Create a New Virtual with Hyper-V

The simplest way to create a virtual using Hyper-V and Windows 2008r2 SP1 and its Dynamic Memory feature.

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Now let’s modify the dynamic memory features to allow the virtual to take advantage of the new Dynamic Memory allowed by 2008r2 SP1.

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Something else important when it comes to BigFix, is the number of cores utilized when working with virtuals.  In my test lab, I don’t expect to have any more than 100 endpoints, with the typical average hovering around 60-75.  With this in mind a simple setting of 4 cores is probably overkill however I don’t like to limit my virtuals and end up waiting.

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That’s it, glad you dropped by… leave your comments and questions in the comments section below!

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Access denied. Unable to establish communication between ‘Client’ and ‘Server’

I was trying to connect from primary test box to my hyperv core test box via the Hyper-V MMC management tools, I kept getting "Access denied. Unable to establish communication between Client and Server".

From the command prompt of your ‘Client’ can do this by typing: ”DCOMCNFG” in the run-command in Windows.

2. Browse trough to: “Component Services > Computers > My Computer”.

3. Open Properties for “My Computer” and select the COM Security tab.

4. In “Access Permissions” area click the “Edit Limits”-button.

5. Select the “Anonymous Logon”-group and make sure the “Remote Access” is set to Allowed.

Now you client tools should connect successfully to the servers Hyper-V management.