Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Hyper-V 3.0 web resources

Thursday, 7 March 2013

Hyper-V 3.0 ReFS

I thought I would be clever and try out the new ReFS file system in Windows 2012. Did some reading and it sounds great. I also used Google to search for resources about using ReFS volumes in Hyper-V clusters, but little was found.

Lesson learn't...as always with M$ all the glistens isn't gold :( 

Hyper-V 3.0 hotfixes

When installing Hyper-v clusters in either Windows 2008r2 SP1 or Windows 2012, it's really important to keep up to date with all the hotfixes. Oddly enough you would think that Windows update would do this. But that's not always the case.

Here is a list of hotfixes from the Cluster team.


Here is a list of hotfixes from the Hyper-V team.



To see if you have a hotfix installed or not you can use this command. In this example I am searching for a hotfixed numbered 2813630 & 2796995

wmic qfe list full | find "2813630"
wmic qfe list full | find "2796995" - ODX hotfix
wmic qfe list full | find "2919355" - Windows 2012 R2 Update

If the return result is blank you don't have it installed.

To list all the hotfixes installed on the system use that command:

wmic qfe list full | find "KB"