Enable Nested Virtualization in Hyper-V

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One of my favorite new features added in Hyper-V 2016, was nested virtualization. Nested virtualization is a great feature for labs or demo environments, but also Hyper-V containers. It’s also useful for running the Azure Stack Development Kit. I’ll show you how you can quickly enable nested virtualization in Hyper-v using Powershell. Note, the only …

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Replace Backslash in variable with Powershell

Sometimes when we automate things, some technologies don’t play nice with characters we’ve gotten from a different technology. Case in point, my recent post about documenting your SCOM Distributed Applications, I found a test case where a user entered a backslash in the name of a Distributed Application. When Powershell was trying to enter this …

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Installing Powershell Modules on Servers with no Internet

Recently I was trying to install the Powershell ISE SMA Addon on our server that will serve as our development server for our SMA Runbooks. The problem is that the server doesn’t have any internet access.< Normally you could do Install-module -name SMAAuthoringtoolkit and Powershell would go and get it for you, however this doesn’t …

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