Hyper-V Technology Overview

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Hyper-V is Microsoft’s hardware virtualization product. It lets you create and run a software version of a computer, called a virtual machine. Each virtual machine acts like a complete computer, running an operating system and programs. When you need computing resources, virtual machines give you more flexibility, help save time and money, and are a … Continue reading Hyper-V Technology Overview

Microsoft Hyper-V plugin for Hyperic

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Microsoft Hyper-V plugin for Hyperic Overview Hyper-V is Microsofts virtualization platform. Using Hyper-V users can virtualize and manage their OS instances. This solution Hyper-V plugin for VMware vRealize Hyperic provides the ability to monitor Hyper-V host and guest platforms and to visualize them in VMware vRealize Operations to provide a heterogenous monitoring experience. About Microsoft … Continue reading Microsoft Hyper-V plugin for Hyperic

centos-fsck.ext4: No such file or directory while trying to open

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centos-fsck.ext4: No such file or directory while trying to open: Error Solution: Boot from CentOS iso in rescue mode Configure networking Mount filesystems (on LVM) (from menu, automatic) chroot to mounted root Do a yum update – just because Install missing lvm2 and dependancies Run vgscan and vgchange -ay – just because Rebuild initramfs. System … Continue reading centos-fsck.ext4: No such file or directory while trying to open

“Unable to open display ” “” error on VNC Server

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Install the following packages: yum install pixman pixman-devel libXfont tigervnc-server.x86_64 -y Edit the file /etc/sysconfig/vncservers and add the following lines: VNCSERVERS=”6:<LOGIN_NAME>” VNCSERVERARGS[6]=”-geometry 1152×864″ In the first line, “6:” means that the vnc server daemon will listen on port 590[6] and will log into the specified user’s desktop. Example: Having “5:itai” there will make the server … Continue reading “Unable to open display ” “” error on VNC Server

How to set a HTTPS/SSL certificate for an Azure VM endpoint?

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The Azure terminology is a little different from that of AWS. You can use the Azure Traffic Manager to offload TLS/SSL: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/CloudPowerHowToScaleAzureWebsitesGloballyWithTrafficManager.aspx (The Azure Load-Balanced Sets use round-robin DNS balancing, with VMs directly visible, whereas the Traffic Manager hides VMs behind the VIP)

Azure Backup supports encrypted Azure VMs using Portal and PowerShell

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Azure Backup already supports backup and restore of Classic and Resource Manager virtual machines and also premium storage VMs. Today, we are announcing support for backup and restore of encrypted Azure virtual machines using portal as well as PowerShell, available for VMs encrypted using Azure Disk Encryption. Azure Disk Encryption solution helps protect customer data … Continue reading Azure Backup supports encrypted Azure VMs using Portal and PowerShell