Microsoft Hyper-V

Using PowerShell to locate a Hyper-V virtual machine

What can you do if you need to know which Hyper-V host a particular VM is running on? Roll up…

1 year ago

Trouble adding Hyper-V host to Virtual Machine Manager? Do this

System Center Virtual Machine Manager makes adding a Hyper-V host easy. But sometimes problems occur. If this happens to you,…

1 year ago

Problem solved: When Hyper-V won’t boot a newly created VM

Creating a new VM on a Hyper-V server usually goes well — until it doesn’t. The solution to one perplexing…

1 year ago

Yes, you can: Enabling BitLocker encryption for Generation 1 Hyper-V VMs

Think you can’t enable BitLocker on a Gen 1 Hyper-V virtual machine? Think again. And here’s a step-by-step guide how…

1 year ago

Delaying Hyper-V virtual machine startup: A PowerShell solution

There are reasons for delaying Hyper-V virtual machine startup, but it’s easier said than done. Fortunately, there is an undocumented…

1 year ago

5 common misconceptions about Microsoft Hyper-V

What you think you know about Hyper-V may be wrong. Let’s correct five misconceptions about Microsoft Hyper-V once and for…

1 year ago

The dynamic memory debate in Microsoft Hyper-V rages on

Should you be using dynamic memory for your Hyper-V virtual machines? The debate has been going on for a long…

1 year ago

HOW TO: Convert VMware virtual machines to Hyper-V VMs

Need to convert VMware virtual machines into Hyper-V VMs? This how-to guide takes you every step of the way to…

2 years ago

When Hyper-V virtual machines fail to import

While it’s possible to import virtual machines into Hyper-V, sometimes the process fails. Let’s do some troubleshooting and see if…

2 years ago

World gone wrong: Using event logs to troubleshoot Hyper-V

When something goes wrong with Windows Server Hyper-V, the event logs are a good place to look for answers. But…

2 years ago