Use Integration Components to Enhance Working with VMs
Get an overview of how you can improve integration of your host OS and VMs to create a better experience working with virtualized systems.
When to Use Processor Compatibility Mode to Migrate Virtual Machines
Moving a virtual machine from one host to a new host with a different processor can result in failure. Find out when and how to use Processor Compatibility Mode to fix this issue.
Manage and Understand the Behavior of Expired MED-V Workspaces
Take a look at how you can configure when MED-V Workspaces expire, and consider how this behavior will appear to end-users.
Upgrade App-V Sequenced App Packages Using the Command Line
Learn how to use the command line to upgrade virtualized applications, and get some essential best practices to make sure the upgrade goes smoothly.
Avoid Using Dynamically Expanding VHD Files in a Production Environment
Discover why you shouldn’t use the New Virtual Machine Wizard in Windows Server 2008 R2 to create a new virtual hard disk. And find out how you should create VHDs.
Secure RDS (Remote Desktop Services) Connections with SSL
Learn how to enhance the security of RD Session Host sessions by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Transport Layer Security for server authentication and to encrypt RD Session Host communications.
Compare MED-V and App-V and Decide which is Right for You
Here’s an overview of MED-V and App-V, a look at the benefits of each, and sample scenarios for both technologies to help you decide which one is right for you.
Get a Free Set of PowerShell Commands for Managing Hyper-V R2
Windows PowerShell doesn’t include this library of functions. But with them, managing Hyper-V directly from the shell is much simpler.
Convert a Physical Disk to a VHD (Virtual Hard Disk)
Hyper-V allows you to duplicate the contents of a physical drive into a new virtual hard disk. Learn how.
Discover New Features in SCVMM 2008 R2
Explore features in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 that enable new management scenarios, address user concerns, and enable support for Windows Server 2008 R2.
Configure MAC Address Spoofing for Virtual Network Adapters
Get an overview of using—and not using—the new "Enable Spoofing Of MAC Addresses" option that is now available on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2.
Download a set of Free Tools for Managing Hyper-V R2
Here’s a must-have set of free tools from Microsoft for managing Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from a remote system.
Learn How To Install Applications on an RD Session Host Server
Get an overview of the process and best practices for installing applications on a Remote Desktop Session Host Server.
Install and Configure Virtual Machines on Hyper-V
Here’s a quick step-by-step guide to using Hyper-V Manager to install a virtual machine.
Use Terminal Services to Manage Hyper-V from an Older Version of Windows
If you want to manage Hyper-V servers from a computer running an earlier version of Microsoft Windows, such as Windows XP, here's what you need to know.
7 Best Practices for Physical Servers Hosting Hyper-V Roles
Here are seven best practices that will help you get the most out of your servers hosting the Hyper-V role.
Install Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008
Learn how to install Hyper-V on both full and Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008.