Archive for the ‘Hyper-v’ Category

Can’t remove Hyper-V Backup Checkpoint/Snapshot from VM

Hyper-v 2012R2 uses checkpoints to aid the backup process of VM’s. These checkpoints are created and deleted by the backup Process, the actual checkpoint can not be deleted using hyper-V manager GUI and will not show up in SCVMM at all. Why you may ask? Well the reason is simple these checkpoints are actually differencing […]

Get Hyper-V Virtual Machine Process ID and GUID

Copy the following command and enter it in a PowerShell window with elevated credentials: Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\virtualization -class msvm_computersystem | select elementname, operationalstatus, processid, name| ft -auto For example: