Tag Archives: Virtual Machine

Implementing Azure Site Recovery Protection for my non-SCVMM Hyper-V Virtual Machines.

BCDR (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery options) is a big deal for any I.T. Pro. My decision to go with with Microsoft Azure Site Recovery cloud service was easy after considering other options available to me, cost and the specific … Continue reading

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Resizing/Expanding a Virtual Disk and Resynchronizing to Replica Hyper-v Virtual Machine .

Hyper-v Server 2012 R2 has added functionality that enables an admin expand the size of a running/online virtual machine disk.In my Hyper-v 2012 R2 environment, I recently resized a clustered virtual machine root volume (vhdx file)via the following steps: Open … Continue reading

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Resolving EventID: 4292 IPSec driver Block mode Error !!

I recently encountered a situation with a Virtual Machine running Guest OS Windows Server 2003 SP2. The parent partition (Host) is running Hyper-v 2012 R2. I could login to the VM console using Hyper-v Manager, the Guest OS had an … Continue reading

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Starting a saved virtual machine–with a missing virtual hard disk

Reblogged from Ben Armstrong’s Virtualization Blog . I came across a person with this problem on our forums recently: If you have a virtual machine that is in a saved state, but one of the virtual machines disks is now … Continue reading

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Resolving Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster Kerberos Security Issue – Invalid DNS Error

I’ve been running Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster for about a year and it’s been stable up until now. Recently, I encountered an issue where Live migration of VMs failed across all hosts in the cluster. In addition, the Failover … Continue reading

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Configuring Windows Server 2012 as an iSCSI Target SAN in a Two Host Failover Cluster Part 5

As it turns out, I already have two Virtual machines running on one of the cluster nodes. I set these up before the cluster creation. The VMs are currently not cluster roles/resources. I will go ahead and make one of … Continue reading

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