Security your Hyper-V hypervisor is a little more complicated than just installing the latest updates and walking away. Here are a few of the things I’ve learned in supporting Hyper-V host servers as well as working with IT Pros in my local IT communities:
Running antivirus on Hyper-V is a hot topic… almost as hot as asking sysadmins which antivirus vendor they prefer. Whether you’re in the “don’t install” or “must install” camp, make sure you’re making an informed decision and, should you install to install antivirus software on your Hyper-V servers, you have it configured correctly.
When you’re using Hyper-V, you always want your Virtual Machine to have the latest version of the Integration Components installed. After upgrading my lab cluster to Windows Server 2012 R2, I needed to check all of my VM’s to see that they had the latest version of the Integration Components installed. First, I started with […]