Hyper-V Manager - VM Settings - New Virtual Hard Disk Wizard - Disk Type
Hyper-V

Create New-VHD via PowerShell or GUI

How To: Create New-VHD via PowerShell or GUI and attach to existing VM If you prefer video over written format the corresponding video for this write-up can be viewed below: Here is all the PowerShell code required for the creation […]

Hyper-V - New Virtual Machine Wizard - Specify Name and Location
Hyper-V

New Hyper-V VM via PowerShell or GUI

If you prefer video over written format the corresponding video for this write-up can be viewed below: Here is all the PowerShell code required for the creation of a new Hyper-V VM.  The code below can be used to prompt […]

Disk2vhd - Sysinternals - Multiple drives
Hyper-V

Hyper-V P2V using Disk2vhd

Migration of physical server to Hyper-V VM – P2V using Disk2vhd If you prefer video over written format the corresponding video for this write-up can be viewed below: P2V (or Physical to Virtual) is a process wherein you can take […]

2012R2 Add Roles and Features - Hyper-V
Home Lab

Hyper-V Home Lab Setup and Configuration

Hyper-V Home Lab Setup – A How To If you prefer video over written format the corresponding video for this write-up can be viewed below: Here is all the PowerShell code required for the Hyper-V Home Lab Setup if you […]

Supermicro IPMICFG password reset example - syntax
Hardware

Reset a Supermicro IPMICFG password

How to reset a Supermicro IPMICFG password from inside Windows You may encounter a situation where you need to reset the admin password associated with your Supermicro IPMI interface. In my circumstance I had just picked up a 6028TR-HTFR off […]

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Azure

New-AzureQuickVM Service already exists, Location cannot be specified

Resolved: New-AzureQuickVM Service already exists The New-AzureQuickVM cmdlet is a quick and easy way to create and provision a new Azure virtual machine. You may have a script setup to provision new Azure VM’s like the one below: The first […]

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Azure

Remote PowerShell to Azure VM – automating certificate configuration

Automate Certificate Configuration to establish secure Remote PowerShell to Azure VM What better way to remotely manage Azure VMs than through the Powershell?  Once PSRemoting is enabled on your VM you may try to launch an Enter-PSSession only to encounter […]

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Azure

Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile Access to the path is denied

Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile Access to the path is denied You can quickly and easily download .RDP connection files for VMs in Azure via powershell using the Get-AzureRemoteDesktopFile cmdlet. While using this cmdlet you may encounter an Access to the path is denied […]

Hyper-V Server Configuration Screen
Hardware

Hyper-V Core Cluster Home Lab Setup

This article will explore the setup and configuration of a Hyper-V Core cluster and the creation of high availability VMs. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (also referred to by some as Hyper-V Core) is a free standalone virtualization platform offered by […]

DS1512+ and DS1815+
Hardware

Synology DiskStation Migration

Performing a Synology DiskStation Migration – A How To Guide I recently added a DS1815+ to my home lab environment and wanted to migrate my DS1512+ RAID6 configuration to this new DiskStation. I wanted to do this without a lot […]