Tag: hyper-v

  • Hyper-V Replica and VMs Failover with PowerShell

    Hyper-V Replica offers a convenient and efficient way to provide failover capabilities for Hyper-V VMs, especially outside of a Hyper-V cluster. In its simplest form, two nodes can be set in replication mode to provide near continuous protection for virtual machines, which is the scenario I will cover here. Among other benefits, it can also […]

  • VMM Error 801 and VM Creation Failure

    A few weeks ago, we encountered a problem with the orchestrated creation of virtual machines where “VMM Error 801: VMM cannot find VirtualHardDisk <GUID>” was being reported. The Orchestrator runbook was terminating, failing to create the VM. The service request would fail in turn. I did a quick check up on Orchestrator and Service Manager, […]

  • Hyper-V Cluster – Setup Guide – Part 1

    This post is part of a series of posts aimed at creating and managing a Hyper-V Cluster. This part will deal with the initial installation as well as a part of the configuration. As a best practice, Microsoft recommends that Hyper-V be deployed on Windows Server Core to minimize overhead and reduce the attack surface. […]