Archive for February, 2017

Nested Hyper-V Networking

February 19th, 2017 by and tagged , , , , ,

As I was trying to configure a new lab setup that takes advantage of nested Hyper-V so that I can build a lab to do Hyper-V host clustering, I ran into a problem with networking. Everything looked good on the “host1” virtual machine, but the domain controller I created for TreyResearch.net that runs as a […]

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Building a Lab in Hyper-V with PowerShell, Part 3

February 17th, 2017 by

Creating VMs with New-myVM.ps1 – Part 2 So, as I showed in the previous post, I’ve got my new VM built, but it’s not really ready for use yet. For one thing, it needs a DVD attached and the boot order set, plus I want to add a second NIC, and change the number of […]

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Building a Lab in Hyper-V with PowerShell, Part 2

February 16th, 2017 by and tagged , , ,

Creating VMs with New-myVM.ps1 – Part 1 As we saw in Part 1 of this series, I build my labs almost entirely with Windows PowerShell scripts. In that first post, I showed how to set the MAC address range on a Hyper-V host. I use this MAC address range to explicitly set my lab VMs […]

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Configuring Windows Server 2016 core as a DHCP Server with PowerShell

February 15th, 2017 by and tagged , , , , ,

As I mentioned last time, I’m setting up a new domain controller and DHCP server for my internal domain on Windows Server 2016 Core, and I’m exclusively using PowerShell to do it. For both the DHCP Server and AD DS roles, we need to configure a fixed IP address on the server, so let’s do […]

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Configuring Windows Server 2016 Core with and for PowerShell

February 14th, 2017 by and tagged , ,

I know I owe you more on creating a lab with PowerShell, and I’ll get to that in a few days. But having just set up a new domain controller running Server 2016 Core, I thought I’d include a couple of tricks I worked through to make your life a little easier if you choose […]

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