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Michael Greene

PowerShell, go get the v4 IPs for these servers if you can resolve their names

Needed to update a spreadsheet for a bunch of servers.  I wanted PowerShell to just go look in...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 09/22/2010

Add PowerShell to the Hyper-V Server Menu Items

Since Hyper-V Server has a reduced footprint, PowerShell is not enabled by default and so it would...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 07/17/2010

UAG Setup system.exception

Was just building a UAG test server in our lab and came across an error, which was easily resolved...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/12/2010

Backup Running Hyper-V VM's using Windows Backup

The most popular question I receive is how to best perform backup/restore of virtual machines...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/03/2010

EDU Australia - Hyper-V deployment to 473 school sites!

Great news from our friends on the other side of the...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/03/2010

Desktop Virtualization Hour

I just want to make sure I have all my bases covered and have invited everyone I can.   ...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/17/2010

Command line VSS snap of Hyper-V VMs

“What’s the easiest way to back up a Hyper-V VM on a stranded server at a remote site with low...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/03/2010

RDP7 for XP and Vista

Remote Desktop Protocol 7, the version which shipped with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, is...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/03/2010

Videos

Install the OS and enable roles Run Time: 9:59 In this session we walk through the installation of...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/10/2010

cool PS script - ipconfig info - just the facts please!

I came across a cool script today. The intent is to limit the output from ipconfig to only enabled,...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 01/28/2010

Get the name of a VM in Hyper-V from inside the VM

Something I discovered today in working on a project – it is possible to find out what the VM is...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 12/10/2009

VMM Script Series, Part 7 – Seperate VMs

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM.  These are each based on specific...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 11/05/2009

Webcast today – Exchange/Hyper-V – Level 300

Just a reminder, TechNet Webcast scheduled for today on Best Practices for Virtualizing...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 11/04/2009

Documentation – Building or Upgrading a Hyper-V Cluster

As this has been a frequently requested link, I’m posting here. Step by Step Guide to Building a...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 11/02/2009

VMM Script Series, Part 6 – New-VM

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM. These are each based on specific...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 10/29/2009

VMM Script Series, part 5 - ShowDVDMediaCollisions

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM. These are each based on specific customer...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 10/22/2009

VMM Script Series, part 4 – Refresh All

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM.  These are each based on specific...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 10/15/2009

VMM Script Series, part 3 – Show VHD Collisions

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM. These are each based on specific customer...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 10/08/2009

VMM Script Series, part 2 – Get-NetworkMap

I’m publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM. These are each based on specific customer...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 10/01/2009

Check if PowerShell snap-ins have been loaded within your scripts

As I am releasing several scripts for VMM over the next month, the details of of each weigh on my...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 09/29/2009

VMM Script Series - QuickChange

I’m going to be publishing some of the scripts I have written for VMM.  These are each based on...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 09/24/2009

Configuring iSCSI MPIO on Windows Server 2008 R2 (full)

We have recently gone through the process of wiping out our lab and rebuilding from scratch on...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 08/29/2009

KB Article for 2008 RTM TS Licensing Server to support R2 CALs

A peer sent this link to me today.  I felt it important to share as a few people have asked me...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 08/12/2009

Wake On LAN (WOL) – PowerShell style

Working on another project and I needed a way to wake up an offline server from within my PS...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/01/2009

College Uses Application Virtualization to Deliver Course Software Easily, Inexpensively

That’s the subtitle of a case study that recently went online (so I’m not plagiarizing).  A...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/17/2009

Evacuate! script – move all VMs off cluster node using intelligent placement

Just wanted to share this script I wrote.  The idea is I want to do something (anything) to a...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/09/2009

Three updates I apply in a Hyper-V/VMM lab

This resolves the Hyper-V status warning message in VMM....

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/04/2009

Open remote connection to Hyper-V VM console

Access directly to the console of a virtual machine in three easy steps. 1. Create shortcut to VM...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 03/02/2009

Hyper-V snapshots are for rollback, not backup/recovery

I try to hit on this point in every Hyper-V presentation.  Snapshots are GREAT for maintenance...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/25/2009

Microsoft Admins in Higher Education – Technical Conference – Registration Open

Each year we host around 100 IT Pros from universities all around the country (and the world) in...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/23/2009

This is a great blog Janssen.  Keep them coming!!!...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/21/2009

Case Studies – Hyper-V in Education

Indiana University University Improves Service Availability, Reduces IT Workload with Virtualization...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/21/2009

Hyper-V and Red Hat, support is on the way!

This is really great news, particularly for the vast number of administrators in Higher Education...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/18/2009

Windows 7 Gadget – point and click time zone change

I travel a LOT and find myself in 2-3 time zones per week. In Vista, a user could change time zones...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/16/2009

Hyper-V Remote Management – resolving the "Access Denied”

Got this question twice this week so I’d say it is blog worthy.  How to configure a Hyper-V...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/13/2009

E-Book on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions from MS Press – Absolutely Free

I caught this in an RSS feed earlier this week and just had a request to share the link in our...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/11/2009

The Minzilla Project, Part Two

Yes, I am still alive!  Thanks to a couple of people who recently motivated me to get another...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 02/10/2009

I’m back baby, and I’ve brought the HP Mini 1000 (or The Minzilla Project, Part Uno)

After many months away from the blog, I’m finally back. You guys/gals in EDU have powned my calendar...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 11/30/2008

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Author: Michael Greene Date: 11/30/2008

Hyper-V @ EDU

This morning Microsoft announcied the Release to Manufacturing of the hypervisor for Windows Server...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 06/26/2008

Get the scoop on little known Active Directory features in 2008

This is one of the best webcasts I’ve watched in recent memory.  Really great information on...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 06/24/2008

Hyper-V and WINPE!

Thanks Mike, and great job publishing this info!...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 06/02/2008

Uninstall applications from Server Core

There is no add/remove programs or programs and features dialogue, so how do you remove...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/29/2008

MMS 2008 - are you an admin in Education?

If so I would love to chat with you, have coffee, or setup a discussion with someone from a product...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/28/2008

What roles/features require 2008 Forest Functional Level?

… and/or domain functional level?  There is a table on the following TechNet page that outlines...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/28/2008

What is the quickest/easiest way to open the Network Connections page in Vista/2008

In other words to get to this page. I’ll be honest, having to navigate through the Network and...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/26/2008

What is the simplest command line to dcpromo down a Server Core machine?

In my test environment I just discovered an issue and need to remove the Domain Controller role from...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/25/2008

Subscribe to my blog as Email

Thanks for the interest! Subscribing over Email is a simple one-time process. It does require an...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/25/2008

Migration paths from 2003 – 2008 Clustering

Due to feature changes between Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008, there is no support for...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/25/2008

Manage Hyper-V from a workgroup machine

Great post from Nicola Delfino:...

Author: Michael Greene Date: 04/24/2008

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