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Hyper-V Cluster Migration 2008 R2 and 2012 (R2) to 2012 R2

Beginning of 2013 I published a post about how to migrate Virtual Machines from a 2008 R2 Failover Cluster to a 2012 Failover Cluster. Today, answering a Forum Question in Technet I looked back at that post: https://jensit.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/hyper-v-cluster-migration-2008-r2-to-2012/ All that

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Posted in Storage, Virtualization, Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows 8 Client Hyper-V – VMs Off-Critical

I am running several virtual machines on my laptop using Client Hyper-V. I don’t use them so much, but a few weeks ago I had to recognize that after starting my computer they are always shown as “off-critical”. My search

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Posted in Client, Storage, Virtualization, Windows 8

Windows 2012 – Missing MPIO Device Support

During the last weeks I installed four HP Blades with Windows Server 2012 for use in a Hyper-V Cluster. The disks subsystem being used is a HP EVA. After installing MPIO, I presented LUNs to the Blades. Unfortunately, on three

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Hyper-V Cluster Migration 2008 R2 to 2012

As Windows Server 2008 R2 was released, I migrated our Virtual Machines from an old Windows Server 2008 SP2 Cluster to the new one. That days, I copied each VM using System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Now, I want to

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Posted in Server, Storage, Virtualization, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012