Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster Recommended Updates

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster Please note that this post is checked/updated weekly. Last update: Feb 12th 2017. See also System Center Virtual Machine Manager LATEST Update Rollup: http://aka.ms/vmmlatest KB Title Components Prerequisites Type 3000850 November 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Multiple 2919355 Hyper-V 3095308…

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Nice IDP url for testing ADFS

An easy way to verify if ADFS is working properly is the idpinitiatedsignon page: https://sts.contoso.com/adfs/ls/idpinitiatedsignon.aspx from which you can easily logon against the actual environment. Since Windows Server 2016  this is not enabled by default anymore. You can enable it: Set-ADFSProperties -EnableIdpInitiatedSignon $True and disable it back: Set-ADFSProperties -EnableIdpInitiatedSignon $False AD FS Diagnostic Module: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/AD-FS-Diagnostics-Module-8269de31 References: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee892317.aspx…

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Dual Boot with NO Hyper-V

The Nr.1 question people ask me on Hyper-V is “how do I make a dual boot with no Hyper-V?” Open an elevated command prompt: bcdedit /copy {current} /d “Boot with NO Hyper-V” The entry was successfully copied to {CopyTheFancyGUIDyouGet}. <- This is a GUID you have to copy and use in the next command) bcdedit /set {CopyTheFancyGUIDyouGet}…

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Hyper-V Integration Components

Get-Cluster clusterName| Get-ClusterResource | ? ResourceType -eq “Virtual Machine” | Get-VM | ft Name,IntegrationServicesVersion   Hyper-V integration components update for Windows virtual machines that are running on a Windows 10-based host Client Guests: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3071740 Server Guests: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3063109 Supported Windows guest operating systems for Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016 https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server-docs/compute/hyper-v/supported-windows-guest-operating-systems-for-hyper-v-on-Windows Managing Hyper-V Integration Services https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/hyperv_on_windows/user_guide/managing_ics  

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Azure AD Connect Scheduled Task is missing

Open Powershell: PS C:\> Set-ADSyncScheduler -MaintenanceEnabled $false -SyncCycleEnabled $true PS C:\> Get-ADSyncScheduler AllowedSyncCycleInterval            : 00:30:00 CurrentlyEffectiveSyncCycleInterval : 00:30:00 CustomizedSyncCycleInterval         : NextSyncCyclePolicyType             : Initial NextSyncCycleStartTimeInUTC         : 08/11/2016 15:42:44 PurgeRunHistoryInterval             : 7.00:00:00 SyncCycleEnabled                    : True MaintenanceEnabled                  : False StagingModeEnabled                  : False SchedulerSuspended                  : False PS C:\> Start-ADSyncSyncCycle -PolicyType Delta                                                                                                                  Result —— Success

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Nano Server resources

Script: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Create-a-New-Nano-Server-61f674f1 https://github.com/PlagueHO/New-NanoServerVHD    

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager LATEST Update Rollup

Please note that this post is checked/updated weekly. Last update: Sep 18th 2017. See also Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Failover Cluster Recommended Updates: http://aka.ms/hvfix System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager latest update rollup: 3 version 4.0.2139.0 Download the Virtual Machine Manager Server update package now. Download the Administrator Console update package now. Download the…

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