Hyper-V: Enable Extended Sessions

Presentation Extensive sessions on Hyper-V with virtual machines can enhance the user experience with: Device Sharing File transfer Extended resolution Copy / Paste through the console … We find part of the user experience available with an RDP connection. Works only with Windows virtual machines with installed integration services Activation on the Hyper-V host On …

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Installing and Configuring Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) on 2 VMs

In this article, we will see how to set up Storage Spaces Direct under two VMs. S2D is the solution hyperconverged of Microcrost arrival with Windows Server 2016. I also took advantage of this lab to use Admin Center. Prerequisites Have a domain controller Two servers (VM) under Windows 2016 Datacenter with 4 disks dedicated …

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Delete a backup control point in Hyper-V without a delete option

snapshot

It happens in Hyper-V that a third-party software (backup) create a control point that is not possible to delete through the GUI. You have to switch to PowerShell to delete the control point. 1. Open a PowerShell administrator window and enter the following command to display the snapshots. Get-VMSnapshot -ComputerName <SERVER-HYPER-V> -VMName <VM> This should …

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Admin Center: Create a Virtual Machine on a Hyper-V Host

Admin Center - VM resume

Introduction In this tutorial, we will have how to create a virtual machine with the Admin Center interface on a Hyper-V host. Prerequisites: Admin Center installed Hyper-V server Server added in the Admin Center Create a virtual machine 1. On the Admin Center, from the list of connections, click on the Hyper-V server. 2. If …

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Hyper-V: Live-Migration moving a virtual machine between two hosts

Moving

In this tutorial, we will see how to move a virtual machine from one Hyper-V host to another host. This feature is called Dynamic Migration, it should not be confused with the feature that has the same name in the failover cluster. Dynamic migration lets you move a running virtual machine to another hyper-v if …

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