Nominated for European Commission Expert Panel – SDN & NFV

Hi everybody,

last week something awesome happend to me. I was ask by the European Commission (the Executive of the European Union) to join their expert panel regarding Software Defined Network and Network Function Virtualisation. Therefor I will travel to brussel for some workshops and take part in some online surveys. I don’t know how I deserved it but I really love to take chance to meet other experts and discuss with them.

If you want to read more about that project, please click on the picture.

 

How to delete a Hyper-V converged switch with System Center Virtual Machine Manager Update 5

With System Center Virtual Machine Manager Update Rollup 5 there came some real cool features. One of my favorit is to deleted and manage Windows Server Hyper-V converged switch or how it is called in VMM standards switch.

Before you can see and work with the VM Switch your VMM environment musst be on Update Rollup 5 and VMM need a network connect to the Hyper-V Host for the whole time. So it might be neccessary to connect one NIC of the host to you management network.

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First put the Mode in Maintance Mode

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The easiest way to delete the converged switch is to open the Hyper-V Host properties.

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Go to Virtual Switches

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Now select the switch you want to delete and press delete

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If all went well, the task in VMM should be green and your vNIC on the host should be removed.

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