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Experienced a perplexing issue today where around 100 Hyper-V VMs were unable to start up after a VM storage migration. #hyperv #techthoughts
Following a VM storage migration Hyper-V VMs were reporting VMs cannot find the path error code was '0x3' ('The system cannot find the path specified.')
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Upgrade Hyper-V cluster nodes to Nano Server with zero VM downtime. #nanoserver #server2016 #techthoughts #hyperv
How to guide for upgrading Hyper-V to Nano Server with no tenant Virtual Machine downtime. Move Hyper-V cluster nodes from current OS to Nano Server.
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A guide to creating a Nano Server image using Microsoft's Nano Server Image Builder or manually via New-NanoServerImage with a step-by-step full walk-through and video example #nanoserver #server2016 #techthoughts
Guide to creating a Nano Server image using Microsoft's Nano Server Image Builder or manually via New-NanoServerImage with full walk-through and examples
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A how to guide for initial Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM) setup and configuration plus a short DS416 unboxing and DSM configuration walk-through video. #synology #techthoughts
Configuration guide of basic steps to setup your Synology device and complete the initial configuration settings of your Synology Disk Station Manager DSM.
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After working through several Hyper-V issues I have compiled a recommended list of 26 2012R2 Hyper-V hotfixes to apply to 2012R2 Hyper-V servers with links to all relevant Hyper-V hotfix articles plus powershell to check and install each. #hyperv #powershell #techthoughts
26 2012R2 Hyper-V hotfixes to apply to 2012R2 Hyper-V servers with links to all relevant Hyper-V hotfix articles plus powershell to check and install each
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Check out Diag-V - a PowerShell based script that contains a collection of various Hyper-V diagnostics. It presents the user a simple choice menu that allows the user to select and execute the desired diagnostic. It can help you rapidly diagnose issues and answer common questions about your Hyper-V environment!
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Diag-V - a collection of Hyper-V diagnostics presents the user a simple choice menu that allows the user to select and execute the desired diagnostic.
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If you have Gen9 HPE Servers in your environment this post and video demo will introduce you to managing those servers with the iLO RESTful API via PowerShell. #powershell #hpe #techthoughts
Using PowerShell to manage HP servers via the iLO RESTful API If your environment contains HPE Gen9 Servers running iLO 4 2.00 you can leverage PowerShell to interact with the iLO RESTful API of these devices. Why should I care [...]
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Learn how to further customize your Nano Server deployments by performing post deployment customization tasks for Nano Server using SetupComplete.cmd and PowerShell. #nanoserver #server2016 #techthoughts
How to perform post deployment customization tasks for Nano Server using SetupComplete.cmd and PowerShell. Customize your Nano Server deployments on startup
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A recent Synology drive failure serves as a reminder that RAID is not a backup and you need to take additional steps to ensure the reliability of your critical data. #synology #techthoughts
A recent Synology drive failure highlights why RAID is not a backup. RAID protects against physical media failure - insufficient for your critical data.
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A collection of 2016 Ignite conference videos relating to the Hyper-V platform that will have you learning Hyper-V upcoming changes and capabilities. #hyperv #techthoughts
A collection of 2016 Ignite conference videos relating to the Hyper-V platform that will have you learning Hyper-V upcoming changes and capabilities.
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This write-up covers the Hyper-V .bin file and explains how a VM's AutomaticStopAction affects the .bin file and how disk usage is impacted as a result. #hyperv #powershell #techthoughts
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Best practices write-up regarding Hyper-V over-allocation as well as a Powershell Hyper-V resource allocation diagnostic script that will determine the current resource allocation health of a Hyper-V server or Hyper-V Cluster. #techthoughts #hyperv #powershell
Powershell Hyper-V resource allocation check determines the current resource allocation health of a Hyper-V server or Hyper-V Cluster.
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