Q: How to remove a missing VMs from the VMM Administrator Console?
A: You will have to do some cleanup using SQL Management Studio.
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/m2/archive/2010/04/16/removing-missing-vms-from-the-vmm-administrator-console.aspx
Q: How to keep all VM metadata (Tags, Description, etc…) introduced in VMM when removing a VM Host (and its VMs) from VMM?
A: The SCVMM team introduced a script for saving and re-applying the virtual machine metadata in VMM.
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/m2/archive/2010/04/16/saving-and-re-applying-the-virtual-machine-metadata-in-vmm.aspx
Q: How to differentiate between two cmdlets with the same name, such as Get-Job?
A: Use the syntax <PSModule>\<Cmdlet>, like Get-Help Microsoft.SystemCenter.VirtualMachineManager\Get-Job or Get-Help Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\Get-Job.
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/m2/archive/2009/08/20/how-to-differentiate-between-two-cmdlets-with-the-same-name.aspx
Q: How to find the VM worker process (vmwp.exe) linked to a specific VM?
A: Open TaskManager’s Processes tab, to add the Commandline Colum. For each vmwp.exe process, you’ll see the VMs GUID as startup parameter. The VMs GUID can be found in the VMs “Virtual Machines” folder where the “VM-GUID” configuration xml is stored.
Q: How to move the SCVMM database to another server?
A: There a procedures for using SCVMMrecover.exe or using SQL Server Management Studio
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/mbriggs/archive/2010/01/29/how-to-move-the-scvmm-database-to-another-server.aspx
Q: How to create a VM Template with a non-English-US keyboard layout?
A: Use a Guest OS profile inside the VM template, where you specify an unattend answer file. The answer file contains (among many other things) the keyboard layout (InputLocale,SystemLocale).
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/davguents_blog/archive/2010/08/06/vmm-2008-r2-creating-template-with-keyboard-layout.aspx
Q: Why is my VM in “Unsupported Cluster Configuration” status?
A: There are a number of reasons a Virtual Machine (VM) can fall into a status of ‘Unsupported Cluster Configuration.’ A brief list, from TechNet, shows that storage, networking, and other factors can cause this status.
More information: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc967323.aspx
Q: What’s the purpose of all different Hyper-V event logs, stored in the Event Viewer under "Applications and Services Logs" ?
A: There are 10 categories that help you to diagnose a problem. Each category relates to a specific Hyper-V component.
More information: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2009/02/02/looking-at-the-hyper-v-event-log.aspx
Q: How to remove lingering (virtual) Internal NICs?
A: Locate the lingering NIC in the registry under HKLM\CCS\Enum\Root\MS_MP\000x and remove complete key (under LocalSystem security context).
More information: http://blogs.technet.com/b/chrad/archive/2010/02/28/hyper-v-lingering-internal-nics-unable-to-remove.aspx