The other day it was necessary for me to confirm Windows OS build in Hyper-V guest VM without logging in into it. I simply received VM from the client but no credentials which I could use, but it was necessary to quickly confirm guest OS build. I was certain that there is a way to … Getting Hyper-V guest OS information without logging in to guest OS/VM
Recently I imported some old VM into my Windows 10 Hyper-V and noticed that unlike VMs I created with latest version of Hyper-V it has an extra option named “Upgrade Configuration Versions..”: To me option name is a bit confusing (which sometimes happens in MSFT products out of best intentions in attempts to simplify their … Windows 10 Hyper-V: What is “Upgrade Configuration Version…” option?
Just a one-liner to list MAC addresses for all Hyper-V VMs on the Hyper-V host: Get-VM|Get-VMNetworkAdapter | FT VMName, MACAddress
Just a how to post on how to relocate Hyper-V VM smart paging file to another location. Contrary to idea (from the past) of placing Paging File to a fast/dedicated storage idea with Smart Paging storage is to drop it to less expensive storage tier as it is only used for VMs startup, period. For existing … How to: relocate Hyper-V VM smart paging file to another location
Running virtualized environment is so convenient that at times you may even forget that hardware on which all your VMs are running or Hyper-V host may need to be restarted… At this point reasonable question to ask is “What will happen with my VMs during host restart?” If we set aside clustered high-available Hyper-V implementations what actually will happen is … Hyper-V: What will happen with my VMs when I restart Hyper-V host