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Mastering Windows Server 2016 by Jordan Krause

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Shielded VMs

There is a new capability in Windows Server 2016 that is going to be very important as companies roll forward with the cloud mentality. In order to explain the benefits that shielded VMs bring to the table, we are going to look at an example of what happens when virtual machines are not shielded. Unless you have already taken the time to roll out all shielded VMs in your environment, what I am about to show you is currently possible on any of your existing virtual machines.

You already know that I am running a Hyper-V host server and on that host I have a virtual machine called WEB3. Now, let's pretend that I am a cloud hosting provider, and that WEB3 is a web server that belongs to one of my tenants. I have provided my tenant with ...

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