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2021 Reflections & Thank you!

This year was a new unique experience for me. I did something that I planned for a while. I created my personal brand/blog in February 2021. Read more in the article.

How to migrate a virtual machine from Windows to Hyper-V Server

The Hyper-V client is available since Windows 8. It is commonly used for testing or lab purposes. Check how to export virtual machine from Windows 8/8.1/10/11 and import to Windows Server or Hyper-V Server 2012R2/2016/2019 and 2022.

Install and configure SNMP on Hyper-V Server Core

Hyper-V standalone, also known as Server Core is a GUI-less product you install on your bare metal and manage it through PowerShell or Hyper-V Manager. In this article, you will learn how to enable and configure SNMP on your Hyper-V server.

Boot VM From Backup with Altaro VM Backup

Altaro VM Backup provides you with a feature called Boot from Backup. It allows you to instantly boot a backed up virtual machine for verification or for recovery purposes. The Boot from Backup drastically reduces RTOs (Recovery Time Objectives).

Lift and shift on-premises workloads to Microsoft Azure

The “lift and shift” is the procedure of moving on-premises workloads from e.g. VMware and Hyper-V to public clouds such as Azure, AWS, and GCP. This is a high-level overview guide.

Restore VM as Clone with Altaro VM Backup

By using Altaro VM Backup you can restore your Hyper-V and VMware ESXi VM as a clone and run it side by side with the original VM on the same host. The original guest VM will not be overwritten.

Install and configure SNMP on Windows Server Core

The Server Core (Windows Server 2022) is a minimal installation that includes most but not all server roles. It still supports SNMP for monitoring purposes. You can easily install and configure SNMP using PowerShell and MMC and/or Server Manager.

Encrypt SNMP v1 and v2c traffic with IPsec in Windows domain network

SNMP supports three versions. SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c are not encrypted. SNMP v3 is encrypted, but unfortunately not supported in Windows. This doesn’t mean the end of the game. Check out how to encrypt unencrypted SNMP v1 and SNMP v2c using IPsec in Windows domain networks.

Exchange Granular Restore with Altaro VM Backup

Did you ever experience a case where you only need to restore the Exchange mailbox database from a non-bootable Exchange server and not an entire VM? By using the Exchange Granular Restore feature within Altaro VM Backup, you can do it in a just few minutes.

Automate SNMP configuration in Windows domain network

Configuring an SNMP on a few Windows machines is not a big deal, but what if you need to perform SNMP configuration changes (community string, IPs, traps) on hundreds or thousands of Windows machines. That could be challenging if it is not done in the most efficient way. I will show you how to do it in less than 10 minutes by automating SNMP configuration via GPOs.

Webinar: What’s New in Windows Server 2022

Every three years, Windows unveils a new version of its massively widespread OS, Windows Server. But this time it feels

File Granular Restore with Altaro VM Backup

Did you ever experience a case where you only need to restore files from a non-bootable Hyper-V or VMware VM and not an entire VM? By using the File Granular Restore feature within Altaro VM Backup, you can restore your data in a just few minutes. Learn how to do it.

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