Tag: Virtual machine

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 embarrassed 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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Feb 24

How to: Manage Windows Azure with PowerShell

 How to: Manage Windows Azure with PowerShell You can manage your Windows Azure account via PowerShell with an array of commands at your disposal. Below is a quick reference guide of the commands available. You can connect to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud using the Azure Powershell SDK. After you have installed the SDK you should be …

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Jan 30

Resolve: Failed to establish a connection with host: the credentials supplied to the package were not recognized (0x8009030D).

Resolve: Failed to establish a connection with host: the credentials supplied to the package were not recognized (0x8009030D). When working with Hyper-V you might have the need to transfer a Virtual Machine from one host to another but might run into the following error message when trying: “Failed to establish a connection with host ‘TARGETVMHOST’: …

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Nov 07

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request

Error deleting VHD: There is currently a lease on the Blob and no lease ID was specified in the request If you encounter with this error while trying to delete a storage account most probably it is because you created a Windows Azure Virtual Machine and removed it. In my case I was deleting a …

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Nov 01

Resolve: DPM 2012 R2 Installation error “DPM configuration failed (ID: 4081)”

Resolve: DPM 2012 R2 Installation error “DPM configuration failed (ID: 4081)” When installing Data Protection Management on a remote SQL server you might come across a few issues like the running credentials on a SQL server and configuration error 4081. In the first case you are asked to run SQL Server Services under either computer …

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Oct 26

How to: Manage vault certificates in Windows Azure Backup

How to: Manage vault certificates in Windows Azure Backup Obtained from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn169036.aspx Windows Azure Recovery Services encompasses a set of Windows Azure vaults that help to protect your organization from data loss, and aid in continuity of operations. Vaults are used to store and protect information that is specified as part of your recovery services configuration. …

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Oct 20

Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Gotcha’s!

Windows Azure Virtual Machines – Gotcha’s! Obtained from: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/narahari/archive/2013/01/15/windows-azure-virtual-machines-gotcha-s.aspx   This blog post is an attempt to summarize most common issues we’ve seen Windows Azure Virtual Machine users are running into and common questions that come up during our discussions with Virtual Machines customers.   1) Virtual machine disappeared or was deleted When you hit the usage …

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Oct 20

How to: Re-enable Remote Desktop with PowerShell after you’ve blocked it with your own firewall rule

How to: Re-enable Remote Desktop with PowerShell after you’ve blocked it with your own firewall rule Obtained from: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/CSIReenablingRemoteDesktopWithPowerShellAfterYouveBlockedItWithYourOwnFirewallRule.aspx   The Big Problem: I set up an Azure virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. I accidentally disabled the Remote Desktop Windows firewall rule (while I was remotely connected). The connection dropped as you would expect. I …

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