Virtual Platforms

Last Updated on 13 May 2015, Total: 12 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Compacting virtual disks

    A tip on which types of virtual disks can and can't be compacted... Read More

  2. Using existing virtual machines as templates

    A tip on how to use an existing virtual machine as a template for creating new virtual machines... Read More

  3. Shrinking a virtual disk

    A tip explaining how to properly shrink a virtual disk for a virtual machine on a Hyper-V host... Read More

  4. Avoid configuring MemoryReserve

    A tip explaining why you should avoid configuring the MemoryReserve registry setting on Hyper-V hosts running Windows Server 2012 and later... Read More

  5. Using PowerShell to configure Dynamic Memory

    A tip on how to use the -Passthru parameter to more easily modify Dynamic Memory settings on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  6. Understanding the memory buffer setting for Dynamic Memory

    A tip on how to use the memory buffer setting for Dynamic Memory for tuning virtual machine workloads on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  7. Using PowerShell to add a virtual disk to a virtual machine

    This tip demonstrates how to use Windows PowerShell to create a new virtual disk and add it to a virtual machine... Read More

  8. Considerations when importing virtual machines

    This tip describes some things to consider when importing virtual machines on Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  9. Preventing problems before they occur

    A tip on how to prevent problems on your Hyper-V hosts before they happen... Read More

  10. Installing management tools on Server Core

    A tip on installing management tools on Server Core machines used as Hyper-V hosts... Read More

  11. Security for Hyper-V hosts

    A tip about what you can do to help ensure your Hyper-V hosts are secure... Read More

  12. Managing Hyper-V on different Windows Server versions

    A tip on how to manage Hyper-V on different Windows Server versions... Read More

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