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How to Back Up Hyper-V VMs from the Host Using Windows Server Backup
APPLIES TO Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Windows Server 2008 Standard Windows Web Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Windows Web Server 2008 R2 KB958662 lists the procedures, and includes...
31 Mar 2015
Wiki: How to File a TNWIKI Bug or Request a Feature
This topic is a how to. Please keep it as clear and simple as possible. Avoid speculative discussions as well as a deep dive into underlying mechanisms or related technologies. (what is this box?) Table of Contents See Also Other Languages You can file and track bugs against the...
30 Mar 2015
Hyper-V: List of SLAT-Capable CPUs for Hosts
Table of Contents SLAT What is SLAT? Check with: systeminfo (built in OS) Check with: coreinfo (SysInternals tool) Check with: PowerShell List of supported CPUs Servers that support SLAT Desktops that support SLAT Laptops that support SLAT SLAT I was looking for a place where all the different...
28 Mar 2015
Wiki: How to Contribute Content to TechNet Wiki
Table of Contents Before You Start Content Methods to contribute to the Wiki URLs and Linking Linking to New or Existing Pages External Linking to and from the Wiki Files File Attachments Images Tags Formatting Article Titles Table of Contents Inserting a Table "Return to top" links Removing...
27 Mar 2015
Wiki: How to Monitor Content
This topic is a how to. Please keep it as clear and simple as possible. Avoid speculative discussions as well as a deep dive into underlying mechanisms or related technologies. (what is this box?) Table of Contents E-mail Notification Subscription RSS Feed Notification RSS Subscription...
25 Mar 2015
Wiki: How to Change Your Avatar
To change your avatar image Sign in to TechNet Wiki. Click your user name on the upper right. On your profile page, click Edit My Profile on the left side of the screen, under your avatar image. In the Avatar section on the left, you can click the "X" on the...
23 Mar 2015
Wiki: How to Change Your Display Name
To change your display name: Sign in to TechNet Wiki. Click your profile name on the top right. Click Edit My Profile on the left, under your avatar picture. Change the text in the Display Name field. Click Save . See Also Getting Started All Things Profile ...
23 Mar 2015
Wiki: What Makes a Great Wiki Article
Table of Contents How to Make a Great Wiki Article Types of Articles Design Principles See Also Other Languages There are many ways to write a Wiki article. This topic describes what works best in Wikis like this one. To post an article, click the link on the right or click here . To find an idea...
15 Mar 2015
Windows 7: Troubleshooting Disk IO
Table of Contents Installing the Tools Generate the Log File Using Xperf Analyzing the Trace in XPerf Analyzing the trace in Excel Next Steps If you have additional tips, tools, information to improve this topic, feel free to add it - it is the wiki way. Minimizing the amount of data that...
10 Mar 2015
Microsoft Anti-Virus Exclusion List
One place on the web where you can find an updated list of ALL the AV exclusions you might want to configure for Windows Server. Feel free to add to the list, it is the wiki way! HINT : Subscribe to the RSS feed for this wiki page to get auto-notification when it is updated! Enterprise Configuration...
16 Feb 2015
Event ID 500: Windows Diagnostics Performance
Table of Contents Applies To Details Cause User Action Additional Resources Other Languages Applies To Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Details Product Windows Operating System ID 500 ...
12 Feb 2015
Hyper-V: Survival Guide
Table of Contents Planning Deploying Managing Optimizing Video Troubleshooting Podcast Blogs Forums Books Twitter Tools Miscellaneous Related Products See Also This is a list of Hyper-V resources you can add too, and feel free to rearrange. Just click the "Edit" button above the article...
5 Feb 2015
Hyper-V: Deployment Best Practices
Table of Contents Before you begin Best Practices Avoid Overloading the Server Ensure High-Speed Access to Storage Install Multiple Network Interface Cards Avoid Mixing Virtual Machines That Can Use Integration Services with Those That Cannot Configure Antivirus Software to Bypass Hyper-V Processes and...
