Tag: 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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May 25

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5 I had a few friends come by to play Civilization 5 (I know, its the slowest game, but at least we don’t lose against the computer). The problem we had is that one of the computers had issues connecting/creating multiplayer games. It was strange that other …

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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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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

How to: Recover an Exchange server using the RecoverServer switch

How to: Recover an Exchange server using the RecoverServer switch So a bit of background: I was performing a migration from onPremise to Cloud Mailboxes and the hardware the VM was running on was not the fastest. So I had this great idea: Perform a scheduled fail over to the faster server and continue working …

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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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Mar 10

How to: Remotely manage a Hyper-V Server / Enable Firewall exceptions

How to: Remotely manage a Hyper-V Server / Enable Firewall exceptions Unfortunately one of the things you will find out when you install a Hyper-V Server 2012 is that it is completely locked down. You are provided with a very neat utility that allows you to easily perform common tasks like enabling remote management, configuring your …

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Mar 10

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https)

How to: Configure Hyper-V Replica using certificate-based authentication (https) Disclaimer: Before you get too deep into the article I have not been able to do this for a Hyper-V Core Windows Server Installation (the free Hyper-V version you download off of Microsoft). I get the certificate and everything to show up but last-minute it throws and error …

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