Tag Archives: Windows Server 2016

Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

Depending on the host operating system when a virtual machine is created the configuration file will be a specific version.  Here are the configuration versions based on the host operating systems: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is version 5. Windows 10 build 10565 and earlier is version 6.2. Windows 10 build 10565 or … Continue reading Virtual machine configuration Versions in Windows Server 2016

Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints

One of the issues we have had in the past with checkpoint (previously known as snapshots) is some production applications did not support checkpoints. If a virtual machine was rolled back in time to a previous checkpoint there was a possibility of loss of or corruption of data. In Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Standard verses Production Checkpoints