Use PowerShell to determine the IP address your VMs are using

Can an admin gain access to a VM’s network configuration details such as the IP address without logging in to…

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Best practices for configuring your Microsoft Hyper-V VMs

There are countless best practices that can be applied to configuring Hyper-V VMs. The ones detailed in this article come…

2 months ago

Best practices for configuring your Microsoft Hyper-V hosts

Thinking of setting up Hyper-V hosts? Here are some best practices to follow from someone who has learned his lessons…

2 months ago

Why you need to check your virtualization host’s NUMA configuration

Should you disallow NUMA spanning in your Hyper-V architecture? There are two sides to this story, and you’ll get both…

3 months ago

Migrating and configuring Hyper-V passthrough disks

Believe it or not, Hyper-V virtual machines can be configured to use a dedicated physical hard disk, which is referred…

3 months ago

Citrix Managed Desktops offers new desktop-as-a-service functionality

Citrix Managed Desktops is a new cloud-based desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) that moves the Citrix and Microsoft strategic partnership further along.

3 months ago

Working with the free Hyper-V Configuration Tool from ManageEngine

ManageEngine offers a free Hyper-V Configuration Tool that comes with some nice features. But don’t expect it to replace Hyper-V…

4 months ago

Another tool for your toolbox: Using Capacity Planner for Hyper-V Replica

For those who use the Hyper-V replica feature, a tool from Microsoft can help you analyze the infrastructure required to…

4 months ago

Use baselines to ensure patch compliance for Hyper-V virtual machines

It is important that virtual machine infrastructure is kept up to date. Here’s how to use baselines to ensure patch…

5 months ago

How virtual networking changes when you adopt VMM

VMM’s approach to virtual networking is more complex than that of native Hyper-V, but the various networking components fit together…

5 months ago