From the monthly archives: July, 2015

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How to mount a USB drive in a Hyper-V Virtual Guest

If, like many an IT bod, you have need from time to time to pass a USB drive through from a physical Hyper-V Virtual Host to a Virtual Guest machine running on it in order to to copy data, then here is a quick tutorial on how to do it.  1.       Connect USB drive to VM Host 2.       On host run powershell Get-Disk command to determine the disk number: 3.       Once you know the number, just pipe it to Set-Disk -IsOffline $true: 4.       On Hyper-V manager add a SCSI disk to the VM guest and select the USB disk which should be presented as a  physical disk 5.       Open up computer manager on the VM Guest and go to Disk Management 6.       You should see the disk is Offline – Right Click and make it online   On step 5 I could not see the new disk there but saw that it was in device manager ...

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Veeam backup job of VMs stored on SMB3.0 SOFS cluster fails with 'Unable to create snapshot (Fileshare Provider)'

Problem When trying to backup VMs that are stored on an SMB3.0 file share using Veeam the job fails with the message ' Unable to create snapshot (Fileshare Provider) (mode: Crash consistent ) '  You are running the latest version of Veeam with all hotfixes applied. Solution Your file servers need to have the File Server VSS Agent role installed.  To install File Server VSS Agent Service using Server Manager From the Add Roles and Features Wizard, under Server Roles, select File and Storage Services if it has not already been installed. Under File and iSCSI Services, select File Server and File Server VSS Agent Service. On the Select Features page, click Next. On the Confirmation page, verify that File Server and File Server VSS Agent Service are listed, and then click Install. PowerShell Logo Windows PowerShell equivalent commands The following Windows PowerShell cmdlet or cmdlets perform the same function as the preceding procedure. Enter each cmdlet on a single lin ...

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