Category Archives: Microsoft Hyper-V

How to migrate a vSphere 5.0 virtual machine to Hyper-V 2012 with System Center 2012 SP1

Now that Hyper-V 3.0/Windows Server 2012  is released and System Center 2012 SP1 is right around the corner I decided to put myself in the position of many organizations out there today that may have an extensive VMware environment but might … Continue reading

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Virtual Machine Manager 2008 VM Status “Missing”

I recently ran into an issue at a customer site in that they had a few virtual machines in SCVMM 2008 listed with a status of “Missing” as shown below. It seems as though the issue was caused by a … Continue reading

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Hyper-V Integration Servies versions (vmbus.sys)

Below is a list detailing the versions of each iteration of hyper-v integration services or vm “guest services”. The file version to verify is C:\windows \system32\drivers\vmbus.sys. Operating System Hyper-V Integration Services version Windows Server 2008 RTM 6.0.6001.18016 Windows Server 2008 RTM … Continue reading

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What? My hyper-v cluster is over-commited!

I found myself asking the other day how it was possible for my cluster to be over-committed in SVMM 2008 R2 with the creation of one more virtual machine. With a four node cluster and each with 53GB of memory and … Continue reading

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