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Hyper-V live migration

Hyper-V live migration is a Microsoft Hyper-V feature that allows administrators to move virtual machines (VMs) between clustered hosts without noticeable service interruption. Live migration can be initiated through the Failover Cluster Manager, PowerShell or the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).

Hyper-V live migration was first released in Windows Server 2008 R2. It received updates in Windows Server 2012 R2

Contributor(s): Toni Boger
This was last updated in April 2014
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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