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3 Awesome Uses for the Get-VMHostStatus PowerShell Function

PowerShell master Jeff Hicks dishes up 3 ways to use the same custom command that gets status details of your Hyper-V Hosts. Lots of code for you to try! Read the post here: 3 Awesome Uses for the Get-VMHostStatus PowerShell Function … [Read more...]

Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Integration Services on Older Systems

This PowerShell script updates integration services on older systems e.g. Windows 7 guests of a 2012 R2 host filling in the gaps that Windows Update misses Read the post here: Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Integration Services on Older Systems … [Read more...]

Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Detect MAC Address Conflicts

Quickly identify problems with MAC addresses in Hyper-V with this free PowerShell script plus instructions on how to use it Read the post here: Free PowerShell Script for Hyper-V: Detect MAC Address Conflicts … [Read more...]

Why You Should Be Compacting Your Hyper-V Virtual Disks

The reasons, prerequisites, and steps necessary to reclaim unused space from your dynamically-expanding VHDXs. Includes PowerShell Tool for Compacting VHDX Files. Read the post here: Why You Should Be Compacting Your Hyper-V Virtual Disks … [Read more...]

Automatically Generate Nagios Performance Checks for Hyper-V

Walkthrough with a free Powershell script and Nagios plugin for configuring Nagios and PNP4Nagios to display performance charts for Hyper-V virtual machines Read the post here: Automatically Generate Nagios Performance Checks for Hyper-V … [Read more...]

Free Hyper-V Script: Virtual Machine Storage Consistency Diagnosis

Free PowerShell script that identifies inconsistencies in the distribution of files on a virtual machine. Includes guide to use and associated parameters Read the post here: Free Hyper-V Script: Virtual Machine Storage Consistency Diagnosis … [Read more...]

7 Powerful Scripts for Practical Hyper-V Network Configurations

Get a quick start in configuring networking on a new Hyper-V host. Several scripts are included with appropriate presets for different uses. Read the post here: 7 Powerful Scripts for Practical Hyper-V Network Configurations … [Read more...]