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Is your Hyper-V configuration running according to “Best Practices”? Now you’ll know!

Hyper-V BPAJust the other day, the Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer was quietly released as an update for Windows Server 2008 R2

Like the other BPAs that are built-in to Server 2008 R2, this one is available from within the Server Manager.  It allows you to launch and review an analysis of how you have Hyper-V configured, so you can see where your configuration meets (or does NOT meet) known best practices; and giving you hints on how to resolve those configuration practices that may be “less-than-best”.

“Sweet!  How do I get it?”

You can read about it here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977238 and download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=89d80c15-0082-4fef-a4fc-fefa463bed08.

Big thanks to Ben “Virtual PC Guy"’ Armstrong and his post about this.  I saw it there first.