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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Installing and Managing Hyper-V in Full or Server Core Mode

    1. Introduction

    2. Verifying Hyper-V requirements

    3. Enabling the Hyper-V role

    4. Installing Windows Server 2012 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012

    5. Managing a Server Core installation using sconfig

    6. Enabling and disabling the graphical interface in Hyper-V

    7. Configuring post-installation settings

  2. Chapter 2 Migrating and Upgrading Physical and Virtual Servers

    1. Introduction

    2. Performing an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012

    3. Exporting and importing virtual machines

    4. Migrating virtual machines and updating their integration services

    5. Converting VHD files to VHDX files

    6. Migrating Virtual Machine storage using Storage Migration

    7. Migrating virtual machines using Shared Nothing Live Migration

    8. Converting physical computers to virtual machines

  3. Chapter 3 Managing Disk and Network Settings

    1. Introduction

    2. Creating and adding virtual hard disks

    3. Configuring IDE and SCSI controllers for virtual machines

    4. Creating resource pools

    5. Creating and managing virtual switches

    6. Using advanced settings for virtual networks

    7. Enabling and adding NIC teaming to a virtual machine

    8. Configuring and adding Hyper-V Virtual Fibre Channel to virtual machines

  4. Chapter 4 Saving Time and Cost with Hyper-V Automation

    1. Introduction

    2. Installing and running Hyper-V from a USB stick

    3. Creating virtual machine templates

    4. Learning and utilizing basic commands in PowerShell

    5. Using small PowerShell commands for daily tasks

    6. Enabling and working with remote connection and administration through PowerShell

  5. Chapter 5 Hyper-V Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

    1. Introduction

    2. Using the Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer

    3. Setting up dynamic memory for virtual machines

    4. Enabling remote management for Hyper-V in workgroup environments

    5. Installing and configuring an anti-virus on host and virtual machines

  6. Chapter 6 Security and Delegation of Control

    1. Introduction

    2. Configuring Windows Update for Hyper-V

    3. Configuring Cluster-Aware Updating for cluster nodes

    4. Delegating control in Hyper-V

    5. Configuring Port ACLs

    6. Installing and configuring BitLocker for data protection

    7. Configuring Hyper-V auditing

  7. Chapter 7 Configuring High Availability in Hyper-V

    1. Introduction

    2. Installing and configuring an iSCSI Target server in Windows Server 2012

    3. Installing and configuring the Windows Failover Clustering feature

    4. Enabling Cluster Shared Volumes 2.0

    5. Using Live Migration in a cluster environment

    6. Configuring VM Priority for Clustered Virtual Machines

  8. Chapter 8 Disaster Recovery for Hyper-V

    1. Introduction

    2. Backing up Hyper-V and virtual machines using Windows Server Backup

    3. Restoring Hyper-V and Virtual Machines using Windows Server Backup

    4. Configuring Hyper-V Replica between two hyper-V hosts using HTTP authentication

    5. Configuring Hyper-V Replica Broker for a Failover Cluster

    6. Configuring Hyper-V Replica to use certificate-based authentication using an Enterprise CA

    7. Using snapshots in virtual machines

  9. Chapter 9 Monitoring, Tuning, and Troubleshooting Hyper-V

    1. Introduction

    2. Using real-time monitoring tools

    3. Using Perfmon for logged monitoring

    4. Using VM Monitoring

    5. Monitoring Hyper-V Replica

    6. Using Resource Metering

    7. Tuning your Hyper-V server

    8. Using Event Viewer for Hyper-V troubleshooting

  10. Appendix Hyper-V Architecture and Components

    1. Understanding Hypervisors

    2. Hyper-V architecture

    3. Hyper-V architecture components

    4. Differences between Hyper-V, Hyper-V Server, Hyper-V Client, and VMware