Hyper-V Posts

Getting Windows Server Gateway Functionality with PowerShell in VMM

Window Server Gateway is multi-tenant but still has some limitations that you should keep an eye on. More specifically I am talking about the following limits that are visible when you add the Windows Server Gateway as Network Service in Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM): Site to Site VPN Connections Routing Domains These counters are not […]

Automating VMM Deployments

Over the last few months I have been spending a fair amount of time on Private Cloud engagements, migrating customers from VMware to Hyper-V, and implementing new Hyper-V/VMM environments. This has resulted in a fairly solid understanding of VMM fabric, and a fairly deep appreciation for design constraints and gotchas. Networking in VMM is arguably […]

WMI Error Upon Network Service (Windows Server Gateway) Refresh in VMM 2012 R2

When you try to refresh Network Service in VMM 2012 R2 and particularly Network Service for Windows Server Gateway you may received the following error: Unable to connect to the network service. Check connection string and network connectivity. Error Execution of Microsoft.SystemCenter.NetworkService::OpenDeviceConnectionEx on yje configuration provider <GUID> failed. Detailed exception: Microsoft.Carmine.WSManWrappers.WSManProviderException: A Hardware Management error […]

The upcoming Veeam Hyper-V management pack

July last year I wrote a blog post called “Oversized and undersized VMs plus one IT geek meltdown” which summarized to say that the reports which Veeam has for oversized and undersized VM’s are great but I run Hyper-V and I want these same types of report for my Hyper-V systems. The community has had […]

Get the inside scoop on MS TechEd 2014 and fun in Houston (6-Part Videos Series)

Joey Snow and guy in the funny interesting hat (Rick Claus) have been talking on Channel9 about what’s going on inside and outside the conference. Whether you are thinking about attending the conference or already have your conference ticket bought and travel booked, they have some info that may tip the scales for you. The […]