Preventing Microsoft Hyper-V Server from automatically mounting SAN volumes

When Microsoft Hyper-V Server is started, it automatically tries to mount all the volumes that’re connected to the server. These volumes include volumes on local disks and Storage Area Network (SAN) logical unit numbers (LUNs). The SAN policy in Microsoft Hyper-V Server does this by default, but if you want to change it there’s now […]

When Microsoft Hyper-V Server is started, it automatically tries to mount all the volumes that’re connected to the server. These volumes include volumes on local disks and Storage Area Network (SAN) logical unit numbers (LUNs). The SAN policy in Microsoft Hyper-V Server does this by default, but if you want to change it there’s now a “KB973834 - Microsoft Hyper-V Server SAN policy is set to automatically mount volumes on startup” that describes how.