PowerShell for Windows Admins:

Hyper-V


December 2, 2017  4:52 AM

Hyper-V VM start time

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Powershell

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        State CPUUsage(%) MemoryAssigned(M) Uptime          Status             Version
----   ...

June 14, 2017  1:43 PM

Deal of the Day – 15 June 2017

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Hyper-V, Powershell

My book is Manning’s Deal of the Day  - 15 June 2017: 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


March 10, 2017  2:49 PM

Hyper-V book deal

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Hyper-V, Powershell

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


January 29, 2017  8:23 AM

Using Hyper-V

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V

When you think of using Hyper-V most people think of virtualising their infrastructure – big servers running 10s, 100s or even 1000s of virtual machines. There is another reason for using Hyper-V You can use Hyper-V to create a VM so you can install an application that may conflict with...


January 27, 2017  11:32 AM

Learn Hyper-V – Deal of the day – January 28 2017

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V

Deal of the Day January 28: Half off my book Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches. Use code dotd012817au at http://bit.ly/2jAIfWK More information from DOTD's page at https://www.manning.com/dotd


December 17, 2016  2:22 PM

Christmas treat

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Books, Hyper-V

If you’re looking for something to treat yourself for Christmas then garb a copy of My new book – Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches. Better still tomorrow 18 December 2016 you can get the book for half price: Deal of the Day December 18: Half off Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches....


November 11, 2016  11:29 AM

Hyper-V book

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
book, Hyper-V

I’ve been working with Andy Syrewicze on Learn Hyper-V in a Month of Lunches. Its now available in Manning’s Early Access program (MEAP) 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


November 3, 2016  9:00 AM

New Hyper-V switch on Windows 10

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Windows 10

My test/lab machine had been running Windows Server 2016 TP 5. With Server 2016 now RTM it was time for a rebuild.  Unfortunately, 2016 RTM carried on from TP5 and decided not to work with my wireless card. Decided to try using Hyper-V on Windows 10 – it recognises the wifi card and is happy...


July 8, 2016  8:37 AM

PowerShell Direct example

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Powershell, Virtualization, Windows Server 2016

Last week I mentioned PowerShell and how you can create a PowerShell Remoting session to a Virtual Machine that’s running on Hyper-V Here’s an example of it in use: $cred = Get-Credential W16TP5TGT01\Administrator $s = New-PSSession -VMName W16TP5TGT01 -Credential $cred Create the...


February 17, 2015  1:37 PM

Shutting down machines in parallel

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway
Hyper-V, Powershell

My test lab is a set of virtual machines running on a Lenovo w1510 laptop. When I’ve finished working for the day I want to shut down the virtual machines and the laptop. I may have anywhere between 2 and 8 (or more) VMs running so scripting the shutdown helps a lot. Machines can be shutdown...


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