Get Network card driver version remotely

 

System Center Virtual Machine Manager build numbers

For those of you who are looking for System Center Virtual Machine Manager build numbers, there is a great wiki article on technet about this. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/15361.system-center-virtual-machine-manager-list-of-build-numbers.aspx

Set up fullscreen video on linux in Hyper-V

I don’t know about you, but i find myself sometimes wanting to run linux GUI desktop as a VM in Hyper-V. By default, the screen resolution is horrifying. So, I always change it so i can get at least a 1920×1080 resolution. To do that I enter the VM from the Hyper-V console, open up…

Set custom property on all guests in VMM

In my lab I have several types of storage for my guests, like 7K over SMB3, SSD over SMB3 or local storage. I thought it would be nice to see which storage my guests were on right there in the VMM console, so i created custom property and made myself a simple little powershell function…

VMM UR12 may break the ability to set VLAN on VMs

I had a strange issue today. In my lab, I have a hyper-v 2012 R2 cluster with VMM 2012 R2 that i use as a dev/test environment. Among other things, i let this rig take in all patches and what not before doing anything with production systems. I recently updated the VMM 2012 R2 server…

Having fun cleaning up Hyper-V checkpoints

I was cleaning up some checkpoints in my home data-center lab today, and started tinkering with a script to automate the task. I put together a couple of short “script-lets” i can put in my task scheduler.