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6. Managing and Modifying Virtual Machine Files

Andy Syrewicze1  and Richard Siddaway2
Jenison, MI, USA
Baston, Lincolnshire, UK

In previous chapters, you’ve learned to use Hyper-V Manager and PowerShell to create and modify virtual machines (VMs). VMs can be considered to be a collection of files, at their most basic level. There are some management and operational tasks around the VM files that you need to be aware of and consider when managing Hyper-V environments. These tasks include locating and managing the underlying VM files, determining their default locations, and extending virtual hard disks. ...

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