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Do you want to know how Microsoft IT does Virtualization?

5:24 pm in Uncategorized by evilbart

Come to the TechDays 2010 and attend the following session:

Virtualization in Microsoft IT

Lessons learned in 5 years of implementing Microsoft’s virtualization platform and System Center Virtual Machine Manager, driving from 5 pilot Virtual Server 2005 hosts to 1100 virtualization hosts with 7000 Hyper-V guests. The changes in the computing hardware, storage solutions and Networking implementations. And what we envision for the next two years.

Download the PowerShell Management module for Hyper-V

9:38 am in Uncategorized by evilbart

The PowerShell management module for Hyper-V contains about 100 cmdlets that will let you manage your Hyper-V infrastructure by using scripts. Out of the box you can only manage this through WMI and we all know that WMI is not so user friendly.

The PowerShell module is available onto codeplex

Get Microsoft Silverlight

We are listening to customer feedback

8:20 pm in Uncategorized by evilbart

One of the shortcomings in Windows Server Core is the possibility to change the network order or bindings in an easy way. The only way to do it is through the registry key. After we received some feedback from our customers one of the Hyper-V team members decided to write a tool called NVSPBind.

NVSPBind also has the ability to enable bindings, bind or unbind the Hyper-V network switch protocol from a NIC and repair bindings on a NIC.

Read more about this tool http://blogs.technet.com/jhoward/archive/2010/01/25/announcing-nvspbind.aspx#comments