Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Virtual Network Adapters in Hyper-V

Hello Folks, A few weeks back I started a series of quick overviews of specific new Windows Server 2016 TP4 functionality. Windows Server 2016 TP4 – PowerShell Direct Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Hyper-v Runtime Memory Resize Step-By-Step: Managing Your Nano Servers This week I wanted to look at the capabilities with virtual Network adapter…

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Windows Server 2016 TP4 – Hyper-v Runtime Memory Resize

Hello Folks, Anthony and I have been on the road lately delivering IT camps on Windows Server 2016. The conversations have been fantastic. We can really feel the enthusiasms of the attendees. As a matter of fact, my session today was standing room only.   Because of the interest that the CANITPRO audience has expressed…

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Addressing Pass-The-Hash Attacks with Windows 10 and Credentials Guard

People and organizations have increasingly become more and more dependent on technology.  What started as a means of communication, has now evolved into a deep repository of information provided by people and organizations shared publicly or privately. Alongside this progression, digital attacks have also evolved to attempt to steal said data for malicious use.  What started back in 2003…

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Step-By-Step: Enabling Hyper-V for use on Windows 10

Virtualization provides a plethora of solutions from making the most of an organization’s hardware investment to running specific applications in other OS offerings. Windows 8 was the first Windows client operating system to include hardware virtualization support natively. Using the same technology found in Windows Server 2012 R2, the embedded Hyper-V client allowed IT professionals…

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Top 6 New Features Offered in Hyper-V Technical Preview

Since its release back in October 2014, the latest Windows Server Technical Preview made available has created a great deal of buzz around Microsoft’s further attempt to close the gap between on-premise and in-cloud datacenters.  Most notably are the announcements made at the recent Ignite conference surrounding the next offering of Hyper-V.  The following are…


Step-By-Step: Running A Windows 10 VM on Mac via Oracle VirtualBox

Not two years ago, Mac users and PC users were at odds when Mac users would attend Microsoft events.  How times have changed. At the recent Build and Ignite events, attendees touting Mac notebooks reveled in the numerous announcements brought before them in regards to how Microsoft plans to enable their choice of computing within…


Step-By-Step: Installing Windows 10 on Oracle VirtualBox

If Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware Workstation 11 are not your first choice to test Windows 10 in a virtualized state, then steps on installing Windows 10 Technical Preview on VirtualBox might be of interest.  Oracle’s general-purpose virtual management offering on x86 hardware is also free and can also be of use to test Windows 10…

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Step-By-Step: Testing Windows 10 Via VMware Workstation

 At a recent event at the Nova Scotia Community College, the ask was put forward with regards to testing Windows 10 Technical Preview on VMware Workstation. This is in fact possible and here are the steps to enable the requested setup. Step 1: Download the Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO Visit the Windows Insiders webpage …

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Step-By-Step: Creating a Windows 10 To Go Key Inside a Hyper-V VM

Windows 10 will include many cool features to enable system administrators in securing client computing.  Testing is key and this blog has detailed many ways IT Professionals can test Windows 10 Technical Preview without the requirement of loading it on a production machine. So I thought I would share some of my findings as I…


Step-By-Step: Building A System Center Virtual Machine Manager Lab Part 1

*This post was authored by Garth Gorling. Correction of author is forthcoming Virtualization, and more specifically Hyper-V , is awesome.  While I am knowledgeable about Hyper-V, I'm always interested in learning more.  I'm interested in having separate, isolated networks.  I want users to be able to create VMS in one IP space but not another. …

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