Tag Archives: VMWare

What’s happening during a Veeam backup

I recently had a conversation with an associate concerning Windows Failover Clusters failing over at the time a Veeam backup job is running. The situation involves two virtual machines running Windows Server 2012 configured as nodes in a Failover Cluster. … Continue reading

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Windows Activation using KMS

In a recent project, I found myself challenged to manage the Windows Server License activation for all servers in the Remote Support Network (RSN). In this environment, all newly minted servers are deployed as virtual machines (VMs) using vSphere in … Continue reading

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V2V Conversion with Starwind

This blog is a continuation of the adventure started in the previous post VMware P2V Conversion. In that post, I used VMware tools to convert a physical web server running IIS on Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2 to a VMware virtual … Continue reading

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eLearning – Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008

I recently completed a short Microsoft eLearning collection 6319 Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008. This collection consisted of five 2-hour courses. This was the shortest collection that I’ve completed to date. The other ones in the series to date … Continue reading

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