How To Fix: Virtual machine cannot start – The security ID structure is invalid (0x80070539)

When importing a virtual machine into my Hyper-V host I was having some difficulty starting the newly imported VM. After much research online I found the solution to this problem is the new Hyper-V host cannot import an invalid security structure which is part of the import of the virtual machine. To easily fix this error: Open PowerShell as Administrator. Run: Grant-VMConnectAccess -VMName...

Hyper-V Linux Integration Service on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

If you are running a hyper-v server with an Ubuntu 16.04 guest, it is beneficial to install the Linux Integration Services (LIS). This is comparable to VMware tools which provides a connection between the host and the VM for proper reboots etc. To enable this on your guest operating system we need to edit the module files located in: nano /etc/initramfs-tools/modules Once you are in nano add the...

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