Switch between Full and Server Core in Windows Server 2012 using PowerShell 3.0

  In Windows Server 2008 R2, during installation you can choose either Full or Server Core installation. There is no option to switch between Server Core and Server Full installation. Considering Microsoft Hyper-V Best Practices, Server Core Installation is recommended. However, I prefer to put the ball in customer’s court. Asking how comfortable are they…


System Center VMM 2012 Error : Unable to contact storage service

  Recently, while configuring SCVMM 2012 fabric Management for SMI-S Storage. It failed to connect to SMI-S Storage due to “Microsoft Storage Management Service” started and then Stopped.     Resolution:  Uninstall and Reinstall Microsoft Storage Management server. Try following steps: 1. First stop VMM service and VMM agent service on the VMM server. 2….


Switch to Hyper-V and Microsoft Private Cloud – New offering for Microsoft Partners

  The Switch to Hyper-V program helps partners and customer go beyond virtualization to true cloud computing. It provides guidance, resources, and tools, like Microsoft’s Virtual Machine Migration Toolkit, that take the risk out of virtual migrations, dramatically reduce the time and effort required, and define best practices of successful customer migrations. Minimize Switching Costs…