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Do you name your Virtual Machines with a standadized naming convention?
  v1.0 Posted at 14/02/2011 5:13 PM by System Account
When your Hyper-V environment is spread across multiple hosts and contains many Virtual Servers, it can get very confusing to find the one you are looking for amongst them all. This is why you should use a standard naming convention for all your Virtual machines.
How do you know what machine is what?
Bad Example - How do you know what machine is what?The standard we use for Production Virtual Machine naming is as follows:

    NetBIOSName-ServiceName

    
For example: Falcon-SCVMM

The standard we use for Development Virtual Machine naming is as follows:

    DEV-NetBIOSName-ServiceName-DeveloperInitials

    For example: DEV-demo2010a-SP2010MSInfoWorker-JL

It is easy to tell which VM is which when they are named to a standard
Good Example - It is easy to tell which VM is which when they are named to a standard

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