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Making it easier to revert

Making it easier to revert

First published on TECHNET on Apr 20, 2017 Sometimes when things go wrong in my environment, I don't want to have to clean it all up -- I just want to go back in time to when everything was working ... continue reading
What's new in Hyper-V for the Windows 10 Creators Update?

What’s new in Hyper-V for the Windows 10 Creators Update?

First published on TECHNET on Apr 13, 2017 Microsoft just released the Windows 10 Creators Update . Which means Hyper-V improvements! New and improved features in Creators Update: Quick Create Checkpoint and Save for nested Hyper-V Dynamic resize for VM ... continue reading
Fun fact:  Quick Create handles emoji in virtual machine names and splices them into simple Unicode

Fun fact: Quick Create handles emoji in virtual machine names and splices them into simple Unicode

First published on TECHNET on Feb 03, 2017 I was playing with Windows 10’s on screen keyboard and discovered the emoticons section. Specifically, I found this awesome set of cat emojis. WindowsKitty definitely needed to be a VM Name. It ... continue reading
Editing VMConnect session settings

Editing VMConnect session settings

First published on TECHNET on Feb 02, 2017 When you connect to a VM with Virtual Machine Connection in enhanced session mode, you're prompted to choose some settings for display and local resources. The main thing that changes between sessions ... continue reading
Live Migration via Constrained Delegation with Kerberos in Windows Server 2016

Live Migration via Constrained Delegation with Kerberos in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Feb 01, 2017 Introduction Many Hyper-V customers have run into new challenges when trying to use constrained delegation with Kerberos to Live Migrate VMs in Windows Server 2016. When attempting to migrate, they would see ... continue reading
Introducing VMConnect dynamic resize

Introducing VMConnect dynamic resize

First published on TECHNET on Jan 27, 2017 Starting in the latest Insider's build, you can resize the display for a session in Virtual Machine Connection just by dragging the corner of the window. When you connect to a VM, ... continue reading
No more "out of memory" errors for Windows Phone emulators in Windows 10 (unless you're really out of memory)

No more “out of memory” errors for Windows Phone emulators in Windows 10 (unless you’re really out of memory)

First published on TECHNET on Jan 27, 2017 For those of you who run emulators in Visual Studio, you may be familiar with an annoying error: It periodically pops up even when task manager reports enough available memory – this ... continue reading
Cool new things for Hyper-V on Windows 10

Cool new things for Hyper-V on Windows 10

First published on TECHNET on Jan 10, 2017 Insider build 15002 is now available for Fast Ring windows insiders. In it, you’ll find a few improvements in Hyper-V for Windows 10 users: A new virtual machine Quick Create experience (work ... continue reading

Allowing an additional host to run a VM with virtual TPM

First published on TECHNET on Oct 25, 2016 Recently a colleague got a new PC and asked me how he could migrate his existing virtual machines to his new system. Because he had enabled a virtual Trusted Platform Module (TPM) ... continue reading

Waiting for VMs to restart in a complex configuration script with PowerShell Direct

First published on TECHNET on Oct 11, 2016 Have you ever tried to automate the setup of a complex environment including the base OS, AD, SQL, Hyper-V and other components? For my demo at Ignite 2016 I did just that ... continue reading