Category: Microsoft

Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Switch Configuration

Hyper-V supports three virtual network switches that enable connecting your host and virtual machines to the rest of the network. They are external, internal and private virtual switches. Learn more about how do they work.

Domain Controllers affected by Remote Code Execution Vulnerability CVE-2021-34527

All Windows machines are affected by the new remote execution vulnerability CVE-2021-34527. Disable Print Spooler, disallow incoming connections and reduce group membership.

Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V

How to Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V Server

Do you know what you can run hypervisor within the virtual machine that is hosted on the hypervisor? Yes, it is possible. It doesn’t work by default, but you’ll need to do some configuration on our Hyper-V Server.

Migrate VMs from Citrix XenServer to Hyper-V Server

StarWind V2V Converter is a free tool for cloning and transforming VMs from one format to another, as well as converting physical machines into virtual ones. This article is about migrating VM from Citrix XenServer to Hyper-V Server.

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Windows Server Backup: Configure Email Notifications

Windows Server Backup doesn’t natively support SMTP, but by combining it with Task Scheduler and PowerShell script we can trigger email notification if backup jobs succeed or fail. Learn more on how to do it.

Encrypt your disk with Bitlocker

How to encrypt system partition by using BitLocker without TPM

It is highly recommended to encrypt your disk(s) and protect your data from unauthorized access. We can do it by using BitLocker which comes integrated into Windows.

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How to create a bootable WinPE in Windows

One of the solutions that have helped me to configure and troubleshoot Windows is WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Environment). WinPE is a small operating system use to install, deploy, and repair Windows clients and Windows Servers.

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How to create VM in Hyper-V using PowerShell

Hyper-V virtual machines can be created using the Hyper-V Manager or PowerShell. In this article, we will use a set of commands and create a virtual machine via PowerShell.