19 novembre 2012

Virtual Machines Fail to Start with Error 0x80070569

We have received some reports from people who are seeing an error 0x80070569 when they try to start or live migrate virtual machines on Windows Server 2012. After some investigation we have found that this is usually caused by the use of a custom group policy setting in their domain. We have written a KB article that explains how to work around this issue if you see it in your environment: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2779204 Cheers, Ben --> Please see the rest on Ben's Blog... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

Top VMware and Hyper-V Metrics

VMware and Hyper-V Metrics that shows the Performance Issues This whitepaper provides descriptions of Top VMware and Hyper-V metrics – those 20 metrics collected from VMware’s vCenter that indicate when resource-related bottlenecks and capacity issues are occurring. The second part of the paper is oriented on Microsoft’s Hyper-V metrics. Some of those are critical and are related to VMs, where others are less known, but necessary to understand how to quickly check performance of Hyper-V. What’s examples of metrics you’ll find in... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

Get your free NFR license for Veeam Backup & Replication v6.5 for vSphere and Hyper-V

If you are a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) or a Most Valuable Professional (MVP), you can get a FREE 2-socket NFR* license for Veeam Backup & Replication v6.5 for your home or work lab. Register NOW! Get your FREE NFR license from Veeam *An NFR (Not for Resale) license can only be used for evaluation or demonstration purposes. Read EULA for more details. --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2012

outil de configuration en ligne de commande « hvconfig » installation Core de Microsoft Hyper-V Server

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 est livré avec l’assistant suivant qui permet de configurer facilement le serveur core : << OLE Object: Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) >> « CoreConfigurator » et « CoreConfig » sont d'excellents outils, mais « HVConfig » remplit à lui seul toutes les fonctions nécessaires à la configuration en ligne de commande de votre Hyperviseur.  Voici, en 5 étapes, comment l’installer : Etape 1 : Vous aurez besoin des fichiers... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2012

Top 20 Hyper-V Performance Metrics

Hyper-V Performance Metrics that you might want to know more about. So you want to take Hyper-V for a spin? Good idea, but wait, there is quite a lot of metrics that lays around. If you have mostly managed vSphere clusters in the past, you might be tempted to test the new Hyper-V v3 and see how is the performance there. The Hyper-V environments, the capacity monitoring and performance analysis remains complex. In fact there is over 100+ performance monitor objects in the Windows Performance monitor application, the principal tool... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2012

WOW! Veeam Backup & Replication v6.5 now available

It is finally here! Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 is now available! This release includes all of the great features we previewed at Microsoft TechEd, VMworld and other global events. A number of new features that make up Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5, including:   Veeam Explorer for Exchange – Provides free e-discovery and item recovery for Microsoft Exchange Veeam Explorer for SAN Snapshots - Fast, flexible VM recovery from SAN snapshots Next-generation hypervisor support – VMware... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Compacting Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012

Recently the “Ask the Core Team” blog did a great post about compacting a dynamically expanding virtual hard disk in Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012. You should check out their full post for the details, but the summary is that you now need to manually mount the virtual hard disks in the management operating system prior to trying to compact it. This is something that we used to do automatically for you – but we had reports of problems when we were attaching and removing virtual hard disks when the system administrator was not... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Quelle configuration réseau avec Hyper-V notamment en cluster

C’est une question très fréquente, alors pour y répondre il faut prendre en compte la version de l’hyperviseur Windows Server 2008 ou Windows Server 2012 Pour Windows Server 2008 R2 cf http://blogs.technet.com/b/gavinmcshera/archive/2011/03/27/3416313.aspx Pour Windows Server 2012 on parle de Converged Fabric et donc on va pouvoir pleinement optimiser le nombre de cartes cf http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2012/05/06/converged-fabric-in-windows-server-2012-hyper-v-server-8-beta.aspx --> A voir sur le blog de Fabrice... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

Release: Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5

  At the VMworld in Barcelona 2012, Veeam announced the release of Veeam Backup and Replication 6.5, the backup product for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. Veeam, developer of virtual infrastructure management and data protection products, just few days ago announced support for Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V. Veeam Backup & Replication 6.5 will be available in Q4 2012. Among the new features of this release, besides the support for VMware vSphere® 5.1 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, we can find: Veeam Explorer... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012

The recent launch of Windows Server 2012 has brought many resources online ! To help you find the right content and resources, I’ve aggregated some of them in this post. I’ll also keep it up to date as the product will evolve over time (for example, including pointers to updates and new technical white papers).   Regarding Hyper-V here are few resources that I believe are useful : Hyper-V Server 2012 : A free operating system made just to run the virtualization stack. You can download it here :... [Lire la suite]
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