I have a customer with a SBS server running as a Hyper-V server. I need to schedule a weekly reboot as the server remote access sometimes locks up.
I created a schedule task to run a batch file with the following contents.
psshutdown -accepteula -r -c -f -m " The server will reboot in 10 Minutes" -t 600 -e p:1:1 -n 20 -v 60 \\hpserver
If I run the batch file manually, it starts a countdown. I have not let it complete as I can't reboot the server during the day.
The server never reboots at the scheduled time and I cannot see anything in the event log.
Few best practices specific to Network Configurations to be considered while deploying a Hyper-V infrastructure. It may not be the full list, but this could be a base line.
Always consider dedicated network/VLAN for Hyper-V…
From Coral's "So You Want To Play With Computers" Series
A bit of background first, so this story will make a little sense.
One day, probably because he needed a good laugh, Finagle hooked me up with a church to upgrade/run their Media Booth.…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below.