Posts Tagged ‘hyper-v’
Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 Set Network from Public to Private

Change Hyper-V Network Category from Public to Private using Powershell

How to change the Hyper-V Network Category from Public to Private using PowerShell so features like Remote Desktop work after they are enabled


starwind03

Converting Hyper-V Virtual Machines to ESXi Virtual Machines

A guide to converting Hyper-V virtual machines to VMware ESXi virtual machines using the Starwind V2V converter.



Microsoft Surface Admin Hyper-V VM Start Menu

Complete Server Setup with a Microsoft Surface and Hyper-V

For those reading my posts on the Microsoft Surface, I have mixed feelings about the device. It has a great form factor. An awesome set of inputs (keyboard, mouse and touch) all in one easy to carry form factor. Sure, I have ha...


Install Cloudera CDH4 Hadoop in Microsoft Windows 8 Hyper-V

Microsoft is pushing it’s own HDInsight server, and it has a lot of resources behind it. With that said, Cloudera is probably one of the best known Hadoop shops out there. Cloudera’s “free” platform is w...



How to Run Ubuntu in Windows 8 Hyper-V Quickly

Today we are back with another quick guide. This one will focus on how to install Ubuntu on a Windows 8 desktop quickly using Hyper-V. Windows 7 XP mode was great for running Windows XP. For other operating systems, users often...


How to Install Windows 8 Hyper-V in Under 3 Minutes

Many of this site’s users have home labs for IT testing and certification. Microsoft threw these users a huge bonus with Windows 8, and something easily worth learning to deal with the “metro” UI. Microsoft...



Dynamic Memory and Hyper-V Guide in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

One of the biggest new features in Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V users is the new Dynamic Memory functionality. Instead of partitioning physical memory into separate silos for each virtual machine,...


The Big WHS: February 2011 Update

It has been a long time since I have posted about The Big WHS. At the last update in May 2010, the machine occupied 8U using two 4U enclosures, and was topping 60TB of raw storage capacity. Since then there have been quite a fe...



Map a Network Drive to a WHS Shared Folder in Windows

Many users are familiar with Windows networking and browsing shared folders over a local network. For constantly accessed shared folders, a simple way of accessing the same folder immediately is to simply create a shortcut. The...


Hyper-V Networking and Virtual Switches Overview

Microsoft Hyper-V, which is a very common virtualization platform for Windows based servers especially with the Windows Server 2008 R2 role, utilizes a different method of networking virtual machines than Microsoft’s VirtualP...