September, 2010

  • Managing Virtual Switches and Networks Across Hyper-V Hosts

    I was asked a question this morning about the following customer requirement: “Managing virtual switches should be done from a central point and the configuration should be automatically distributed to the host operating system in such a way as to eliminate...
  • Demo any Virtualization Scenario with this Portable Setup

    This week I had some folks ask me about the hardware and setup I use for customer meetings and demonstrations. Since I’m in the Consulting side of the business, usually my customer discussions are multi-product scenarios or solution-oriented, not just...
  • VMM 2008 R2 in a Multi-Forest Environment

    In my continuing work on building a private cloud offering with Hyper-V and System Center, I started work on a scenario today where the “fabric” management infrastructure is in a different Active Directory forest than the fabric hosts. This would be something...