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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
Wiki: How to Build Community
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...
29 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
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...
12 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
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...
6 Sep 2014
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 ...
6 Sep 2014
Matt McSpirit US
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...
4 Sep 2014
Windows PowerShell Survival Guide
This article was formerly titled "Automating IT Tasks with Windows PowerShell Overview."** Table of Contents Introduction and Getting Started Purpose of this Document Scope of this Document Learning PowerShell Fundamentals Guides Quick Reference Materials Videos Covering PowerShell...
25 Aug 2014
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...
23 Jul 2014
Microsoft Azure Survival Guide
Fernando Lugão Veltem
This article is a list of resources you need to join the Azure community of IT Pros. Feel free to add to it - it is the wiki way! Table of Contents Planning Microsoft Content Virtual Lab Blogs User Groups E-Books Forums Videos Other Resources Twitters Microsoft Virtual Academy...
14 Jul 2014
Hyper-V: Tools NVSPBIND
Table of Contents About NVSPBIND Usage EXAMPLE: Community Resources Demonstration RELATED UTILITIES About NVSPBIND NVSPBIND (Network Virtual Service Provider Bind) is a tool for modifying network bindings from the command line. It is especially useful in Server Core environments, where the lack...
22 Jun 2014
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 upper-right...
13 Jun 2014
How to Build Your Own Custom TechNet Documentation
Benoit Jester - MTFC
This article is based on material first published on my blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/tonyso/archive/2011/09/13/roll-your-own-techdocs.aspx . It is offered here so that others can extend it with additional details, tips and usage scenarios. Please feel free to revise and improve it, it is the wiki...
13 Jun 2014
Hyper-V: How to Fix BIOS Errors Enabling Hyper-V
Table of Contents Hardware requirements for Hyper-V Hyper-V R2 and SLAT Hardware Hyper-V : What to Disable in the BIOS Hardware requirements for Hyper-V A 64-bit (x64) processor Windows Server 2008 was the last 32-bit (x86) Windows Server release and Windows Server 2008 32-bit version...
23 May 2014
Hyper-V: Troubleshoot Pending Snapshot Merges
Table of Contents PowerShell VBScript with embedded PowerShell SCOM Rule SCOM Monitor See Also This article is based on a guest blog post by Jeremy Hagan at: http://blogs.technet.com/b/tonyso/archive/2010/11/25/the-case-of-the-pending-vm-snapshot-merge.aspx#3371639 . Please help improve it; is is...
23 May 2014
How To Build a Windows PowerShell Script
This article is sourced from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff558716(v=vs.85).aspx . At TechEd NA 2012 a conversation with a customer who was asked for guidance on building a Windows PowerShell script to automate some IT tasks. Someone mentioned the article below on how build a driver...
23 May 2014
Hyper-V: How to Find the Host of a VM
There are several ways you can determine the virtualization host (server with the Hyper-V role enabled), also called the physical host, that a VM is running on. If the host OS is Windows Server 2008 R2, and the virtual machines on it are using the R2 integrations services, then you can query the following...
23 May 2014
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...
20 May 2014
Wiki: How to Get Help for the Wiki
To find help about TechNet Wiki, you can search on the wiki for "help" or " wiki how " in the search box above or on this page . You can also use the " Wiki " tag to find articles about TechNet Wiki. Or, you can ask a question in the TechNet Wiki forum . If you're...
10 May 2014
Service Manager Survival Guide
Here are some resources to get you started on System Center 2012 Service Manager. TechNet wiki search for '2012 Service Manager' System Center Solution Center - Service Manager [Older Version]: Here are some resources to get you started on System Center Service Manager 2010....
8 May 2014
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...
1 May 2014
How to fix "The virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running" on a desktop
If you get this error message on a desktop machine (not a server): Most desktop machines have "Virtualization" Disabled by default in their BIOS. If you have enabled Hyper-V on a desktop machine to test, as opposed to a server machine, you must ensure Virtualization is Enabled or turned...
1 May 2014
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