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To view the FC WWWNs on a 2012 R2 or above Windows Server via powershell: “get-initiatorport” InstanceName NodeAddress PortAddress ConnectionType ———— ———– ———– ————– PCI\VEN_10DF&DEV_FE00&SUBSYS_FE0010DF&REV_02\4&370d11c1&0&0038_0 20000000c965485c 10000000c965485c Fibre Channel PCI\VEN_10DF&DEV_FE00&SUBSYS_FE0010DF&REV_02\4&370d11c1&0&0138_0 20000000c965485b 10000000c965485b Fibre Channel PCI\VEN_10DF&DEV_FE00&SUBSYS_FE0010DF&REV_02\4&2ded1b5a&0&0040_0 20000000c976ba3a 10000000c976ba3a Fibre Channel PCI\VEN_10DF&DEV_FE00&SUBSYS_FE0010DF&REV_02\4&2ded1b5a&0&0140_0 20000000c976ba3b 10000000c976ba3b Fibre Channel And pipe to a file with “c:\WWNs.txt”

When converting from Hyper-V to VMware with Zerto you may get a BSOD on boot. This is due to: The virtual machine is not configured to start the proper drivers at initial boot time. The 7B error code indicates an inability to locate the disks Due to Microsoft default SAN policy, the volumes for the virtual machine in the VPG might become offline upon recovery. To fix, run the following …

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Nesting Hyper-V 2012 R2 under ESXi For a client project, we built out a nested Hyper-V server for replication purposes under VMware, works a treat but you need to make a few tweaks before the Hper-V role will install. Deploy a new 2012 R2 VM, GuessOS as 2012/2012R2 depending on your version, upgrade to VM HW version 10. Remove the VM from the VC inventory, download the .vmx and edit …

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Hyper-V VSS Backup Errors If you run into these, on backups with Hyper-V. Some initial quick checks to resolve the issue: On the virtual machine: Run the following Power Shell command “vssadmin list writers” and see if any have errors or have timed out, then “net stop” and “net start” each writer with an issue. Note, some have cryptic service names such as “System Writer” see this handy table. Then …

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