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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook - Second Edition by Leandro Carvalho, Charbel Nemnom, Patrick Lownds

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Using event viewer for Hyper-V troubleshooting

The time may come when you face a Hyper-V issue that needs to be repaired. You will have to be prepared on how to troubleshoot any issue on Hyper-V when that happens, and the best way to start is using Event Viewer in Windows.

Almost all events on Hyper-V are logged in Event Viewer; however, they are divided between different event logs. You need to be able to know how to obtain more details about an error and where to look in case of a Hyper-V problem.

This recipe will show how you can find the Hyper-V Event Viewer entries and what information each of them has.

Getting ready

Make sure you are using an administrative user account to view the Event Viewer details. You can use the dedicated local group ...

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