Set-KCD; configuring Kerberos Constrained Delegation (KCD)

  In June I posted an article called Configuring Kerberos Constrained Delegation for Hyper-V Management. I covered the concept of Kerberos delegation and evolution into constrained delegation. Obviously, the article was mainly focused on configuring constrained delegation for Hyper-V management in order to be able to manage Hyper-V in a remote fashion. I ended the…

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Configuring Kerberos Constrained Delegation for Hyper-V Management

  Managing Hyper-V can be done in several ways; using Hyper-V Manager, using System Center Virtual Machine Manager and, of course, using PowerShell. As a best practice in any management scenario, you manage a service from a remote machine. Whether this is a workstation running Windows 8 or a Remote Desktop Services server running Windows…

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WakeUp-Machines – A PowerShell script for Wake On LAN

  These days, I give a lot of presentations and demos on Windows Server 2012. Of course, many involve Hyper-V related demos. Although I run most demos from PowerShell, since now I can, I modify a lot in my demo environment. And since I frequently use my environment I need to be able to prepare…

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Managing Hyper-V Replica from PowerShell

  Hyper-V Replica One of the new virtualization features of Windows Server “8” is Hyper-V Replica. This feature addresses the disaster recovery aspect of your IT information system. In this post I will go into more detail of this feature; what it is, the targeted scenarios, how it works and how to use/manage it from…

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Installing, configuring and managing Hyper-V Server “8” Beta

  With the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows Server “8” Beta, we have also released Hyper-V Server “8”. I have always been a huge promoter of Hyper-V Server and have always recommended to deploy Hyper-V Server in any scenario. Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 was based on the Windows Server 2008 R2 Core…

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Using native PowerShell cmdlets with Hyper-V in Windows Server “8”

  A couple of weeks ago I was asked to present new features of Windows Server “8” to a group of IT pro’s. Up to that time, I did not plan on doing any serious work prior to the availability of the beta. But the beta would not be available for demos so I had…

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