Pass-through wired or wireless (Wi-Fi) NIC to VM using Hyper-V Discrete Device Assignment (DDA) in Windows Server 2016

Hyper-V Discrete Device Assignment (DDA) was developed for attaching (passing through) video adapters into virtual machines. This feature exists on other hypervisors (for example VMDirectPath I/O passthrough on VMware ESXi) for a long time and it is used to virtualize applications that can leverage GPU hardware. Such applications are used for example for scientific calculations […]

PowerShell advanced function (cmdlet) to get Windows Firewall rules according specified protocols and ports

I wrote a very simple helper function (you can use it as cmdlet in own module) to simplify work with Get-NetFirewallRule cmdlet. Examples Get FW rules from remote server based on multiple protocols and ports Get-RvNetFirewallRule -Protocol TCP, UDP -LocalPort @(135..138) -CimSession MyRemoteServer | Format-Table Get disabled rule from the local server based on specified protocol […]

Building Microsoft System Center Cloud – SCVMM 2012 R2 – Networking – Set VM Network on the virtual machine

Add VM Network to the VM VM – Properties – Hardware Configuration – Network Adapters – <One of the network adapters> Not using network virtualization (Hyper-V isolation)… Connectivity (o) Connected to a VM Network Select VM Network. Select Logical Switch. Select Port Classification. Using network virtualization (Hyper-V isolation)… Connectivity (o) Connected to a VM Network […]