Category: Hyper-V Administration and Backup

How to Copy Files to Hyper-V Server and VMs: 7 Methods

Since you can’t just drag and drop files, learn different methods for how to copy files to Hyper-V virtual machine and add ISO to Hyper-V hosts to deploy VMs.

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Hyper-V Backup Strategy: 15 VM Backup Best Practices

Use these VM backup best practices to implement an effective Hyper V backup strategy in your environment and make the backup process fast and safe.

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Host vs Guest-Level Hyper-V Backup

There are two different approaches to Hyper-V VM backup: guest-level and host-level. Both are explored in detail in this blog post, along with the features of NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

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How to Create a Fixed-Size Hard Disk for a Hyper-V VM

One of the topics mentioned that we want to take a closer look at here is how to create a fixed size hard disk on a guest Hyper-V VM. There are still a lot of differing opinions and conflicting docume ...

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How to Install ESXi on Hyper-V

One of the previous blog posts explained Hyper-V nested virtualization as well as the installation of a virtual Hyper-V server on a VM that runs on a physical Hyper-V server. Today’s blog post cover ...

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Hyper-V Virtual Machine Load Balancing

One of the main benefits of the virtualization of an environment is rational resources usage. When specific virtual machines are not needed, they can be powered off; this allows freed up computing res ...

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Hyper-V Storage Best Practices

Storage is one of the most important components involved with servers; this includes virtualization servers that have a hypervisor installed and virtual machines running. Storage can cause high or low ...

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The Differences Between Hyper-V Generation 1 or 2

There are two generations of Hyper-V virtual machines – Generation 1 and Generation 2. The choice of VM generation is important when a VM is created; this choice is also dependent on the guest opera ...

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What Is Hyper-V Resilient Change Tracking: Using RCT for VM Backup

Hyper-V Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) is the implementation of change tracking technology by Microsoft to enable incremental VM backup in third-party software.

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Essential Hyper-V PowerShell Commands

Managing Hyper-V environments can be a challenging task. Thus, you need a powerful management tool which allows you to configure and control your virtual infrastructure from a central console. Even th ...

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