Category Archives: hyper-v

Moving virtual machines from one hyper-v server to another ?

Introduction This week started off pretty badly for me, in that I attempted to repair a noisy fan on my Lenovo Thinkpad P1 (Generation 1) and sadly that went south very quickly. To cut a long story short, there are … Continue reading

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Introducing my new hyper-v lab – Lenovo ThinkPad P1

Those of you that were interested in Microsoft Ignite in Florida recently, would have probably noticed me tweeting ecstatically that I was delighted about receiving a Lenovo P1 from @Joe Parker (Principal Engineer, Manager at Lenovo). This was the culmination … Continue reading

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How can I backup Hyper-V virtual machines to Azure Cloud Storage using Altaro VM Backup

Introduction Any of you who read my guides, knows that I favor Hyper-V over VMware. I like the seamless integration with Windows and the fact that it comes built in to Windows 10. This blog post is about backing up … Continue reading

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How can I quickly create a Hyper-V Virtual Machine using PowerShell

Introduction This is an extremely quick post to help you create Hyper-V virtual machines using PowerShell. The script assumes you’ve already installed the Hyper-V feature in Windows. You can define a bunch of variables *highlighted in red below* such as … Continue reading

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