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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

Linux Integration Services Download 4.1.3

First published on TECHNET on Dec 23, 2016 We've just published an update for the Linux Integration Services download. This release includes a series of upstream updates and adds compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Oracle Linux RHCK ... 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

Linux Integration Services download Version 4.1.2

First published on TECHNET on Aug 10, 2016 We are pleased to announce the availability of Linux Integration Services (LIS) 4.1.2. This point release of the LIS download expands supported releases to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Oracle Linux ... continue reading
Windows NAT (WinNAT) -- Capabilities and limitations

Windows NAT (WinNAT) — Capabilities and limitations

First published on TECHNET on May 25, 2016 Author: Jason Messer How many devices (e.g. laptops, smart phones, tablets, DVRs, etc.) do you have at home which connect to the internet? Each of these devices probably has an IP address ... continue reading

What Happened to the β€œNAT” VMSwitch?

First published on TECHNET on May 14, 2016 Author: Jason Messer Beginning in Windows Server Technical Preview 3, our users noticed a new Hyper-V Virtual Switch Type – “NAT” – which was introduced to simplify the process of connecting Windows ... continue reading

Linux Integration Services 4.1

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2016 We are pleased to announce the availability of Linux Integration Services (LIS) 4.1. This new release expands supported releases to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Oracle Linux with Red Hat Compatible ... continue reading