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September, 2009

  • Hyper-V How To: Design Hyper-V HA Clusters

    Resources from our friends in customer support that will help you as you begin your design of failover clusters for Hyper-V: Quorum: Guide: Configuring the Quorum in a Failover Cluster Multi-site Clusters TechNet Webcast: Geographically Dispersed...
  • VMworld 2009 Bumpage

    Jon Brodkin on Network World reports some bumps in the road at VMworld 2009 in his article VMworld 2009: Virtualization, controversy and eating your own dog food. “ …the data center didn't work as well as intended, with attendees reporting continuous...
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About AzMan * but were afraid to ask

    John Howard has a 3-post series on his blog that explains the Hyper-V authorization model, and shows you how to achieve delegated VM administration with AzMan, the engine and toolset for making role based access checks and defining authorization policy...
  • Hyper-V TV

    Some good virtualization videos on the web for your Labor-day viewing. TN Edge Videos : 5 pages, lots of good stuff MSN.COM Hyper-V Videos: · Hyper-V Architecture Demonstration · Getting to Know Hyper-V · Introduction to server virtualization · Hyper...
  • How To: Deploy Win7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2020 (MDT) is live. Enjoy. MDT helps you automate desktop and server deploymens, including: Unified tools, processes and guidance for desktop and server deployment Fully automated Zero Touch Installation deployments by...
  • Hyper-V TV: Wallace and Gromit Demo Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Live Migration

    Well, it’s not actually the beloved start of the WnG movies (show below)…. it is two servers named Wallace and Gromit used by UKDPE  in their 5 minute video that shows how to setup and LM in R2. Not only does this video show how easy/quick it is...
  • Academy Mobile Goes Public

    Inside Microsoft we’ve had a social media solution in place (described in this YouTube Video as “combining concepts from FB and YT”) for P2P sharing audio and video for a while now. This video was initially posted on the Academy Mobile internal site,...
  • Hyper-V How To: Manage MAC Address Conflicts

    A colleague recently shared some good advice for managing  MAC address conflicts on your VMs: Best Practice = Prevent. There is a standard for MAC addressing whereby OEMs get prefixes (i.e. the first couple pairs of the MAC address range) registered...
  • Hyper-V How To: Download the MP for Windows Server 2008 R2

    The download for the Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack for Windows Server 2008 (and 2003) is available at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3529d233-5e3e-4b51-8f66-5d6f27005ec3 NOTE: System Requirements...
  • Hyper-V How To: Set Processor Affinity in Hyper-V

    You don’t. Chances are you found this blog post by searching for some combination of the words in the bag “set processor affinity Hyper-V”. As Ben explains in his blog post: Processor Affinity and why you don’t need it on Hyper-V , there is no way to...
  • Hyper-V How To: Download Perf Analysis and Load Sim Tools

    The Enterprise Proving Ground blog http://www.microsoft.com/eec compiled some useful Perf and Load tools for virtualization: NTTCP ( http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/network/TCP_tool.mspx ) is is a multithreaded, asynchronous application that sends...
  • Welcome Codeplex Foundation

    Check out the new free-as-in-beer CodePlex Foundation , an independent legal entity designed to facilitate contributions to open source projects, both from Microsoft and other software vendors and users. Codeplex.com has more than 10,000 free-as-in-beer...
  • Windows Server Virtualization Guide Re-Released

    The Windows Server Virtualization guide 2.0, a.k.a. the IPD guide for Windows Server Virtualization (updated for Windows Server 2008 R2) has been re-released with updates to include Windows Server 2008 R2. “The reader is guided through the nine-step process...
  • Hyper-V How To: Turn Off IPV6

    By default, IPv6 is enabled in Windows Server 2008. If you want to disable IPv6 for any reason – perhaps you have some VMs you want to exclude for testing, you have to use Registry Editor to completely disable IPv6. For those who prefer not to...
  • Free-as-in-beer Security Protection from Microsoft

    I’ve been dogfooding Microsoft Security Essentials for quite awhile now and recommend it to everyone one I know. Download it free today here . Did I mention that it is free-as-in-beer? Event though I use remote assistance and PSR to help friends and family...
  • Hyper-V How To: Find Hyper-V Patches

    Recently a customer asked how to find and subscribe to a list of patches and hotfixes for Hyper-V. You can find them here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893.aspx To subscribe to the RSS Feed for comments on this page (new patches are...
  • Bing My Blog

    TN and MSDN blogs now have Bing search in the search box. How cool is that? my blog is bingified. BEFORE AFTER Of course, I’m nothing special, its not just my blog. You can now Bing search all TN/MSND blogs, give these a try: http...