting approach which helps you fix the issues and also benefits in finding the root cause. This is what I intend to explain throughout the articles of “Advanced Troubleshooting of Hyper-V Replica” series.
Hyper-V’s virtual switch is a stumbling block for newcomers on a good day, so it’s certainly no picnic when something goes wrong. This series will arm you with tips, tricks, and tools to solve your dilemma. Part one will discuss a functional but ailing switch. Part two will help you with a completely broken switch.