Understanding Hyper-V Architecture

Hyper-V PM Ben Armstrong (who blogs at http://blogs.msdn.com/Virtual_PC_Guy/) explains the architecture of Hyper-V in this short (4 minute) animated video. Download the video from my public Skydrive.


Hyper-V How To: Manage Hyper-V with MOM

If you manage your environment with Operations Manager 2007 SP1 or R2, you’ve been waiting for the Hyper-V management pack, which includes: Management of critical Hyper-V services that affect virtual machines and host server functionality Management of host server logical disks that affect virtual machine health Full representation of virtualization in a single Hyper-V host…


Hyper-V FAQ

You can find v1 of the Hyper-V FAQ at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744892(WS.10).aspx


Hyper-V How To: Understand Hyper-V Architecture

Understanding the Hyper-V architecture can help you understand how to better secure Hyper-V. This excerpt from the Hyper-V Security Guide helps to explain: “After you install the Hyper-V role, all of the operating system instances on the physical computer run as virtual machines. Even the instance of Windows Server 2008 that you use to create…

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Hyper-V Security Guide Is Live

The Solution Accelerator team has published the Hyper-V Security Guide, check it out. No sign-in required for the download. Includes: Prescriptive guidance for hardening the Hyper-V role, including several best practices for installing and configuring Hyper-V with a focus on security. These best practices include measures for reducing the attack surface of Hyper-V as well…

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Accelerate Your TTR: Support Call Checklist

Time-to-Resolution on your support call is the critical metric – the longer it takes to resolver your support issue, the more you are spending. To drive down your support call TTR, first gather up the information your support tech will need: Download the Microsoft Platform Support Reporting Utility facilitates the gathering of critical system and…


Hyper-V How To: SCVMM 2008 Cmdlet Ref

As in the UI, so on the commandline. SCVMM 2008 Cmdlet Reference is now available in the download center, and contains all the Help topics for the VMM 2008 cmdlets in one handy DL. Everything you can do using the VMM Administrator Console to administer your Virtual Machine Manager environment, you can also script using…


Hyper-V How To: Tag You Are It

You already know about the tag cloud on http:\\technetbookmarks.com, right? For example: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/threads/tags/?tags=’hyper-v’ Help us out? We’ve noticed the following search text that is not finding the right content. So, everytime you tag content with the following terms – add the new ones as well please. This will help the folks searching on “virtualisation”, for…