Hyper-V : Parent Partition Network Card Configuration

It is important to get the network card configuration right in the parent partition for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008/R2.  Common problems include: A-Records and PTR’s registered for the Parent Partition under multiple IP addresses NetBIOS conflicts Unwanted traffic going through network cards that you want to dedicate to, for example, VM’s or iSCSI. These…

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PowerShell – Read an XML configuration file

I was recently asked a question about PowerShell’s ability to read in an XML configuration file at a Virtual Academy I ran last week.  One of the strengths of PowerShell is its ability to perform lots of time saving tasks … one of which is reading in an XML file.  The Get-Content command can read…

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