4 Sep

There are many design considerations that can dictate how to build your virtual machines (VMs), but a major consideration is storage. This post will focus on using virtual hard disks (VHDs) stored locally on the hypervisor—either through direct attached disks, … Read More »

Microsoft Virtualization: Hyper V best practices

29 Mar

Microsoft Virtualization: Hyper V best practices https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/iftekhar/2010/05/25/microsoft-virtualization-hyper-v-best-practices/ Are you deploying or planning to deploy Hyper V Virtualization in production and need guidelines how you can design the best in class infrastructure with optimum utilization of resources. As a Technology Advisor, … Read More »

Recommended antivirus exclusions for Hyper-V hosts

27 Mar

Recommended antivirus exclusions for Hyper-V hosts Summary If antivirus software is installed and running on a Hyper-V host, there are several exclusions and options that you should configure for optimal operation of Hyper-V and the running virtual machines. These configurations … Read More »

Resynchronization of virtual machines in Hyper-V Replica

9 Feb

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/virtualization/2013/05/10/resynchronization-of-virtual-machines-in-hyper-v-replica/ What is resynchronization and why is it needed? Hyper-V Replica provides protection to VMs by tracking and replicating changes to the virtual hard disks (VHDs) of the VM. Hyper-V Replica runs 24 hours, 365 days in a year; for … Read More »

Hyper-V Replication between two workgroup servers

24 Jan

Hyper-V Replication between two workgroup servers http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/IT/archive/2014/04/04/hyper-v-replication-between-two-workgroup-servers.aspx   Enabling Hyper-V between two workgroup servers requires issuing self-signed certificates with makecert.exe and a registry key to bypass the revocation check. The reason why makecert is required is because the certificate Enhanced Key Usage must support … Read More »