Fix Live Migrations on Hyper-V 2012 when starting the LM from another computer

Fix Live Migrations on Hyper-V 2012 when starting the LM from another computer

This is not a very common case, nontheless I though I’d post in case someone faces the same issue. This is my scenario: I have one Hyper-V host (HostA) with VMs that I want to move to another host (HostB) I’m doing this via PowerShell on a computer that is not HostA or HostB, I’ll call […]

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How to correctly invoke a PowerShell Function that has the same name in two Libraries

How to correctly invoke a PowerShell Function that has the same name in two Libraries

I am currently authoring a PowerShell reporting script that exclusively uses functions from the Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V API.  When I imported the module for System Center Virtual Machine Manager, I noticed that a function that I previously used was giving me an error:

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How to backup VMs using Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012

How to backup VMs using Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012

There are tons of options for backing up your Hyper-V VMs, our favorite being Altaro Hyper-V Backup.  However, if you are not ready to shell out $500 for a license and you have plenty of space available, you can use a bit of PowerShell and the Hyper-V API to create a custom backup solution for […]

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