Category: Hyper V

Nov 19

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM)

Ubuntu 14.04 and above in a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine (VM) As most of you know, a Generation 2 Hyper-V Virtual Machine is generally reserved for Windows 2012 or 64 bit versions of Windows 8 as the New virtual Machine Wizard specifies: Generation 2 This virtual machine generation provides support for features such as …

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Mar 30

How to: Configure your environment to host Hyper-V virtual machines on Shared Storage (SMB 3.0)

How to: Configure your environment to host Hyper-V virtual machines on Shared Storage (SMB 3.0) Well, as embarrassedĀ as I am, I’ll confess I wish I knew what I know now or found a post like this long ago. When I read you could now host your Hyper-V virtual machines on shared storage I got super …

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Mar 09

Resolved: Hyper-V General access denied error when trying to load a Virtual Hard Drive

Resolved: Hyper-V General access denied error when trying to load a Virtual Hard Drive Recently I was working with my VMs and moving their storage files from one location to another. I don’t recall exactly what I did that caused this issue but I was unable to start my VM. I would get every time …

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Dec 04

How to: Use Your Windows Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V

How to: Use Your Windows Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V Hyper-V is a powerful hyper-visor developed by Microsoft which is available in most modern Windows Server and Windows client operating systems. However, I think because of the robust way it was designed and how it is aimed primarily at Servers not workstations running off a wireless …

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Aug 16

Why can’t I use the Disk Management utility for a remote server?

Q: I just installed Windows Hyper-V server R2 and I’m having issues having it recognize other hard drives in the machine. Because this is similar to a Windows server 2008 core installation I don’t have an UI to use the Disk Management utility to troubleshoot what is wrong with the hard drive. I get the …

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