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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...


February 10, 2015  1:36 PM

Starting VMs based on WSUS state

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

I use WSUS in my lab to update machines – means I only have to download updates once. The issue is that I have to start the VMs so they can communicate with the WSUS server. WSUS will start to flag warnings if machines haven’t contacted the WSUS server for more than that length of...


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