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Tonyso Credo: "Look for a pattern, and solve it for everything"

July, 2010

  • Script to Validate Virtual Switch

    Do you need a script to validate that a virtual switch is configured correctly? Using WMI you can get the virtual switches like this: $VSwitches = Get-WMIObject -namespace "root\virtualization" -class "Msvm_VirtualSwitch" You can get...
  • RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory in R2 Sp1 (Beta) Demo

    Colleague John Savill has put together a great 20 minute demo showing how (and why) to use  Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX (both available now in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Beta ). Click the image to play the video.   At around the 15...
  • Hyper-V How to: Manage Hyper-V VMs from Windows 7

    Here’s how to manage Hyper-V from a Windows 7 system. 1. Download and install the Remove Server Administration (RSAT) tools for Windows 7 from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7D2F6AD7-656B-4313-A005-4E344E43997D&displaylang...
  • TechNet Wiki (Beta): Why a Wiki?

    One of the things customers asked of us when we met at TechEd 2010 is summarized as: “ It would be really useful if you would give me a table of <thing> and how it changes from version to version.” The most frequent request was for <GPO>,...
  • All About Dynamic Memory in Hyper-V

    My colleague Kathy Davies has published a quick demo of DM in the SP1 Beta on YT: Principal PM Vijay Tewari also showed DM, and Remote FX (both available in the SP1 Beta ) at TechEd2010: The product group has the definitive series of blog posts on Dynamic...
  • TechNet Wiki (Beta): The Future is Stubby

    On the TechNet Wiki (Beta) we encourage IT Pros and Devs to start a wiki article, even though they may not have all the information required to complete it. Troubleshooting articles, in particular, as well as “link aggregations” can profit greatly from...
  • Whither Wiki? Troubleshooting content on the TechNet Wiki (Beta)

    One of the things a wiki should enable is great collaboration on troubleshooting. This kind of content greatly profits from many perspectives and contributors. The TechNet Wiki (Beta) also supports useful things not available in the TN/MSND library troubleshooting...
  • SBS Router Setup Community Content

    Colleague Jim Holtzman is doing a very interesting (and helpful) thing over on the TechNet Wiki . Typically, when you look on TechNet or MSND for something like router (or any hardware really) setup instructions, you find an article that aims to serve...