Archive for the ‘Virtualization’ Category

Last week I set out to configure a test environment for building a new website on WordPress.  I decided to setup a Linux server running as a guest on Hyper-V on my Windows 8 beta laptop.  Primarily, I wanted to setup a WordPress site that would be configured under what will be the production URL […]

Restore file permissions on VHD file after move

Posted: 26th September 2011 by Seth Killey in Virtualization

A bit of a scary moment for me the other day.  I changed the virtual hard disk path on one of my virtual machines from the disk GUID to the appropriate CSV path in preparation for Hyper-V live migration.  After changing the path, the Virtual Machine SID permissions were stripped and therefore Hyper-V couldn’t take […]

Add possible Owner to a Cluster Shared Volume

Posted: 26th September 2011 by Seth Killey in Virtualization

More of a bookmark to myself, but when performing a live migration using a previously created CSV, migrating the CSV may fail: Taken from this blog Once a Shared Volumes becomes a Cluster Shared Volume you can’t modify the possible owner list from the Failover Cluster Manager Console. If you try to “Move this shared […]

Hyper-V Live Migration did not succeed at the source

Posted: 26th September 2011 by Seth Killey in Virtualization

After setting up a 2 node Hyper-V cluster I was ready to perform a Live Migration test, however I got a series of errors which prevented Live Migration from completing successfully.  Event ID 21111 and Event ID 21502: ‘Virtual Machine <servername>’ live migration did not succeed at the source. Followed by Event ID 20122 ‘<servername>’ […]

Notes from VMM 2008 R2 P2V conversion

Posted: 19th September 2011 by Seth Killey in Virtualization

This past weekend I used Microsoft’s Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 to perform a physical to virtual conversion of a production Windows 2008 server.  I encountered a few stumbling blocks and so I figured I’d document how I overcame them while it’s still fresh in my mind. The first attempt I made at performing a […]