Out with the Windows.old

Over the last few days I've started the process of upgrading my test virtual machines to Windows Server 2012 R2, or in the case of my mini Hyper-V server, to the final bits of Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. In many cases I had been running the preview bits. I know I probably should have done … Continue reading

Runspaces, Remoting and Workflow, Oh My!

The other day on Twitter I saw a message about new script in the Microsoft Script Center on getting remote event logs with WMI. So I took a look at the script. If you take a minute to look at the script you'll quickly realize this is not a script for beginners. My initial thought was "Why?". We … Continue reading

Mini Hyper-V Benchmarks

I've received a lot of interest in my mini Hyper-V project. I'm still running preview bits of Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. Once final bits are released I'll do a clean re-install. But until then I've been using it running about 4 virtual machines without a hiccup. I was getting some questions … Continue reading

Mini Hyper-V: Operating System

When we left my project, the new mini server had booted up using Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. This is a server core installation intended to only run Hyper-V, which is perfect for my needs. The server booted up with a temporary name and a DHCP assigned IP address. The next step is configure the … Continue reading