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Microsoft Hyper-V management News
June 14, 2017
Quest VROOM protects VMware and Hyper-V, and it provides DRaaS in Microsoft Azure. It's the vendor's first data protection product since Dell sold off the company.
April 13, 2017
Altaro VM Backup version 7 includes an augmented inline deduplication feature for the data protection software as it tries to cut backup size and costs.
March 31, 2017
While historically targeting SMBs, Nakivo is looking to move up the enterprise ladder with its backup software. Its new backup capabilities include Hyper-V and vSphere 6.5 support.
November 30, 2016
A mental health and addiction facility had an ongoing problem with its virtual machine backup and recovery until it was solved with Veeam's Backup & Replication.
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Before upgrading to SCVMM 2016, ensure that you meet its hardware requirements, including SCVMM 2012 R2 and Update Rollup 9 or later, and have a supported version of SQL Server. Continue Reading
Server Core, the minimal Windows Server deployment, removes some admins from their GUI comfort zone, but its benefits reduce some chores associated with the full server OS. Continue Reading
Take our quiz on Hyper-V Generation 2 VMs to see if you know what guest OS versions, hardware and features they support and ultimately how they differ from Generation 1 VMs. Continue Reading
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Look beyond basic network adapter settings in Hyper-V to enable features like IPsec task offloading, DHCP guard, protected networks, port mirroring and NIC teaming, among others. Continue Reading
Storage improvements, like support for file-based and block-based storage, help enhance Hyper-V 2016 features, including guest clustering and failover. Continue Reading
Thin server OSes allow for reduced maintenance and overhead, but when you increase density to take advantage of excess capacity, you can face issues with failures and performance. Continue Reading
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Using SCVMM user roles provides granular control in a virtual infrastructure. By defining a delegation model, admins also ensure that the infrastructure is more secure. Continue Reading
PowerShell commands save time and enable admins to migrate multiple VMs outside a Hyper-V failover cluster from one host to another, as well as VMs inside the cluster between nodes. Continue Reading
With only a few steps, you can use SCVMM to bring a Hyper-V server under management. This is limited, however, so use the SCVMM Command Shell to bulk manage Hyper-V servers. Continue Reading
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Use the Get-EventLog PowerShell cmdlet with the desired parameters to retrieve a Hyper-V event log. This command gets errors and warnings and exports them as a CSV file. Continue Reading
Before you encounter noncompliant hardware, integrated security errors and configuration issues, read this expert advice so you know what to do when the time comes. Continue Reading
A misconfigured SCVMM service template can cause serious headaches. Before deploying service templates in production, validate them with SCVMM Manager or PowerShell. Continue Reading