A while back Samba 4.0 shipped with the Active Directory Domain Controller functionality in the code. The other big thing was basic support for SMB 3.0 which Hyper-V supports hosting VHD’s off from.
As it turns out, the new implementation of UEFI for guests in Hyper-V 2012 R2 requires a GPT disk with an EFI system partition on it.
What does this mean to the average sys admin loaded with PowerShell scripts who wish to deploy VM’s using the new “Generation 2” feature of Hyper-V 2012 R2? It means your existing VHD provisioning scripts don’t work for Generation 2 guests.
When I regain my sanity, I’ll might publish a code snippet on handling that type of a deployment. In the meantime, going back to evaluating Hyper-V 2012 R2 before the BUILD conference.
I’m just gonna dump this code block I wrote so I don’t have to click and point on PCF’s messed up website.
I’m going to assume you probably know how to use PowerShell modules and using that said function. In this case all you need to do with this function is:
Get-PCFBalance -CardNumber 6018871011111110 -Password InsertYourPasswordInPlainTextHere
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