22 Jan 2015
Hyper-V: How to Initiate a Live Migration Using Windows PowerShell
You can initiate Live migration using Windows PowerShell scripts for failover clustering. This is one of the steps documented in Hyper-V: Using Live Migration with Cluster Shared Volumes in Windows Server 2008 R2 ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd446679%28WS.10%29.aspx#BKMK_initiateLM...
2 Jan 2015
Hyper-V: Troubleshooting Snapshot Failure
Table of Contents Snapshots fail to merge with error 0x80070070 See Also Other Languages Snapshots fail to merge with error 0x80070070 Applies to: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 Error: Snapshots fail to merge with error Cause: Low disk space. Resolution: Create...
2 Jan 2015
Hyper-V: How to Run Hyper-V on a Laptop
This article is a work-in-progress . Please help correct and extend it. It is the Wiki way! NOTE: The ability to run Hyper-V on a laptop is provided in the Windows "8" Consumer Preview as "Client Hyper-V" Read about it in the Client Hyper-V Survival Guide . If you are...
2 Jan 2015
Wiki: How to Insert a Formatted Code Snippet and Code Block on TechNet Wiki
Table of Contents How to Use the Format Code Block Tool Other Code Insertion Options See Also Other Languages Inserting human-readable code into your TechNet Wiki articles adds a lot of value for the reader, but it can be a challenge for the author. Use this article to share how-to information....
26 Dec 2014
Wiki: How to Build Community
Shakir Jahir John
First, don't do the things that destroy community . Next, read Art Of Community and WikiPatterns for wisdom, tips, and tricks from other communities. Conduct your wiki activities according to the Leadership Code of Conduct . Help others, be nice. Also communicate, a lot. After that...
18 Dec 2014
This is a list of tools, resources, and external links to download and learn about those tools. Table of Contents Supported Microsoft Tools (Solution Accelerators, Product Downloads, etc.) Microsoft Products and Solutions that are Built upon Hyper-V Technology Remote Management from Client Versions...
24 Nov 2014
P2V Survival Guide
At customer events a few years ago, we started handing out one-page "Survival Guides" (printed both sides and laminated) with links to important resources. The wiki versions of the Survival Guides are meant to do the same things without killing trees or using laminating machines. Please add...
24 Nov 2014
Hyper-V Security Survival Guide
Hyper-V security is in context with Windows Server security. Start with the Windows Security Survival Guide: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/windows-security-survival-guide.aspx . TechNet Hyper-V Security Guide: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd569113.aspx...
2 Oct 2014
Hyper-V is Hypervisor -based virtualization technology from Microsoft. It is available both as Windows Server role (starting with Windows Server 2008 ) and as a free stand-alone product called Microsoft Hyper-V Server . Following is a list of Hyper-V-related topics in TechNet Wiki. General information...
30 Sep 2014
Hyper-V: How to Configure Server Core Using SCONFIG
On a Windows Server 2008 R2 server core deployment, you can use SCONFIG to get the server on the network in minutes so you can manage it remotely . After that you can use another system, such as a Windows 7 client, to enable roles, run PowerShell scripts, manage it using System Center, manage it...
27 Sep 2014
Visio Stencils for IT Pros
IT Pros often have to produce maps of “as is” and “intended” architectures for reporting and funds-getting purposes. For example, if you are pitching for funds for SharePoint 2010 farms – you might find this Services in SharePoint 2010 Poster handy. If you are interested in virtualization, check out...
18 Sep 2014
Wiki: Things That Destroy Community
Peter Geelen - MSFT
Community is hard to build, but surprisingly easy to destroy. Microsoft is trusting all of us to do the right thing on this Wiki. Things that will destroy or prevent formation of community include (but not limited too): Disrespect. Failure to acknowledge the thoughts and opinions of others...
7 Sep 2014
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