Hyper-V Program Manager
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:
UPDATE 8/9/2010: Note that this is only necessary if you are using Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008 based WinPE. WinPE images based on Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 already have integration services in them.
I asked the following question on the Microsoft Technet forums but I was wondering if you could provide some insight or point me to the right direction:
Let's say I have a VM on host A that I need to move to host B. The Vm has snapshots.
Everything works just fine: the copy VM on host B powers on and the snapshot structure looks correct etc. except when trying to apply any of the snapshots I got the following error:
You do not have permission to perform the operation.
Apparently there are some security attributes on the original file structure that I failed to reproduce on the copy? I am aware of a few security related changes I need to make on a copy, such as a new SID in the XML file, access permission granted to a special user named after the VM uuid. Then there is a "Virtual Machines" entry on the permission tab for some files which I am not sure about. I am not sure which of those are relevant to the problem I am having. Does any body know what exactly needs to be done on a copy security wise to make snapshots applicable? Thanks.
How did you move the virtual machine? You should be exporting it from Server A and then importing it on Server B.