Codeplex, Hyper-V, Hyper-V v2, Scripting, Virtualization
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HVS2008 UI

After thinking through it for a while, I have decided to stop developing the tool further. I had the plans of dismantling the tool as individual scripts so that you can use them in your scripting framework. I have looked at the existing code and it was not written in a very modular way. Only parts of it can be easily broken down. I feel that it is not worth the time I will have to spend. I have validated every piece of this script on Hyper-V v2 beta and Windows Server 2008 R2 beta. It works fine on the new OS too. I learned a lot of Hyper-V WMI related concepts while writing this tool and it was really helpful in understanding various architectural stuff.

I will, now, concentrate more on PowerShell and C# related development and stop doing any VBScript work.

Filed under: Codeplex, Hyper-V, Hyper-V v2, Scripting, Virtualization

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Ravikanth is a principal engineer and the lead architect for Microsoft and VMware virtualized and hybrid cloud solutions within the Infrastructure Solutions Group at Dell EMC. He is a multi-year recipient of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in Windows PowerShell (CDM) and Microsoft Azure. Ravikanth is the author of Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed (Apress) and leads Bangalore PowerShell and Bangalore IT Pro user groups. He can be seen speaking regularly at local user group events and conferences in India and abroad.