Category : HyperV

Convert vmdk to VHDx with Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Solution Accelerator and HyperV

There are a lot of tools on the Internet about converting vmdk files to vhd. Microsoft has a cool utility to convert vmdk to vhd format, called Microsoft Virtual Machine

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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Import Types

Hyper-V 3.0 VM import wizard has three import types. As the options are not very clear, below are the explanations to when to use each:

Server 2012 Network Virtualization with SCVMM 2012 SP1

One of the building blocks of multi-tenant cloud is Network Virtualization. Dynamic VLAN configuration has always been cumbersome, complex, and hard to manage. Now with Network Virtualization we can run

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Hyper-V Capability/Version Comparison

With the new version of Hyper-V, most limits of older versions has either been increased noticeably or been removed and became dependent on the hardware limits being used, like Live

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Windows 2012 & Hyper-V: Converged Network and QoS

With Windows 2012, we are now able to create vNICs in the parent partition. This plays major role in building fabrics by providing us with bandwidth management, classifications, flow control

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NIC Teaming in Windows 2012 and Hyper-V

As you might be aware that NIC Teaming on pre 2012 Hyper-V Servers is not supported, which is still true per KB968703. With the enhancement came with Windows 2012, now

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Network isolation using PVLANs in HyperV 3.0

With PVLANs, we can overcome some of the scalability limitations of VLANs by creating (sub) VLANs within VLANs. This allows us to partition broadcast domain, segregate the VMs traffic from

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Windows Management Framework (WMF) 3.0 on Exchange 2007-2010 is not supported YET!

Did you install the optional updates KB2506146 or KB2506143 to try out (or not) Windows PowerShell 3.0? I just noticed the blog post at MS Exchange Team Blog about WMF

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Windows 2012–Event 5125: Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) in redirected access mode

Trying to create VMs via SCVMM 2012 on Windows 2012 HyperV Cluster, and failing… what!!! Checking event logs I noticed System Event 5125 which did not make sense at first.

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