PacktLib: Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook

Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook


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Installing and Managing Hyper-V in Full or Server Core Mode


Verifying Hyper-V requirements

Enabling the Hyper-V role

Installing Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012

Managing a Server Core installation using sconfig

Enabling and disabling the graphical interface in Hyper-V

Configuring post-installation settings

Migrating and Upgrading Physical and Virtual Servers


Performing an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012

Exporting and importing virtual machines

Migrating virtual machines and updating their integration services

Converting VHD files to VHDX files

Migrating Virtual Machine storage using Storage Migration

Migrating virtual machines using Shared Nothing Live Migration

Converting physical computers to virtual machines

Managing Disk and Network Settings


Creating and adding virtual hard disks

Configuring IDE and SCSI controllers for virtual machines

Creating resource pools

Creating and managing virtual switches

Using advanced settings for virtual networks

Enabling and adding NIC teaming to a virtual machine

Configuring and adding Hyper-V Virtual Fibre Channel to virtual machines

Saving Time and Cost with Hyper-V Automation


Installing and running Hyper-V from a USB stick

Creating virtual machine templates

Learning and utilizing basic commands in PowerShell

Using small PowerShell commands for daily tasks

Enabling and working with remote connection and administration through PowerShell

Hyper-V Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks


Using the Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer

Setting up dynamic memory for virtual machines

Enabling remote management for Hyper-V in workgroup environments

Installing and configuring an anti-virus on host and virtual machines

Security and Delegation of Control


Configuring Windows Update for Hyper-V

Configuring Cluster-Aware Updating for cluster nodes

Delegating control in Hyper-V

Configuring Port ACLs

Installing and configuring BitLocker for data protection

Configuring Hyper-V auditing

Configuring High Availability in Hyper-V


Installing and configuring an iSCSI Target server in Windows Server 2012

Installing and configuring the Windows Failover Clustering feature

Enabling Cluster Shared Volumes 2.0

Using Live Migration in a cluster environment

Configuring VM Priority for Clustered Virtual Machines

Disaster Recovery for Hyper-V


Backing up Hyper-V and virtual machines using Windows Server Backup

Restoring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines using Windows Server Backup

Configuring Hyper-V Replica between two hyper-V hosts using HTTP authentication

Configuring Hyper-V Replica Broker for a Failover Cluster

Configuring Hyper-V Replica to use certificate-based authentication using an Enterprise CA

Using snapshots in virtual machines

Monitoring, Tuning, and Troubleshooting Hyper-V


Using real-time monitoring tools

Using Perfmon for logged monitoring

Using VM Monitoring

Monitoring Hyper-V Replica

Using Resource Metering

Tuning your Hyper-V server

Using Event Viewer for Hyper-V troubleshooting

Hyper-V Architecture and Components

Hyper-V Architecture and Components

Hyper-V Architecture and Components

Hyper-V Architecture and Components

Hyper-V Architecture and Components