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November, 2008

  • Ben Armstrong

    The Domain Controller Dilemma

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    Often I have people ask me about the Domain Controller dilemma.  The basic problem is this: if you decide to virtualize all of your servers, how do you handle the domain controllers which control the domain used by your Hyper-V servers?  There...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Warning on Hyper-V hosts under SCVMM

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    I have seen this documented in a couple of places now - but I also see a number of people still wondering why this is happening and how to stop it, so I thought I would post it here too. When you first add a Hyper-V host to SCVMM 2008 you may see a warning...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Go check out SCVMM 2008

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    Okay, I know I am a bit behind the times here - but when SCVMM 2008 was released I was overseas talking about SCVMM 2008.  So if you have not already done so, go here: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/virtualmachinemanager/en/us/default.aspx...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Hyper-V Script: Looking at KVP GuestIntrinsicExchangeItems

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    You may wonder what that title is about, so let me pause to explain things a little.  One of the Integration Components that gets installed inside the virtual machine with Hyper-V is the "KVP" component - which stands for "Key Value...
  • Ben Armstrong

    New HVRemote tool

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    Just the other day my colleague - John Howard - made a new tool available to the world.  HVRemote is a script file that easily automates the configuration steps needed for enabling remote management of Hyper-V on both the server and client ends....
  • Ben Armstrong

    Back from TechEd China

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    Hopefully you have noticed that I have not posted in a while. The reason for this is that I have been traveling a lot over the last month. Most recently I was in China presenting at TechEd China ( http://www.microsoft.com/china/technet/teched/default...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Quick links

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    Just wanted to post some interesting Hyper-V related links. The SQL team have published their guidance for running SQL 2008 on Hyper-V . The Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.0 has been released .  This release adds support for Hyper-V and...
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