Windows Defender Application Guard

Windows Defender Application Guard is a new capability included in the Windows 10 Enterprise Fall Creators update that, once enabled, can prevent browser-based attacks. Microsoft states that 90% of attacks come from phishing via malicious links in e-mail. Windows Defender Application Guard leverages virtualization and Hyper-V to isolate processes running in Edge from Windows. Windows [...]

By | 2018-12-18T12:09:25+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Security Solutions|1 Comment

Windows Defender Application Guard

Windows Defender Application Guard is a new capability included in the Windows 10 Enterprise Fall Creators update that, once enabled, can prevent browser-based attacks. Microsoft states that 90% of attacks come from phishing via malicious links in e-mail. Windows Defender Application Guard leverages virtualization and Hyper-V to isolate processes running in Edge from Windows. Windows [...]

By | 2017-12-04T14:42:15+00:00 December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Cluster Patching – It’s easier than you remember

A Hyper-V cluster - or any cluster for that matter – have are notoriously painful to patch. This pain often results in administrators delaying patching their clusters. Well, Microsoft has heard your cries and simplified cluster patching in server 2012 R2 and Server 2016. Patching headache Patching servers in a cluster can be daunting and [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:55:31+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Cluster Patching – It’s easier than you remember

Hyper-V Snapshots – Who, What, When & Why

Hyper-V Snapshots. What are they?  When should you use it?  Why should they be used and how?  Read on to discover the answers and more. What is a Hyper-V snapshot? While it seems like a simple question, defining what a Hyper-V snapshot is can be problematic. One of the most important things is not to [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:58:20+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Hyper-V Snapshots – Who, What, When & Why

Hyper-V Replica & Guest Configuration Synchronization

Did you know that configuration changes for Hyper-V replicated virtual machines do not automatically synchronize? Read on for how to keep your changes in sync. Updating Virtual Machine Configuration Settings First, you have your virtual guest replicating to another Hyper-V server.  Maybe you have a virtual guest also replicated to another server using extended replication. [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:58:56+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Infrastructure Services|1 Comment

What’s New in Hyper-V 2016

With the release of Windows Server 2016 a slew of new and exciting features have been added to Hyper-V.  Plus some features have been updated.  Below are some that I consider exciting and extremely helpful. Hot add network card and memory In Windows 2016, you can add or remove a network card to a VM as [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:40:51+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Advisory Services|Comments Off on What’s New in Hyper-V 2016