Infrastructure Blog

Vikas Madan

Infrastructure Blog

  • Is Your Configuration Manager 07 R2? Let’s Check

    R2 in configuration manager 07 is a very light weight update. After upgrading to Configuration Manager 07, would you like to see if it has really upgraded to R2. Follow the steps below: Open Configuration Manager 2007 console Expand site database >...
  • Virtual Machine Collection - Configuration Manager 2007 SP1

    Its been a while since I’ve blogged, after a long break I’m trying to catch up with blogging. Here is a configuration post in system center configuration manager 2007 sp1. I spent sometime discovering the right query to be used for creating this collection...
  • Operations Manager 2007 Health Service Terminated [error 2147500037 (0x80004005)]

    System logs under event viewer would show the below event Log Name: System Source: Service Control Manager Date: 8/26/2008 9:06:36 PM Event ID: 7024 Task Category: None Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: MS-WS2008.VMDOM.local Description...
  • Hyper-V Best Practices - Quick Tips (2)

    Best Practices for Configuring Virtual Machines In continuation to my first post on best practices, I'm back with some more. This  post discusses best practices that should be considered when configuring virtual machines in Hyper-V. Virtual machine...
  • Shared Storage for Hyper-V

    We know that Hyper-V supports migration of virtual machines between physical hosts. To migrate virtual machines independently, each virtual machine must be stored on its own SAN storage LUN or copy would require you to use BITS over the Ethernet network...
  • Microsoft.com Powered by Hyper-V

    Hyper-V is Rolling..! Microsoft.com another huge asset is now powered by Hyper-V, it is showcased today in Rob Emanuel's post on Windows Server Division blog.
  • Hyper-V Performance Information

    Here are some nice performance information at this blog on Hyper-V http://blogs.msdn.com/tvoellm/archive/tags/Hyper-V/default.aspx
  • Hyper-V Best Practices - Quick Tips (1)

    Best Practices for Physical Servers Before setting up a physical server to host Hyper-V Role, download, read and understand information included in the white paper " Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008 " Avoid Overloading the...
  • Hyper-V is Here....

    LETS GO VIRTUAL...! Long awaited release, finally arrives. Microsoft launches Hyper-V today on 26-June-2008. Download Hyper-V It'll be available via windows updates on 08-July-2008. Videos Hyper-V hits RTM interview with Mike Neil Hyper-V...
  • Terminal Services Application Compatibility

    Now available at the Connect site. This tool was released as beta sometime back, I came across while I was browsing through the connection directory few days back, I thought it would be useful for lot of IT Pro's. TS Application Compatibility is aimed...
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    This blog contains the personal thoughts, opinions, and ideas. The opinions, ideas and comments do not necessarily represent the views of my employers, past or present and is not sponsered or endrosed by them.
  • Server System Certified for Hyper-V

    Microsoft now announces more server systems certified for Hyper-V For details visit: Windows Server Catalog - Servers
  • Migrating VM from VS2005 to Hyper-V

    I've had a lot of customer asking on how to migrate VM from VS2005/VPC 2007 to Hyper-V. Here are some best practices and steps that I bring to you which should be helpful in doing the migration. VS2005 Migration Checklist Consider migrating only virtual...
  • Exchange Server Component Hub Transport Role Failed

    Exchange Server 2007 SP1 setup fails at Management Tools Exchange Server Component Hub Transport Role failed. Error: Error: The registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/Windows Error Reporting/Consent does not exist Screen shot at setup...
  • Step-by-Step Guide for Testing Hyper-V and Failover Clustering

    Guys, I had posted a blog that gives a step-by-step with screen shot on how to configure failover clustering for Hyper-V. Microsoft has come up with a official white paper to test the same. I came across this today. Download Step-by-Step Guide for Testing...
  • System Center Virtual Machine 2008 Beta: Update For Hyper-V

    SCVMM 2008 update to work with Hyper-V RC1 is now available at https://connect.microsoft.com The VMM server and all of the hosts in your environment must be running Hyper-V RC1. After you install the update, you will not be able to add hosts running...
  • Hyper-V Host cluster (Tested on RC1)

    The Hyper-V role enables you to create a virtualized server computing environment using a technology that is part of the Windows Server 2008 operating system. This solution is provided through Hyper-V. You can use a virtualized computing environment to...