Coming in via Twitter, @RickSheikh asks me the question “@concentratdgreg Hi Greg. Good refresher on CSV node from http://bit.ly/9RFIiX. At what point do you have a need to copy VHDs to a LUN ?”
Great question, because the reality is that you shouldn’t find yourself using this method all that often. Most CSV volume operations occur within one of Hyper-V’s available tools, such as the Hyper-V Manager or System Center VMM. That said, there is the occasional time when a direct copy may be necessary.
Let me give you a few use cases. Comment below if you know of others:
Always remember that such file copies complete the fastest when they’re done through Hyper-V’s coordinator node.
What other use cases do you have? Comment below…
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