Tag: Hyper-V

PSA: VENOM Exploit on Citrix XenServer

PSA: VENOM Exploit on Citrix XenServer

I’ve had some clients ask about a new exploit making it’s way around security desks lately.  It’s called VENOM and it leverages a buffer overrun ... Read More

How about some Hyper-V Eye Candy? v3.0 :)

How about some Hyper-V Eye Candy? v3.0 :)

Happy Friday!  Here is a full screen, full color Windows Server 8 Hyper-V component architecture poster!  There was also a XenServer poster and VMware CLI ... Read More

Teaming Broadcom NICs in Hyper-V

Teaming Broadcom NICs in Hyper-V

In a past post, I have written about Hyper-V networking and how to configure.  Since Hyper-V’s architecture allows individual vendors to leverage their own software ... Read More

Don’t put those DCs on your Shared Storage! (If you are running Hyper-V)

Don’t put those DCs on your Shared Storage! (If you are running Hyper-V)

I had a client call me in a complete panic recently with their entire environment completely down.  It was a real world example of a ... Read More

Expanding a Citrix Provisioning Service vDisk with Hyper-V

Expanding a Citrix Provisioning Service vDisk with Hyper-V

One of the advantages of virtualization is the ease of resource allocation.  Whether it’s adding additional memory or increasing available hard drive space in a ... Read More

Troubleshooting paused Hyper-V Virtual Machines.

Troubleshooting paused Hyper-V Virtual Machines.

After months and months of stable usage, your Hyper-V Virtual Machines all begin to go into a PAUSED state! What is going on?  After clicking ... Read More

Hyper-V Networking

Hyper-V Networking

If you are familiar with VMware’s style of networking, with their port groups, vSwitches and native teaming, then Hyper-V’s networking might be a little intimidating.  ... Read More

Unsolvable Hyper-V / SCVMM issue : Error 2912 coupled with a VMRC error.

Unsolvable Hyper-V / SCVMM issue : Error 2912 coupled with a VMRC error.

Hyper-V is definitely growing on me the more and more I use it at client sites but occasionally something will come along that makes me ... Read More

Licensing the Free ESXi

Licensing the Free ESXi

So lots of my clients are beginning to look at Hyper-V and the idea of trying out the free Hypervisor from Microsoft in their development ... Read More

2010 – A Look Back

2010 – A Look Back

So the end of the year is coming up quick so I figured I would start on the obligatory year-end review.  A chance to look ... Read More