Category Archives: Hyper-V

Hyper-V switches

I need to do some work on the Hyper-V switches in my lab so need to see which VMs are on which switch. Easier than I thought: Get-VM | Get-VMNetworkAdapter | select VMname, Name, Switchname Advertisements

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Hyper-V book

The Month of Lunches Hyper-V book I was working on was cancelled by the publisher. The good news is that it’s most likely going to be resurrected with another publisher and will hopefully be available later this year. More to … Continue reading

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PowerShell v6 and PowerShell Direct

Not seen this reported anywhere so thought I post. PowerShell v6 went to GA in January 2018. PowerShell Direct is a feature of Windows 10/Windows Server 2016. By accident I found that PowerShell v6 and PowerShell Direct work together. PowerShell … Continue reading

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Hyper-V VM start time

Its fairly easy to see how long a VM has been running – but how do you know the Hyper-V VM start time? In Hyper-V the VM uptime is easy to find PS> Get-VM | where State -eq ‘Running’ Name       … Continue reading

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Deal of the Day – 15 June 2017

My book is Manning’s Deal of the Day June 15: Half off Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches. Use code dotd061517au at http://bit.ly/2rZXI9x Sign up for DoD notifications at https://www.manning.com/dotd

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PowerShell Direct failure

PowerShell Direct is introduced with Server 2016/Windows 10. it enables you to create a remoting session from the Hyper-V host to a VM using the VM name or ID. I recent discovered a PowerShell Direct failure that I couldn’t explain … Continue reading

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Hyper-V book deal

March 11 2017 – My book Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches is Manning’s Deal of the day. Get 50% off using code dotd031117au at http://bit.ly/2niU715 Also see https://www.manning.com/dotd

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