Microsoft Server 2016 downgrade Licence from Datacenter to Standard

If you accidentally gave the wrong key to Windows Licencing and upgraded your server from 2016 Standard to 2016 Datacenter, by definition found on Microsoft, you will have to reinstall and migrate services to freshly installed server. But I found a simpler way. Go to – registry, run "Regedit.exe" Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion Key: EditionID Change...

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Docker – Save/Build image

The simplest and most dependable way to build any kind of container image is to use a Dockerfile and docker build. Both of these work great with Docker Windows containers. Details here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/docker/manage_windows_dockerfile https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/docker/optimize_windows_dockerfile

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Keep your Windows Containers up to date – By Stefan Scherer

Hi guys, I've been asked about Windows Updates for Container images... well. After reading this post of Mr. Scherer I realized that you just have to pull down the OS Image again. A good option is to use Nano Server, since the size is pretty smaller than Server Core. More detailed info in Mr. Scherer's...

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Hyper-V VM Generations & Versions

Hi guys! I've just found a nice article explaining very well about Hyper-V VM Generations, what actually the Gen. it is? And what we may need to know about differentiating the terms "Generation" and "Versions" Here is the link. Hyper-V VM generations & versioning explained Thanks to Mr. Andrew Zhelezko for his contribution!

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Hyper-V Nested Virtualization | EPT and SLAT

Hi guys! Here is a link explaining how to enable Hyper-V Nested Virtualization. Dont forget that you need to have a supported processor with Intel EPT Technology, also called SLAT. To check the Processor support use Coreinfo.exe from sysinternals -Link here: CoreInfo.exe   More info from microsoft, how to enable Nested Virtualization here: Nested Virtualization

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