Category Archives: Microsoft Hyper-V

Xendesktop 7.5 – cannot connect to the vcenter server due to a certificate error

This is a repeat of one of my previous blog. The intention to re-write the blog is for following reasons: The issue still persists with the latest version of XenDesktop Edition i.e. 7.5 with Windows Server 2012 R2 environment. The … Continue reading

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Remote Desktop Connection: quick way to customize RDP file

Scenario While working on my latest POC- where in I had to open RDP connection on mobile platform, I came across a stage where my lab environment was not reachable from outside network. The issue was FQDN to IP address resolution … Continue reading

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Hyper V 2012: The virtual desktop is not Sysprep generalized

Scenario: Environment – Windows Hyper V 2012 with base image template as Windows 7. In the process of creating/deploying virtual machine from a template, you may come across the below error when you select the template in the Virtual Desktop … Continue reading

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Hyper V 2012 : cannot create the template because source vm has checkpoints

Scenario Cloning a virtual machine in Hyper-V 2012 environment may throw the following error: Cannot create the template because source virtual machine has checkpoints. This feature is not supported for virtual machines that are deployed on hosts running windows Hyper-V. … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 : First Look, Common Management Tasks and Navigation

Navigating through START in Windows Server 2012 Two important touch points in Windows Server 2012 desktop screen are: (Keep the mouse cursor on both the corners) Left-hand bottom corner (gives you access to Server Manager, Windows Powershell, Administrative Tools, (My)Computer, … Continue reading

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