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May, 2008

  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V RC1 Available

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    In case you missed it - Hyper-V RC1 is now available for download.  Full details can be found here: http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2008/05/20/hyper-v-rc1-release-available-on-microsoft-download-center.aspx And the release notes are...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Virtual PC 2007 SP1 now available

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    Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=28c97d22-6eb8-4a09-a7f7-f6c7a1f000b5&displaylang=en Release notes: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9f3d3eb5-5e03-4712-999c-e96f91bdf128&displaylang=en...
  • Ben Armstrong

    It doesn't feel like a hypervisor to me...

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    When I have talked to people about Hyper-V - I have often come across the sentiment that Hyper-V doesn't feel like a hypervisor based virtualization solution. You install Windows, enable a role and then have virtual machines - how is this different from...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Scripting VM Creation with Hyper-V

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    People have been bugging me for this for a while - so here we go. Here are the VBScripts / PowerShell scripts to create a basic virtual machine: VBScript: Option Explicit   Dim HyperVServer Dim VMName Dim WMIService Dim VSManagementService...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update now Available

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    Download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a79bcf9b-59f7-480b-a4b8-fb56f42e3348&displaylang=en KB: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948515 Details: This update to Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 adds support for the following operating...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Handling Job Objects with Hyper-V WMI scripting

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    Many of the methods in the Hyper-V WMI have an odd way of returning status. They can either immediately return a return value - or instead return a job object - and it can be hard to predict which one you are going to get. The reason for this is that...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V + WinPE + Integration Services

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    Mike Sterling has just done a great post on how to integrate the Hyper-V Integration Services into a WinPE image. If you do WinPE based OS installations on a regular basis this will really speed things up for you. Read more here: http://blogs.msdn...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V Clustering Step-by-Step Guide

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    We recently published the Hyper-V Clustering Step-by-Step guide here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=CD828712-8D1E-45D1-A290-7EDADF1E4E9C&displaylang=en Note that this guide is aimed at people who want to "test out"...
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